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  • This slide is intended to present our school’s identity Who are we? And how do we express that to the BOE
  • MESA slide of parents with kids, PBL parent nights, Science Festival
  • The Space Foundation has not only been working with our students in the Space Missions Lab ( fulfilling contract)but Mars Robotics Lab is built and the JSAA students participated in their student art contest and student career tours at NSS
  • Teachers taking courses this summer and Mars Robotics Yard, NASA Podcast Training
  • Here is one solution- move into TAP slide
  • TAP is a great solution for our school. And, our staff is one of the highest voting in agreement schools in the district at 87%, so we have great “buy in” with the staff as seen in this voting poll
  • How this grant is working. Goals of grant and how they are going to be accomplished. Use the goal sheet image
  • How this grant is working. Goals of grant and how they are going to be accomplished. Use the goal sheet imageTo note: Our Hispanic population in 2009 was 55% and in 2010-2011 our Hispanic population has dropped to 51%
  • Remember to invite the BOE to the Falcon Fun Day April 30 and Curriculum Exhibition Night May 10
  • Our students will produce a daily announcement broadcast.  In addition to the daily announcements, students will create multimedia presentations of core classes, produce segments that help future students, and work in a 21st Century Skills way. 
  • Concept: To provide a multi use space to serve several purposes; student learning, community engagement, and teacher professional development. Objectives:Military students/parents have oppotunity to use to computers to Skype family members overseas. Parents to be trained on technology their students use. An opportunity for students to have technology to do their homework. Opportunity for students to stay afterschool for homework and other technology oppoturnities for student achievement growth and also not go home to an empty home. Great place for staff development. Great place for community meetings.Great place to market school to newly located military families.Great place to promote STEM. Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathA place to have technology math and science games for student competition.
  • End with Jack Swigert- how he has integrity, use his ideals to express the future of JSAA
  • Discuss Andre Paul and the teachers we have at the school. Look at what the BOE has provided to this community in COS. Because of their support in the transitioning of Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy!
  • Board presentation jack swigert

    1. 1. 2<br />WHO WE ARE<br />
    2. 2. Overview(Resumen)<br />2010-2011 Highlights <br />Parent and Community Involvement<br />2010-2011 Assessment and Data (Baseline Year)<br />TAP/TIF Grant <br />Magnet Grant<br />Next steps<br />
    3. 3. Highlights 2010-2011(PuntosCulminantes) <br />
    4. 4. Curriculum becomes interdisciplinary and real-world with semester projects<br />Highlights 2010-2011<br />Buck Institute of Education worked with staff on Project Based Learning<br />Examples include: <br />Why explore? <br />What effects the migration of birds?<br />How does the human body react in space?<br />How do societies determine rights to resources?<br />Twice a Year Interdisciplinary projects will be implemented <br />
    5. 5. Highlights 2010-2011<br />Awarded TAP/TIF Grant<br />“If we are going to make a positive shift with our student achievement levels, we need to change what we are currently doing, which means we also may need to re-examine our own beliefs and may need to strengthen our professional skills. TAP can do just that. The goals are to increase student achievement, increase the effectiveness of teachers and principals, and recruit and<br />retain effective teachers and principals at the participating schools.” <br />Dr. Nicholas Gledich, Superintendent School District 11<br />
    6. 6. Highlights 2010-2011<br />8th Grade students receive 1:1 Netbooks<br />“I love the mobility in the classroom.  <br />I can move the laptop, mouse and keyboard <br />anywhere in my classroom” <br />CamiDebise, 8th Grade Teacher<br />“I have a Special Ed student that doesn’t like to write. But, with their new computers they  ‘go to town’ on the computer.  The student is interested and focused” 8th grade Language Arts Teacher<br />“I feel more active in my own learning” 8th grade JSAA student<br />
    7. 7. Professional Development(DesarrolloProfesional) <br />Our teachers have had the privilege to participate in:<br /><ul><li>Buck Institute of Education for Project Based Learning. A full year starting with a four-day training in June 2010, following up with two full days of training in September 2010 and January 2011.
    8. 8. Differentiated Instruction Training
    9. 9. Compass Learning
    10. 10. Education Technology Conferences including FETC, Tech Summit, and ISTE
    11. 11. Arts Integration
    12. 12. Cultural Awareness including “Working with Students of Color”
    13. 13. Positive Behavior Support “ Mean Girls On-line”</li></li></ul><li> Parent Involvement(Participaciónde Padres)<br />Parent Nights- Third Tuesday of Every Month <br />Parent Involvement Action Team formed to increase communication through updated calendar system, parent text message communication and parent/teacher relationships<br />Above: A parent learns about mining on the Moon at the 6th grade Curriculum Exhibition Parent Night<br />
    14. 14. Community Involvement(Participaciónde la Comunidad)<br /><ul><li>General Baslaand the Air Force Space Command
    15. 15. Festival of Science with the Space Foundation
    16. 16. Peterson AFB Volunteers
    17. 17. Booth at National Space Symposium for District 11
    18. 18. Astronauts Mike Good and Jim Reilly for curriculum integration
    19. 19. Jack Swigert students read to Roosevelt Elementary students once a month</li></li></ul><li>Space Foundation (FundaciónEspacialColaboración) <br />Above: (left) 8th grade JSAA student wins third place in National Space Symposium Student Art Contest and (right) JSAA students visit the NASA booth while learning about Careers in Space<br />
    20. 20. Space Foundation Discovery Institute(Fundación Espacial Instituto de Descubrimiento) <br />Teacher Training<br />Educator Resource Center NASA Podcast Training<br />AGI Space Missions Lab Honeywell Mars Robotics Lab Student Experiences<br />
    21. 21. A Snapshot of Our Students(Fotode NuestrosEstudiantes) <br />
    22. 22. Assessment and Data(Datosy Evaluación) <br />
    23. 23. TAP/TIF Grant(TAP Subvención)<br />
    24. 24. Magnet Grant(Magnet Subvención)<br /><ul><li>U.S. Department of Education Funding to help Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy succeed
    25. 25. Four Main Goals to accomplish
    26. 26. Research and data collected every year through National Research Center</li></li></ul><li>DOE/Magnet Grant<br />
    27. 27. Next Steps(Próximospasos) <br />Falcon Fun Day and Regional Elementary Science Fair- April 30, 2011<br />Curriculum Exhibition Night- May 10th at Imagination Space, Citadel Mall <br />You’re invited!<br />Master and Mentor Teachers Hired for TAP Grant<br />1:1 Devices for Students<br />Curriculum alignment with feeder schools<br />Classroom technology tool-kits<br />
    28. 28. WRKT Broadcasting Studio! Come Rocket With US!<br />Broadcast Studio(estudiode transmisión)<br />
    29. 29. Cyber Café(Cibercafé)<br />Student Learning, Community Engagement, Teacher Professional Development<br />Multi-Use Space <br />
    30. 30. Astronaut Jack Swigert(AstronautaJack Swigert) <br />Namesake for our school<br />Represents the integrity and ideals of our Aerospace Academy<br />Apollo 13 Astronaut who overcame obstacles to continue forward with the mission he was assigned<br />
    31. 31. Final Words from One of Our Own(Unas pocas palabras de uno de los nuestros)<br />