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Team Virtuoso 21st Century Education Ppt

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Team Virtuoso 21st Century Education Ppt

  1. 1. 21 st Century Education: Best Practices- Curriculum and Building Structure Prepared for Millcreek Township School District Analysts: Team Virtuoso Mercyhurst College Institute of Intelligence Studies 10 November 2008
  2. 2. <ul><li>What are the likely current best practices or combination of best practices utilized by suburban public high schools, similar to McDowell High and Intermediate High Schools, with respect to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building Structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Green” Initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outside Activities </li></ul></ul>Project Requirement
  3. 3. <ul><li>Career Academies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>21 st century skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applicability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outside Activities </li></ul></ul>Best Practice: Curriculum 5.7 This score is out of 8 total points, which calculates out to 71.5%.
  4. 4. <ul><li>Hybrid Classes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>21 st century skills set </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applicability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outside Activities </li></ul></ul>Curriculum 4.45 This score is out of 8 total points, which calculates out to 55.7%.
  5. 5. <ul><li>Other options all rank lower than 3 </li></ul>Curriculum
  6. 6. <ul><li>Feasible for all six curriculum options </li></ul><ul><li>Ranking of “1” represents challenges and suggestive evidence </li></ul>Outside Activities
  7. 7. <ul><li>Classroom aesthetics and labs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lighting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Additional options </li></ul>Best Practice: Building Structure 21.38 This score is out of 30 total points, which calculates out to 71.3%.
  8. 8. <ul><li>Infrastructure Improvements (not including classrooms) </li></ul><ul><li>- Green Initiatives </li></ul>Building Structure 18.75 This score is out of 30 total points, which calculates out to 62.5%.
  9. 9. <ul><li>Other options all rank… </li></ul>Building Structure
  10. 10. <ul><li>Application of LEED virtually certain to add value to ALL building structures. </li></ul><ul><li>Particular emphasis should be paid to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Green Ventilation Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Green Roofs </li></ul></ul>“ Green” Initiatives
  11. 11. <ul><li>Reduction in Energy Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Improved indoor air-quality </li></ul><ul><li>Improved educational environment </li></ul><ul><li>21st Century Skills </li></ul>“ Green” Benefits
  12. 12. Questions? Contact: Team.Virtuoso08@gmail.com Mercyhurst College Institute of Intelligence Studies
  13. 13. Decision Matrices <ul><li>How we analyzed this project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>21 st century skills matrix </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overall matrix </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cost, applicability to large student population, outside activities/green </li></ul></ul></ul>

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