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  1. page Space edited Designing a space Characteristics and Examples of Nonlinear Learning Space movement around cla…
    Designing a space
    Characteristics and Examples of Nonlinear Learning Space
    movement around classroom
    movement
    to facilitate nonlinear learning.auditory cues
    circles; flexible seating
    "learning centers"
    plants
    student work
    turn off the lights
    teach plays in a theater
    teach money handling in a store
    field trips

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  2. page Community edited Building a nonlinear Characteristics and Examples of Nonlinear Learning Community Teams Chara…
    Building a nonlinear
    Characteristics and Examples of Nonlinear Learning Community
    Teams
    Character education
    Flexible grouping
    Celebrations
    Circles
    Community/business-based
    learning
    Guest speakers from the
    community
    Teacher-student face time
    Parent involvement
    Mentoring
    Social networking sites (i.e. Twitter)
    Teacher web sites

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  3. page Instruction edited Instruction that supports nonlinear learning Characteristics and Examples of Nonlinear Instruct…
    Instruction that supports nonlinear learning
    Characteristics and Examples of Nonlinear Instructional Design
    Use of visuals
    Kinetics
    Multi-disciplinary
    Group projects
    Auditory/musical
    Anchor activities
    Varied modes and location of instruction
    Discussion
    Conversation
    e-learning and supplementals
    Interest-based
    Readiness-based
    white boards
    Peer-to-peer instruction
    Centers
    Experiential/hands-on
    Current events
    Problem-solving
    Jigsaw activities

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  4. page Assessments edited demo Characteristics and Examples of Nonlinear Assessment Design choice: Performace Interest…
    demo
    Characteristics and Examples of Nonlinear Assessment Design
    choice:
    Performace
    Interest
    Formative
    non-graded
    qualitative
    project-based
    student-developed
    produces a physical product (not necessarily tangible)
    rubric
    flexible timelines
    Socratic circles, journals, exit slips
    visual
    progression of growth

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    6:19 am
  5. page Knowing-Your-Students edited Below are responses that have been transcribed from workshop participants. This is a working docume…
    Below are responses that have been transcribed from workshop participants. This is a working document, so please add, revise, or rearrange as you see fit. Use the discussion tab for this page if necessary to come to agreement about the placement or wording of an item.
    Know it
    ...
    already have about
    about
    our students)
    Learn it
    ...
    have yet but
    but
    we know
    Where is it?
    ...
    not yet know
    know
    how to obtain)
    IEP
    GIEP
    PSSA scores
    Can the student read?
    Reading level/ability
    Academic strengths and weaknesses
    Behavior with peers
    Can the student do basic math operations?
    Prior grades
    Demographics
    Prior teachers
    Other current teachers
    Medical information
    Vision/hearing problems
    Socioeconomics
    Prior year behavior level
    Age
    Previous schooling
    Does child have access to a computer?
    Crucial family/personal information
    Responsibilities at home
    Home life/family life/supports
    Self-identified strengths and weaknesses
    Parents' goals for their child
    Life situation
    Peer interactions and dynamics
    Interests - to make connections
    Parent information about their child (social, emotional, academic)
    Fun activities (i.e. dance?)
    Academic strengths/weaknesses
    Triggers >:-[
    Writing ability
    Job
    Home responsibilities
    Available technology at home
    Friends
    Motivators
    Is an adult at home when kids get home?
    What sports do they play?
    Video gamer?
    Favorite things (color, books, films, etc.)
    Pet peeves
    Attitudes toward school
    Goals - both long term and short term
    Extracurricular activities
    Personal connections to the curriculum
    Initial fears/anxieties
    Siblings (number and order)
    Did they take their medicine?
    Do they have their glasses?
    Who they are
    How have they done in previous years?
    Strengths and weaknesses identified by previous teachers
    Parents working?
    Past educational experiences
    Prior knowledge
    Learning styles
    Comfort level within a subject
    Favorite subject
    How they learn
    Hobbies
    Parents living?
    Parental involvement
    Career goals
    Number of mp3's
    Talents
    Number of Facebook friends
    Language(s) spoken at home
    Grandparents are caregivers?

    Family status (divorce, deaths, etc.)
    Parental nonconformity
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  6. page Knowing-Your-Students edited Below are responses that have been transcribed from workshop participants. This is a working do…
    Below are responses that have been transcribed from workshop participants. This is a working document, so please add, revise, or rearrange as you see fit. Use the discussion tab for this page if necessary to come to agreement about the placement or wording of an item.
    Know it
    (Information we already have about our students)
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    6:02 am
  7. page Knowing-Your-Students edited Know it (Information we already have about our students) Learn it (Information we don't have…

    Know it
    (Information we already have about our students)
    Learn it
    (Information we don't have yet but we know how to get)
    Where is it?
    (Information we do not yet know how to obtain)
    Family status (divorce, deaths, etc.)
    Parental nonconformity
    Specific proficiencies
    What relationships are most important to them?

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    5:57 am
  8. page space.menu edited ... Problem With Reductionism What is Nonlinear Learning? Obstacles to Nonlinear Structures to…
    ...
    Problem With Reductionism
    What is Nonlinear Learning?
    Obstacles to Nonlinear
    Structures to Support 3D:
    Knowing Your Students
    Obstacles
    Structures:

    -- Assessments
    -- Instruction
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  9. page The-Needs-of-the-Few edited Structures to Support 3D Teaching ... nonlinear learning culture: environment: You may app…

    Structures to Support 3D Teaching
    ...
    nonlinear learning culture:environment:
    You may approach this from one of two perspectives:
    Develop modifications to an existing learning environment that push towards 3D teaching
    Begin with a blank slate and create the "ideal" nonlinear learning environment
    Characteristics of a Nonlinear Learning environment
    Assessments
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    Instruction
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    Community
    {Community.png}
    Physical Space
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