Presentation on theme: "Workshops-Spring 2008 A Science & English Partnership: Building Common Ground for Collaboration in Dens."— Presentation transcript:
Workshops-Spring 2008 A Science & English Partnership: Building Common Ground for Collaboration in Dens
Session 1: English 1/ICS In order to strengthen the potential to meaningfully infuse the environmental curriculum, teachers in the 9 th grade who have common preps can be given a window into some options. With options, then they can decide to take it where they choose. There are many avenues to explore.
Goals for Workshop #1 Show English faculty potential options for environmental curricular options within the regular English 1 units of study To familiarize Science faculty with these but to enable them to see where THEIR curriculum can also be meaningfully infused, facilitating the English/Science 9 th grade partnerships All units presented have a PBL/portfolio element
Goals for Workshop #2 To familiarize elements of the Odyssey Project as an example of PBL/portfolio assessment Disciplines BEYOND science & English applicable Collaboration internationally in both subject areas w/ another classroom entailed/presented
Goals for Workshop #3 Utilizing the Ed1Stop feature for teachers to work together-example shown using my Germany partner school Building base research skills at the 9 th grade E-mail for documents, wiki construction, use of bookmarks & file storages to build a more informed PV student Multiple resources/elements of utilizing the blog
Collaboration occurs in many ways… Across den discipline areas within a den Across classrooms locally & abroad Science & English partnership @ 9 th grade can meaningfully propel the environmental aim of PVHS