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I describe how to add media curriculum to your school and raise money while giving youth self esteem and 21 century literacy skills.


<ul><li> 1. Making a Difference New Media Learning Connectivity Center Connectivity for Students, Parents &amp; Teachers </li> <li> 2. Consultants LTD <ul><li>Stephanie Slade , Media Education Specialist collaboration pioneer, creative director, EMMY Award, Oscar Nominated, film and drama educator, global interactive communications facilitator, editor, animator, troubled student engagement accommodations director. Leadership facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Marguerite Dina Vu , K-6 Diverse Learner Specialist BTSA mentor, PAR mentor, Master teacher, CLAD credential, Special Education Advisory Committee, Centralia Education Association, Newsletter Editor, School Site Council member </li></ul><ul><li>Joseph Benoun, Bi-lingual Instructor , R.S.P. S.D.C. CH. Classes. Santa Ana Unifies School District. Pro-development for teachers advocate </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Ellena , Vocational Arts Instructor , Master Teacher, a BTSA provider, and represented South High School on the Board of Directors of Torrance Teachers Association. </li></ul></li> <li> 3. Program Overview <ul><li>WHY Introduce the Media Literacy and Connectivity Technology to the teachers, parents and students? </li></ul></li> <li> 4. THE NEED </li> <li> 5. THE NEED <ul><li>Most students don't drop out because they can't do the work. Nearly 90 percent had passing grades when they left school, according to the survey of dropouts by Civic Enterprises. Their major reason for opting out? </li></ul><ul><li>The classes were too boring. </li></ul></li> <li> 6. CRITICAL NEED SUMMARY <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>De tracking of students </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>lack of services </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>lack of funding for special programs </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>low performance on standardized assessments </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>low teacher moral </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>low parent involvement </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>maintenance and improvement of technology </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>school violence safety and security </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>declining enrollment </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>NO TIME </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Boring Curriculum needs Energy Jolt </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 7. Starting with Evaluation at Each School Site Recycle . Reuse. Repurpose. Redistribute <ul><li>Team A consultants form Connectivity Media Education Leadership Team at School Site </li></ul><ul><li>Needs Assessment results and budget approved </li></ul><ul><li>All Faculty answers Media technology proficiency survey. </li></ul></li> <li> 8. MEDIA CONNECTIVITY EDUCATION OVERVIEW <ul><li>Build a smart room at your school </li></ul><ul><li>Form a Media Technology Leadership Team </li></ul><ul><li>Respond to the Media Technology Proficiency Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate media education In-class, pull-out </li></ul><ul><li>or after school program </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher on-site targeted Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Student access to media technology </li></ul><ul><li>Project based collaborative learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide Parent Education Resource Center </li></ul></li> <li> 9. SHARING SOLUTIONS <ul><li>THE LEADERSHIP TEAM DECIDES </li></ul><ul><li>Media Connectivity Center placement on campus </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development On-Site </li></ul><ul><li>Parent volunteers and parent education ramp up plans </li></ul><ul><li>Project based collaboration projects to launch center </li></ul></li> <li> 10. Connectivity Collaboration <ul><li>Parents learn basic computer skills, get an email and work with their student on project </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers network with other teachers for best collaborative practices and connectivity applications </li></ul><ul><li>Students have exciting media technology and performance space for presentation and origination publication of research and projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers receive targeted professional development on-site </li></ul><ul><li>District wide PTA meetings or town hall meetings, district wide spelling bees, football and other community functions facilitated live </li></ul></li> <li> 11. THE PLAN <ul><li>LEADERSHIP TEAM ASSESSMENT </li></ul><ul><li>REBUILD . RECYCLE </li></ul><ul><li>PROFICIENCY SURVEY FOR STAFF </li></ul><ul><li>PRO-DEVELOPMENT FOR STAFF </li></ul><ul><li>BUILD- OUT </li></ul><ul><li>RAMP UP PROJECTS THAT DEVELOP </li></ul><ul><li>TEAM COLLABORATION </li></ul><ul><li>WITH CONNECTIVITY </li></ul><ul><li>Open the New Media Connectivity Center with: </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Connectivity facilitated collaborative event connecting two or more schools for a drama, documentary, art show, student film animation screening, music concert with remote musicians interacting, NASA space launch collabo </li></ul></li> <li> 12. THE SCHOOL POPULATION connections . communication <ul><li>Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer in the classroom and offer technical expertise. Help get corporate contributions. Reinforce the school's goals at home by tutoring children and ensuring that they practice. </li></ul><ul><li>Politician </li></ul><ul><li>Follow up on wiring schools with funding for: teacher training, modernization, and tech support. </li></ul><ul><li>Principal </li></ul><ul><li>Writes and implements technology plan for school. Seeks community/parent input, forms tech leadership committee. Connects computers in classrooms and labs. Mandates teacher training. </li></ul></li> <li> 13. THE SCHOOL STAFF </li> <li> 14. THE NEW STAFF <ul><li>PARENT AMBASSADOR </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitates email, computer skills, and project learning with students </li></ul><ul><li>PRO-DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST </li></ul><ul><li>Helps teachers plan and execute projects that involve use of technology. Holds one-on-one teacher training sessions. Keeps ongoing list of useful Web sites for educators . </li></ul><ul><li>MEDIA TECHNOLOGY SPECIALISTS </li></ul><ul><li>TECHS </li></ul></li> <li> 15. THE BLUE PRINT <ul><li>PLANS AND BUILDING SCHEDULE APPROVED </li></ul><ul><li>DECISIONS MADE: WIRED OR WIRELESS? </li></ul><ul><li>LOCATION:LIBRARY OR NEAR AUDITORIUM/GYM </li></ul><ul><li>Network available THROUGHOUT SCHOOL? DISTANT SCHOOLS? CONNECTIVITY CROSS DISTRICTS OR STATES.. GLOBAL? </li></ul><ul><li>CURRICULUM ADOPTED FOR 6 MONTHS OF TRAINING AND EXPERIMENTATION </li></ul><ul><li>Security and Safety Training for Staff </li></ul></li> <li> 16. THE BLUE PRINT </li> <li> 17. STUDENT APPLICATIONS <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Math and Science Experiments with 3D and other super computer aided lessons. </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Film Video and Audio Animation Web Production </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Drama. Digital storytellingget and stretch.. . Imagine. Act it out! </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Test preparation </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li> Cooperative and collaborative teamwork </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Student portfolio creation </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Collaboration off site for specific creative and scientific projects and conferencing. </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 18. DIVERSE LEARNER APPLICATIONS <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Motivate Students to Learn </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Researching &amp; Creating Authentic Product </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Meet Experts in Subject Area </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>View and exchange webcams, graphics and documents </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Create Hyperstudio Media Presentations </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Watch, Learn &amp; Share from Remote Locations </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Scientific Visualization &amp; 3D animation aides students understanding of math and science </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Documentary Production </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 19. DIVERSE LEARNER APPLICATIONS <ul><li>Accommodations: Students with special needs can be accommodated using a variety of technology tools available online for a small fee or free to download. </li></ul><ul><li>Software programs available online for little or no fee that provide assistance with text-text-speech translation, basic vocabulary learning, time management Typing tools, virtual keyboard, cursor enhancements and speech recognition. </li></ul></li> <li> 20. Ok? How much will connectivity center cost? <ul><li>Convert your media center or create a new space in your library. </li></ul><ul><li>Bond for rebuilding schools passed </li></ul><ul><li>Districts need matching funds </li></ul><ul><li>Write local grants </li></ul></li> <li> 21. IMPLEMENTATION <ul><li>SPONSORS </li></ul><ul><li>SECURITY </li></ul><ul><li>BUILDING </li></ul><ul><li>TRAINING </li></ul><ul><li>ADDITIONAL MEDIA TECH STAFF </li></ul><ul><li>COLLABORATIVE CONNETIVITY CURRICULUM APPROVED </li></ul><ul><li>ROCK THE NET TOGETHER </li></ul>THANKS NEIGHBORHOOD SPONSORS Starbucks . Best Buy . Target. Michelles High Tech Lounge Washington Mutual .LisaMath+. VickiAnnVacuums . Richards Sports Bar &amp; Grill, Stefs Phontohop. Miller Toyota. Sladedigital. Ericas Jam . T-Mobile . Apple . Urban Community Action Network. . Discovery School . Kanye West Foundation </li> <li> 22. RESISTANCE <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Fear of change </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Predators and hackers </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Time </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>It takes a Village </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>OLD FASHIONED RESTRICTIONS </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 23. BUDGETS <ul><li>Each school will need to evaluate what is in place that could be used in their New Media Connectivity Learning Center. </li></ul><ul><li>Budget to include: </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Building out Room </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Technology for Room </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Teacher Connectivity Media Pro-Development </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 24. Library Presentation </li> <li> 25. </li> <li> 26. </li> <li> 27. </li> <li> 28. </li> <li> 29. </li> <li> 30. </li> <li> 31. </li> <li> 32. </li> <li> 33. </li> <li> 34. </li> <li> 35. </li> <li> 36. </li> <li> 37. Need <ul><li>To create a situation in which teachers, parents, and students can communicate en masse, both visually and audibly, between schools. </li></ul></li> <li> 38. Solution <ul><li>Add large screens and projectors to all Torrance schools libraries using existing internet and cable connections to facilitate interaction between all schools simultaneously. </li></ul></li> <li> 39. Library Connectivity Cost $22,875 Sub-Total $43,875 Total Cost $21,000 Electric Curtains $4,800 Labor $265 5 Ceiling Mounts (each) $2,400 5 Electric Screens (each) $950 5 Projectors (each) </li> <li> 40. TIMELINE </li> <li> 41. Show Time! <ul><li>INVITE ALL STAKEHOLDERS FOR Connective COLLABORATION OPENNING! </li></ul></li> <li> 42. THAT IS A WRAP! <ul><li>SUPPORT CONNECTIVITY NEW MEDIA CONNECTIVITY LEARNING CENTERS AND </li></ul><ul><li>MEDIA LITERACY PROGRAMS!!! </li></ul><ul><li>FLIP THE SCRIPT! </li></ul><ul><li>ROCK THE NET! </li></ul><ul><li>SHOOT CAMERAS, NOT GUNS! </li></ul></li> <li> 43. </li> <li> 44. MEDIA INFUSED CURRICULUM &amp; INSTRUCTION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY </li> </ul>