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  • PLL Frontpage | Professional Learning Library
    The PLL is undergoing major revisions to add functionality and provide an enriched user experience All activity e g bookmarking resources discussion posts earning PD certificates etc that takes place in the PLL from December 23rd through January 2nd will NOT be carried forward into PLL 2 0 Please take this time off and enjoy the holidays PLL Frontpage Featured Content iTeachAZ Data Suite An Overview of Inquiry Professional Seasonal Haiku Writing more Most Viewed Exemplar Unit Plan Bank PLL Share Learn SEI Endorsement Exemplar Investment Plan What s New Topics in Biodiversity Topics in Biodiversity Topics in Biodiversity Facilitation Skills more PLL Links PLL PD Catalog PLL News and Updates AZ College and Career Ready Standards Resource Collection Follow ASUPLL Narrow Your Choices Standard AZ Academic Common Core State Early Learning AZ Early Learning NAEYC English Language Proficiency ISTE Standards S ISTE Standards T National Content Professional Administrator ISLLC Professional Teacher InTASC Special Education CEC Topic 21st Century Skills Co teaching Approaches Educational Studies Instructional Leadership Instructional Practices Professionalism Research Teacher Preparation Teaching Foundations Technology Infusion Content Area Arts Early Childhood Education Educational Technology Engineering English Language Learners ELL Foreign Native Language Health Education Language Arts Mathematics Physical Education Professional Learning Science Social Studies Special Education Workplace Skills Provider America Reads American Society for Microbiology Arizona Council for History Education ACHE Arizona Science Education Collaborative Ask a Biologist ASU MARS Education Program ASU Tech Infusion Becoming Human Carbon Nation Central Arizona Project Common Core Collaborative Desert Botanical Gardens Echoes and Reflections edXchange Eight Educational Outreach ASSET Embodied Games for Learning Lab Encyclopedia of Life Global Institute of Sustainability Global Oneness Project Graduate Partners in Science Education GRAIL Halle Heart Children s Museum Humboldt Unified School District Inquiry Math by Sue Larson Inside the Academy Ira A Fulton Schools of

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  • User account | Professional Learning Library
    PLL Glossary Browse the glossary to help navigate the resources Meet our Providers Meet the content providers for the PLL Want to know more Contact Us Log in Search Search this site User account Create new account Log in Request new password Account information Username Your full name or your preferred username only letters or numbers are allowed E mail address A valid e mail address All e mails from

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  • Navigating the PLL | Professional Learning Library
    Share Join Take a tour Tour the PLL Glossary Browse the glossary to help navigate the resources Meet our Providers Meet the content providers for the PLL Want to know more Contact Us Log in Search Search this site Navigating the PLL The Professional Learning Library PLL is the place to find professional resources by standard topic type and other attributes participate in informal and formal professional learning pedagogical and content area and connect with educators locally and across the globe in interest based communities Start your video tour by clicking on the individual sections below then click the play button to start the video Take a Tour of the PLL PLL Resources in Depth MyPLL in Depth Accessing the PLL with Your ASUrite Accessing the PLL with Your PLL username Students Using the PLL Faculty Using the PLL Narrowing Your Choices in the PLL What is a Community Your Tour Center What is the PLL Take a Tour of the PLL PLL Resources in Depth MyPLL in Depth Narrowing Your Choices in the PLL User Experiences Students Using the PLL Faculty Using the PLL Logging in to the PLL Accessing the PLL with Your ASUrite Accessing the PLL with

