Presentation on theme: "Mrs. Karen Garrity Dr. Diane M. Clancy Launching a Pre-K to 12 systemic approach to Project Based Learning in a Technology Rich Environment."— Presentation transcript:
Mrs. Karen Garrity Dr. Diane M. Clancy Launching a Pre-K to 12 systemic approach to Project Based Learning in a Technology Rich Environment
Welcome Introductions Purpose: This presentation will recreate the process, timeline, and organization of implementing a wall-to-wall Project Based Learning (PBL) environment.
How do we restructure two high poverty, low performing elementary schools into high achieving schools as a part of a PreK – 12 PBL pathway? Demographics Lincoln/Fodrea Student Performance Lincoln/Fodrea New Tech Visits lead to Prek – 12 pathway
Fodrea Data Last two years of data for Fodrea Community School First two years of data for CSA Fodrea Fodrea Com. Language Arts 3rd4th All Students ESL Special Ed Free/Rd Fodrea Com. Math 3rd4th All Students ESL Special Ed Free/Rd CSA Fodrea Language Arts 3rd4th All Students ESL Special Ed Free/Rd CSA Fodrea Math 3rd4th All Students ESL Special Ed Free/Rd
Fodrea Community School vs CSA Fodrea Fodrea Community School CSA Fodrea Fodrea Com. Language Arts 5th6th All Students ESL Special Ed Free/Rd Fodrea Com. 5th6th All Students ESL Special Ed Free/Rd CSA Fodrea Language Arts Old Fodrea Closed 5th6th All Students ESL Special Ed Free/Rd CSA Fodrea 5th6th All Students ESL 75 Special Ed Free/Rd
Columbus Signature Academy Fodrea Campus Restructure student population to align with district wide demographics Demographics 50% F/R 14% Special Ed. 10% ESL Last two years of ISTEP data
Staffing a PBL School Principal Design Team Impact of choosing facilitators – matching instructional style with instructional strategy – PBL K-12 monthly meetings Vertical & Horizontal Articulation Critical Friends Protocol Training
Stations & Standards Stations UDL Individualization Homogeneous & heterogeneous Remediation Enrichment Large group instruction vs. group work Facilitator at a station – reteaching/follow-up Common Core Standards
Project Design Template – See Handout Voice, Choice, Interests Rigor, Relevance, Relationships Authentic, engaging learning Students understand the need and retain the information Integrated curriculum Interaction with community Presentation to Cummins for funding to install playground equipment.
21 st Century Skills Communication Collaboration Technology Problem Solving Critical Thinking Creativity International Tulip Bulb Project
Formative Assessments Assessment data drives instruction Acuity Data mCLASS/Wireless Generation/Diebels District Writing Prompt Results Star Reading
Projects in Action Field Day2012 Link to 1 st Grade Monster Jam project for Henryville, IN
Closing Incubator for best practices Greater impact on learning without increasing funding Less need for remediation Staff time can be reallocated Questions???
Contact Information Mrs. Karen Garrity Dr. Diane M. Clancy