Inclusive education through i earn project collaboration
Renee Day, MDYRamona High School Riverside, CA USANovember 14, 2012
“Inclusive education is a process of strengthening the capacity of the education system to reach out to all learners and can thus be understood as a key strategy to achieve EFA (Education For All).” -Policy Guidelines on Inclusion in Education (2009), Paris: UNESCO.A New Approach to Teaching and Learning: Project based learning allows students to apply their knowledge of the content and develop mastery of technological skills. International online collaboration with their peers allows students to engage in cross-cultural exchange that will increase their understanding of other traditions and perspectives and build cultural literacy. Exchange 2.0: The Science of Impact, the Imperative of Implementation (2012).,http://www.usip.org/events/exchange-20-the-science-impact-the-imperative-implementation.
• Universal Access to the core curriculum standards can be achieved using project based learning activities.• Authentic Assessment gives students an alternate way to demonstrate their content knowledge.• Alternative to traditional assessment allows learners to engage with the curriculum and retain the information in a meaningful way. Toolkit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities (2012). U.S. Office of Special Education Programs, http://www.osepideasthatwork.org/parentkit/AltAssessFAQ.asp. Top Ten Tips for Assessing Project Based Learning (2011). Edutopia. George Lucas Educational Foundation, www.edutopia.org.
Adobe Youth Voices Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program (YIEP) Public Art Project Future Citizens GCE Journalism 2.0 World Youth News Video-Conferences
GCE Journalism 2.0 Course Content and Standards:World Youth News Reading Literacy for H/SS Develop a news story about Grades 11-12: 2. Determine the central ideas or the local community or a information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear global issue. the relationships among the key details and ideas. . Report on the outcome of History/Social Science the presidential election. 12.10 Students formulate questions about and defend their analyses of tensions within our constitutional democracy and the importance of maintaining a balance between the following concepts: majority rule and individual rights. Produce media to support Career Technical Education news story. (Photo, video Grades 11-12: 7. Integrate and evaluate multiple interview, podcast) sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a World Youth News, 2012 question or solve a problem. http://www.worldyouthnews.org/ Common Core State Standards Initiative (2012), http://www.corestandards.org/.
Video conference Ramona Rams on Biofuels Recycle Adobe Youth Voices Create media to raise awareness about youth issues YIEP and Product in Local campaigns to a Bag reduce child poverty GCE World Youth Build dialogue skills News and a sense of a global community iEARN Impact , 2012,. http://www.iearn.org/impact
Adobe Youth Voices Learn new skills to integrate technology iEARN Pangea QR Code into classroom lessons. Project Transfer skills and knowledge to students Youth Innovation and to increase their Entrepreneurship Program technological literacy. (YIEP) Introduce blended learning to students. GCE World Youth News Collaborate and exchange ideas about iEARN Website education with QR Code : colleagues around the globe.
“Education is the most important weapon you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela World Trade Center Finial at United Nations Plaza, 2005
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