All things Apple!
From the Desk of the principal
Monday, Oct. 5th, 10am-3pm
5100 South Independence Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK
10:45 am - 12:45 pm School Wide Sack Lunch Picnic (rotation)
10:45-11:45 5th & 6th Grade iPad Handout Auditorium (media interviews and photos)
1:00-3:00 iPad Orientation Classroom Activities
Offsite Parking Location~ Christmas Connection Store
Monday, Oct. 5th, 2-4pm
5728 South May Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK
Arthur Parking lot will be reserved for district leadership, elected officials, media, Apple executives, event vendors and those needing handicapped parking. All staff, volunteers, community will need to use off site parking for the day.
Tentative Sample Program
Welcome & Presentation of Colors (US Grant Hight School ROTC)
Welcome to guests, Board Members and VIP's
Words from Superintendent Neu
Words from State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister
Words from State Representative Cyndi Munson
Entertainment: US Grant High School Drum Line
Native American Dance Troop
Apple Retail iBand (tentative)
Closing : 5th & 6th grade release to Auditorium
Pre-K and Kinder released to pick up sack lunches.
Picnic Area Assignments.
1st & 2nd 11:15-12:00 Dock Area Sidewalk (Former main entrance).
3rd & 4th 12:00-12:45 Courtyard area near Media Center(dismissal area)
5th & 6th 12:15-1:00 Dock Area Sidewalk (Former Main entrance.
Teachers and Staff are HIGHLY encouraged to bring a sack lunch! Regular lunch and planning times might not be possible.
What should classroom teachers focus on?
The best plans are most successful when there is a foundation of procedures and expectations. Please, introduce and make classroom charts for your iPad procedures and expectations. Do not wait until the day before. Review the presentation that was sent last week with your students and...add your own if needed. I'd like to see these up and discussed in classrooms this week. I know its a lot to ask and there's a lot to do.
Throughout the last several weeks we've sent links and suggested lesson plan/activities from Common Sense Media. You may find teacher edition and student workbooks on iTunes to download and I will ask Aaron to push these to your devices and later to student devices. Start now with teaching some of the Common Sense Media lessons. Include this information in your lesson plans.
Your classroom number management system
Ensure that all students know their classroom number which will correspond with their iPad slot in the cart.
The shirts are yellow and have blue print. The logo says
iArthur: A ConnectED Community
Parent Notes and Alert Calls
Alert Calls/Texts call reminders will go out Friday night and Sunday afternoon.
iPad earphones should be kept at school, in a central location in your classroom, use as needed. Parents may provide earphones for home use.
iPad chargers may be sent home with students when iPads go home.
For Your Information....
Reminder: Students are not to bring personal games, toys, tablets, electronics, or balls.
Everyday Math Trainer will be in the building tomorrow. We will try to provide coverage for a few classes. Look for a separate email with details.
If you need technical assistance with your MacBook or iPad, please submit your request through the help desk ticket (under staff tools) on the OKCPS website. Look for ConnectED service request. These go directly through to Aaron. This will help prioritize and document the needs.