Outline Community Partner Our Mission 1st Event – Recycling Lesson 2nd Event – Quilt Squares Big Night Event Final Event – Recycle Ambassadors Project Performance Impact Important Teamwork Lessons Learned Accomplishments
Community Partner Congdon Elementary School 275 Students Worked with the 5thGrade class of 25 students
Mission Statement The mission of Team Reusables is to encourage recycling among students, their families and surrounding communities. By demonstrating proper recycling procedures, expanding their general knowledge of recycling and providing examples of reusing items we are empowering the students to lead by example and be role models for the younger generation.
1st Event – Recycling Lesson •Laura, Erica, & Sean •“Three R’s” video •“Talk Trash” Lesson •Importance of recycling through examples
Big Night Event• Revealing of the quilt• Gifts To Give• Maraca Activity• Blue Bin Sign Up• Pledges
Recycle Ambassadors• 4th event• All 25 students became our “Recycle Ambassadors”• Success
Project Performance Impact Service to Community Partners • Marissa Perez-Dormitzer Increase Blue-bins in New Bedford • James B. Congdon Elementary Mrs. DaCosta’s 5th grade class Raise their recycling awareness • Gifts to Give Donation Drive to collect used toys & clothing
Project Performance Impact ARD Events • “Talk Trash” lesson • Recycling Awareness Quilt Created quilt squares with recycling messages • Recycles Night Event Opportunities to Pledge to America Recycles Day, pick up blue bins, donate to Gifts to Give View 5th graders recycle awareness quilt • Recognition Ceremony
Project Performance Impact Community Involvement • Gifts to Give donationsaccepted Collected approximately 125 items • Twenty-Four pledges for America Recycles Day Recycling Awareness, Education & Behavior • Distributed27blue bins to community • 15 lbs of rechargeable batteries & cell phones • Two dozen participants signed pledge to recycle
Project Performance Impact Sustainability • Incorporated three R’s • Impact of recycling quilt Creativity • Recycling Awareness quilt Demonstrates recycling lessons learned Teaches younger students at Congdon School • Recycling Ambassadors Certificates Empowers the students & gives them responsibility
Important Teamwork Lessons Learned Technology ◦ Wimba Communication Skills ◦ Emailing ◦ Team Meetings Delegating Work ◦ Wiki Assignments Completing Tasks on time ◦ Procrastination on assignments
Accomplishments We were able to complete all of our goals except one so far. There are more blue bins in the class rooms at Congdon Middle School. The fifth graders were able to learn about recycling through different activities we did with them.
Accomplishments We got the community involved by holding an evening event at Condon Elementary School. Collected items to donate to Gifts to Give at our evening event. Our last goal there we don’t know if we accomplished yet is receiving an A!