Presentation on theme: "Introduction to Education Dr. Regina M. Ryel Susan Templeton Sarah Wendell Todd Musgraves Samantha Neal Elisha Taldo."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction to Education Dr. Regina M. Ryel Susan Templeton Sarah Wendell Todd Musgraves Samantha Neal Elisha Taldo
Introduction We chose to do a can food drive partnered with Northwest Arkansas Food Bank. Benton and Washington Counties are two of the top three counties with the most people living below poverty level. Everyday in Northwest Arkansas there are nearly one hundred thousand hungry people. We made it our goal to assist those in need of food during the holiday seasons.
The NWA Food Bank is located at 1378 June Self Drive Bethel Heights, AR 72764
Project Overview Our group will educate young people at Jones Elementary School about the causes and effects of hunger in Northwest Arkansas. As a group, we will motivate children to be more involved within their community. We will give the children intrinsic rewards to bring food items to be donated to the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank.
Wal-Mart helps the Food Bank Wal-Mart donated material from the Springdale Sams Club along with additional material for the benefit of the NWA food bank.
Food that is donated to the food bank is in turn donated to the community.
Curriculum Examine our beliefs and opinions about teaching and learning. We will extend our understanding of self as a learner and future leader. Integrate our knowledge of self and students to the context of the school. We will broaden our understanding of the role of schools in our society. Review practical issues related to the teaching profession. Students will develop effective oral communication skills. Students will employ a variety of sources.
The NWA Food Bank now accepts and donates baked items such as cakes and bread.
Technology Our initial use of technology was using the internet to search for ideas and methods of running a successful can food drive. Phone and email communication has been used to contact group members. We used publisher, power point, and word to create our documents.
For every dollar donated to the NWA Food Bank, they are able to deliver five meals to needy people.
Skills Team Honesty Effective Communication Staying on Task Follow Through Individual Patience Responsibility Time Management
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Rewards The intrinsic reward is that by donating a can of food, the students know they are helping another person have food to eat. They are making a difference in society. The extrinsic reward is that our group spent a full day at Jones Elementary School playing with the students during their recess time. All students were included!
The canned foods donated by the students of Jones Elementary School were collected and taken to the NWA Food Bank. The food drive was completed November 14 th making is possible to donate all the collected cans to help with Thanksgiving Dinners.
Project Results The students at Jones Elementary School donated a total of 200 pounds of canned foods!!
Future Project Ideas A future group could expand on our food drive idea by incorporating the entire district instead of just one school.
Acknowledgments Thank you to the following: Gerald Demory at the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank. All faculty at Jones Elementary School. The generous students at Jones Elementary School in Springdale, AR.