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Workshop Program

April 5

7:00-9:00
Opening Remarks, Introductions by Geoff Abers (PowerPoint 2.3MB Apr6 07)
Poster/demo session on MARGINS Initiatives (Acrobat (PDF) 7.5MB May2 07), the MARGINS data repositories at MGDS and the MARGINS website, and examples of MARGINS Mini-Lessons (both large and small) and their design.

April 6

8:00-8:15
Plan for the day
8:15-8:45
Exciting findings from MARGINS science (SEIZE: Liz Screaton (PowerPoint 4.2MB Apr6 07); S2S: Mike Blum (PowerPoint 8.9MB May2 07))
8:45-9:15
Examples of MARGINS research used in teaching (Don Reed (PowerPoint 8.1MB Apr6 07) and Juli Morgan (PowerPoint 11MB Apr6 07))
9:15-9:55
Brainstorming Mini-Lesson ideas from the presentations above: small groups each produce a list of content need-M research- nature of resource
9:55-10:15
report out and discussion- each group reports one idea

10:15-10:30
Break

10:30-11:10
Exciting findings from MARGINS Science (SubFac: Jim Gill (PowerPoint 5MB Apr12 07); RCL: Paul Umhoefer (PowerPoint 16.2MB May2 07))
11:10-11:30
Using MARGINS research in the classroom, part 2 (Jeff Ryan (PowerPoint 1.7MB Apr12 07))
11:30-12:30
Brainstorming mini-lesson ideas from the presentations above; report out and discussion

12:30-1:30
Lunch

1:30-2:00
What makes for an effective Mini-Lesson? (Jeff Ryan (PowerPoint 521kB Apr12 07)), Links for Exploration (Microsoft Word 20kB Apr6 07)
2:00-2:30
Reviewing Activities
2:30-3:00
Our own mini-lessons: Create an action plan and timeline; help with entering and editing
3:00-5:10
Working groups define mini-lessons; develop goals, short description, action plan and timeline
5:10-5:30
report out
5:30-6:00
Evaluation: how will we field-test them?
6:00-6:30
Final discussion, next steps, and "marching orders".

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