Engaging the Net Generation as Learners: Using Technology to Enhance Student Learning
June 17-19, 2013
|Ronald A. Berk, Ph.D.||Greg Sherman, Ph.D.||Dan Brown|
Building on the ideas of curriculum design and differentiated instruction, MSCI will focus on:
- Understandings which are endurable and transferable
- Essential questions to guide student inquiry
- Knowledge and skills enabling students to perform complex assessment tasks
- Curriculum goals, including content standards, benchmarks, and objectives
- Learning experiences and teaching which promote understanding, interest, and excellence
- Assessments which allow revision and refinements of curriculum and instruction, and
- Creating flexible learning arrangements that balance group and individual needs.
The Margaret Sue Copenhaver Institute for Teaching and Learning provides quality professional development opportunities for PreK-12 teachers and administrators and for Roanoke College students. The Institute's emphases include:
Consideration of cutting-edge perspectives relevant to the teaching profession;
Determination of personal and practical ways to engage students as lifelong learners; and
Examination of a variety of multimedia and instructional technology strategies and tools for enhancing students' growth as learners.
The Institute gives PreK-12 teachers the opportunity to develop and practice strategies for effective instruction in cooperation with the nation's leading educational scholars.