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Professional Development Agenda (1hr and 30 mins):
Multimodal Composition in the Classroom

Learning Outcomes
TWBAT: Define what multimodal composition is and is not; experiment with multimodal assignments; become immersed in digital technologies as it relates to modalities.

Multimodal Introduction (5min)
What is multimodal composition?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ia2ummKRQG8


Quickfire Challenge (15min)
Teachers will create a meme that illustrates their understanding of multimodal composition.
Student Connection: Students can create a meme to illustrate their understanding of a STEM related topic.
https://imgflip.com/memegenerator
https://memegenerator.net/


Math/Science Newsletter Station (30min)
Teachers will create a newsletter for parents that loosely outlines their next topic.
Student Connection: Students can use this modality to summarize a math or science unit.
https://www.canva.com/
https://www.smore.com/


Math/Science Creation Station (30 min)
Choose a concept that you’re teaching in your classroom and select items from the creation station that you can use to visualize or model the concept using multiple modalities.
Student Connection: Students can use items in class to make a model of a math or science concept.

Sketchnote: (10min) 
Create a sketchnote of your takeaways from today’s activities.
Tools: https://sites.google.com/site/ipadmultimediatools/sketchnote-tools


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