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National Indian Education Association Conference 2010

  1. 1. Instructional Tools for the 21st Century Sheril Thompson M.Ed. Curriculum Coordinator [email_address] For Indian Education, English as a Second Language, World Languages Mid-Del Public Schools
  2. 2. Mid-Del Public Schools 27 School Sites 17 Elementary Schools 5 Middle Schools 3 High Schools 1 Vo-Tech 1 Alternative Academy Total Enrollment 14,700
  3. 3. Native American Student count for Mid-Del Schools Pre-K – 5 th grade -668 6 th -8 th grade – 442 High Schools – 508 Total = 1598 10% of District 54 Tribes Represented
  4. 4. Indian Education Programs Tutoring –Before /After School Certified teachers tutor in 30 minute sessions Full-Time @ 6 Sites Schools have a larger Native population Data used to determine need for tutoring
  5. 5. Computer Programs Pre-K thru 2nd
  6. 6. Millie’s Math House <ul><li>Nine activities </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation of math concepts and thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Numbers, shapes, sizes, quantities, patterns, sequencing </li></ul><ul><li>Graphing, simple number sentences </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bailey’s Book House
  8. 8. Bailey’s Book House <ul><li>Nine activities </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on reading and writing </li></ul><ul><li>Phonemic awareness, vocabulary, rhymes, stories </li></ul>
  9. 9. Destination Reading K thru 8th
  10. 10. Destination Reading <ul><li>Course 1 - Emergent literacy and phonemic awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Course 2 - Fluency and comprehension </li></ul><ul><li>Course 3 - Comprehension strategies and vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Course 4 - Middle School students apply advanced skills and strategies </li></ul>
  11. 11. Destination Math K thru 8th
  12. 12. Destination Math <ul><li>Course 1 - whole numbers, counting, subtraction, length, time, weight and coins </li></ul><ul><li>Course 2 - place value,simple fractions, volume, area, temperature and time </li></ul><ul><li>Course 3 - number sense, fractions, decimals, probability, statistics and geometry </li></ul>
  13. 13. Read About 3rd thru 8th
  14. 14. Read About <ul><li>Provides direct instruction in comprehension skills and strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Teach high utility and academic vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Build content-area knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Engage students with 100% nonfiction content </li></ul>
  15. 15. FasttMath 3rd thru 8th
  16. 16. FasttMath <ul><li>Program to help struggling students develop quick recall of basic math fact in addition,subtraction,multiplication, and division. </li></ul><ul><li>10 minute sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Targeted for after-school programs </li></ul>
  17. 17. ACT 9th thru 12th <ul><li>Purchased 12 MacBook computers </li></ul><ul><li>Program for ACT preparation-Kaplan ACT-SAT preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Cambridge </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office for resumes, applications </li></ul><ul><li>Easy access to printer </li></ul><ul><li>Students are allowed to check out </li></ul><ul><li>College Board Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>ACT Student Workshops </li></ul>
  18. 18. ACT Opportunities <ul><li>9 th grade -1 testing session </li></ul><ul><li>10 th grade - 1 testing session </li></ul><ul><li>11 th grade - 2 testing sessions </li></ul><ul><li>12 th grade - 4 testing sessions </li></ul>
  19. 19. Summer Camp Technology <ul><li>Native Math Camp for 4th and 5th </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Boards,projectors, document cameras -teachers create interactive lessons for students </li></ul>
  20. 20. Riverdeep Information <ul><li>Millie’s Math House, Bailey’s Book House, Destination Math, Destination Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Riverdeep is a Houghton Milfflin Company </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>1-888-242-6747 </li></ul>
  21. 21. Scholastic Information <ul><li>FasttMath </li></ul><ul><li>Read About </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: </li></ul><ul><li>1-800-342-0236 </li></ul>
  22. 22. ACT Information <ul><li>ACT Online Prep </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: </li></ul><ul><li> [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> 319-337-1429 </li></ul>