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  • PLL Glossary of Terms | Professional Learning Library
    their instruction so that they can lead students to mastering the learning goals and objectives Differentiation Differentiating instruction and instructional materials is an essential Instructional Practice in order to ensure that all students achieve in the most effective efficient manner This Instructional Practice encompasses providing quality support and instruction for the wide range of learners modalities and intelligences that embody our student population Environment This indicator covers the physical and emotional environment of a classroom Furniture in the classroom is organized to make movement efficient and desks are arranged to allow for individual and group learning The setup of the classroom is arranged so that materials and supplies can be reached easily All students and guests feel welcome comfortable and valued in the class Student work is displayed Expectations This indicator focuses on the high and demanding expectations set by teachers which creates opportunities for students to experience success encourages students to learn from their mistakes and students demonstrate pride in the quality of their work Students take initiative and follow through with completing assignments because of the expectations set Goal Setting Goals are used in the classroom to motivate and invest students in their learning Quantitative academic achievement and qualitative long term traits and mindsets pathways to opportunity and students interests and aspirations goals are meaningful and relevant to students Goal setting includes goals at the year long unit and daily level Grouping Students Depending on the content activity and objectives of the lesson students may be grouped in many ways Grouping students in different arrangements rows in groups in pairs homogeneous ability heterogeneous ability etc is one strategy teachers employ in order to maximize student learning and to best accomplish the goals of a lesson Instructional Planning Effective and efficient lessons stem from strong and thorough planning This Instructional Practice encompasses objective activities and materials alignment to the standard accommodating for individual student needs and a gradual increase in complexity within the lesson that is appropriate and elements that engage the interests of the student population Strong instructional plans are essential for an efficient path to standard mastery for all students Lesson Structure and Pacing Lesson structure and pacing involves the timing and structure of a lesson Instructional time is used efficiently and effectively routines are in place for distributing materials and transitions minimize or eliminate the loss of instructional time Managing Student Behavior This indicator focuses on the management of student behavior throughout a class period Students are consistently on task and follow behavioral expectations Clear rules have been established and the teacher utilizes a plethora of techniques to ensure excellent student behavior Disruptions that are caused by individual students are also addressed one on one quickly and firmly Motivating Students Teachers know their students and plan their lessons to make the learning experiences of their students meaningful by valuing inquiry curiosity and exploration In doing so teachers should also reinforce and reward student efforts Presenting Instructional Content When presenting instructional content to students teachers must provide resources that support the learning of the content in a structured sequence manner All information and resources must be relevant and presented modeled in a meaningful way Problem Solving This indicator describes opportunities provided by teachers which enable students to practice different approaches to solving problems Over the course of multiple observations teachers teach and reinforce multiple problem solving strategies such as Abstraction Categorization Drawing Conclusions Predicting Outcomes Observing and Experimenting Justifying Solutions Improving Solutions Identifying Relevant Irrelevant Information Generating Ideas and or Creating and Designing Questioning Questioning utilized to its fullest potential will help garner student engagement develop higher thinking and incorporate large amounts of varied student participation This Instructional Practice is also essential when gauging a class progress toward a lesson objective and allows a teacher to adjust by analyzing the feedback they are receiving Excellent feedback can only come by means of excellent questioning Respectful Culture This indicator focuses on establishing and maintaining a respectful culture in which interactions amongst students and between students and the teacher are polite friendly and demonstrate caring and respect for one another the teacher is receptive towards students opinions and ideas Standards and Objectives In order for teachers to plan create and execute effective lessons that are aligned to standards they themselves must have a clear understanding of what they want students to know and be able to do at the conclusion of the lesson This Instructional Practice is paramount because so many others are reliant on the students and the teachers knowing what is to be achieved by the end of each lesson Student Investment Student investment describes the techniques being used to invest students in the class content and goals This includes a tracking system involving families and influencers and developing the students belief in their ability and desire to reach their goals Student Work Assignments require students to organize interpret analyze synthesize and evaluate information rather than reproduce it draw conclusions make generalizations and produce arguments that are supported through extended writing and connect what they are learning to experiences observations feelings or situations significant in their daily lives Teacher Content Knowledge This indicator involves a teacher s knowledge of the content he she teaches Additionally a teacher s ability to utilize content specific strategies to enhance student learning is embedded in Teacher Content Knowledge The final component involves connecting the content to other ideas and concepts Teacher Knowledge of Students Teacher knowledge of students goes beyond just knowing individual student s academic ability level it also means teachers should know their students interests and cultural heritage Furthermore using the knowledge of their students teachers are able to anticipate any difficulties they may have in acquiring a set of skills knowledge so they differentiate their instruction to make the learning accessible for all their students Thinking This indicator describes the ongoing focus of teaching students to think Teachers consistently and thoroughly teach four thinking types analytical practical creative and research based which can be observed over the course

