Best Prep - TIW2019

Best Prep - TIW19 Kick off

Too Big to Know - A great book about the way our information rich age has changed our relationship to knowledge.

It is the inspiration for this approach.


Create a WORD CLOUD of words and phrases that describe the nature of our work based.

RAT - Accessing Technology Integration

An academic approach developed in 2006 at the Univeristy of Minnesota. RAT is simply a method to reflect on adoption of technology as an instructional and learning tool.

Assessing Technology Integration: The RAT

TIW Best Prep - RAT


  • Name it for Search - The search feature in Drive is powerful - plan your titles accordingly.
  • ADD to a folder instead of Move : SHIFT+Z will let you add documents and folders to your own organization without "Move it" from other's access.
  • Details Matter: Use the details pane in Drive to add descriptions for additional searchability



Best Prep - TIW - Four C's

The Four C's - Modern Skills

From the Partnership for 21st Century Learning - the Four C's have been described as essential skills students will require to participate in our society.


We're going out on a limb with this one - table groups will discuss and try to come up with the BEST question possible.

We will submit and vote for the question that works best and then we will test the results.

Mirrors and Windows

In the information age when we are connected to communities from around the world there is no excuse for the exclusion of any child's identity in important and meaningful ways.


Create a collective set of resources to access and use during your lesson design over the next four days.

Tool - Padlet - A FREEMIUM product that is easy to share and access. It is a great way to create collective knowledge - an essential modern skill.

Best Prep - TIW Equity

“I have never encountered any children in any group who are not geniuses. There is no mystery on how to teach them. The first thing you do is treat them like human beings and the second thing you do is love them.” Asa Hilliard