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Bentley UniversityService-Learning:America Clicks!<br />Clicks 3<br />Madhumita Narayan<br />Candace White<br />Brian Kell...
Bentley UniversityService Learning<br />Connection between classroom and community<br />Embedded or 4th credit option<br /...
2+2 = 5
Casa Guatemala
Boys and Girls Club of America</li></ul>Unique opportunity<br />
America Clicks!<br />Once a week at a Waltham elementary school<br />One-on-one computer tutoring for 4th and 5th graders<...
Excel
PowerPoint
Internet</li></li></ul><li>America Clicks!<br />Get to know your student<br />Follow the curriculum<br />Lesson Plan<br />...
Plympton Elementary School<br />Photo from: http://www.Plymptonschool.org<br />
Plympton Elementary School<br />Address: 20 Farnsworth Street Waltham, MA 02451<br />Part of Waltham School District; incl...
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    1. 1. Bentley UniversityService-Learning:America Clicks!<br />Clicks 3<br />Madhumita Narayan<br />Candace White<br />Brian Kelleher<br />Hieu Nguyen<br />Samraan Husain<br />
    2. 2. Bentley UniversityService Learning<br />Connection between classroom and community<br />Embedded or 4th credit option<br /><ul><li>America Clicks!
    3. 3. 2+2 = 5
    4. 4. Casa Guatemala
    5. 5. Boys and Girls Club of America</li></ul>Unique opportunity<br />
    6. 6. America Clicks!<br />Once a week at a Waltham elementary school<br />One-on-one computer tutoring for 4th and 5th graders<br />Attempt to “digitize” what the students learn in the classroom<br /><ul><li>Microsoft Word
    7. 7. Excel
    8. 8. PowerPoint
    9. 9. Internet</li></li></ul><li>America Clicks!<br />Get to know your student<br />Follow the curriculum<br />Lesson Plan<br />+ Session Evaluation<br />= 2 hours per week * 10 weeks = 20 hours<br />Contact Professor or Program Manager if you have any problems<br />
    10. 10. Plympton Elementary School<br />Photo from: http://www.Plymptonschool.org<br />
    11. 11. Plympton Elementary School<br />Address: 20 Farnsworth Street Waltham, MA 02451<br />Part of Waltham School District; includes 6 other elementary schools<br />Predominantly white community<br />
    12. 12. Hardware and Software @ Plympton<br />Software<br />Window XP<br />Microsoft Office 2003<br />IE 8<br />Hardware<br />Very old and slow, RAM <= 1GB, CPU <1.5Ghz<br />Old kind of screen, not LCDs<br />
    13. 13. Roses and Thorns<br />Roses<br />Warm, fuzzy feeling<br />Pass on our knowledge<br />They think we’re cool<br />Chance to practice what we learn<br />Easier 20% of our grade than working!<br />Leadership opportunity<br />Job prospectors like to see community outreach<br />
    14. 14. Roses and Thorns<br />Thorns<br />Possibly really early session (8:30s)<br />Communication gaps<br />Field trips<br />MCAS<br />Old-fashioned computers and software<br />The student might not be talkative<br />Or too much!<br />A lot to cover in a little time<br />
    15. 15. What should be changed?<br />Better communication<br />between teacher and Program Manager<br />between Program Manager and drivers<br />We should be able to contact teacher<br />Less in curriculum<br />Cut out Excel and Website<br />PowerPoint is more interesting for young students<br />Adjust and Update<br />
    16. 16. Reflections<br />First time teaching other people<br />Giving back to the community<br />Reinforce our own knowledge<br />Being a role model<br />Time management<br />
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