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Dream to Life Presentation

  1. 1. Dreams to Life<br />Van Meter National Honor Society & The King Dreamers <br />
  2. 2. Dreams to Life Mission<br />“Our mission is to provide children with technology that can enhance their education and life.”<br />
  3. 3. NHS and The King Dreamers<br />Started mentoring the Dreamers last year<br />Meeting once a month<br />Plan activities to do, work with our technology and just hang out <br />
  4. 4. Dreamers Project <br />(Dreamers Kickoff Party Video)<br />
  5. 5. Dreamers Project<br />Inspiration <br />Visit to Van Meter (11/17/10)<br />The Dreamers’ excitement using our Mac Books<br />We think they deserve the opportunities that we have through technology<br />
  6. 6. Dreamers Project <br />Our Plan<br />Purchase:<br />Two Apple desktop computers <br />Four Flip cameras<br />Two still cameras <br />iTouch<br />Why?<br />Technology has bettered our education at Van Meter<br />Believe that the items will help them in the same way<br />
  7. 7. Canon PowerShot<br />
  8. 8. Flip Camera<br />
  9. 9. 21” Desktop iMac <br />
  10. 10. iTouch<br />
  11. 11. Dreamers Project<br />Raising Money<br />Selling “Dreams to Life” t-shirts <br />RandomKid website <br />For donations to be given <br />Silent auction event <br />Auctioning off “theme baskets”<br />Asking businesses to donate items to be in baskets <br />Special presentations from The Dreamers <br />
  12. 12. Dreamers Project<br />Potential Fundraisers <br />Selling small product (lanyard, keychain, flashdrive) on our RandomKid website<br />Van Meter carnival <br />Day for kids with games and activities<br />The Dreamers will be involved <br />
  13. 13. Dreamers Project <br />Timeline<br />* Subject to change<br />Beginning of January: T-shirts ready to be distributed <br />Mid-January: Small products ready to be sold on RandomKid website<br />February: Silent auction event <br />March: Celebration with The Dreamers to present computers and Flip cameras<br />
  14. 14. How will this be sustainable?<br />Plan on having more events<br />Having two each year<br />Continue selling T-shirts and lanyards throughout the year<br />Brainstorm ideas for next years event<br />Plan on having two events next year<br />Fall, and Spring <br />Possibly getting more computers or items they need at the time<br />Dreamers Project<br />Sustainability<br />
  15. 15. Benefits to The King Dreamers<br />
  16. 16. Benefits to The King Dreamers<br />Benefits to New Technology <br />Ways to better present their knowledge (iMovie, Prezi, Keynote, Google apps and iWeb)<br />Go above and beyond with their education<br />Help to prepare The Dreamers with the technology skills they will need for their futures<br />
  17. 17. Benefits to The King Dreamers<br />Using New Technology For Education<br />NHS will teach The Dreamers and teachers ways to use their new technology to better their education<br />We will teach them Digital Citizenship (internet safety, copyright, fair use)<br />During our meetings each month<br />
  18. 18. Thank You<br />
  19. 19. Contact Information<br />Dreams to Life websites<br />www.dreamstolifeiowa.com<br />Emails<br />shannon.miller@vmbulldogs.com<br />julia.albaugh@vmbulldogs.com<br />danielle.hubbard@vmbulldogs.com<br />andrew.flaherty@vmbulldogs.com<br />

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