Open House Presenation

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  • Open House Presenation

    1. 1. New Castle School Open House 2009 - 2010
    2. 2. Welcome! • Mr. Patrick Walters • Physical Education, Health and Computer Science • pwalters@colonial.k12.de.us • MrWaltersWebsite.com
    3. 3. Physical Education • Fitness-based curriculum, not “games-based” • Heart Rate Monitors record student HR data throughout class and are used for grading • Innovative uses of technology to get students involved in being active
    4. 4. P.E. Tech • HR Monitors: Used to gather student data and for grading • Give students immediate feedback about effort level • Nintendo Wii: Used for “active” gaming • Dance, Dance Revolution and Wii Fit • SMART Board: Used for interactive lessons
    5. 5. Health • 1/2 Credit Class, required for High School Graduation • Teaching students to make smart decisions about their health and wellbeing. • Classes are hybrid, some parts face to face, some parts online • www.MrWaltersWebsite.com/class
    6. 6. Computer Science • 1 Credit Class for Middle School Students • A basic introduction into computers including hardware and software • Focus will be on most common applications including MS Office • www.MrWaltersWebsite.com/groupa • www.MrWaltersWebsite.com/groupb
    7. 7. Computer Science • We will spend some time learning to write programs and create web sites • Students will register for a free email account with Google for use in the class • Students will also register for other free online services throughout the course of the year

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