Connecting Far and Near Group D
Participants <ul><li>Christine Southard – Tech Leader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elizabeth Spiegel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>M...
Project Description <ul><li>Our goal is to establish a long-term connection between the students and communities of two ve...
Partners <ul><li>Herricks School District, MS 53 & Peninsula Preparatory Academy </li></ul><ul><li>Far Rockaway- surroundi...
Our Mindomo Project Map
Technologies Utilized : <ul><li>Central Website </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs/E-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts/Vodcasts </li></...
Website <ul><li>A central website would be created as a central hub between the two districts and their communities </li><...
Blogging <ul><li>Students would create individualized blog pages  </li></ul><ul><li>Students would learn blogging protocol...
Buddies/E-Pal Partners <ul><li>Using blogging and or e-mail, students could become Buddies or E-Pals with: </li></ul><ul><...
Podcasts & Vodcasts <ul><li>Students will exchange podcasts & vodcasts to create their own virtual field trips about their...
Data Collection <ul><li>Students will create surveys using Survey Monkey to create and manipulate data between partner dis...
Face to Face Connections <ul><li>School Visits </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Service Learnin...
Outcomes <ul><li>The students will:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Become familiar with different Long Island communities </li></u...
EEV Elements Addressed <ul><li>Children as desired, vital, and contributing partners in a learning community </li></ul><ul...
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  1. 1. Connecting Far and Near Group D
  2. 2. Participants <ul><li>Christine Southard – Tech Leader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elizabeth Spiegel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Stein </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amy Thomas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ken Ullrich </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Francesca Venezia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keri Willis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharon Woronoff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linda Zwillick </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Project Description <ul><li>Our goal is to establish a long-term connection between the students and communities of two very diverse learning environments: NYC and Herricks </li></ul>
  4. 4. Partners <ul><li>Herricks School District, MS 53 & Peninsula Preparatory Academy </li></ul><ul><li>Far Rockaway- surrounding businesses and community members </li></ul><ul><li>Herricks – surrounding businesses and community members </li></ul>
  5. 5. Our Mindomo Project Map
  6. 6. Technologies Utilized : <ul><li>Central Website </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs/E-mail </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts/Vodcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Field Trips </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vodcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Skype/Webcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Data Collection/Survey Monkey </li></ul>
  7. 7. Website <ul><li>A central website would be created as a central hub between the two districts and their communities </li></ul>
  8. 8. Blogging <ul><li>Students would create individualized blog pages </li></ul><ul><li>Students would learn blogging protocol and be taught how to comment on each other’s blog pages </li></ul>
  9. 9. Buddies/E-Pal Partners <ul><li>Using blogging and or e-mail, students could become Buddies or E-Pals with: </li></ul><ul><li>Individual students/classes </li></ul><ul><li>Parents/teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Community Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Local Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Local Politicians </li></ul>
  10. 10. Podcasts & Vodcasts <ul><li>Students will exchange podcasts & vodcasts to create their own virtual field trips about their local community </li></ul><ul><li>Content from one school will be generated by questions asked by the other school(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Distance learning – teachers from one school can teach to the students in the other using tools such as Skype or webcasting </li></ul>
  11. 11. Data Collection <ul><li>Students will create surveys using Survey Monkey to create and manipulate data between partner districts </li></ul>
  12. 12. Face to Face Connections <ul><li>School Visits </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Service Learning Opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Apprentices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteering </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Outcomes <ul><li>The students will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Become familiar with different Long Island communities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage in conversation with social, political, and educational implications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience working with different technologies </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. EEV Elements Addressed <ul><li>Children as desired, vital, and contributing partners in a learning community </li></ul><ul><li>Naturally links people of all ages and backgrounds </li></ul><ul><li>Blurs work and play </li></ul><ul><li>Technology components dramatically enhances learning </li></ul>

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