CAL 2 Cross Curricular Initiatives

Cross Curricular Initiatives coming up

CAL 3

  • 7th Humanities Energy Project
  • Grade Pompeii Joyas de Ceren ebooks
  • Global Warming: Bio and Chem and Physics
  • Aladdin School Musical Support -Promotional team and Agrabah Marketplace

What is New?
Making
  • STEAM Fest 2016
  • Geography:Drone usage in Guatemala
  • Link with Amun Shea School in Morazan
  • Sustainable Farming PD Unit

Some of the current photo galleries:


Jennifer Garcia:
Curriculum Development:
  • Continued work on the revamped the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade KS3 Curriculum, lesson plans.
  • Added Skype conference for 6th grade to Life Skills
  • EE Research and Citations Lessons
  • Internet Safety Lessons revamped
  • Met with Humanities to plan the energy unit
  • Met with Science to plan the sustainable farming link

PD received:
  • Attended ABES Focus Group: “Impacto de la legislación del derecho de autor en las bibliotecas de América Latina y el Caribe-IFLA LAC 2016”
  • Completed 4 modules of EduCare for Education

PD Given:
  • Taught Shirley H the basics of Google Apps
  • Showed Raul M how to use Doctopus
  • Showed Elizabeth A how to use DoInK Chromakey software
  • French Google Sites Training (Jan 2016)

Special Projects:
  • Aladdin Promotional Team
  • STEAM Fest 2016
  • Upcoming: DVA 2016

Raul Martinez

Curriculum Development:
  • Developed the new Makers creative carousel for G8
  • Improved the Creative Carousel for students who have chosen IGCSE Computer Science
  • Ran the Maker Club every Thursday after school

PD received:
  • Attended the Fablab Seminar: "Print the future" (March 2016)
  • Online course at Coursera: Project Management (University of California, Irvine( Status: Completed (December 2015)
  • Attended the Microsoft seminar: "Yo puedo programar" (September 22nd). 2015)
  • Seminar: I've attended a Keiser University seminar about: "the future of higher education (November 20150)

PD Given:
  • Delivered a seminar at ESEN about: "Web 2.0 and cloud computing"

Special Projects:
  • STEAM FEST 2016: working on the development of the STEAM faire
  • Science/ICT link: I'm working on the development of science assessments using ICT resources.
  • PSAT/SAT worked on the PSAT/SAT support for students who have taken the exam.
  • PAES worked on the PAES support for G12 class of 2016.
  • ABC liaison with Amun Shea School in Morazan

Hilda Gómez-Librarian

Professional Development and Activities:
  • "La literacidad en tiempos de violencia" fue el tema del segundo Congreso Anual de Formación Docente organizado por Contextos.

PD Given:
  • Crafts Recycling related stories “Mira bien: Arte a la vista” in Sacacoyo.

Special Projects:

  • Book Donations destinated for the Library School Católico Virgen de la Paz, La Libertad.
  • Coordinated the Book Week activities.
  • Coordinated all invited writers, poets, Visual Arts, publishers and craftsmen to Book Week.
  • Promotional posters activities.
  • STEAM FEST 2016: working on the development of the STEAM faire.
  • Recycled material fashion show and fashion workshop.
  • Explained the use of the LRC to 5th grades Super readers.
  • Musical Aladdin: Agrabah Markets.
  • Turtle Release with IGCA Students.
  • Support ABES workshops outside of school.
  • ABES Community Manager.


Eugenia Rivas-Library Assistant

Special Projects:
  • Book Week activities.
  • The __10 best readers__ in the LRC library.
  • STEAM FEST 2016: working on the development of the STEAM faire.
  • Recycled material fashion show and fashion workshop.
  • Explained the use of the LRC to 5th grades Super readers.
  • Musical Aladdin: Agrabah Markets.
  • Promotional posters activities.


Communication
The following channels are those most frequently used to communicate with the ABC Community and share happenings at the LRC: Facebook, ABC LRC Blog
LRC Website, LRC Twitter, LRCABC Youtube, LRC ABC Flickrand Various Pinterest boards aimed at Teachers, Librarians and Makers. These sites are updated by the LRC Staff members on a regular basis.


Extra Curricular
Library Club: This Club is run by Hilda Gomez and Eugenia Rivas. Different groups of students meet every day before and after school as well as lunch time, to work on different library initiatives.

Maker Club: This club which is run by Mr. Martinez, meets formally each Thursday after school, but students also drop in on other days to work on robotics projects, 3D printing and more.
Video Club: This is a drop in club run by Mrs. Garcia each Thursday and other days when needed, to support students in producing videos.

LRC Usage:

LRC Pass Totals: 1844
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The __10 best readers__ in the LRC library.



Orders

We are in the process of compiling the Book and Equipment order for sy16/17/
We have ordered 4 mini drones to test out for use in Geo and ICT lessons.