Teacher Supported Learner Centered Instruction
Teacher Supported Learner Centered InstructionA case study by Lisa Nigara Gustinelli St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Ft. Lauderdale , Florida USA
St. Thomas Aquinas High school
Dedicated to integrating technology into the classroom, teachers participate in on-going educational opportunities with that goal in mind
All students have Dells Chromebook with the Google Chrome operating system.
Innovation in action
We strive to make the best use of available technology in an effort to enhance, not replace, classroom teaching.With the aid of multimedia we create a rich learning environment to accelerate growth of innovative talents.
INNOVATIVE CLASSROOM DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGIES PROMOTE STUDENT CENTERED LEARNING EXPERIENCES
MULTIPLE SCREENS IN SCIENCE ROOMSFLEXIBLE WALLS AND SEATING IN CLASSROOMSCOLLABORATIVE DISPLAYSHANDS ON CREATION SPACESLARGE GATHERING ROOM FOR WEBINARSFLEXIBLE USE MEDIA CENTER
Preparation- collaboration with theteacher and the instructional technologist
Discuss the curricular goal of the projectFind a technology to deliver teacher-led student presentations keeping in mind it must be relevant to the topic being presentedThe teacher will create a detailed rubric of expectations and grade requirementsThe teacher along with the technology expert will present the projectStudents will create the projectStudents will present the project
Infographics Creation-Insurance study
Infographics are important because they show important information all in one place.
Popplet Graphic Organizer
Virtual Webinars with field expertsThe Aquarius Program-Marine BiologyAquarius is an underwater laboratory and home to scientists for missions up to 10 days long. Aquarius is made to withstand the pressure of ocean depths to 120 feet deep.
INTERACTIVE VIRTUAL SCIENCE LABS
Biology Class-Working with Molecules
Interactive classroom design to promotelearning In Geometry Class
Research on African Masks as well As Creation-Teacher led innovation
Economics Class-EntrepreneurshipBuilding Websites
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH WIKI PROJECT