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DIGITAL DESTINATIONS IN HISTORY

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Ddih Brochure 2009

  1. 1. NEW YORK CITY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A Joel I. Klein, Chancellor TWO DAY TRAINING ON PROJECT-BASED LEARNING. AND ONE OPTION BELOW. The Office of Educational Technology Division of Assessment and Achievement Resources PLEASE SELECT ONE OPTION Option A: Face-to-Face Sessions Participants will attend six face-to-face Saturday work- shops from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Participants will choose to receive either 3 ““P”” credits or training rate. Enhancing Education TENTATIVE DATES: 1/23/10, 2/27/10, 3/20/10, 5/1/10, 5/8/10, 6/5/10 Through Technology (EETT) funded Title IID Program Digital Destinations In History Title IID Funding September 2009 through December 2012 Option B: Pull-Out Sessions Queens Office of Participants can attend six pull-out sessions during the Educational Technology school day from 9:00 to 3:00 pm. NOTE: No ““P”” credit will be offered for this option. 82-01 Rockaway Boulevard Ozone Park, NY 11416 TENTATIVE DATES: 1/22/10, 2/26/10, 3/19/10, 4/20/10, 5/7/10, 6/3/10 Contact: Winnie Bracco Technology Innovation Manager Wbracco@schools.nyc.gov The Office of Educational Catherine M. Powis Option C: Online Course——30 hours Community Superintendent CSD 24 This course is designed for grant teachers who are Technology OET provides comfortable working online and have experience tak- innovative solutions to transform Jeannette Reed teaching, learning, and leading Community Superintendent CSD 28 ing online courses. Participants must be pre-approved prior to registration and seats are limited. through professional development NOTE: This course is offered for ““P”” credit only. and on site support. TENTATIVE START DATE: Jan 22, 2010 http://www.oitqueens.com http://oitqblogs.com
  2. 2. DIGITAL DESTINATIONS IN HISTORY Digital Destinations in History (DDIH) - is an Goal intensive professional development program that will The ultimate goal of the DDIH Program is to improve focus on improving student achievement in ELA by academic performance in ELA by enhancing teachers’’ integrating technology into the Social Studies curricu- abilities to effectively infuse technology into their lum. DDIH serves the goals of the Enhancing Educa- Social Studies instruction. Throughout the three-year tion Through Technology theme, ““Technology Infu- cycle, the DDIH program will train teachers to infuse sion into Instruction through Professional Develop- technology into authentic, interdisciplinary projects ment,”” by empowering educators to engage students that develop students’’ Social Studies content knowl- receive professional development using multi- in interdisciplinary projects that develop writing, criti- edge and build critical ELA skills —— including reading media tools to create lessons and videos that cal thinking, and problem solving skills. The DDIH comprehension, writing and critical thinking skills. are aligned to the NYS Social Studies and Eng- This project will differentiate specifically to support lish Language Arts standards. In addition, the program aims to train teachers to use technology as teachers working with student with special needs in a lessons will align to the National Educational both an instructional tool for the Social Technology Standards for teachers and stu- integrated collaborative team teaching (ICTT) envi- Studies curriculum and as a way to rein- ronment. For each consecutive year of the program, dents and the Professional Teaching Standards force fundamental ELA skills. it is proposed that 80% of target students will achieve . at least one year of growth on their scale develop and strengthen their collaboration Twenty four New York City public and twenty score of the NYS ELA exam. with other Social Studies teachers while inte- non-public schools within Community School Dis- grating technology into instruction to advance tricts 24 and 28 will be participating. ELA skills District 24 incorporate the project-based learning process Technology Infusion within their content area and use technology IS 5, PS 12, PS 14, PS 19, IS 61, IS 73, IS 77, IS 89, to enhance research and writing skills PS 91, IS 93, IS 125, PS 153, Grover Cleveland HS, Students will conduct research by reading literature, Newtown HS, Queens Vocational HS historical fiction, biographies and use primary sources collaborate within ARIS Connect and use a around selected topics. Through the use of technol- variety of virtual community tools, such as District 28 ogy students will incorporate their non-fiction writing email, blogs, wikis, the web portal and synchro- into multimedia presentations using graphics, audio nous communications PS 30, PS 54, IS 72, IS 144, IS 157, IS 217, Queens files and video. Culminating projects will be collected Academy HS, Forest Hills HS, Jamaica HS in e-portfolios with student reflections of the project- based learning process and their under- Non-Public Schools standing of the specific content. St. Raphael School, Resurrection Ascension School, Sacred Heart School, Razi School, St. John Lutheran School, Redeemer Lutheran School, Martin Luther Support HS, Bnos Malka Academy, Bais Yaakov Academy, Tiferes Torah Institute, Machon Academy, Our Lady Teachers and school leaders will receive on-going of Mercy, Al-Manoor School, Al-Iman School, professional development —— face to face and online Shaaraei Zion Ohel Bracha, Our Lady Sorrows, St. and in-school mentoring support. Workshops will Adalbert, Yesheiva Tifereth Moshe, Yeshivat Our take place throughout the year to allow for teacher Haim, St. Nicholas of Tolentine experimentation and online collaboration using re- cently learned content between sessions.
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