December TMD Timeline

  • Part 1

    Part 1
    School: Submit literature review draft, and proposed topic for final review.
    Work: Begin sampling different technology tools with students that peak their interest.
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    MLRM

    School: Submit literature review draft, and proposed topic for final review.
    Work: Begin sampling different technology tools with students that peak their interest.
  • MLT

    MLT
    School: Gather resources for a more focused literature review. Review mutiple technology tools that can be used in the classroom. Work: Sample the use of Sploder and Shidonni in the 1/2 and 5th grade classroom Possible hurdle - Student lack of interest. Students do not like new things.
    Overcome - Show enthusiasm and give an example of an end project.
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    MLT

    School: Gather resources for a more focused literature review. Review mutiple technology tools that can be used in the classroom. Work: Sample the use of Sploder and Shidonni in the 1/2 and 5th grade classroom Possible hurdle - Student lack of interest. Students do not like new things.
    Overcome - Show enthusiasm and give an example of an end project.
  • ECC

    ECC
    Work: Have students create Storybirds by using self-made stories. Have 6th grade class use Pixton to create comics. School: Populate the (minimum of 20) Resources page of AR web site; Develop a projected timeline for the capstone project Hurdles: Time constraints
    Overcome: Students who do not finish in time will still have the opportunity to finish their stories off camera.
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    ETCC

    School: Submit first draft of literature review. Peer critique.
    Implement Storybird in 3/4th grade classroom. Work: Have students create Storybirds by using self-made stories. Have 6th grade class use Pixton to create comics. Hurdles: Time constraints
    Overcome: Students who do not finish in time will still have the opportunity to finish their stories off camera.
  • TMD

    TMD
    Work: Students should be showing imporvement in their reading. Continue working on sight words. Introduce a new video - Sight word rap songs that may increase motivation. School: Integrate Kerpoof as an additional educational tool to encourage reading. Complete literature review. Forecast video and inquiry questions. Hurdles: Thanksgiving break
    Kids will not have a desire to learn because Christmas is quickly approaching. The kids always lose focus the closer we get to Christmas.
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    TMD

    Work: Students should be showing imporvement in their reading. Continue working on sight words. Introduce a new video - Sight word rap songs that may increase motivation. School: Integrate Kerpoof as an additional educational tool to encourage reading. Complete literature review. Forecast video and inquiry questions. Hurdles: Thanksgiving break
    Kids will not have a desire to learn because Christmas is quickly approaching. The kids always lose focus the closer we get to Christmas.
  • WINTER BREAK

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    Winter Break

    No School - Good for me during job changes
  • EDE

    EDE
    Work: Create a before and after video so students can see their progress in reading. Complete all story writing projects. Ask teachers about students interest in reading. Buy more English books for he library and classroom. School: Begin documentation process for final project. Final development of assessment and evaluation tools. Populate the Action Plan page of AR web site Hurdles: Holiday, Moving to a new school
    Largest hurdle is moving to a new school
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    EDE

    Education Design and Evaluation
  • DMEA

    DMEA
    Work: New school, new kids School: Begin implementing Action Plan in Cycles 1 and 2 Hurdles: I am unsure what to expect with a new school
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    DMEA

    Work: New school, new kids School: Begin implementing Action Plan in Cycles 1 and 2 Hurdles: I am unsure what to expect with a new school
  • MTEA

    MTEA
    School: Continue implementing Action Plan in Cycles 1 and 2. Create original music to use as the soundtrack for a video trailer in Month 8
    Work: Integrate technology tools studied into new environment. Hurdles: New students, new personalities, new learning methods. What worked before may no longer work.
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    MTEA

    School: Continue implementing Action Plan in Cycles 1 and 2. Create original music to use as the soundtrack for a video trailer in Month 8
    Work: Integrate technology tools studied into new environment. Hurdles: New students, new personalities, new learning methods. What worked before may no longer work.
  • SPRING BREAK

    SPRING BREAK
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    Spring Break

  • FPE

    FPE
    School: Continue implementing Action Plan in Cycles 1 and 2. Develop a 2-3 minute video trailer visually depicting your Action Research project through a montage of images Hurdles: Moving into a new teaching position for the month of January through March (period includes adjusting, moving, assessing needs of new students)
    Will adjust project focus to match students age, but project focus will remain the same.
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    FPE

    School: Continue implementing Action Plan in Cycles 1 and 2. Develop a 2-3 minute video trailer visually depicting your Action Research project through a montage of images Hurdles: Moving into a new teaching position for the month of January through March (period includes adjusting, moving, assessing needs of new students)
    Will adjust project focus to match students age, but project focus will remain the same.
  • GSM

    GSM
    School: Populate the Cycle 1 Data page of your AR web site. Post a reflective blog entry. Work: Implement project requirements in the classroom that will assist with motivating students. Hurdles: Student and teacher motivation
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    GSM

    School: Populate the Cycle 1 Data page of your AR web site. Post a reflective blog entry. Work: Implement project requirements in the classroom that will assist with motivating students. Hurdles: Student and teacher motivation
  • LMSO

    LMSO
    School: Complete the implementation of Action Plan. Populate the Cycle 2 Data page of AR web site Work: Place finsihing touches on action plan. Gather all data, and needed information. Hurdles: Summer break approaching, may encounter low student attendance. Will need to gather information before students begin going on vacation.
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    LMSO

    School: Complete the implementation of Action Plan. Populate the Cycle 2 Data page of AR web site Work: Place finsihing touches on action plan. Gather all data, and needed information. Hurdles: Summer break approaching, may encounter low student attendance. Will need to gather information before students begin going on vacation.
  • MAC

    MAC
    School: Transform the content of project into a conference presentation or a journal article; Submit presentation for conference consideration or submit your article for publication consideration. Wait on website approval. Hurdles: Multiple revisions, non acceptance
  • SUMMER BREAK

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    MAC

    School: Transform the content of project into a conference presentation or a journal article; Submit presentation for conference consideration or submit your article for publication consideration. Wait on website approval. Hurdles: Multiple revisions,
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    SUMMER BREAK

  • EMPD

    EMPD
    School: Prepare final presentation video; Populate the final presentation page of AR web site; post a reflective blog entry Hurdles: NONE GRADUATION TIME!!!
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    EMPD

    School: Prepare final presentation video; Populate the final presentation page of AR web site; post a reflective blog entry Hurdles: NONE