Helping Students Interact With New Knowledge Mitzi Hoback For New Teachers’ Boot Camp ESU 4 August 7, 2012 Design Question Two: What will I do to help students effectively interact with new knowledge? The Art and Science of Teaching ENACTED ON THE SPOT Student Engagement Teacher/Student Relationships Learning Goals and Feedback Rules and Procedures ADDRESSES CONTENT IN SPECIFIC WAYS Interacting With New Knowledge High Expectations Practicing and Deepening Generating/ Testing Hypotheses Adherence to Rules and Procedures INVOLVES ROUTINES Lesson segments that address content in specific ways: Interacting With New Knowledge 1. Identify critical information. 2. Organize students into groups to interact with new knowledge. 3. Preview new content. 4. Present new information in small chunks. 5. Process new information (summarize, clarify). 6. Elaborate on new information. 7. Record and represent knowledge. 8. Reflect on learning. Before we begin… • Work in pairs • Determine who is 1, who is 2. • Review the list of steps on the previous slide. Are there any that are confusing or unclear? Be prepared to share with the group. Learning Goal: Know and understand the history, beliefs, and process of mehendi, a custom that is part of a traditional Indian wedding ceremony. Henna mehendi Your own explanation and visual representation History History of Mehendi Take Off—Touch Down • Henna is made by grinding the leaves of the henna tree to a paste. • Mehendi is the application of henna in intricate designs, usually to the palms, back of the hands, and sometimes the feet. • Historians are certain that mehendi originated in India. • Henna artists generally come from the farming caste. • The deeper the color, the longer the love between the couple will last. Summary • Write three facts you learned about mehendi. • Share your statements with your partner. pp. 103-119 HOW COULD TECHNOLOGY BE INTEGRATED INTO THIS LESSON? PRACTICING AND DEEPENING KNOWLEDGE Compare the Mehendi to the Western custom of wearing a white wedding dress. Standing Meeting • Use the list of 8 segments for interacting with new knowledge. • Form a 3-ish group. • Discuss the lesson that was just presented: – What segments did you see? – What was missing? – What engagement strategies were used? – Other thoughts?