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Showing results for Year: 2007, Fall

Cheryl Geske

Plover-Whiting Elementary School, Plover, WI
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Geske will attend a “Courage to Teach” retreat to assist her professional development toward providing specialized training to teachers and other instructional stakeholders involved in the implementation of a professional renewal model. This conceptual ... more »

Mary Smaby

Little Chute Elementary School, Little Chute, WI
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Proposes to participate in a comprehensive Jensen Learning workshop entitled “Engage to Achieve: High Impact Classroom Tools for Engagement.” His program is designed to provide research tools and practical learning techniques that illustrate how students ... more »

Pamela Dooley

Health Careers High School, San Antonio, TX
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Attend the Texas Distance Learning Conference (two instructional cycles) in preparation for offering training and development workshops to assist teachers with the development of online instruction in support of modifications to curricular requirements mandated by ... more »

Deborah Hays

Klein Independent School District/Transportation Department, Klein, TX
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Participate in leadership training (course series) offered by the Texas Engineering Service Training Institute and the Texas Association of Pupil Transportation. The training program is designed to prepare her for the role of a driver trainer within her department.

Kelly Vanhook

The Classical Center at Brandenburg Middle School, Garland, TX
Grades 6-8, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Develop teaching strategies for band and orchestra through participation in the Midwest International Band Clinic.

Martha Valdillez-Medlock

Lake Travis Middle School, Austin, TX
Grades 6-8, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Complete course required to earn National Board Certification.

Michael Rozalski

State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY
Higher Education, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Create and implement a replicable, professional development program for pre-service special education teacher candidates at SUNY Geneseo.

Jonathan Pincus

Midwood High School at Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
Grades 9-12, Science
2007, Fall

Active participant in Harvard University’s Project Zero Classroom Summer Institute to learn how developments in neural-cognitive sciences can be used to impact student assessment and differentiated learning models.

Christopher Yonitch

West Orange Board of Education/Washington School, West Orange, NJ
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Participate in an intensive cultural and language program sponsored by the Spanish Language School of Lima, Peru. The need for this professional development program is based on demographic changes brought on by the ever increasing cultural diversity of his school.

Cherrie A Cummings

Platteview High School, Springfield, NE
Grades 9-12, Computers / Technology
2007, Fall

Using GeoGebra, Geometer's Sketchpad, graphing calculators, and TI Smartview to improve instruction by using technology to create an active learning environment based on defined instructional standards.

Karen L. Abraham

West Ottawa Public Schools/Sheldon Woods Elementary School, West Olive, MI
Grades K-5, English
2007, Fall

Utilizes peer coaching model to develop collegial exchange/share program for staff of (10) elementary school teachers. Program objective includes the development of common language, strategies, and techniques for teaching writing.

Marie Jurado

South Lyon Community Schools/Salem Elementary School, Northville, MI
Grades K-5, English
2007, Fall

As guided by a Literacy Specialist, study group members will participate in two staff development training sections using graph phonics, writing conventions and composition toward improving instruction for “at-risk” first grade writers.

Jane Urban

Grayling Elementary School, Grayling, MI
Grades K-5, English
2007, Fall

A collegial intervention study group with the goal of improving student writing through book study, establishing a common language for writing instruction, developing trait-based units and interacting with writing coaches who model lessons and critique instruction.

Bonnie S. Pulsifer

Fred P. Hall Elementary, Portland, ME
Grades K-5, English
2007, Fall

Offer a graduate level equivalency course leadership/staff development training to 12 (or more) staff members on instructional framework development across the curriculum. The course is designed to address curricular issues for primary-level student.

Ginger Ellen Riddle

Leavenworth High School, Leavenworth, KS
Grades 9-12, Mathematics
2007, Fall

The mathematics department in conjunction with the special education program will elect one teacher to participate in Teacher Learning Cadre Training for handheld graphing calculators used to improve instruction.

