|Right before the
spring break, students were given the following
This was intended to get the children thinking independently about applying the information we had gathered into a meaningful project.
I suggested two basic formats for the final project, though the students were not limited by these. This gave me another opportunity to teach additional skills on the computer. I spent one class period teaching each format.
The first, a PowerPoint presentation, would be designed to instruct other children in the school about safe pedestrian practices.
The second, a brochure, designed on the computer for either adults or children, again addressing safe pedestrian practices.
Students were permitted to work either individually or in small groups.
The final projects