Session 4

2:30 - 2:50: The Design Cycle

  • What is the Technology Design Cycle?
  • How does this project help develop independent learners?

Readings:
  1. Creating Independent Learners: The MYP Technology Design Cycle by Kim Cofino
  2. Design Cycle overview from Patrick Henry High School
  3. IBO Overview of Technology Curriculum Group

Project Examples:

3:00 - 3:45: Sharing your project in a 3-minute elevator pitch.


Your pitch should include:
  • The grade level, subject area and unit you plan to revise
  • The goal of your project (product or outcome for your students)
  • The SAMR level that fits best
  • The tools you plan to use
  • The structure for how you plan to support your students in meeting their goal

Please document your thinking here before you make your pitch.

The "traditional" elevator pitch:



Dan Pink's 6 Elevator Pitches for the 21st Century:



3:45 - 4:00 Wrap-up
Final discussion and feedback survey (thank you!)