Gratitude CircleAs we look back over the past 6 weeks,each person is invited to share three thingsyou are grateful for.Please type these in the Chat Window.
Prayer of Thanksgiving God of all blessings, source of all life, giver of all grace: We thank you for the mystery of creation: for the beauty that the eye can see, for the joy that the ear may hear, for the unknown that we cannot behold filling the universe with wonder, for the expanse of space that draws us beyond the definitions of our selves. For these, and all blessings, we give you thanks, eternal, loving God, through Jesus Christ we pray. Amen.Read more: http://www.beliefnet.com/Prayers/Christian/Gratitude/Prayer-Of-Thanksgiving.aspx#ixzz1TGs4teuQ
Overview What is a Capstone Project? Explain the three phases of the capstone project. Review the rubric with participants. Brainstorm projects that could be created for a parish, school, or adult setting. Identify relevant research about technology and learning, especially as applied to faith settings.
WHAT IS A CAPSTONEPROJECT?As found on Wikipedia, a capstone is literally,“one of the finishing or protective stones thatform the top of an exterior masonry wall orbuilding.” For our Institute, an opportunity toapply what you have learned from manydifferent areas, and culminate to make a finalproject that shows off how you are integratingtechnology in your ministry. It is meant to beyour “crowning achievement, point, element, orevent” and “the final stroke; the culmination oracme.”
1. Project Title2. Project Description3. Project Goals4. Audience Description5. Projected Timeline6. Technology To Be Utilized7. Projected Budget8. Do you need Departmental or Administrator approval? If yes, please indicate the steps you have taken.Proposal Deadline: September 1,2011In your project goals, pleaseinclude a statement that is focused Three Phaseson the use of technology to Phase I - Proposalenhance the building ofcommunity in your school or parish.We are about showing how digitaltools can be part of building anddeveloping a community ofbelievers.
Creatively engage your audience in your project. Projects should be implemented in September thru October. Three Phases Projects Phase II - Implementation completed by November 1, 2011.
Part A:Write a 500 word essaysummarizing your SummerInstitute experience andhow you plan to applywhat you learned to yourCatholic school teachingor Parish catecheticalministry. Demonstrate howyou have applied yourunderstanding of ISTEsNational EducationalTechnology Standards forTeachers (NETST) and Three Phasesapplied them to a faith Phase III – Project Summarylearning environment.Include reference to Deadline: December 1, 2011relevant research abouttechnology and learning,especially as applied tofaith settings, ifappropriate.
Part B:Write an article forpublication that wouldtell the story of yourfinal project so thatothers could learn andapply what you did totheir own parish orschool setting.Suggested guidelines: Three Phases•http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/ Phase III – Project Summaryaero/wright/teachers/pdf/la Deadline: December 1, 2011nguage/Newspaper_Article.pdf•http://www.mediacollege.com/journalism/news/write-stories.html
Part C:Complete yourapplication foryour CEU’s with theUniversity of DetroitDeadline forarticles and CEU Three PhasesApplication: Phase III – Project SummaryDecember 1, 2011 Deadline: December 1, 2011
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Good Night!From our last module, July 27 until the completion ofyour projects, continue to interact with your classmatesvia Facebook, Twitter, and/or Digital Discipleship. Ourgoal is to become a community of Digital Discipleswho support each other in the use of digital tools incatechesis.