Begin With ME!
Project Goals To demonstrate that, when appropriate technology tools and strategies are integrated into instruction, all s...
Project Goals To demonstrate that given adequate training and support, teachers can comfortably integrate technology into ...
Project Goals To demonstrate that supporting struggling students in the general education classroom can be cost effective,...
Rationale <ul><li>The Reauthorization of IDEA 2004 states that all students have access to the general ed curriculum. </li...
Begin With ME! kids
Begin With ME!  Team Members & Roles <ul><li>Teacher: Implement the project </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Consultant: Team Lea...
Begin With ME!  Support <ul><li>Training – MISD </li></ul><ul><li>Class visits – District Trainer </li></ul><ul><li>On-lin...
Begin With ME! - Training
Begin With ME! - Class Visits
Begin With ME! kids
Begin With ME! - On-Line Resources
Begin With ME! - Technology Tools for Pre-writing Tools for Draft Writing Tools for Editing Tools for Publishing
Begin With ME! - Technology Tools for Pre-writing
Begin With ME! - Technology Tools for Draft Writing
Begin With ME! - Technology Tools for Editing
Begin With ME!  Reasons to Write *WEB Based (5 th  grade) *Virtual Fieldtrip * Readers Make Leaders *Read Across the Planet
Begin With ME!  Reasons to Write 2001: Movies Versus Real Life   <ul><li>Travel Brochure </li></ul><ul><li>Imaginary Plane...
Begin With ME!  Reasons to Write www.twice.cc
Begin With ME!  Reasons to Write
Begin With ME! - It's ALL About Writing
Data Collected <ul><ul><ul><li>Pre and Post Student Writing Samples  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student Writer Su...
Data: Impact on Students  Quality <ul><li>Of the students who scored not proficient on the initial writing sample, 58.7% a...
Data: Impact on Students  Quantity <ul><li>Overall there was a 55% increase in the number of words used after the tools we...
Data – Impact on Teachers <ul><li>I effectively integrate resources/strategies into my writing instruction that supports c...
Data – Impact on Teachers <ul><li>I have access to the resources and instructional strategies I need in order to help stru...
Data – Impact on Teachers <ul><li>I am comfortable using technology in my classroom to support writing.   </li></ul>
Data – Impact on County <ul><li>Building Capacity District by District </li></ul><ul><li>Developing a County-wide Support ...
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    1. 2. Begin With ME!
    2. 3. Project Goals To demonstrate that, when appropriate technology tools and strategies are integrated into instruction, all students, including those with special needs and those at risk for academic failure will become better writers .
    3. 4. Project Goals To demonstrate that given adequate training and support, teachers can comfortably integrate technology into their writing curriculum to support all students.
    4. 5. Project Goals To demonstrate that supporting struggling students in the general education classroom can be cost effective, easily replicated and serve as a model for building a county's capacity to serve at-risk and special needs learners.
    5. 6. Rationale <ul><li>The Reauthorization of IDEA 2004 states that all students have access to the general ed curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>No Child Left Behind - All means all. </li></ul>
    6. 7. Begin With ME! kids
    7. 8. Begin With ME! Team Members & Roles <ul><li>Teacher: Implement the project </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Consultant: Team Leader and Teacher/Curriculum support </li></ul><ul><li>Assistive Technologist or SLP: Technology Expert/ Support </li></ul>
    8. 9. Begin With ME! Support <ul><li>Training – MISD </li></ul><ul><li>Class visits – District Trainer </li></ul><ul><li>On-line Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul>
    9. 10. Begin With ME! - Training
    10. 11. Begin With ME! - Class Visits
    11. 12. Begin With ME! kids
    12. 13. Begin With ME! - On-Line Resources
    13. 14. Begin With ME! - Technology Tools for Pre-writing Tools for Draft Writing Tools for Editing Tools for Publishing
    14. 15. Begin With ME! - Technology Tools for Pre-writing
    15. 16. Begin With ME! - Technology Tools for Draft Writing
    16. 17. Begin With ME! - Technology Tools for Editing
    17. 18. Begin With ME! Reasons to Write *WEB Based (5 th grade) *Virtual Fieldtrip * Readers Make Leaders *Read Across the Planet
    18. 19. Begin With ME! Reasons to Write 2001: Movies Versus Real Life <ul><li>Travel Brochure </li></ul><ul><li>Imaginary Planet Story </li></ul>
    19. 20. Begin With ME! Reasons to Write www.twice.cc
    20. 21. Begin With ME! Reasons to Write
    21. 22. Begin With ME! - It's ALL About Writing
    22. 23. Data Collected <ul><ul><ul><li>Pre and Post Student Writing Samples </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student Writer Surveys </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher Surveys </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Level of comfort using technology </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Level of comfort teaching At Risk Learners </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Level of comfort teaching Language Arts </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student Demographics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Frequency of Technology Use </li></ul></ul></ul>
    23. 24. Data: Impact on Students Quality <ul><li>Of the students who scored not proficient on the initial writing sample, 58.7% achieved a proficient rating on the final writing sample. </li></ul>
    24. 25. Data: Impact on Students Quantity <ul><li>Overall there was a 55% increase in the number of words used after the tools were introduced. </li></ul>
    25. 26. Data – Impact on Teachers <ul><li>I effectively integrate resources/strategies into my writing instruction that supports children with special needs? </li></ul>
    26. 27. Data – Impact on Teachers <ul><li>I have access to the resources and instructional strategies I need in order to help struggling writers keep up in the Language Arts Curriculum </li></ul>
    27. 28. Data – Impact on Teachers <ul><li>I am comfortable using technology in my classroom to support writing. </li></ul>
    28. 29. Data – Impact on County <ul><li>Building Capacity District by District </li></ul><ul><li>Developing a County-wide Support System </li></ul><ul><li>Developing an effective and efficient model for servicing At-risk and Special Needs students. </li></ul><ul><li>Building a Working coalition of general, special and technology Educators. </li></ul>
    29. 30. Sharing our Knowledge beginwithme.misd.net
    30. 31. Begin With ME!

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