Power Learning 2.0
Beyond Interpretation to Synthesis
Welcome to this hands-on workshop which is designed to give you experience creating new ideas while employing various information literacies - understanding in service to invention.
Module One - How is Synthesis Different? (brief lecture) - download PPT file.
Module Two - Synthesis with Visual Literacy - Go to the lesson.
How might we use photographs, drawings, paintings, and other visual material to spur the creation of a new idea, a product, a campaign?
Module Three - Synthesis with Numerical Literacy - Go to the lesson.
How might we employ databases and statistics to predict what might happen in the world around us?
Module Four - Synthesis with Text Literacy - Go to the lesson.
How might we work with electronic text to develop a personal sense of writing style and a deepened repetoire of writing strategies?
Module Five - Making Good New Ideas - Go to the lesson
How good are the free information sources available to our students? It's a "mixed bag." See for yourself . . .
How can we build standards-based lessons that are highly structured, require synthesis but are relatively quick and efficient?
Take a look at Module Maker 2 at http://questioning.org/ and consider its value for your own program.