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  • Meet Our Providers | Professional Learning Library
    future use One of CAP s priorities is to educate the community and youth about the importance of water management and conservation CAP s educational materials are available free of charge for K 12 teachers and other educators interested in water education The Common Core Collaborative C 3 focuses on engaging higher education in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics CCSSM implementation by creating and participating in CCSSM professional development across the state with the goal of increasing teacher knowledge of and ability to implement CCSSM in Arizona classrooms Faculty from the state colleges of education university arts and sciences departments teachers and administrators from schools and districts community colleges Arizona Department of Education staff the Governor s office and Regional Education Centers will collaborate to create new or modify existing materials as well as conduct professional development activities with teachers while simultaneously enhancing mathematics teacher preparation coursework and materials The Garden s commitment to the community is to advance excellence in education research exhibition and conservation of desert plants of the world with emphasis on the southwestern United States We will ensure that the Garden is always a compelling attraction that brings to life the many wonders of the desert Children s programming at the Desert Botanical Garden promotes a scientifically and environmentally literate community through hands on and nature based learning with Garden staff and resources These place based experiences inspire a connection to the unique wonders of the Sonoran Desert encourage conservation of the natural world and ignite a life long appreciation for the environment A leader in Holocaust education Echoes and Reflections provides comprehensive professional development for middle and high school educators and multimedia resources suitable for history social studies English language arts fine arts social sciences religion and other content areas The combined resources and expertise of three world leaders in education the Anti Defamation League USC Shoah Foundation and Yad Vashem have resulted in a robust educational program to help US secondary educators deliver accurate and authentic Holocaust education to today s students The Echoes and Reflections program has provided professional development to over 20 000 educators and community leaders across the United States These facilitator led programs model active and collaborative learning as participants explore the Echoes and Reflections Teacher s Resource Guide including the visual history testimony from USC Shoah Foundation s Visual History Archive incorporated into each lesson Participants leave programs equipped with a complimentary copy of the Teacher s Resource Guide replete with effective teaching strategies primary source materials and connections to academic standards including Common Cores State Standards CCSS The mission of Eight Educational Outreach ASSET is to provide the most innovative educational content and technologies to enrich the lives of children students educators caregivers and parents through quality outreach programs and services that educate inform and inspire We specialize in supporting educators and students in the classroom and families at home by creating and connecting quality PBS educational content to national common core and state standards We help our constituents improve student performance through research based content that is relevant and engaging In partnership with PBS and Arizona State University Eight Educational Outreach ASSET serves as a trusted independent catalyst for educational improvement Knowledge about life on Earth of animals plants fungi protists and bacteria is scattered around the world in books journals databases websites specimen collections and in the minds of people everywhere Imagine what it would mean if this information could be gathered together and made available to everyone anywhere at a moment s notice This dream is becoming a reality through Harvard University s Encyclopedia of Life EOL The vision of EOL is open access to knowledge about life on Earth Our mission is to increase awareness and understanding of living nature through an Encyclopedia of Life that gathers generates and shares knowledge in an open freely accessible and trusted digital resource The Global Oneness Project is an online multimedia platform producing and curating stories since 2006 They feature internationally acclaimed films photography and essays with a focus on the arts culture and environment and provide instructional resources for educators including lesson plans correlated with National Standards and the Common Core The Embodied Games for Learning EGL lab group at ASU is dedicated to creating serious games for learning that incorporate research supported design principles We make games that are embodied gestures are congruent to task to be learned and collaborative learners work together We explore learning in multiple environments including rigid body motion tracking hand held mobile devices and skeletal tracking systems Graduate Partners in Science Education is a project based science mentoring outreach program founded in 2005 by Jon Davis and Nathan Morehouse at the time both graduate students in ASU s School of Life Sciences GPSE was initiated to provide an accessible opportunity for graduate students to become involved in community outreach while simultaneously addressing real needs in science departments at underserved public schools The Geospatial Research and Information Laboratory GRAIL offers geographic information system GIS support and training services to Northern Arizona teacher students and partners at its two NAU campus facilities GRAIL staff members also assist researchers conducting GIS related research including supporting spatial data management serving data and assisting with integrative activities such as data modeling and visualization design GRAIL is jointly managed by the Department of Geography Planning and Recreation and the Merriam Powell Center for Environmental Research The Geospatial Research and Information Laboratory GRAIL hosts the Esri statewide educational license makes ArcGIS software available for free to all Arizona public charter private and home schools as well nonprofit youth serving organizations We create an educational interactive and contemporary museum experience for children of all ages to increase awareness and prevent cardiovascular diseases The Halle Heart Children s Museum experience empowers children to make lifestyle choices that will create a new generation of healthy kids HUMBOLDT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT has achieved a wide commitment by all groups of stakeholders to a Shared Purpose The Governing Board establishes

