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  1. Andrew Halter Instructional Coach Hampton Twp. School District November 16, 2011
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  3.  A bellwether is any entity in a given arena that serves to create or influence trends or to presage future happenings.  The term is derived from the Middle English bellewether and refers to the practice of placing a bell around the neck of a castrated ram (a wether) leading his flock of sheep.[1][2] The movements of the flock could be noted by hearing the bell before the flock was in sight.
  4. A bellwether is one who leads or something that indicates future trends. It is also a term for a sheep with a bell around his neck, meant to ring so other sheep follow. recluse leader bellwether • Airplay on top 40 radio stations is a bellwether for future record sales. • Steve Jobs was a bellwether for computer technology trends. A NON EXAMPLE is the boy who cried wolf…loud, but no one followed.
  5.  Define your vocab word.  Draw or find some sort of visual representation of your vocab word.  Use your vocab word in a sentence that has direct relevance to you.  Use your creations to the vocab word to someone sitting close to you. Make sure they understand the shade of meaning the word conveys, not just a regurgitated definition.
  6. “If you really want to learn something…teach it”
  7. This Approach Is…  Constructivist  Divergent  Innovative  Creative  Student-Centered  Inquiry-Based
  8. Tony Wagner Harvard Graduate School of Education Keynote Address, PDE Annual Conference 1/12/2011
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  10. Review Organize assignment/ Research Materials rubric Build Product (in and out of class) Peer Time to Publish Review of Assess revise and share rough draft
  11.  Frontload with time to research and organize  Provide project resources for anywhere/anytime access  Students need to OWN the rubric  Provide time in and assume time out of class  Using a wiki makes the PROCESS transparent  Hold individuals accountable for group participation (peer evaluation, clear tasks, etc.)

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