Planning For Success Learning Is A Shared Responsibility Expectations • As always, respect yourself and others. • Respect your peers while working for everyone’s success. Light A Candle • Show courage and good judgement in adapting to your new courses. Planning • Personal responsibility for learning (Three items, illustrated talk) – Put big things in first – Don’t get in a rut – Learning is tool making • Core Curriculum (handout) • Methods of Learning. – Authoritative (printed content, content lecture) – Scientific Opinion (scientific literacy, scientific argument) – Scientific investigation invention and knowledge building: hands-on activities – Practice and Verification: class practice and homework. MODES of Classroom Cooperation • LISTENING mode: Teacher talks students listen. Instruction for the CLASS. • DISCUSSION mode: One acknowledged spokesperson talks at a time.(Relevant questions answered serving the needs felt by most or all of the class.) • CONSOLIDATION mode: Individual help (from peer and/or teacher), shared group activities, practice and review. • Discussion: What benefits and/or problems do you anticipate with these modes of behavior? Shared Responsibility • EVERYONE is responsible for maintaining a helping learning environment. • Reasonable expectations will be clearly outlined. • The quality of your success will be estimated either with a mark or letter grade. (see handout.) • Review-consolidation exercises and extra help upon request are available.(by appointment) • Collaborative planning will be done with resource staff for those needing modifications and special consideration. Problems • Some student have learned the prerequisite chemistry content from science 9 and science 10 while others are will need extensive review. • Some students will feel work is too difficult when applying immature learning strategies and responsibilities while expecting mature results. • This year the class time was reduced to 80 min/period from 100min/period but the learning goals required to complete the course are the same. • What will the above mean for you?