McElyea's Minute

KHS PLC Weekly Newsletter December 5, 2014

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Week of December 8-12 PLC Meetings

Unless noted above in the schedule, we do not have a specific agenda for this week. Please come to your meeting prepared to discuss whatever topics your team sees necessary.


We probably need to take a moment to look over our unit planner(s) and scope and sequence for the 3rd six weeks and make sure we are on track. Please make sure you have shared with me your team's curriculum documents for this six weeks.


Thanks for all you do!

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Upcoming Dates to Note...

Week of December 8th

  • PLC's will meet - see schedule above
  • Biology Benchmark Window
  • Thursday, December 11th: Writing Across the Curriculum Session at Region 7 (McElyea, Osborne, Mohn, Mehringer, Langford, Craig, and Martin)

Week of December 15th

  • PLC schedule TBD
  • Biology Data Meeting
  • Chemistry Benchmark Window
  • US History Benchmark Window
  • ALG II Benchmark Window

Week of December 22nd and 29th - Christmas Holiday

Week of January 5th

  • Optional Google Drive training with Stacey...more information TBA
  • PLCs meet at regularly scheduled times - Data Meetings for Chemistry, US History, and ALG II - ENG I, II, and III prep for Spring Benchmark

Week of January 12th

  • PLCs meet at regularly scheduled times

Week of January 19th

  • Monday = Holiday; PLC schedule TBD

Week of January 26th

  • ENG I, II, and III Spring Benchmark Window
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Student Learning Reports

Click on the following link to check out lead4ward's Student Learning Reports.

http://lead4ward.com/resources/


Scroll down to the Secondary resourses and you will find the reports listed by subject on the right side of the screen. You may download the documents in Word (to revise) or as a PDF.

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Downloading Videos from the Web

Based on the technology survey we conducted several weeks ago, many teachers wanted to know how to download videos from the web so that you do not have to stream them. Stacey made a video explaining the process on a bonus installment of Cole's Tech Tips. Please let Stacey know if you have any questions.


http://library.kisd.org/khs/cole-s-tech-tips/howtodownloadvideosfromtheweb

What can I do for you?

Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help you. I am here for you!

Christy McElyea, KHS Instructional Specialist

I believe in you.

I believe in our students.

I believe in KHS.


KISD...where every student counts!