Long Term Projects in the Library


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Powerpoint presentation to showcase longterm projects that I have implemented in my library program.

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Long Term Projects in the Library

  1. 1. Implementing Long Term Projects in the Library Andrea Sykes Brock Public School
  2. 3. Anansi <ul><li>Two months </li></ul><ul><li>Four classes (entire primary division) </li></ul><ul><li>Black History Month Project </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on the character of Anansi and group 3-D paper mache project </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Brochure </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>brochure </li></ul>
  5. 7. Brochures <ul><li>One term </li></ul><ul><li>One class at a time </li></ul><ul><li>Have done Space and Trading Partners units </li></ul><ul><li>Investigation, Research, ICT tool use (Publisher) </li></ul>
  6. 8. Teaching and Learning with Big Projects <ul><li>Deeper learning and teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid “sound bite” teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Support whole school initiatives or individual class plans </li></ul><ul><li>Easier day to day planning </li></ul><ul><li>Students develop stronger connection to library program, learning space and more effectively use library tools </li></ul><ul><li>Model best practices (showcase your strengths) </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to differentiate for individual needs </li></ul>
  7. 13. Geckos, Geckos, Geckos <ul><li>Three months </li></ul><ul><li>Two classes (grade one/two) </li></ul><ul><li>Guided research project </li></ul><ul><li>Group Art culminating activity </li></ul><ul><li>One project of many Gecko projects </li></ul>
  8. 14. Leaders of Canada
  9. 15. Federal <ul><li>Steven Harper is the prime minister. </li></ul><ul><li>The prime Minister is the most important person of Canada government </li></ul><ul><li>The prime Minister speaks to other countries for Ontario </li></ul><ul><li>In 2003,Steven Harper co-founded the conservative party of Canada. </li></ul><ul><li>First elected to house of commons in 1993 </li></ul>
  10. 16. Provincial <ul><li>Dalton McGuinty is the premier of Ontario and he is the 24 th premier </li></ul><ul><li>He works hard for Ontario to be a best place </li></ul><ul><li>McGuinty is always proud and happy </li></ul><ul><li>Dalton McGuinty was born on July, 1955 </li></ul>
  11. 17. Municipal <ul><li>It’s a mayor David Miller </li></ul><ul><li>Elected in November 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Reelected in November 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>He wants Toronto to be prosperity and live ability </li></ul>
  12. 18. Canadian Government PowerPoint Presentation <ul><li>Three months </li></ul><ul><li>One class (grade 5) </li></ul><ul><li>Supported research (online focus) and development of PowerPoint presentations </li></ul>
  13. 19. Tips for Long Term Projects <ul><li>Develop an outline for your project (but stay flexible). </li></ul><ul><li>Consult and use resources </li></ul><ul><li>Talk and plan with all stakeholders (teachers and students). </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t give yourself a fixed timeline. </li></ul><ul><li>Timelines are often very long. That’s okay. </li></ul><ul><li>Be open to creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Designate a space in the library to store the materials, books etc for the project so that all teachers and students involved can access it. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that students, classroom teachers and the T-L engage in assessment and celebration of the work. </li></ul>
  14. 20. Chicka Chicka Boom!
  15. 21. Chicka Chicka Boom! <ul><li>Two months </li></ul><ul><li>Kindergarten </li></ul><ul><li>Movement, Chant, Repeated Reading, Media (YouTube), Group painting </li></ul>
  16. 25. The Art of Eric Carle <ul><li>One month </li></ul><ul><li>Two kindergarten classes </li></ul><ul><li>Read and study Eric Carle’s books with a focus on his art and art techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Collage in the style of Eric Carle </li></ul>
  17. 26. Long Term Project Process <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing and Modelling </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing reference to the culminating project (maintain continuity) </li></ul><ul><li>Gradual release of responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Enough time to work on the culminating task </li></ul><ul><li>Shared Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Celebration </li></ul>