Camiria Elease Jones

Samuel Gompers Fine Arts Option School/Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Participate in an experiential learning workshop titled “Ono-to-One Process Skills.” The program is design to provide a foundation to the implementation of Chicago Public Schools’ Response to Intervention (RTI) program.

Debrah Roundy

East Minico Elementary School, Rupert, ID
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Learn and translate a program designed for business into an effective learning strategy for special needs students. Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) studies the structure of how people think and experience the world.

Stephanie Bartlett Hajdin

Pine Trail Elementary School, Ormond Beach, FL
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Creation of a professional learning community within school to develop master lessons to be shared by general staff and specialized disciplines.

Sandra Hall

Spruce Creek High School, Port Orange, FL
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Develop training program based on “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” and create/modified instructional unit for use and integration for school-wide teen intervention program.

Nancy Getchell

University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Higher Education, Physical Education
2007, Fall

Work directly with the Autism Program in Newark, DE to develop an effective curriculum in which to assess and teach physical fitness and motor skill development as it relates to children with Autism for the purpose of improving instruction to undergraduate students ... more »

Blake More

Arena Technology Center, Point Arena, CA
Grades K-5, Computers / Technology
2007, Fall

Take two courses in digital media and convert that learning into instructional framework to increase student aptitude about internet technology.

Michael J. Clark

Rhodes Junior High School, Mesa, AZ
Grades 6-8, Science
2007, Fall

Take three classes to become a Certified School Nutrition Specialist.

Susan E. Hvizdos

Wheeling Park High School, Wheeling, WV
Grades 9-12, Computers / Technology
2007, Fall

Technology enhanced program to increase student application of numbering systems based on alignment to standards, instructional goals, and assessments measures (pre-test data).

Steven Miller

The New School @ Southshore, Seattle, WA
Grades K-5, Mathematics
2007, Fall

Create and implement an integrated hands-on learning program linking math, literacy, and art in the study and demonstration of tessellations.

Beth Ann Rockey

Ocean Shores Elementary School, Ocean Shores, WA
Grades K-5, Science
2007, Fall

Create an active learning interdisciplinary science project to create a green space at school.

William C. Van Evera

H-B Woodlawn Program, Arlington, VA
Grades 9-12, Science
2007, Fall

Conduct nutritional analysis of popular local food spots and publish a nutritional guide for Arlington teenagers.

Valene Scott

Ephraim Middle School, Ephraim, UT
Grades 6-8, Science
2007, Fall

Students will investigate systems of the human body through interactive exploration (i.e., cell structures, bodily functions).

Marianne Berger Woods

University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, TX
Higher Education, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Implement a study aboard program to improve culture diversity and awareness among low-income participants.

Michele Cook

Alderson Middle School, Lubbock, TX
Grades 6-8, English
2007, Fall

Students will demonstrate a variety of proven hands-on methods to simulate real world application of literacy improvement as based on English instructional standards.

Mathias Strommer

Wilson Academy (Aldine ISD), Houston, TX
Grades K-5, History
2007, Fall

Students will demonstrate historical data by participating in an interactive reenactment of historically significant events based on History Standards (TAKS).

Chelsea Ann Kostyniak

Grand Prairie High Ninth Grade Center, Grand Prairie, TX
Grades 9-12, English
2007, Fall

This collaborative writing program focuses on social aspects of the complete writing process (prewriting, drafting, collaboration, editing and revising, and final publication) to a meaningful audience.

Brian K. Liskey

Oley Valley High School, Oley, PA
Grades 9-12, Science
2007, Fall

Students will explore "Air Repair" as an ecological concept and perform quantitative data collection on air quality locally and globally.

Scott L. O'Donnell

Oil City Area High School, Oil City, PA
Grades 9-12, Computers / Technology
2007, Fall

Students will explore how media shapes society, culture, and politics and create a series of digital representations of the types of media production that are possible.

Douglas Stuivenga

McNary High School, Keizer, OR
Grades 9-12, Mathematics
2007, Fall

Students will apply math to things around them and create a series of three dimensional models.

