Team Game Plan

March 4th - March 8th

"Teach every child like you're their lifeline...like you are their last chance to succeed"

~Joe Turner

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At Eastridge Elementary our mission is to develop a community of lifelong learners who will positively impact society.

#wearethekey

55 instructional days to make an impact on student learning?

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Staff Pledge:


"We recognize that the fundamental purpose of our school and the reason we come to work each day is to ensure all students learn at high levels. We Understand that helping all students learn requires a collective, collaborative effort rather than a series of isolated efforts. We will work in teams to inform and improve individual and collective practices and to better meet the needs of individual students through intervention and extension."


#relationshipsarekey

"Kids don't learn from people they think do not like them" ~ Dr. Tim Hanson

District Survey

Team,

The district is requiring that all students in grades 3-12, certified staff including Instructional Specialists, and families (voluntary) participate in the Climate and Culture survey program from the IDOE. The survey window opens tomorrow and runs through Friday, March 15th. The links are below. It is a district expectation that all 3rd and 4th grade students, certified staff, and instructional specialist complete the survey during the window. In order for me to monitor completion within the window please email me and let me know when you have completed the survey. Additionally, third and fourth grade teachers should let me know when students have completed surveys. Thank you in advance.


Teacher Survey: http://surveys.panoramaed.com/climateidoe/5369teacher


Student Survey: http://surveys.panoramaed.com/climateidoe


Student Proctor Guide: https://panorama-www.s3.amazonaws.com/clients/Climate%20IDOE/Climate%20IDOE%20Proctor%20Guide%20Final.pdf

Every certified employee will need to create a new Frontline ID (Aesop) Please review THIS INFORMATION SHEET which includes links to a Quick Start Guide and a simulation course for help in this transition. THIS IS THE NEW UNIVERSAL URL. Once set up, everyone's new Frontline ID account, Username and Password will replace your previous login credentials for access. You will not be able to establish a new account until after 11AM on March 5th.

Upcoming Dates...

March 4th - Meeting with IA's (8:00AM- front conference room)

March 6th - Late Start (we will meet in the Gym at 8:30AM)

March 8th - 3rd Grade IREAD practice test

March 11th-15th - IREAD (schedule will be shared soon)

March 12th - Report card information must be entered into Tyler

March 15th - Report cards go home with students

March 15th - CORE Carnival

March 15th - Reading Warehouse must be updated prior to leaving for Spring Break

March 18th-29th - Spring Break

IDOE Breakfast and Lunch Audit

Great job team! We received a lot of compliments! Thank you for making sure this was a success for our school and our district. You are appreciated!!

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Our PLC Journey...

The PLC process is a never-ending process in which educators commit to working together to ensure higher levels of learning for every student.


We will achieve this outcome by learning together about the best practices proven to increase student learning, applying what we have learned, and using evidence of student learning to make decisions and revisions in practice to help even more students learn at higher levels.


Four Critical Questions


  1. What do we want our students to know and be able to do?
  2. How will we know when they have learned it?
  3. What will we do when they haven't learned it?
  4. What will we do to extend the learning when they already know it?


When we meet in our collaborative teams, we will focus on these four critical questions.


Learning dates...

July 26th, we began our PLC journey by learning about the PLC process.

August 1st, we worked collaboratively to create our school mission

August 15th, you will work in your collaborative teams and establish team norms/commitments.

August 22nd, Wonders Q&A (Digging Deeper into the Curriculum)

August 29th, NWEA Data Dig

September 12th, Where are we going? Essential Skills and Unpacking the Standard

September 19th, we will look at ELA grade level standards and determine the 2 critical standards that each child will master before leaving your grade (NWEA DATA Dig, Curriculum Map, and Check+ standards)

September 26th, Begin the work of unpacking the standard and creating common assessments

October 24th, Continue the important work of creating common assessments

October 31st, Continue the important work of creating common assessments

November 28th, Vertical Alignment and continue the important work of creating common assessments

December 5th, I Can Statements

December 19th, Continue with I Can Statements

January 7th, Game Time Begins

January 9th, Game Time Resources

January 30th, NWEA Data Review (Focus on Question 3) (Cancelled due to weather)

February 4th - 7th, NWEA Data Review during team meeting (focus on grade level strengths and weaknesses)

February 13th, Identifying learning targets for the remainder of 3rd quarter (look at essential standards from 2nd quarter)

February 27th, game time skill data review, share teaching strategies that work, create activities that will meet students at different levels of learning

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IDOE Literacy Framework

I can statements Question Stems Academic Vocabulary

Reading Warehouse

Enter NSGRA information

School Functions

Please choose 2 events to attend each semester. Back-to-School Night and Parent/Teacher Conferences are mandatory events and do not count toward the 2 events each semester.

2018-2019 Building Hours

Please make sure you exit the building on time.

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