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What is the learning activity/lesson that you want to modify today?
Why do you want to work with this learning activity/unit? (e.g. Is it your favorite? Least favorite? Hardest?)
Describe this learning activity/unit as it is currently designed
How long does it last?
Is it cross-curricular?
Do students have a choice in the work they complete or in how they demonstrate their understanding?
Do they use technology to complete the task(s)?
Do they collaborate within the activity/lesson?
How do you assess their knowledge?
Goals for the Unit
What are the goals of your learning activity/unit?
Will the learning activity/unit be cross-disciplinary? If so, what content areas will the activity/lesson encompass?
How many days will the learning activity/lesson take?
At the end of the activity/unit, what enduring understandings do you want your students to be able to share?
How will students demonstrate their understanding? (e.g. test, presentation, reflection, video, Sway, etc.)
As we unpack the personas respond to the prompts below
What modifications can be made to your current learning activity/unit to PERSONALIZE the work for students?
How can you meet individual needs during the learning activity/unit?
What tools can you use that can be customized by each student?
How can you allow for choice during the learning activity/unit?
What modifications can be made to your current learning activity/unit to MINIMIZE your work and your students' work?
What part of the unit seems to have "time sinks"?
What tools can help you be more efficient and avoid the "time sinks"?
What tools can help your students be more efficient with their work?
Do you feel you waste school resources (e.g. paper, etc.) in this unit?
What tools can help you save school resources?
What modifications can be made to your current learning activity/unit to DELOCALIZE the work for students?
How could students collaborate within this learning activity/lesson?
Are there any experts in the community who could provide deeper knowledge or feedback to your students? How can you connect with them?
Are there other classrooms in your community or outside your community who you could connect with to enhance the learning activity/lesson?
How can you encourage and empower students during this learning activity/lesson?
What modifications can be made to your current learning activity/unit to STRATEGIZE your work and the work of your students?
What criteria will you use to evaluate the quality of students’ work?
How can you make students aware of the criteria in advance of completing the learning activity?
How can you provide instructions during the learning activity/lesson in multiple ways to meet the needs of all learners?
How can you differentiate instruction so that all learners succeed?
What accessibility tools can you use to help students with learning differences?
What modifications can be made to your current learning activity/unit to GAMIFY the activity/unit?
How is this lesson engaging and fun?
What simulations or animations could you use to enhance the learning activity/lesson?
What student actions throughout the learning activity/lesson could be rewarded with badges or advancement in levels?
Reflection - How will these modifications impact student learning?