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Here is the technology that Laura Amatulli has acquired through Digital Wish:
Flip Ultra™ 120-minute Camcorder 2-for-1!, Flip Ultra™ 120-minute - 2 for $150
Mrs. Laura Amatulli
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Avondale Meadows Upper ES
Hometown:
Auburn Hills, Michigan
Class Information:
Room Number: 121
Students per Class: 90+
Class Description:
I teach in a brain-based, inquiry style. I also embrace technology. I find that the more real-world our studies are the more motivated my students are. In each unit my students become advocates for what they learn. With advocacy comes the need to get the word out. To get the word out today we need DIGITAL!
Position:
teacher
Needs:
My students are in need of digital cameras, podcasting capabilities, and photo software.
Personal Information:
College and Degrees:
Oakland University- BS Elementary Education, Science and Language Arts Wayne State University - Masters of Library and Information Science with emphasis in Science and Technology
Activities:
Involved as Solar System Ambassador at Jet Propulsion Laboratory ReSTEP-RemoteScience teaching program at Goddard Space Facility, Maryland JASON Project teaching mentor 5 years Stream Leader-Teacher Partner with Clinton River Watershed Council 5 years MEECS (Michigan Environmental Education) council trainer Meadow Brook Writing Project Leadership Team GOT2BSAFE Grand Prize winner Intenet Safety Award Honeywell International Space Camp 2007 Chrysler Closing the Technology Gap Award Alan Shepard Achievement Award NSTA Presenter 2007
Favorite Books:
Be the Pack Leader Love that Dog Chicken Soup for the Dog Lovers Soul Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Favorite Quotes:
I'm open for possibilities. I'm open for choices. I always welcome new ideas. I'm always eager to learn. I'm never going to close my mind from learning. -Cesar Millan
Interests:
Anything Science Technology Books
Employment History:
8 years of teaching experience at Avondale Meadows 2 years as Gender Equity Specialist at Cranbrook Science Institute 6 years military task trainer
Why Do I Teach?:
I teach because it is a job that I can put all my love into. I get so much from my job: energy, smiles, and I learn something new every day. Who could ask for anything more?