Customized Technology Staff Development:
Teaching Teachers to Use Technology through Student Projects
Collaboration between Foothill College Center for Innovation and the San Francisco 49er Academy, Ravenswood School District, East Palo
Linda K. Taber Ullah, M.Ed 
Teacher in Residence 
Foothill College Center for Innovation, Los Altos Hills, CA
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Multimedia

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Integrating Technology into a Standards Based Curriculum

Project Based Learning Supported by Multimedia

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Project Based Learning Supported by Multimedia
Seven Dimensions Checklist

Created by Linda Ullah, M.Ed, and Jackie Kawashima--Technology Learning Coordinators, Challenge 2000 Multimedia Project--Blossom Valley Learning Consortium, Oak Grove School District. Jan. 1999

Dimension

Exemplar

Yes

Plan to Improve

Curriculum

Meets grade level standards

 

 

 

Cross Curricular

 

 

 

Involves whole class

 

 

 

Multiple research and data collections strategies

 

 

Extended Time Frame

Students have time to study subject in depth

 

 

 

Sufficient time allowed to accomplish objectives

 

 

 

Allows time for on gong reflection and revision

 

 

 

Project proceeding on schedule

 

 

Student Direction Making

Students are involved in important making decisions about topics, research methods, resources

 

 

 

Students conceive and designed their own mm products/presentations

 

 

 

Teachers serve primarily as facilitators

 

 

 

Students have ownership of final product

 

 

Collaboration

All students participate

 

 

 

Students collaborate in teams

 

 

 

Students have roles within teams

 

 

 

The combined roles of students within teams contribute to final product

 

 

 

Could not be done by one student working alone

 

 

Assessment

Project criteria shared with students at the beginning of project

 

 

 

Students involved in ongoing assessment process to improve their projects

 

 

 

Students get feedback from several sources

 

 

 

Pre and post assessment strategies to show student learning

 

 

 

Project assessment criteria aligned to objectives and standards

 

 

 

Student learning systematically document by scores, ratings, inventories, checklists, or other tools

 

 

Real World Connection

Project driven by real-world issues, problems, information

 

 

 

Students perceive real –world connection

 

 

 

Students develop skills needed in the future workplace

 

 

 

Product is useful to others

 

 

Multimedia

Students create a multimedia product/presentation

 

 

 

Includes a range of multimedia (at least 3) such as graphics (photographs, student drawings, artwork), sound, (voice over, music, sound effects),  video, animation, text

 

 

 

Multimedia = a key component of the overall project

 

 

 

Multimedia contributed to student learning of curriculum

 

 


Project Home

Home

Project Summary

TEACHERS

Front End Analysis

Project Plan

Content

Standards

Assessment

Student Decision Making

Collaboration

Real World Connection

Extended Time Frame

Multimedia

Events of Instruction

ONLINE COURSES

Integrating Technology into a Standards Based Curriculum

Project Based Learning Supported by Multimedia

OTHER EDUCATOR INFORMATION

About the Author

Other Projects by Linda Ullah

PBL Resources

STUDENTS

Syllabus

Parent Letter

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

Week 6

Student Work