Class of ’27: America Reframed features three stories from rural American communities showcasing how teachers and local leaders are joining forces to guide children toward the goal of high school graduation, as the Class of ’27.
This grant will help students who did not meet their ACT benchmark in Reading and/or Writing. Writers/Readers become proficient through PRACTICE. My students need to be immersed in the written word. This class will create a memory book using interviews and memories from families and friends–personal essays/poetry/short stories. After writing, the class will peer edit […]
This project focuses on the use of personal digital voice recorders in the Spanish classroom as a means to help students: a) improve their Spanish language accent and b) improve language syntax. Through the project, students should learn to self-correct more often with reduced need for teacher intervention. During the project, students will be exposed […]
At Paintsville Independent we are moving toward an educational environment involving less paper. One way we are doing that is by introducing our students to google classroom beginning in the 5th grade. beginning this year all of our students in grades 5-12 so that each student will have access to them on a daily basis. […]
In my capstone project I am doing an outdoor classroom design that will help boost our school moral between staff and students. Through the ARI mini grant and money provided thorough our capstone, students and staff will work together to create an outdoor learning space with a greenhouse, picnic tables, flowerbeds and other interactive resources. […]
Our capstone project will be based on implementing ideas from the leadership team at Knottt County Central High School. The team has decided to create an innovative lunch room environment. We plan to implement a “display device” on the wall to help students make more informed choices about menu items. Develop and implement a policy […]
With the ever-emergent use of technology and our consistently changing world, our school;’s media center has become obsolete. TO increase both usage and purposes, we shall re-design our media center to be more technology centered and student friendly. our library/media center can no longer be seen s just a room in our school- it must […]
Each time a school or district sends teachers to a professional learning/development/training, we face the challenge of how to share the information with the appropriate teachers when they return. The larger the district, the bigger the challenge becomes. My goal is to create a structure for teacher leaders to return to our district and share […]
This project will create opportunities for students to enjoy an enriched and quality physical education, lifelong wellness and healthy habits. The plan of action is to integrate project-based learning with physical education as a collaborative and innovative approach to the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Spark Curriculum for grades k-2 and a variety of new […]
My capstone project will be establishing a standards based grading professional action network in my district. The purpose of the network is to educate teachers on how SBG can be integrated at various grade levels and subjects.