Field of DreamsShould You Build it?<br />by<br />Sonya Chouinard<br />Mary Cipriani<br />
Real World Connections<br />Problem<br />Should Charlotte, NC build a major league baseball stadium?<br />Audience<br />Ci...
Real World Technology<br />Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel<br />Windows Movie Maker<br />Smart Board<br />GPS Units<br /...
Differentiation and Rigor<br />Asking students to resist premature closure<br />Open-ended<br />Taking all sides into cons...
Points to Ponder<br />Changes made to baseball stadiums have been driven by the opportunity to generate more revenue.<br /...
Essential Questions<br />How have sport stadiums changed and evolved?<br />What are the financial and cultural impacts of ...
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  1. 1. Field of DreamsShould You Build it?<br />by<br />Sonya Chouinard<br />Mary Cipriani<br />
  2. 2. Real World Connections<br />Problem<br />Should Charlotte, NC build a major league baseball stadium?<br />Audience<br />Citizens of Charlotte, NC through the Charlotte Observer<br />Guest Speaker<br />General Manager of the Kinston Indians<br />
  3. 3. Real World Technology<br />Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel<br />Windows Movie Maker<br />Smart Board<br />GPS Units<br />Skype<br />Flip-cams and digital cameras<br />Websites<br />ReadThinkWrite.com<br />Ikeepbookmarks.com<br />You Tube<br />Google Earth<br />
  4. 4. Differentiation and Rigor<br />Asking students to resist premature closure<br />Open-ended<br />Taking all sides into consideration (pros/cons)<br />Consideration of negative consequences vs. the positive emotional connection to baseball<br />Teaching and utilizing new technology<br />Time constraints made rigorous lesson planning challenging.<br />
  5. 5. Points to Ponder<br />Changes made to baseball stadiums have been driven by the opportunity to generate more revenue.<br />Any city can support a major league baseball stadium.<br />Destroying the environment to build a baseball stadium is worth the financial gains.<br />A PSA is a powerful tool to use to influence opinions.<br />
  6. 6. Essential Questions<br />How have sport stadiums changed and evolved?<br />What are the financial and cultural impacts of having a baseball stadium in a community?<br />In what ways is the environment impacted if a major league baseball stadium is built in Charlotte, NC?<br />How do you use Windows Movie Maker to create a PSA for a target audience?<br />

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