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  • Contact | Professional Learning Library
    Locations Map Tempe West Polytechnic Downtown Phoenix Online and Extended Lake Havasu Skysong Research Park Washington D C China Contact ASU Search Search Professional Learning Library Find About About the PLL Request an Account A multifaceted professional learning environment Find Share Join Take a tour Tour the PLL Glossary Browse the glossary to help navigate the resources Meet our Providers Meet the content providers for the PLL Want to know

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  • iTeachAZ Data Suite | Professional Learning Library
    navigate the resources Meet our Providers Meet the content providers for the PLL Want to know more Contact Us Log in Search Search this site iTeachAZ Data Suite iTeachAZ Data Suite Select rating Cancel rating Give it 1 5 Give it 2 5 Give it 3 5 Give it 4 5 Give it 5 5 Your rating None Average 5 1 vote Facebook Twitter Google Plus This video describes the iTeachAZ Data Suite which includes the mobile app the Data Dashboard and the Professional Learning Library Learn how iTeachAZ is utilizing these resources to collect and analyze data improve teacher performance and prepare teachers for the classroom Select rating Cancel rating Give it 1 5 Give it 2 5 Give it 3 5 Give it 4 5 Give it 5 5 Your rating None Average 5 1 vote Login or register to post comments View Details Details Links iTeachAZ Data Suite Overview Resource Type Video Comments Great Overview Submitted by ctuffin on December 18 2014 12 57 This video give a wonderful overview of the the iTeachAZ Data Suite Thanks so much for sharing this I think it really shows how ASU is really working to innovate and produce high

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  • An Overview of Inquiry-Based Mathematics Instruction | Professional Learning Library
    an Account A multifaceted professional learning environment Find Share Join Take a tour Tour the PLL Glossary Browse the glossary to help navigate the resources Meet our Providers Meet the content providers for the PLL Want to know more Contact Us Log in Search Search this site An Overview of Inquiry Based Mathematics Instruction An Overview of Inquiry Based Mathematics Instruction Select rating Cancel rating Give it 1 5 Give it 2 5 Give it 3 5 Give it 4 5 Give it 5 5 Your rating None Average 5 1 vote Facebook Twitter Google Plus This collection provides an overview of inquiry based Mathematics instruction Sue Larson a retired mathematics instructor for the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College provides a video overview that includes clips from classroom instruction An interactive presentation provides additional information about the concept of inquiry based mathematics instruction Classroom tested instructional plans round out this comprehensive introduction We thank Dr Paul Stanton Superintendent of The Humboldt Schools his principals teachers students and parents for allowing us to capture Sue teaching in their classrooms Select rating Cancel rating Give it 1 5 Give it 2 5 Give it 3 5 Give it 4 5 Give it

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