1. MicroSociety for MSAP: STEM & Real World Learning for 10 MSAP Points! 1-15-13 1:00 PM EST


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    Intercultural collaboration. STEM-based problem solving. Critical reflection. Technology-facilitated communication. Civic literacy. These are just a few 21st Century demands of your students. How will your magnet school address these crucial needs? Classroom content must be connected to the context and challenges of the outside world. Student need to practice critical thinking, innovative problem solving, and entrepreneurial habits of the mind. With a 20+ track record of success with magnet schools, the internationally-acclaimed MicroSociety model, grades PreK-8, bridges classroom content with real world experiences by empowering your students to build their own authentic society. STEM and ELA instruction comes alive as student "citizens" experience the role and importance of these academic concepts in the real world on a daily basis. This webinar will explore MicroSociety's STEM learning environment, innovative curriculum, student and practitioner professional development, program costs, outcomes and more! Learn how MicroSociety, as a magnet theme or framework, will help you... - Prepare your students for a STEM-based society - Meet the Common Core Standards - Provide daily opportunities for leadership, personal discovery and self-discipline - Develop 21st Century academic, social and emotional skills - Create a truly inclusive learning environment for all students - Improve language acquisition, test scores, attendance and more! Join us for this breakthrough experience! Speak with practitioners from the field, one of whom will share his 15 years of consistent success with middle school students...and making his magnet school the envy of the West! This 30-minute presentation of the model will be followed by a Q&A session. Your questions will be answered by an expert panel consisting of a MicroSociety magnet school principal, and a Certified MicroSociety National Training Consultant and a member of MICROSOCIETY, Inc. Headquarters. Register today and reserve your seat! Pam Coad - VP of Curriculum & Training, MICROSOCIETY, Inc., Sioux City, IA - Pam is a nationally distinguished educator with more than 30 years of classroom experience and nearly 20 additional years of experience with the MicroSociety model. She first became involved with MicroSociety as a teacher, when the model was brought to her school. Since then, Pam has authored and co-authored the MicroSociety curriculum, created MicroSociety's supplement materials, trained thousands of administrators, teachers, and students in the MicroSociety model, presented at state and national conferences, and led regional forums with educators across the country. As on of the central figures of the organization, she currently serves as the Lead Training Consultant for MICROSOCIETY, Inc. Kaitlyn Dowling - Head of Expansion & Outreach, MICROSOCIETY, Inc., Philadelphia, PA - As MICROSOCIETY, Inc. continues to expand across the country and internationally, Kaitlyn heads the expansion and outreach efforts where she also provides research, outreach and school relations support. Kaitlyn works with schools who are interested in the MicroSociety model, helping to build a training program customized to student, staff and community needs. Her experience is in the fields of executive education and professional development, producing conferences and webinars on pressing K-12 educational topics. Kaitlyn joined MICROSOCIETY, Inc. with extensive experience researching adolescent female education in Kenya, Africa. Tom Padalino - Principal, Thoreau & Monroe Demonstration Academies, Tulsa, OK - With more than 15 years of experience, Tom is a celebrated Magnet Principal, hailing from Tulsa, OK where he has lead Thoreau Demonstration Academy to district and state-wide success. The first middle school in the nation to be granted Ambassador status by MICROSOCIETY, Inc., Thoreau has earned the endorsement of the state's Chief School Office and the enthusiastic support of countless community partners. Thoreau uses MicroSociety as a supporting framework of their citizenship, government and communications magnet theme.

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      At the time of a global climate crisis, when the average person is wondering what the heck they can do former educator Noel Schmidt is on a quest to turn Patchworks Farm into ground zero for the post-carbon revolution. His idea? To make Patchworks an outdoor learning laboratory and "green" school where the criteria for graduating is restoring the planet.

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      • Learning in the Real World - 4


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        eTwinning Learning Event Section 4 - virtual world 13th - 27th April 2015

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        • Learning in the Real World - 3


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          Authentic learning activities Creating an authentic learning path eTwinning Learning Event 13 - 27 April 2015

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          • Learning in the Real World - 2


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            eTwinning Learning Event Authentic Learning 13 - 27 April 2015

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            • Learning in the Real World - 1


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              eTwinning Learning Event 13 - 27 April 2015 Introduction (section 1)

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              • Learning in the Real World - 5


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                etwinning Learning Event Section 5: Assessment and reflection 13th - 27th of April 2015

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                • Elementary Graphing Lesson Through Student Entrepreneurship


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                  This is the end of a graphing lesson in my 3rd grade classroom. Students collected data on their classroom store sales and are analyzing the data to determine future action.

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                  • Measurement - Distance and Length (USA Customary System of Measurement)


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                    This mathematics video covers distance and its importance in the real world. The video features the USA Customary System of Measurement and includes examples and helpful lessons to better understand distance. It is meant to entertain and motivate students to learn. This video was created by mathcrush.com and a useful handout is on the mathcrush.com website. We enjoy teaching math and believe learning can be fun too. Please visit mathcrush.com for free math worksheets and other math help and handouts.

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                    • CTE: Making the Difference


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                      CTE is leading positive change in secondary, postsecondary and adult education, with innovative programs that are making a difference nationwide. CTE: Making the Difference is a high-energy 3-minute video highlighting the many ways CTE is working for America by improving high school graduation rates, lowering drop outs rates, and increasing the number of students going on to college. Learn more at www.careertech.org

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