DUNLAP VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL MS. RADA, MR. MONTEMAYER, MR. ALLISON, MRS. JOYCE, AND LEON WANG (8TH GRADE STUDENT)Developing Technologically Capable Creators
STRATEGIC PLAN – GOAL #3Students at willdevelop appropriate as measured by annual studentparticipation data. Rationale for this Goal • From District Strategic Plan – Vision Statement – Goal 1: To continuously improve student growth and achievement • How technology – Appeals to students – Increases student motivation – Develops 21st Century skills – Presents cross curriculum opportunities
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7TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES COMMUNITY Engage with students Share and store content Connect with your peers Track and measure success
DVMS USAGE STATISTICSNovember 2011:January 2012:
EDMODO IN 8TH GRADEMATH CLASSESMr. John AllisonLeon Wang, 8th Grade Student
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