Activities and Projects: for the PLP team

We will use this page to summarize the activities and or projects we have completed or are currently work on.
Name
Activity/Project
Grade Level
Discipline
Internal/External Collaboration
Objective
Link
Cuevas
Computer Class Wiki
8th grade
Computer
Internal
stay connected beyond school day
http://stc-computer-class.wikispaces.com
Cuevas
Blog: Give Me Ludicrous Speed
Professional Develepment
Academic Technology
External
Vehicle to reflect on issues pertaining to academic technology
http://cuevash.blogspot.com
Cuevas
Conference Call: Skype Developed a Teacher Tube Tutorial
PLP
Academic Technology
External
Alternative to F2F meetings
http://tinyurl.com/6avrjz
Brown/Carlson/Cuevas/Margolis/Mayer/Wilson
Curriculum Tech Wiki
Professional Development
Academic Technology
Internal
Communicate remotely, stay organized
http://stc-curr-tech.wikispaces.com/
Cuevas
Digital Field Trip-documented Bike Trip from Richmond to Williamsburg VA
Professional Development
Academic Technology
External
Use smart phone tech and social networking tools to document a field trip
Flickr Collection
Brown
Blog: Stock Market Simulation (collaborative stock picking)
7th Grade
History
Internal
Exchange of Ideas
http://brownhistory7.blogspot.com/
Brown
Blog: World War II (Tarawa) Questions and Dialogue
7th Grade
History
Internal/External
Go Beyond the Classroom for Expertise
http://brownhistory7.blogspot.com/
Brown/Carlson/Cuevas/Margolis/Mayer/Wilson
Elluminate Sessions with PLP
Professional Development
Academic Technology
External
Communication from various locations during off-hours

Margolis
Computer Class Wiki
5th Grade
Tech/Spanish/Science
Internal
enable to share work with friends and family
http://stcvatechnology.pbwiki.com/
Wilson/Margolis
VoiceThread
5th Grade
Social Studies
Internal

http://voicethread.com/share/306244/
McDonnell/Margolis
VoiceThread
4th Grade
Spanish
Internal
enable communication beyond class

Wilson
VoiceThread
5th Grade
Math, Lang. Arts
Internal

http://voicethread.com/share/260411/
Wilson
messaging on SIS
5th Grade
Lang. Arts, SS, Reading
Internal


Wilson
Wiki
5th Grade
Social Studies
Internal

http://stcva5-wilson.pbwiki.com/FrontPage
Wilson
webquest
5th Grade
Social Studies
Internal


Mayer
ning
Upper School/Prof. Develop
Foreign Language
Internal/external

http://stchrisusfl.ning.com/
Mayer
podcasting
Upper School
Foreign Language
external


Carlson
ning
Prof. Development
Math
Internal/external


Mayer/Welsh/Boon/Carlson/R. Wilson
Summer Reading Choice Book Wiki/Podcasting
Upper School
Summer Reading
Internal
Organize the sign-up process

Mayer
Skype
US/LS
Foreign Language
Internal

Skype session from Mexico with Mrs. McDonnell's 5th Graders
Wilson/McDonnell
Spanish Countries Wiki
LS
Foreign Language
Internal
enable students to work collaboratively outside school
http://stcva5-wilson.pbwiki.com/Spanish-Wikispace/
Cuevas and Jenny Luca
Video Skype Session
LS/MS/US and Toorak College
Missionary Society
internal/external
Speak w/ students from Australia re: bushfires. Opportunity to assist others in need.
video skype session
Brown/Carlson/Cuevas/Margolis/Mayer/Wilson
Google Docs: Tech Survey
LS/MS/US
PD
internal
Opportunity to collect longitudinal data. Goal: develop benchmarks and PD strands

Cuevas via Curriclum Committee
Ning: Curriculum Committee with subgroups 4 task forces
LS/MS/US
PD
internal
Opportunity to have curr committee engage in dialog beyond F2F

Cuevas via Debra Garcia @ Fred Academy
Ning: FAT BIO and Bubbling Bio participant share experiences
Fred Academy
Biology
external
Serve as a resource for classes in another school-adjunct teacher
FAT BIO
Cuevas via Tania Shenko
http://wfcyear7m.ning.com
Whitefriar College
English 7
external
Serve as a resource for classes in another school-adjunct teacher
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