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  • 1. Growing Environmental Stewards in an Urban Community PS 208 Harlem, NYC Susan Green, Jacquelin Colon, Monica Burns and Tammy Musiowskywww.alainllocke.orgWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 2. Ice Breaker! How do you show stewardship? Write it on a post-it... Share!Wednesday, May 23, 12
  • 3. • Title I School - approx. 85% Free and Reduced Lunch • Approx. 200 Students in Grades 3-5 • General Education, Collaborative Team Teaching and Self ContainedWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 4. NYC DOE District 3Wednesday, May 23, 12
  • 5. Objective 1- Reduce Minority Isolation • Recruitment • Community Events • Open HousesWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 6. • Flyers and Mailers • Bus Advertisements • District Recruitment Events • Community Outreach: connecting new businesses with familiesWednesday, May 23, 12
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  • 10. Objective 2 - Implementation of Systemic Reform • Technology • Project Based LearningWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 11. Objective 3- Implementation of Magnet Theme Instruction • Curriculum Mapping • Integrating UnitsWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 12. Objective 4 - Students will meet AYP and meet magnet standards • Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS) • Education for Sustainability Standards (EfS)Wednesday, May 23, 12
  • 13. • Common Core Learning Standards: national standards integrated into instruction in all subject areas • Education for Sustainability Standards: standards that guide the development of our magnet curriculum designed by the Cloud InstituteWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 14. Objective 5: Teacher Professional Development • Cloud Institute - consultant &, Summer Design Studio EfS Standards Cards • Literacy Consultant from Accelerated Literacy Learning • SMART board certification • SunWorks • ParsonsWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 15. Objective 6: Increased Parent Participation MUST HAVE: Active PTA & parent coordinator! Increased opportunities for parent involvement: Test Prep Workshops • Monthly Coffee with the Principal, Zumba Valentines classes, healthy cooking “Coffee with the Principal” classes, family field trips, speakers at PTA, parent curriculum Zumba! workshopsWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 16. Digging Deeper into the Standards Objectives 2 and 3Wednesday, May 23, 12
  • 17. Objective 2 - Implementation of Systemic Reform • Technology • Project Based LearningWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 18. Technology • One to one technology in every classroom used as everyday instructional tools • 3rd and 4th grade: netbooks • 5th grade: iPads • SMART Boards: teacher certification • ELMO Projectors and Flip CamerasWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 19. Content Content Creation Consumption/ Interaction interactive textbooks (iBooks) Internet research math and ELA strategy practice PowerPoint and assessment presentations email as published communication documents device from student to teacher photo journalsWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 20. A Closer Look at Technology Reform Using an iPad with Free Applications in the ClassroomWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 21. Teacher Uses Management • Timer • Common Core Learning StandardsWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 22. Teacher Uses Instruction • Google Earth • Maps • The Weather ChannelWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 23. Teacher Uses Instruction • Ted Talks: establish prior knowledge, extend thinking • NBC Nightly News: current events, text-to-world connectionsWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 24. Teacher Uses Educreations • Notes: quick way to record class notes • Reference: create and replay instructions or mini-lessonsWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 25. Teacher Uses Quickvoice • Read Alouds • Test PrepWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 26. Teacher Uses WordPress • Management of class/ school website • Quick updates including pictures and linksWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 27. Student Uses • class set of iPads • syncing • iBook PDF libraryWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 28. Classroom Interactive Resources • Social Studies Games: Stack the States, Westward ExpansionWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 29. Classroom Interactive Resources • Math Games: flash cards, Everyday Math GamesWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 30. Classroom Reference Charts • JPEGs to PDFs • Document Scanning Doc Scan HDWednesday, May 23, 12
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  • 35. Classroom Reference Charts Rubrics • DOC/Pages to PDF • JPEG/ELMO to PDFWednesday, May 23, 12
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  • 38. Classroom Lesson Resources • PPT/Keynote to PDFWednesday, May 23, 12
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  • 40. Classroom Interactive Presentations • Prezi: create your own or modify existing presentationsWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 41. Classroom Noterize • Create multimedia documents that can be shared/printed as PDF filesWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 42. Classroom QR Codes Send students to specific websites without worrying about typing the addressWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 43. Student Accountability • Accelerated Reader: self-monitor progress • Performance Assessment • AcuityWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 44. Student Accountability Formative Assessments • Student email • Exit slipsWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 45. Implications • reduces resources (going green) • organization (student resources) • student engagementWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 46. classtechtips.com wwwWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 47. Technology and Project Based LearningWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 48. Project Based Learning Every performance task requires the use of technologyWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 49. ELA Performance Tasks •Reading and writing units are aligned to one another •Magnet theme is integrated •Technology is required (consumption, research, publication)Wednesday, May 23, 12
