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1 Fun Along Interstate 40 Project Overview Teacher Planning Work Samples & Reflections Teaching Resources, 1 of 2 Teaching Resources, 2 of 2 Assessment & Standards Classroom Teacher Guide Pre-service Teacher Guide Staff Developer Guide Office Training Resources Learning Areas Levels Objectives Software Description Author Documents Social Studies, math, music, language arts, technology 10- to 12-year-olds By integrating social studies with math, music, technology, and language arts, the learner will relate geographical concepts of the United States (specifically landforms and regions) to places of interest along Interstate 40. Microsoft Internet Explorer Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) Microsoft Visio, MapPoint, Publisher, Paint, Microsoft Encarta Reference 2003 Interstate 40 traverses the United States from North Carolina to California, crossing eight states and six major landforms. Students relate geographical features of this route (specifically landforms and regions) to places of cultural interest. In doing so they integrate social studies with math, music, technology, and language arts. Lynne Garcia and Lydia O’Rear, Elmhurst Elementary School, Greenville, North Carolina

2 Fun Along Interstate 40 Project Overview Teacher Planning Work Samples & Reflections Teaching Resources, 1 of 2 Teaching Resources, 2 of 2 Assessment & Standards Classroom Teacher Guide Pre-service Teacher Guide Staff Developer Guide Office Training Resources Teacher Planning and Management Click the documents below to help you understand the context of this exemplary learning project: Background & Planning: A picture of the origin and objectives of the learning project, including the manner in which the project was planned and managed. Classroom Images: Images of the classroom to give you a better feeling for how the project was implemented. Documents

3 Fun Along Interstate 40 Project Overview Teacher Planning Work Samples & Reflections Teaching Resources, 1 of 2 Teaching Resources, 2 of 2 Assessment & Standards Classroom Teacher Guide Pre-service Teacher Guide Staff Developer Guide Office Training Resources Work Samples, Teacher and Student Reflection Click the documents below to see work samples and reflections from the teachers and students: Student Work Samples: Four examples of student writing generated through participation in this learning project: a list of supplies, lyrics to a cowboy song, journal entries, and a completed worksheet. Teacher Reflection: Thoughts and reflective comments from the teachers involved, including advice for future implementations. Student Perspective: Comments on how the students perceived the learning that occurred. Documents

4 Fun Along Interstate 40 Project Overview Teacher Planning Work Samples & Reflections Teaching Resources, 1 of 2 Teaching Resources, 2 of 2 Assessment & Standards Classroom Teacher Guide Pre-service Teacher Guide Staff Developer Guide Office Training Resources Teaching Resources, 1 of 2 Click the documents below to see work samples and reflections from the teachers and students: Teacher Procedures: An overview of the project for teachers. Student Project Overview: An overview of required tasks for students. MapPoint Instructions: Instructions and tips for students on how to use Microsoft MapPoint in this project. I-40 Maps: MapPoint and.jpg files of locations along I-40 created with MapPoint. Cadillac Picture: For students to decorate. Class Server Resources: Downloadable resources for schools using Microsoft Class Server. Documents

5 Fun Along Interstate 40 Project Overview Teacher Planning Work Samples & Reflections Teaching Resources, 1 of 2 Teaching Resources, 2 of 2 Assessment & Standards Classroom Teacher Guide Pre-service Teacher Guide Staff Developer Guide Office Training Resources Teaching Resources, 2 of 2 Click the documents below to see work samples and reflections from the teachers and students: Lesson Plans: A plan for each day and location involved in the project. Extension Activities: A list of suggested culminating or extension activities. Documents

6 Fun Along Interstate 40 Project Overview Teacher Planning Work Samples & Reflections Teaching Resources, 1 of 2 Teaching Resources, 2 of 2 Assessment & Standards Classroom Teacher Guide Pre-service Teacher Guide Staff Developer Guide Office Training Resources Assessment and Standards Click the documents below to see the assessment rubrics and standards covered in this learning project: Assessment Rubric: An example of a rubric provided to students showing how the project was assessed. Mapping the Standards: Mapping this project’s learning objectives against curriculum standards. National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NETS): Performance indicators for technology-literate students. Documents

