Spring 2016 Schedule

MONDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
WEEKEND
1-25-2016
1-27-2016

No class meeting.
1-28-2016

due in class
-factors shaping US kids and schools today
-ideal goals and mechanisms for US public ed
-interview questions for first and fifth graders

2-1-2016

due at noon
air pollution math problems

air pollution jeopardy questions

air pollution jeopardy version 2
(use this version after the first is filled, submit at least 2 questions)
2-3-2016

Tamarac
9:00 Air Pollution Math (5th grade)


10:00 From Science to Writing and Teaching (5th Grade)
?re-run news show
step-up-to-solutions model
?fill in this __step up to air pollution chart__

11:00 From Science to Writing and Teaching (5th grade + 1st grade)
step-up-to-solutions model
2-4-2016

Start working on four curriculum reviews using this curriculum module review template. Four reviews are due at noon on 2-15. Find and review curriculum from these four areas:
cities
air pollution
fenceline communities (look for superfund curricula)
Children's Forest


The process and templates for writing an eco-picture book:
Eco-Story+Structures

2-8-2016

Make at least 4 math problems to teach/give as homework. They should be multi-part and also deliver content. Be prepared to teach them in-class Monday.

Air Pollution Previously submitted problems (sorry...the sheet is messy)

Air Pollution Math Slideshow for In-Class Teaching

Air Pollution Math Slideshow for Homework Questions updated link


2-10-2016

Tamarac
9:00 Air Pollution Math (5th grade)

10:00 From Science to Writing and Teaching (5th Grade)
re-run story books

11:00 From Science to Writing and Teaching (5th grade + 1st grade)
Michael Bird Boy + story mapping
2-11-2016

2-15-2016

NO CLASS

due at noon
4 curriculum reviews
2-17-2016

TAMARAC BREAK
2-18-2016

2-22-2016

due at noon
story drafts
2-24-2016

Tamarac
9:00 Air Pollution Math (5th grade)

10:00 From Science to Writing and Teaching (5th Grade)
plan airful centers

11:00 From Science to Writing and Teaching (5th grade + 1st grade)
airful centers
multiple story structures
2-25-2016

EcoEd
Analyzing Cities

2-29-2016
3-2-2016

Tamarac
9:00 Air Pollution Math (5th grade)

10:00 From Science to Writing and Teaching (5th Grade)

11:00 From Science to Writing and Teaching (5th grade + 1st grade)
storyboards
3-3-2016

EcoEd
Choosing Cities

3-7-2016

due at noon
midterm essay exam
3-9-2016

Tamarac
9:00 Air Pollution Math (5th grade)

10:00 From Science to Writing and Teaching (5th Grade)

11:00 From Science to Writing and Teaching (5th grade + 1st grade)
draft stories
3-10-2016

EcoEd
Environmental History of Cities

3-14-2016

SPRING BREAK
3-16-2016
3-17-2016

EcoEd (Come if in town and available)
Environmental Footprint of Cities

3-21-2016

No Class
3-23-2016

Tamarac
9:00 Air Pollution Math (5th grade)

10:00 From Science to Writing and Teaching (5th Grade)

11:00 From Science to Writing and Teaching (5th grade + 1st grade)
illustrate/games
3-24-2016

EcoEd
Environmental Problems of Cities

3-28-2016


due at noon
final story
3-30-2016

Tamarac
9:00 Air Pollution Math (5th grade)

10:00 From Science to Writing and Teaching (5th Grade)

11:00 From Science to Writing and Teaching (5th grade + 1st grade)
practice reading stories /games
3-31-2016

EcoEd
Environmental Solutions in Cities

4-4-2016
4-6-2016
4-7-2016

EcoEd
Full draft of paper and slides

4-11-2016
4-13-2016
4-14-2016

EcoEd
Final paper and slides. Make posters. Practice presentations.
Earth Week Community Festival (Saturday) + EcoEd Research Symposium (Sunday afternoon)
4-18-2016
Hoosick Falls Panel
4-20-2016
Tamarac Field Trip to RPI
4-21-2016
Attend Earth Week Event

4-25-2016
-no class
4-27-2016
-no class
4-28-2016
-no class

5-2-2016
Class 5711: Curriculum Innovation Presentations

due at noon
curriculum innovations or final essays
5-4-2016
Tamarac: Story Presentation
5-5-2016
Class 5711: Curriculum Innovation Presentations

5-9-2016

No class

due at noon
final essay exam or curriculum innovations