About this Course
Join High Tech High in this groundbreaking new course that follows the educational experiences of various students in our schools. We will will listen to them as they tell us How To Teach Us.
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100% online course

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
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Approx. 8 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week
Comment Dots

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Significant Learning

When High Tech High educators go “on the road” to talk about our school, the first thing we ask the audience is to reflect on their most significant learning experiences. Our first module, “Significant Learning” will look closely at these moments, first through the eyes of High Tech High students and then through those of our course’s participants. We ask that you use this data to identify the principles of significant learning and to discuss what these might mean for your own practice. ...
Reading
1 video (Total 4 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
Reading7 readings
Introduction To Course10m
Completion Policy10m
Obtaining Teacher Professional Development Credit10m
What is Significant Learning?10m
Just Listen: Youth Talk About Learning10m
Motivation, Engagement, and Student Voice10m
The Deeper Learning Instructional Triangle 10m

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3 hours to complete

The Day-To-Day

The average student day looks very different at High Tech High that it does in traditional schools. In this module, students will talk about how their daily schedule has impacted their education. We will explore the reasons why a learning schedule within a school setting is so important and how you can incorporate student voice into its design. Finally we will charge course participants with designing a schedule for their ideal school. The will be shared with other course participants who will be asked to provide feedback....
Reading
1 video (Total 4 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video1 videos
Reading3 readings
How Not To Teach Us10m
Student Survey Results10m
Homework10m

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3 hours to complete

How We Show What We Know

Assessment is one of the most interesting aspects of project based learning. Students working in a multidisciplinary education style logically answer the question of “what have you learned?” in a multi-faceted manner. To assess students within their learning environments we use quite a few different models of engagement, and some we are even developing as we speak.In this module you will see how students learn at High Tech High as well as how teachers bring student voice into the assessment process. You will look at exhibitions, digital portfolios, and student led comments that are crafted by both the instructor and the students in tandem. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 32 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Rhianne's Presentation9m
High Tech High Chula Vista Exhibition Night “Festival Del Sol”4m
High Tech High Exhibition Night 20085m
High Tech High Exhibition Night 20082m
Chauncy’s Student Led Conference4m
Reading5 readings
Presentations Of Learning At High Tech High10m
Rhianne's Presentation Of Learning10m
Exhibitions at High Tech High10m
Student Led Comments At High Tech High10m
Digital Portfolios At High Tech High10m
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Top Reviews

By ECAug 21st 2015

It appeared to be a very interesting course with resultative techniques of teaching and learning presented by dedicated teachers and students. Thank you.

By PFSep 12th 2015

Great course for everyone who is interested in education and especially in the project-based learning.

Instructors

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Larry Rosenstock

Chief Executive Officer
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Dan Wise

Co-Instructor
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Patrick E. Yurick

Lead MOOC Instructor

About High Tech High Graduate School of Education

High Tech High began in 2000 as a single charter high school launched by a coalition of San Diego business leaders and educators. It has evolved into an integrated network of schools spanning grades K-12, housing a comprehensive teacher certification program and a new, innovative Graduate School of Education....

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