Presentation on theme: "MayaWest Writing Project 2012 DEMO:"— Presentation transcript:
1 MayaWest Writing Project 2012 DEMO: Academic ScrapbookMRS Dominica Lassalle PellotHigh School Special Education TeacherSaturday, August 18, 2012
2 About me born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico I have two adorable daughters I attended Universidad Metropolitana de AguadillaI completed a Master Degree Special EducationIn 2009I started working for the Department of Education as an Special Education Teacher. I have worked in different schools from Rincon, Aguadilla, Moca and actually in Isabela.
3 This is my school Dr. Heriberto Domenech, Isabela,PR Level: High school Lowest Grade Offered: 10th grade Highest Grade Offered: 12th grade Total Students: 610I like my school a lot.MaleFemaleTotal286315601
4 My class Room I have 25 students in my class room but I teach individual groups by grade.MaleFemaleTotal286315601
5 My PhilosophyI believe that every human being has a great potential to perform, noble faculties to cultivate, a vast destiny to accomplish. The teacher has to provide relevant, pertinent, correct, and useful information to the student that will allow him/her to apply it in similar or related situations that they will encounter.MaleFemaleTotal286315601
6 y Theory Of Multiple Intelligences The Theory Of Multiple Intelligences was proposed by Howard Gardner in 1983 as a model of intelligence that differentiates intelligence into various specific (primarily sensory) modalities, rather than seeing it as dominated by a single general ability.
8 Why Scrapbooks?y“Scrapbooking gives students the chance to use their organizational, writing and artistic skills while recording their learning in a fun, hands-on way.”
9 Why Scrapbooks? Organization and Synthesizing Information Students can…Conceptualize an ideaOrganize thoughts around a theme or questionExpress thoughts three dimensionally
10 Why Scrapbooks? Writing and Publishing Scrapbooks can… Highlight student writingTeach writing organizationTeach editing and proofing skillsDevelop oral language skillsBuild skills such as listing, labeling, letter writing and paragraphsDevelop writing about other subject areas like math and science
11 Why Scrapbooks? Reading Response Activities Scrapbooks are … A powerful reading response toolAn open ended and interpretive mediumAble to generate visual and linguistic responses for a variety of genres
12 Why Scrapbooks? Multiple Intelligence Factors Differentiated Instruction is built inAllows students to use their individual strengthsAllows the students to take ownership of their learningCan be an easy project for cooperative learning
13 Why Scrapbooks? Motivation, Technology and Creativity Gives students an outlet for sharing their workAn easy way to make something meaningful and beautifulThe product looks good no matter what the abilityDigital ScrapbooksShows how students use the technology instead of the teacherAllows parents to see the process and comment on student workIn sync with the Web 2.0 generation
14 Topics for Scrapbooks Reports and Research Vocabulary Geography PoetryBook ReportsField TripsVocabularyJournal WritingGeometryBiographyScience Fair ProjectGraphs and Charts
15 ReferencesGardner, Howard. (1983) Multiple Intelligences, Basic Books. Castellano "Inteligencias múltiples" ISBN: PaidosGardner, Howard. (1999) "Intelligence Reframed: Multiple Intelligences for the 21st Century." Basic Books.Klein, Perry, D. (1997) "Multiplying the problems of intelligence by eight: A critique of Gardner's theory", Canadian Journal of Education, 22(4),Klein, Perry, D. (1998) "A response to Howard Gardner: Falsifiability, empirical evidence, and pedagogical usefulness in educational psychology" Canadian Journal of Education, 23(1),
16 Digital Scrapbooks Scrapblogging – http://www.scrapblog.com - a First Grade scrapbook of the school year– examples of comprehension strategy scrapblogs– examples of Birthday Story scrapblogs from my class– a scrapblog about books new to the library.
17 Links for Scrapbooking – This site outlines using digital scrapbooking for education. It is very comprehensive.- This is a site created for teachers who use scrapbooking in the classroom.- This one is an article about the motivating factors behind scrapbooks in education.This is an article by the author of READIN’, WRITIN’ & SCRAPPIN’ which can be downloaded from- This is a well thought out site that tells the whys and hows of digital scrapbooking for the classroom.