Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

Luma Learning Strategies in the Transportation Industry

Daylight Savings will start Sunday, March 8, 2020. That is THIS weekend! Need an eNugget® to remind drivers of the added challenges? Luma has you covered! This week’s Learning Strategy will provide tips for using our eNugget® Here Comes the Sun with face-to-face, online, or with blended instruction. Do not leave your drivers’ blinded by the sun!
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Our free Luma Learning Lessons include objectives, estimated time, materials and instructional procedures for classroom and online/blended teaching. We will provide strategies on how to use our new LumaLive technology to collaborate virtually in real-time. We include these pillars from our learning research to illustrate where they are infused in our lessons.

Lesson #28: Here Comes the Sun

Objectives

  • Identify ways to help with driving into the sunlight.

Estimated Time

30 minutes

Materials

  • LumaLive or similar technology
  • Artifacts: Sponge, Polarized Glasses, Image of a car with reflection on it, Sun Visor, Pillow, and Headlights
  • Notepads or paper
  • Computer or Smartphone
  • eNugget® on Here Comes the Sun or a similar online content.

Instructional Procedures for F2F
  1. EngagementArrange the room in tables and put 1 artifact on each table and pads of paper and writing utensils.
  2. EfficiencyHave the learners sit in groups at the tables.
  3. AuthenticityEngagementAsk the learner if they have ever had to drive directly in the sunlight. What strategies did they use to drive into the sunlight? Make a list of the strategies they used.
  4. AuthenticityEngagementNow, point out the artifact that is on their table. Have them write a message from the perspective of the artifact to the driver.
  5. Example from the car visor perspective: “I am so sorry that you have to drive directly into the sun. Use me to help XXXX.” Have them fill in the rest, for example.
  6. EngagementGive them 3-5 minutes per object and then switch objects. At the end, have one person per group go around and share their artifact perspectives.
  7. AuthenticityEngagementOptional: You can have the groups vote on their favorite group’s artifact perspective. Pass out polarized sunglasses as prizes for the top group.

Instructional Procedures for Blended/Online
  1. EfficiencyLaunch a LumaLive session. Ask the learner if they have ever had to drive directly in the sunlight. What strategies did they use to drive into the sunlight? Make a list of the strategies they used on the white board.
  2. Show an image or an actual artifact. Have them write in the chat box a message from the perspective of the artifact to the driver.
  3. Example from the car visor perspective: “I am so sorry that you have to drive directly into the sun. Use me to help XXXX.” Have them fill in the rest, for example.
  4. Discuss the chats when 2-3 minutes are up.
  5. EfficiencyAuthenticityAssign the Luma’s eNugget® on Here Comes the Sun or a similar online content.
  6. EfficiencyHave them complete it while on LumaLive and see how well they do on the assessments.
  7. EfficiencyAuthenticityDiscuss what they learned together on the call.