Meredith Lea Pankop-Wronowski

Capital Hill High School, Oklahoma City, OK
Grades 9-12, Science
2007, Fall

Students will explore Biotechnology as part of a collaboratively articulated program with a local college to carry out a series of exhaustive DNA investigations.

Judith Sprainhoward

Bellefaire School, University Heights, OH
Grades K-5, Computers / Technology
2007, Fall

Students will build and program robots to perform assigned tasks and report their findings as part of a robotics competition.

Debra Foster

Pickerington Lakeview Junior High School, Pickerington, OH
Grades 6-8, Mathematics
2007, Fall

Students will demonstrate math principles by designing and producing two products which must perform and/or represent specified geometric applications.

Nicole J. Hassan

Legget Elementary School, Akron, OH
Grades K-5, Science
2007, Fall

Students will explore ecosystems around the world by simulating environmental conditions needed to sustain area plant life.

Jessica Prayer

Northside Elementary School, Elizabeth City, NC
Grades K-5, History
2007, Fall

Students will connect events of the past to the realities of today and compare historically significant events through role play and archaeological research.

Jessica Blanchard

Lynn Middle School, Las Cruces, NM
Grades 6-8, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Students will participate in “Voices for the Borderlands~

Voces de la Fronter,”

a multicultural curriculum project based on the literacy framework and integrate personal and family narratives and home and community outreach.

Becky Oman

National Park School, National Park, NJ
Grades K-5, History
2007, Fall

Students will identify characteristics of their community that represent historically significant events through an interactive program called ARCHIVES: Acquiring Rich Cultural History In Various Everyday Settings.

Kristen Solano

Clearview Regional High School, Mullica Hill, NJ
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Students will investigate cultural characteristics of Eastern and Western Influences on the aesthetics of design, unity, and harmony found in horticulture.

Kimberly L. Peddle

Washington Elementary School, Cloquet, MN
Grades K-5, History
2007, Fall

Students will create a series of visual representations (i.e., murals, digital recordings and diary/daily logs) using the standards associated with the Minnesota Academic Standards for history in action.

Daniel Moriarty

Whitman-Hanson Regional High School, Whitman, MA
Grades 9-12, Computers / Technology
2007, Fall

Under the guidelines of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System examination for Engineering/Technology, students will engineer three prototypes using specified technology for the planning, design, and prototypical developmental model.

Emma Jean Quinn

Federal Furnace School, Plymouth, MA
Grades K-5, Computers / Technology
2007, Fall

Special education students will create a video graphic log to represent a descriptive review of their individual metal and/or physical disabilities as part of an active-learning project called “Who You Are.”

Sheila B. Irvin

Egremont Elementary School, Pittsfield, MA
Grades K-5, Mathematics
2007, Fall

Students will perform structural examination of a series of abstract artistic shapes and structures toward the application of geometric development for replication/reproduction.

Sheila B. Irvin

Sheila B. Irvin

Egremont Elementary School, Pittsfield, MA
Grades K-5, Mathematics
2007, Fall

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Creating a “Model” Community:  Geometry and Social Studies Concepts Come to Life for Fourth-Graders

Sheila Irvin knows that her fourth-grade students at Egremont Elementary School learn best when they are given an opportunity to “play” with ... more »

Alexis Nogle Willing

Westside Intermediate School, Hebron, MD
Grades 6-8, Mathematics
2007, Fall

Students will experience the intricacies of money and finance by opening a series of mock bank accounts and managing their assets through a series of predetermined expenditures.

Daphne Moore

Captain Shreve High School, Shreveport, LA
Grades 9-12, Science
2007, Fall

Students will create a forensic laboratory and use the process of scientific inquiry to investigate a series of reality-based crimes.

Jennifer Linn Rase

Stamping Ground Elementary School, Stamping Ground, KY
Grades K-5, Science
2007, Fall

An exploratory science program designed to demonstrate the process of scientific investigation toward developing projects for entry into Science Fair Academic Competition.