How might we learn, reflect, and share? What if we take a moment of learning and share it with others?
- Read What Do You Know About Creative Commons by Bill Ferriter and/or How to Attribute Creative Commons images in your blog properly?.
- Peak Learning Exercise – “Think about your own life and the times when you were really learning, so much and so deeply, that you would call these the “peak learning experiences” of your life. Write a rough draft: Tell a story (you may include pictures, symbols, or other icons, too) about this peak learning experience, and respond to the question, “What were the conditions that made your high-level experience so powerful and engaging?”(adapted from 21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times, Trilling and Fadel, 2009; used as choice in Writing-Is-Thinking CFT Pre-Institute Assignment with Bo Adams in 2012.)
- Post one of your Peak Learning Experiences on your blog.
At the end of this course, participants should be able to say:
- I can use reflection as a formative assessment and self-assessment tool.
- I can develop and utilize journaling and e-portfolios.
- I can use authentic peer-to-peer and self-assessment practices to inform professional growth and learning.
- I can design processes that can be used in a classroom to promote and celebrate self-reflection for learning.
- I can integrate technologies that enhance self-reflection and asynchronous communication.
- I can facilitate authentic peer-to-peer and self-assessment practices to motivate growth and learning.