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    • Friendship Academy of Engineering and Technology is a Middle/ High transformation school in Baltimore City that open in 2008.
    • F.A.E.T Serves students from all over the city in grades 6 th - 12 th
    • F.A.E.T primary objective is to develop college ready students and prepare them for careers in:
      • Engineering
      • Networking
      • Software Developing
      • Architecture Design
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    • The idea behind a transformation school like Friendship Academy of Engineering and Technology is to limit the number of transitions that students make in their academic careers.
    • Resulting in:
      • Students in a comfortable school culture
      • Students who are exciting about learning
    • This is the reason why this presentation will be centered around F.A.E.T’s Middle School population and trends.
    • If F.A.E.T wants to have a successful high school then it must start with a successful middle school students.
    • In its first two full years in the Baltimore City Public School System F.A.E.T has narrowly missed its own Annual Measureable Objective and the Annual Yearly Process score set by Maryland State of Education.
    • 2010 Math AMO-71.4.% / 2010 Score- 59.9%
    • 2010 Reading AMO- 80.9% / 2010 Score- 72.9%
  • 2010 M.S.A. Break down for Math
    • All Students
      • Basic- 40.1%
      • Proficient- 52.9%
      • Advanced- 7.0%
    • Special Education
      • Basic- 60.0%
      • Proficient- 25.0%
      • Advanced- 15.0%
    • FARMS
      • Basic- 44.6%
      • Proficient- 49.0%
      • Advanced- 6.4%
  • 2010 M.S.A. Break down for Reading
    • All Students
      • Basic- 27.1%
      • Proficient- 55.9%
      • Advanced- 17.8%
    • Special Education
      • Basic- 50.0%
      • Proficient- 45.0%
      • Advanced- 5.0%
    • FARMS
      • Basic- 30.4%
      • Proficient- 55.7%
      • Advanced- 13.9%
    • My goal as a the school 6 th & 7 th grade Social Studies teacher is to assist and reinforce the techniques and skills that my students have learned in their Math and English class in order to help F.A.E.T meet our A.Y.P.
    • Outline
      • March of 2011, the Middle School students at F.A.E.T. will meet or exceed the Annual Measureable Objective of 81.8% in Reading and 71.4% in Math set for us by the Maryland State of Education in order to reach A.Y.P
    • BUT HOW DO WE ACHIEVE THIS GOAL????
  • The Answer!!!
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • The answer is simple. Social Networks
    • If educators begin integrate the use of social networks not only will take a interest in their tested subjects, but they will also be excited about the M.S.A. and about doing well on them.
    • Educators need to begin to incorporate social networks into their curriculum and test prep.
    • Reasons why:
      • Students consistently use them and are comfortable with.
      • Their sites are updated with newer Web 2.0 technologies
      • Teachers can share and link variety of Web 2.0 to a class social network page
      • Students will have constant communication with Peers and Teachers.
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vj-XCUIbbcE&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL
    • This can work for classroom projects, Why can’t it work for M.S.A Prep?
    • Constant communication with Peers and Teachers.
    • After school and Saturday extended learning programs could be held via Twitter or using the Wall function as a discussion board.
      • During these programs students could also use the instant massager function to get more of a one on one instruction.
    • Teachers can upload YouTube clips, News casts blogs, articles, podcast, as well as many other forms Web 2.0 that related to Math, Reading & Test Prep.
    • Thank you for viewing my Web 2.0 presentation.
    • Any comments, or suggestions' would much appreciated
    • Social Network Sites: Definition, History and Scholarship-http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol13/issue1/boyd.ellison.html
    • MD Report Card- www.MDreportcard.org
    • School Improvement In Maryland:
      • http://www.mdk12.org/data/index.aspx?Nav=1.2