7 Fun Along Interstate 40 Project Overview Teacher Planning Work Samples & Reflections Teaching Resources, 1 of 2 Teaching Resources, 2 of 2 Assessment & Standards Classroom Teacher Guide Pre-service Teacher Guide Staff Developer Guide Office Training Resources Classroom Teacher Guide Click the documents below to learn from this project and create your own classroom project: The Starting Point: Questions to keep in mind when reviewing this project. Using the Tour Model: Questions to consider before you begin to create a technology-integrated project based on this Virtual Classroom Tour. Authentic Assessment: Understanding that assessment needs to move into the realm of authenticity helps to make learning more meaningful for students. Implementing a Project: Some questions to consider at the implementation stage of a learning project. Record Your Thoughts: A document in which you can record your comments and reflections as you create your own learning project. Documents

8 Fun Along Interstate 40 Project Overview Teacher Planning Work Samples & Reflections Teaching Resources, 1 of 2 Teaching Resources, 2 of 2 Assessment & Standards Classroom Teacher Guide Pre-service Teacher Guide Staff Developer Guide Office Training Resources Preservice Teacher Guide Click the documents below to learn from this project and create your own classroom project: The Starting Point: Questions to keep in mind when reviewing this project. Using the Tour Model: Questions to consider before you begin to create a technology-integrated project based on this Virtual Classroom Tour. Authentic Assessment: Understanding that assessment needs to move into the realm of authenticity helps to make learning more meaningful for students. Implementing a Project: Some questions to consider at the implementation stage of a learning project. Record Your Thoughts: A document in which you can record your comments and reflections as you create your own learning project. Documents

9 Fun Along Interstate 40 Project Overview Teacher Planning Work Samples & Reflections Teaching Resources, 1 of 2 Teaching Resources, 2 of 2 Assessment & Standards Classroom Teacher Guide Pre-service Teacher Guide Staff Developer Guide Office Training Resources Staff Developer Guide Click the documents below to learn from this project and create your own classroom project: The Starting Point: Questions to keep in mind when reviewing this project with your faculty. Using the Tour Model: Questions to pose as you assist others in creating a technology-integrated project based on this Virtual Classroom Tour. Authentic Assessment: Keys to promoting the understanding that assessment needs to move into the realm of authenticity in order to make learning more meaningful for students. Implementing a Project: Some questions to pose at the implementation stage of a learning project. Documents

10 Fun Along Interstate 40 Project Overview Teacher Planning Work Samples & Reflections Teaching Resources, 1 of 2 Teaching Resources, 2 of 2 Assessment & Standards Classroom Teacher Guide Pre-service Teacher Guide Staff Developer Guide Office Training Resources Microsoft Office Training Resources Click the links below to access training resources on Microsoft Office and other software: Microsoft Educator Network: The Microsoft Educator Network provides you with the latest classroom resources, professional development tools, and communities of practice and expertise. Tutorials: Learn to create rich learning experiences using Microsoft products and technologies. Productivity in the Classroom: Lesson plans with great ideas for integrating technology into teaching and learning. Office Tips for Teachers: Ready-to-use ideas that integrate Office programs into subject areas such as math, science, and language arts.

11 Fun Along Interstate 40 Project Overview Teacher Planning Work Samples & Reflections Teaching Resources, 1 of 2 Teaching Resources, 2 of 2 Assessment & Standards Classroom Teacher Guide Pre-service Teacher Guide Staff Developer Guide Office Training Resources Learning Areas Levels Objectives Software Description Author Documents Social Studies, math, music, language arts, technology 10- to 12-year-olds By integrating social studies with math, music, technology, and language arts, the learner will relate geographical concepts of the United States (specifically landforms and regions) to places of interest along Interstate 40. Microsoft Internet Explorer Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) Microsoft Visio, MapPoint, Publisher, Paint, Microsoft Encarta Reference 2003 Interstate 40 traverses the United States from North Carolina to California, crossing eight states and six major landforms. Students relate geographical features of this route (specifically landforms and regions) to places of cultural interest. In doing so they integrate social studies with math, music, technology, and language arts. Lynne Garcia and Lydia O’Rear, Elmhurst Elementary School, Greenville, North Carolina To use this tour: Read the overview information on this page. Click the Teacher Planning link to learn about the project. The documents contain background and planning information, and classroom images. Click the Work Samples & Reflections link to see examples of student work, as well as teacher and student reflection on the project. Click the Teaching Resources link to see the classroom resources used by the teachers. Click the Assessment & Standards link to see the how this project maps against standards. Click the Guides links to access guidance on using this tour to build your own learning project. Click to close


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