UCF<br />Kind Kids<br />EEX3243 Teachers In Action<br />JillianLong  JoshZayas  KrystleBoga  KeelyJohanssonMarilynRomeroMe...
Introduction to the Host Setting<br />Service learning Blog<br />www.UCFKindKids.blogspot.com<br />Service-learning engage...
Participant Demographics<br />Due to the nature of our presentation, we did not serve a specific organization, but rather ...
Service in Action<br />
<ul><li> Excited about embarking on our project
 Each member used their strengths to enhance project
 Perceptions broadened thanks to the help of our peer facilitator
The greatest creating a project suiting younger learners' interest, interactive needs, and age levelwhile encouraging them...
Connections to the Course<br />Three course topics that we understand better are:<br /> “Postsecondary Service Options,” <...
Challenges of adolescence includes students needing to feel accepted in the classroom and community
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  1. 1. UCF<br />Kind Kids<br />EEX3243 Teachers In Action<br />JillianLong JoshZayas KrystleBoga KeelyJohanssonMarilynRomeroMercedesEnos NicoleSobers<br />
  2. 2. Introduction to the Host Setting<br />Service learning Blog<br />www.UCFKindKids.blogspot.com<br />Service-learning engagement for elementary school students<br /><ul><li>UCP College Transition Program. </li></li></ul><li>Engagement Activities<br />Service learning needs and interests of elementary students<br />Project consists of a series of 5 Weeks<br />Weekly group meetings<br />Thank you Dr. Hines!<br />
  3. 3. Participant Demographics<br />Due to the nature of our presentation, we did not serve a specific organization, but rather focused on creating a blog that would appeal to elementary students of any background. <br />
  4. 4. Service in Action<br />
  5. 5. <ul><li> Excited about embarking on our project
  6. 6. Each member used their strengths to enhance project
  7. 7. Perceptions broadened thanks to the help of our peer facilitator
  8. 8. The greatest creating a project suiting younger learners' interest, interactive needs, and age levelwhile encouraging them to be enthusiastic about service learning</li></ul>Perception of Differences<br />
  9. 9. Connections to the Course<br />Three course topics that we understand better are:<br /> “Postsecondary Service Options,” <br />“Challenges of Adolescence” <br /> “Leisure Education for Positive Leisure Life-Styles.” <br /><ul><li>Postsecondary Options includes the concept of individuals with disabilities transitioning to independence after high school
  10. 10. Challenges of adolescence includes students needing to feel accepted in the classroom and community
  11. 11. Leisure Education encompasses activities that students enjoy</li></li></ul><li>As we worked with our peer facilitator, we saw that he already transitioned into the college environment and had faced many challenges throughout his life. These challenges helped him to learn about social aspects of his life in various ways. Also, the blog that we created could be a form of a “leisure activity <br />EEX 3243<br />for the students that we wanted to present the blog to since it is not only educational, but provides an outlet for student learning via the internet in a fun and creative way. Throughout our future profession, we hope to be able to aid our students with disabilities in a smooth transition from elementary or middle school to high school, college, and beyond. (Schloss, Schloss, & Schloss, 2007). <br />
  12. 12. Final Thoughts<br />Pleased with the efforts that we gave in the blog project <br />We would have loved to be able to present our blog to students<br /><ul><li>If we did a blog in the future
  13. 13. We would love to meet with the young learners in person
  14. 14. Participate in some service learning activities
  15. 15. Give students updates via skype</li></li></ul><li>Visit Our Blog<br />www.UCFKindKids.blogspot.com<br />
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