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Samsung Chromebook 11.6" Exynos 2GB - refurbished, $395.00, 0.00% raised
Samsung Chromebook 11.6" Exynos 2GB - refurbished
Single Unit Why I need this:
I have a cart of aging Macbooks that I love, but they will not last forever. Our school system has switched to Lenovos so my students are adapting to all the Google tools. They give weekly presentations for vocabulary, grammar, and figures of speech as reviews before quizzes. Both my English and creative writing classes use laptops daily to access and create instruction using Canvas and upload work to be graded. Laptops are essential as educational tools.
Quantity: 5 Price: $79.00

Recent Activity

 Sandy Melillo has added Samsung Chromebook 11.6" Exynos 2GB - refurbished to their wishlist Oct 12, 2017
 Digital Wish has awarded the and Vocabulary and Humor for High School Students - May grant to Sandy Melillo Jul 17, 2014
 Sandy Melillo has rated the lesson plan Electronic Poetry Project Mar 06, 2010
 Sandy Melillo has added the lesson plan Electronic Poetry Project Mar 02, 2010

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Here is the technology that Sandy Melillo has acquired through Digital Wish:
Kodak PLAYTOUCH Zi10 Video Camera - refurbished
Here is the grant that I have won through Digital Wish: Vocabulary and Humor for High School Students - May
Beginning Claymation Educator Kit - Animate IT!, Webcam, Armature, and more! (4)
The Digital Wish Deal: 2 for $200 Camera Bundle
Flip Ultra™ 120-minute Camcorder 2-for-1!, Flip Ultra™ 120-minute - 2 for $150
Flip Ultra™ 120-minute Camcorder 2 for 1! Flip Ultra™ 120-minute - 2 for $150
Dr. Sandy Melillo
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Pompano Beach High School
Class Information:
Room Number: 323
Students per Class: 175/1208
Class Description:
10th Grade Honors English CreativeWriting
Position:
English/Creative Writing teacher
Needs:
Laptops w/ presentation software Externalmemory (drives to save projects) Digitalcameras
My Philosophy:
The alliance of a foundation of classical and contemporary literature with current technology as a vehicle for research and student expression under the guidance of a caring instructor can move teaching and learning beyond any possible limits for all participants.
Personal Information:
About Me:
44years teaching experience teaching high school English, Drama, TV Production, Speech. Adjunct Professor Broward College- ENC 1101, ENC 1102 Adjunct Professor Nova Southeastern- Abe Fischler College of Graduate Studies- English Education Questionwriter for Albert IO
College and Degrees:
BA- Theatre Education- Michigan State University MA- English- Florida Atlantic University Ed.D-Higher Education- Florida International University
Activities:
NHS Advisor Car Club Advisor Directorof Faculty Show Stage Manager- Fort Lauderdale Children's Ballet Theatre Dance Dimensions
Favorite Books:
Jane Austen Shakespeare HarryPotter Series ChristopherMoore Books
Favorite Quotes:
"And when at time the mob is swayed to carry praise or blame too far/You may choose something like a star to stay your mind on/And be staid." "If you can meet with triumph and disaster/ And treat those two imposters just the same"
Interests:
Reading Writing (Grants, song Lyrics) Music Sewing
Employment History:
1974-2008 Northeast High School 1990-2007Broward College- adjunct prof. 2007-presentNova Southeastern University- online adjunct prof. 2008-presentPompano Beach High
Why Do I Teach?:
How can I not? I am what I do and it has always made me happy. If you truly love what you do and care about your students, you will give them what they need.
Percent of Students are:
     At-risk: 10 %
     Average: 20 %
     High-achiever: 65 %
     Special Needs: 5 %
Percent of Students are:
     White/Caucasian : 47 %
     Hispanic: 20 %
     African American: 30 %
     Asian: 3 %
Free/Reduced Lunch Program Enrollment:: 31 %
ESL Enrollment:: 17 %
Average number of students in class:: 25 students
Number of students I teach:: 175 students