Often it is the “teacher” leading a project-based learning program who learns the most!
I learned how to blog as a JABA RSVP FISH volunteer. I had agreed to sponsor an after-school computer club at Jackson-Via Elementary School in Charlottesville and I wanted to focus on 21st-century skills. Since blogging is receiving high marks as an effective means for teaching reflective writing, I decided that that would be a…
New School Blogs
As a result of our spring after-school Computer Club at Jackson-Via Elementary School, we now have two new blogs! The first is the JV Jam Weblog, the blog produced by the JV Jam News Studio. Jump for the Stars! presents an ePortfolio of Jackson-Via’s BEST. All Jackrabbits now have a chance to participate in weaving…
Jackson-Via Elementary School earns national award
“Jackson-Via Elementary is one of six schools in America to receive the Panasonic National School Change Award. Once considered under-performing, the Charlottesville school is now being praised for its achievement. …” Read full story on WVIR NBC29 website.
Happy Earth Day from JV Jump!
Give a little thought to being green today and into the future.
JV Computer Club – March 30, 2009 Meeting
The JV Computer Club final meeting for Spring 2009 was a big success! The members demonstrated their blog posts on jvjump.net to Charlottesville Mayor Dave Norris. Thanks to Mr. Norris, Ms. Nancy Lambert and Ms. Becca Gibson for all their help and to Mr. John Champion for providing us with CommToolz. We are looking forward…
JV Computer Club Blog
I am focusing on the beginning of the Lifelong-Learning spectrum by volunteering at Jackson-Via Elementary School – a wonderfully diverse and creative Charlottesville City School (PreK-4) in the Fry’s Spring neighborhood bordering the University of Virginia.