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VIH Orientation Presentation

VIH Orientation Presentation



Overview of the Title IID Voices In History grant.

Overview of the Title IID Voices In History grant.



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    • 2009-2012 NCLB
      Title II Part D
      Districts 25 & 30
      Competitive Grant
      Voices In History
      Office of Educational Technology
      Winnie Bracco, Technology Innovation Manager
      September 21 and 22, 2010
    • Meet the Staff
      Voices In History
      • Michael Swirsky
      • mswirsky@schools.nyc.gov
      • Ellen Phillips
      • ephilli3@schools.nyc.gov
      • Richard Gross
      • rgross3@schools.nyc.gov
    • 2009-2012 NCLB Title II Part D Competitive Grants
      Purpose of the Program: Title II Part D - Enhancing Education Through Technology is designed to achieve three major goals as outlined in NCLB:
      1. To improve student academic achievement through the use of technology in elementary schools and secondary schools
      2. To assist every student – regardless of race, ethnicity, income, geographical location, or disability in becoming technologically literate by the end of eighth grade and
      3. To encourage effective integration of technology resources and systems with professional development and curriculum development to promote research/evidence based instructional methods that can be widely replicated.
    • Grant Overview
      • Students will improve their academic performance in ELA.
      • Teachers will increase their knowledge and ability to integrate technology into their Social Studies instruction in meaningful ways to support ELA achievement.
      • Teachers will develop and strengthen their collaboration with other teachers around integrating technology into instruction.
      • Students will develop their technology literacy skills through project based learning.
    • The TajMahal: Architecture of a Love Story
      By Jennifer Sohnen, 24Q014
    • Professional Development
    • Professional Development Options
      Option A:
      Face to Face
      Saturday Sessions
      Educational Technology Institute
      Training Rate
      Option B:
      Online Moodle Course
    • Dates to Remember
      Everyone needs to attend:
      • Orientation Meeting (September 21 or 22)
      • Two-Day Project Based Learning Workshop Pt. 1
      (September 28 & 29)***
      • Two-Day Project Based Learning Workshop Pt. 2
      (November 2 & 3, 2010)
      ***Or August 31/Sept. 1, 2010
    • Resources
      Push-In support
      Projector if funding is available
      Blog Environment
    • Responsibilities
      As a participant, you are required to:
      Complete all necessary applications and forms.
      Attend all workshops and complete surveys.
      Complete all projects and share with school inquiry team and grant community.
      Cooperate with the grant evaluator
      Videotape one lesson integrating technology into the curriculum to impact school community.
    • Expectations
    • Student Work
      • I will engage my students in the process and incorporate student work whenever possible.
      • I will bring one student-created first person narrative to specific workshops to be used as a script for the graphic novel.
    • Evaluator
      ReLearning Curve
      Josephine Imbimbo, Ph.D
    • Evaluation
      Grant is federally funded, state controlled and requires a prescribed evaluation process to take place.
      Surveys – teachers and students
      Site Visits
      Request for data
      Interview of administrators and teachers
      Grant Evaluator:
      Josephine Imbimbo,
      ReLearning Curve
    • OnlinePresences
      There are several different websites that participants will use. You need to know the difference between each.
    • The Office of Educational Technology Website
    • The Voices in History Wikispace
    • Blog
    • The Moodle- Only for Online Participants ONLY
    • G-Mail
      Each participant of Voices In History will need to get a G-Mail Account, which you will register for today.
    • Our Next Workshop
      **Project Based Learning with the Buck Institute
      Tuesday, September 28 & Wednesday September 29
      @45-18 Court Square, LIC
      Blogging for 24:7 Communication
      Saturday, October 30, 2010
      @8201 Rockaway Blvd. Ozone Park
      **If you did NOT attend the Aug. 31 & Sept. 1 workshop
    • Questions/Comments