July 25th, 2014

Community Base Project – Community Activities Promote Healthy Lifestyles


Project Title & Idea:
Community Activities Promote Healthy Lifestyles

Driving Question:
Students evaluate the relationship between land use, community needs, resources, and a healthy lifestyle.

ELA, Math, Geography, History, PE, Science

Driving Question:
What individual and/or collective choices and habits will promote a sustained healthy lifestyle?

Entry Event:
Video clip or skit related to a community event that highlights a healthy lifestyle

Product: Map, Advertisement, Log/Evaluation Graph

Presentation to Audience in Convention Setting with Focus Group



“I like….”:

“I wonder….”


“I have…”

July 24th, 2014

Daniel Pink – What Motivates People to Perform?

June 26th, 2013

10 Degrees of Learnization by Sophie Clark

June 1st, 2013

What’s Wrong With Our Food System: Birke Baehr at TEDxNextGenerationAsheville

September 18th, 2012

Key Ideas that Foster Parent Engagement with Families



Key ideas that foster parent engagement with families

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Key ideas that connect with families

Respect – Build Relationships  | Respeto – Creando Relaciones

Listening – Active ear  | Escuchar – Teniendo una oreja activa

Engage Parents by treating them to have a voice in education and training | Enseñe a los padres a tener una voz en la educacion y entrenamiento

Empowering parents to be facilitators using talents and expertise | Autorizar a los padres a ser facilitadores usando sus talentos y experiencia

Presentations same for all stakeholders only differentiated | Las presentaciones son iguales para todos los grupos representados en la escula solo que diferenciado

Creating trust through following through on what adults say they will do | Creado confianza por medio de cumplimientos de lo que adultos dicen que ellos van ha hacer

Make them part of the solution | Hacerlos parte de la solución 

Develop transparency | Desarrollar transparencia

Validating their experiences | Lavidando sus eperiencias

Active Involvement | Participación activa

Acknowledge / Sensitive to parents | Reconocer /Ser sensitivos con los padres

Parent mentoring – i.e. teach parent workshops for parents before parent night, prepping them to ask questions during the teacher/parent meeting.

Tutoría para los padres – por ejemplo – enseñar talleres para padres antes de la Noche de Padres, preparandolos a formular preguntas durante la conferencia de padres y maetro(a).