Curriculum Corner

Westwood Heights School District February 2016

Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Beginning the week of February 15th, a digital citizenship curriculum plan will be implemented in all buildings to ensure students of WWH will behave safely, and participate responsibly in our digital world.

GEARup2LEAD

Hamady Middle/High School teachers participated in a grant funded training with Adam Hartley, the director of GEARup2LEAD. During the professional development, teachers learned about the six steps of heroic leadership, with a focus on growth mindset, empathy, action and responsibility.


Middle School Teachers will begin to pilot the heroic leadership curriculum with students in March.

District Wide Book Study

In an effort to provide students of Westwood Heights an experience of engaging lessons within the classroom, teachers will be learning the best practice strategies necessary for raising achievement.

McMonagle Elementary Curriculum Work

At the end of the month, sixth grade teachers will work on Social Studies curriculum to prepare for changes with the new standards. The team of teachers will work collaboratively with the technology teacher to align standards and implement technology experiences focused on application of Social Studies content.

Professional Learning Opportunities

Coming in March....


Michigan Reading Association Conference (MRA) in Detroit

*Elementary, Middle, and High School teachers will participate


Michigan Association of Computer Users in Learning Conference (MACUL) in Grand Rapids

*Elementary, Middle, and High School teachers will attend training

Hamady Middle/High School Upcoming Math Data Meetings

In early March, the math team at Hamady will review results from the mid-year benchmark assessments to monitor effectiveness of new math resources . During this meeting, teachers will analyze data and identify areas of strengths and weaknesses with student achievement of standards.

Hamady Literacy Night

Tuesday, March 29th, 5:30pm

3223 West Carpenter Road

Flint, MI

In collaboration with the University of Michigan-Flint, teachers will create engaging literacy experiences for community and families to participate in.

M-Step Parent Report

M-STEP Parent Report Video