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Supporting literacy through technology<br />Elementary Enrichment Programs<br />
Abstract<br />Supplementing a student’s education, using a combination of literacy and technology, is the basis for this e...
Is there a need for these programs?<br />YES<br />Currently, there are no programs for gifted/talented and/or high achievi...
Enrichmentprogram<br />  Increasing a students knowledge of technology can enhance learning, accelerate academics and unde...
Budget proposal<br />Estimated Expenses:		$26,398.00<br />Amt. requested from funds:        -$23,500.00<br />Difference to...
           Topic for program<br />Junior Authors<br />   The students will create a story and turn it into a book, using t...
Literacy + Technology<br />+<br />   Going hand in hand….the way of the future!<br />
		     Works Cited<br />Brown, S. (n.d.). Using Technology Clubs as an After-school Enrichment Program:  An Action <br /> ...
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Supplementing Literacy Through Technology in Elementary Educational Enrichment Programs

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Supplementing Literacy Through Technology in Elementary Educational Enrichment Programs

  1. 1. Supporting literacy through technology<br />Elementary Enrichment Programs<br />
  2. 2. Abstract<br />Supplementing a student’s education, using a combination of literacy and technology, is the basis for this elementary enrichment program. <br />Students will be offered a challenging and exploratory project whereby they will act as junior authors and compose, narrate and illustrate a book using the most up to date technology available. <br />
  3. 3. Is there a need for these programs?<br />YES<br />Currently, there are no programs for gifted/talented and/or high achieving students in this school<br />The K-3 students accessed the computer lab less than three times for the whole 2008/09 school year<br />
  4. 4. Enrichmentprogram<br /> Increasing a students knowledge of technology can enhance learning, accelerate academics and understanding, and increase student interest<br />Available grants:<br />Verizon Foundation<br />Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation<br />Apple Grant<br />U.S. Federal and State Government Funds<br />The Grant Foundation for Technology<br />
  5. 5. Budget proposal<br />Estimated Expenses: $26,398.00<br />Amt. requested from funds: -$23,500.00<br />Difference to be supplemented<br />Through U.S. Federal & State<br />Government Grants and <br />School Budget: $2,898.00<br />
  6. 6. Topic for program<br />Junior Authors<br /> The students will create a story and turn it into a book, using technology for graphics and narration. Throughout this process, the students will develop a strong sense of reading and writing skills, as well as knowledge about the specific type of technology and/or software that they choose.<br />
  7. 7. Literacy + Technology<br />+<br /> Going hand in hand….the way of the future!<br />
  8. 8. Works Cited<br />Brown, S. (n.d.). Using Technology Clubs as an After-school Enrichment Program: An Action <br /> Research Study. Valdosta State University. Retrieved July 20, 2009 from http://coefaculty.<br />valdosta.edu/lschmert/gera/volum6Brown-final.pdf<br />Global Learning in the Digital Age (2007). Retrieved July 20, 2009 from http://www.iste.org/<br /> Content/NavigationMenu/NETS/ForStudents/NETSforStudents.html<br />Pierce, D. (August 1, 1998). ISTE Unveils National Standards for Technology Literacy. Retrieved <br /> July 20, 2009 from www.iteaconnect.org/TAA/.../TAA_Publications.html <br />Studies of Education. (1995). Studies of Education Reform: Parent and Community Involvement in<br /> Education. Retrieved July 20, 2009 from http://www.ed.gov/pubs/SER/ParentComm/polprac.html<br />

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