ESCOT Integration Team Workshop

June 26 - June 30
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA

Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
7:30
to
8:15
Tarble
Breakfast
Sharples Dining Hall
Breakfast
Sharples Dining Hall
Breakfast
Sharples Dining Hall
Breakfast
8:30
to
Noon
Dupont 138
Teachers free time
Developers meet
Dupont 138
Favorite probs,
misconceptions,
assessment;
Good problem discussion;
MathWorlds/Simcalc;
Group formation
Dupont 138
More problem dev't,
assembly, & reporting;
Report back;
POW constraints;
Spring POW reflections;
Interface design;
Participant math sharing
Dupont 138
Next step planning;
Student involvement;
Add'l problem dev't
Noon
to
1:00
Tarble
Lunch
Sharples Dining Hall
Lunch
Sharples Dining Hall
Lunch
Sharples Dining Hall
Lunch
1:00
to
5:00
Dupont 138
Intro: Purpose, POWs
Sketchpad & Agentsheets
Dupont 138
Mock up problems;
Component assembly
Dupont 138
Map problems to calendar;
2nd round mock ups
Dupont 138
Share results
5:30
to
7:00
Tarble
Dinner
key-pickup
(5-8:30pm)
Off Campus
Dinner
Ashton House
Dinner
Ashton House
Dinner
Off Campus
Dinner
7:30
to
9:30
Dupont 138
ShowMe database
Play with tools
Dupont 138
Participant math sharing
Dupont 138
Discuss interface


Details:

Saturday night

Dinner and key-pickup
Depending on when people arrive, developers may meet for a while.

Sunday

Morning

Teachers meet.
Developers meet.

Afternoon

Intro: Purposes of the week and project. Tristan and Mark. POW intent and environment.
2 hours intro to Sketchpad component, 2 hours AgentSheets.

Evening

Dinner
ShowMe presents emerging priorities and curriculum database. Participants play with tools.

Monday

Morning

Participants share favorite problem and misconceptions. What makes for a good problem?
What makes for a good assessment around these activities?
2 hours MathWorlds/SimCalc components.
End morning with partitioning into groups.

Afternoon

Mocking up and component assembly into problems (intro to script capability).

Evening

Dinner
Participant sharing of math.

Tuesday

Morning

More problem development and assembly work.
Report back. What makes for a good problem? Inform with POW format constraints. Discuss the spring POW experience. Plan for interface design piece.
Participant math.

Afternoon

Map problems onto the calendar. Second round of mocking up.

Evening

Dinner
Discuss interface.

Wednesday

Morning

Planning for the next steps and year.
Student involvement.
Additional problem development.

Afternoon

Sharing results.

Evening

Dinner for those who are staying.

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