Cathy Conley

Knott

Cathy Conley

Knott

Biography

Puppet Pals for Patriots in the Pod

Welcome to the world of puppets and podcasting in the home of the Patriots! This is a combined idea of two ARI grants into one Transitional Grant. The problem of practice is enhancing the level of student engagement through innovative use of tactile materials and technology. Our guiding question(s) are as follows: Through the use of puppets, are special needs students more able to adapt to and excel in various types of learning environments? Will having access to podcasting equipment enhance student engagement and raise communication skills in any and/or all grade levels/subject areas? The Patriot Family is very excited to try this new approach to learning, improving our school culture, and expanding our outreach into the local and global communities!