A Guide to Documenting Learning : Making Thinking Visible, Meaningful, Shareable, and Amplified
- Paperback | 288 pages
- 215 x 279 x 20.32mm | 800g
- 20 Apr 2018
- SAGE Publications Inc
- Corwin Press Inc
- Thousand Oaks, United States
- First Edition
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Table of contents
A Collaboration Invitation
About the Authors
1. Documenting Learning Types and Purposes
Documenting Learning Types
Documenting Learning Purposes
2. Documenting Learning and the Now Literacies
Relationship Between Documenting Learning and Now Literacies
3. Documenting Pedagogy and Heutagogy
Defining the Difference Between Pedagogical Documentation and Heutagogical Documentation
Defining the Difference Between Displaying and Documenting
4. Documenting Engagement and Learning Layers
Defining Learner Engagement
Documenting Learning Layers
5. Documenting With Sharing and Amplifying in Mind
Sharing and Amplifying When Documenting Learning
6. Documenting Phases
7. Documenting Learningflow Routine
Learningflow Routine Steps
8. Documenting With Text and Visual Platforms and Tools in Mind
Text and Visual Platforms and Tools
9. Documenting With Audio, Video, and Blogging Platforms and Tools in Mind
Audio and Video Platforms and Tools
Blogging Platforms and Tools
10. Documenting With Unpacking in Mind
Unpacking Documentation Artifacts
11. Documenting Challenge: 21st Century Skills and the Now Literacies
Focusing the Challenge
Framing the Challenge
Applying the Challenge
12. Documenting Learning and Branding: Administrative Actions
School and District Brand Identity
13. Documenting Learning: Moving Forward
What to Cut? What to Keep? What to Upgrade?
There are lots of useful teachings, resources, and scenarios no matter what age group you work with or what educational setting you're in. The book could truly apply to kindergarten teachers, right up to adult learners. The concepts covered would be priceless for administrators who are looking for ways to improve their school as a whole. This book should also be required reading for all pre-service teachers.
The whole concept of what it means to be literate has changed since most of us were at school ourselves. Students (and adults!) now need to do a lot more than read and write in order to be truly literate. This includes being able to communicate and express ideas in a variety of ways -- using all sorts of digital tools, video, audio, hyperlinked writing, social media etc. This book breaks down exactly how to do that to ensure our students can thrive in a global community.
What I loved about this book is there are lots of ideas for tools mentioned, however, it is more about the processes than specific tools. The learning comes first. The QR codes and companion website bring the book alive-there is extra information and a challenge etc. on http://www.documenting4learning.com. This could be ideal if a group of teachers wanted to study the book together.
A Guide To Documenting Learning is not the type of book you read once and put away. You could definitely dip back into it regularly throughout the school year for new ideas and inspiration. -- Kathleen Morris
About Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano
Silvia holds a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish with a minor in International Studies, and a Master's Degree in Education with an emphasis in Instructional Technology. She has worked as a world language teacher, technology integration facilitator, 21st century learning specialist, social media coordinator, and professional development and educational consultant.
She is a Curriculum21 faculty member, co-founder of edJEWcon, author of Digital Storytelling Tools for Educators (Lulu, 2010), and co-author of Mastering Digital Literacy and Mastering Global Literacy (Solution Tree, 2013).
Her passions include globally connected learning, technology integration, contemporary upgrades, amplification of curriculum and instruction, blogging as a pedagogy, developing and maintaining a personal learning network, and documenting learning.
Visit Silvia's consulting website: globallyconnectedlearning.com; amplifiEDUcation website: amplifieducation.com; documenting learning website: documenting4learning.com; and blog: Langwitches.org/blog; and follow her on Twitter @langwitches.
Janet Hale is an educational consultant and trainer who is passionate about supporting educators in making curriculum decisions that ensure, enhance, and enrich learning and teaching experiences. She works with schools, districts, and higher-ed programs in the areas of curriculum, instruction, and assessment. She specializes in curriculum mapping; standards literacy and alignment; and documenting learning.
Her Masters in educational leadership and curriculum development; elementary, secondary, and special education classroom experiences; and working alongside teachers and administrators for over 20 years enable Janet to provide unique insights that aid the learning organizations she has the pleasure of assisting.
She has written an assortment of educational resources, including three titles for Corwin, and enjoys presenting at national and international conferences.
Janet resides in Tucson, Arizona, with her husband, Johnny, and their four-legged Schnauzer children. Visit Janet's consulting website: CurriculumDecisions.com and documenting learning website: documenting4learning.com. You can follow her on Twitter @janet_hale, as well as @doc4learning. She can be contacted via e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 520.241.8797.