  • 50. Math Performance Tasks •Magnet theme is integrated •Technology is used throughout the unitWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 51. Content Area Performance Tasks •Social Studies and Science units are aligned •Magnet theme is integrated •Technology is required (consumption, research, publication)Wednesday, May 23, 12
  • 52. Performance Task Home and Garden magazine is searching for tween environmental stewards who can work collectively to create a memento of their tours to various Latin American and Canadian biomes. You must create a patch for our “Save the Environment Quilt.” Your patch must demonstrate your commitment to the environmental preservation of the ecosystems of Latin America and Canada.Wednesday, May 23, 12
  • 53. Performance Task There has been an increase amount of matter (waste) in different parts of thecommunity. Students as photo journalists will compile a photo essay for National Geographic to inform the community about the increase in waste.Wednesday, May 23, 12
  • 54. Objective 3: Implementation of Magnet Curriculum Rich conversation Our curriculum is: Rich Rigorous Engaging Differentiated 21st Century Learning Standards-Based (CCLS & EfS) Questioning EngagingWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 55. Objective 3: Implementation of Magnet Curriculum Rich conversation Our curriculum is: Rich Rigorous Engaging Differentiated 21st Century Learning Standards-Based (CCLS & EfS) Questioning EngagingWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 56. Integrating Theme into Units Reading & Writing Units: • environmental read aloud & book club literature Small collection of our library • guided reading literature • opinion, feature article, and informational writing about environmental issues Grade 3 letters to Brazilian forest workerWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 57. Math Curriculum • Investigations: real life math • Math units planned with enduring understandings and essential questions focused on math in the Making fractions by sharing "brownies" natural world • Supplemental technology program in all grades Working on netbooks on the math programWednesday, May 23, 12
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  • 59. Content Areas • Integrated Science & Social Studies units and projects focused on environmental stewardship theme • Environmental Enduring Understandings & Essential Questions Grade 3 Unit 3 project set-upWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 60. Unit Snap Shot Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Native Americans & Plants Geography of the Western Geography & Matter and Animals in their Hem. & The Nature of Environment Science Properties of Water & Earth Science & The Energy in Puerto Rico Three Worlds Meet United States Interactions of Air, Land & Ecosystems in Latin Simple Machines in Kenya Water in the Colonial & America & Canada Rev.Periods Food & Nutrition & the Animal Adaptations in The New Nation & Western Hemisphere China Electricity & Magnetism TodayWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 61. Unit MatricesWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 62. Projects in Content Areas • Project based learning - UBD Grade 4: Grade 3: Native American villages Grade 5: Relief Maps Creating Power PointsWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 63. Grade 3: Kenyan village and simple machine construction Grade 5: Food Webs and Examining Soil Samples Grade 4: Native American clothingWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 64. School-Wide Environmental Stewardship Theme Integration Through School-Wide Visuals • Mapping school projects World Map of School Stewardship • Painted doorways • Bulletin boards • TV monitor looping student video Entryway Bulletin Boards Themed paintings on doorwaysWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 65. School-Wide Environmental Stewardship Theme Integration Through Everyday Routines • "Dump & Stack" trays in the lunch room Trays after lunch • Recycling Wednesdays • Paper boxes Paper collectionWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 66. School-Wide Environmental Stewardship Theme Integration Through Kenyan pen-pals Environmental Cluster Class • Stewardship of self, family, community and the world • Kenyan pen-pals Projects: Reducing water consumption • Earths Birthday projects • Terra cycle Prepping and packaging items for Terra Cycle shipmentWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 67. School-Wide Environmental Stewardship Theme Integration Through Community & Cultural Activities • All classes participate in Korean dance cultural dances • Nickelodeon Day of Play in September & ALLMSES Day of Play for Earth Week African dance performance Content in the Arts Festival December 2011 • Neighborhood clean-upWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 68. School-Wide Environmental Stewardship Theme Integration Through Field Trips • Environmentally themed movies (The Lorax, Chimpanzee, Born to Be Wild) • Liberty Hall of Science • Museums • Sony Technology LabWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 69. School-Wide Environmental Stewardship Theme Integration Matt & Principal Green Through Guest Speakers • Building relationships with other stewards: Matthew Modine Class visitWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 70. School-Wide Environmental Stewardship Theme Integration Matt & Principal Green Through Guest Speakers • Building relationships with other stewards: Matthew Modine Class visitWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 71. School-Wide Environmental Stewardship Theme Integration City Comptroller John Liu Attends Official Garden Opening • Students from each class work in the hydroponic garden • COMING SOON: our outdoor school garden & Summer Fieldwork Program Planting, measuring, harvesting!Wednesday, May 23, 12
  • 72. School-Wide Environmental Stewardship Theme Integration COTEF in Central Park Through Partnerships • Children of the Earth Garden harvest Foundation (COTEF) • SunWorks • New York Cares • City Readers Building volcanoesWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 73. School Recognition • http://www.foundinblank.com/ • http://school-stories.org/ 2012/05/ipads-in-the- classroom/ • http://nysunworks.org/ projects/ps208 • http://www.uft.org/around-uft/ Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for hydroponic-greenhouse- Hydroponic Garden science-lab-opens-ps-208- harlemWednesday, May 23, 12
  • 74. Questions, Feedback & Raffles Thank you! Please visit us at http://alainllocke.org http://wikispaces.com/ps208Wednesday, May 23, 12