The Corner

Keeping Coaches in the Know, October 16

MISSION: Building capacity in ourselves and others to positively impact student achievement

VISION: We are a professional learning community ensuring high levels of continuous learning for ALL!

Math

  • Approved Math Resources: With the second year underway with the new math TEKS, we have come across a couple good aligned resources: Motivation Math Teacher Edition from Mentoring Minds (grade levels 1-5) and MATH GPS (grade levels 3-5). These resources would be purchased using campus funds. Please contact Carrie or Tammy with questions.


  • Engaging Mathematics for 3rd & 4th grades are on the way. The other grade levels are still in production along with the AIRR books.


  • 2nd Grade PD Oct. 22 from 12:30-3:30. Please make sure you have one 2nd grade teacher registered in a timely manner from your campus that will be able to attend the PD for the full 3-hours.


  • The Region 11 Livebinder is a comprehensive resource that includes videos, workstations, lessons with background information for concepts. The link has been on Forethought for teachers to access--Please remind them about the livebinder when planning, building teacher capacity with the content, or when looking for other resources to meet student academic needs: http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=930542#anchor



  • Region 10 PD opportunity: Math Stations in Action K-2, Oct. 19th and Math Stations in Action 3-5, Oct. 26th.


  • TEA booklets, Supporting Information on the Revised Math TEKS 3-5 are available at the Print Shop.

ELAR

Kinder Professional Learning - October 21st

  • Our kinder professional learning is Wednesday, October 21st. Please remind your kinder teacher to register in eduphoria workshop! Teachers need to bring their Cluster 2 planner, a copy of the cluster 2 pre-assessment and a technology device.


5th Grade Professional Learning

  • We had great collaboration with our fifth grade teachers last week! Our grade level professional learning has focused on the process standards pre-assessments. Data is being disaggregated and collaborative conversations are taking place based on the results of the pre-assessments. The pre-assessments offer a clear target for instruction on integrating the process standards.

IC Meeting

  • October 22nd Meeting is canceled due to the PLC Booster.
  • October 29th Meeting is canceled due to Jeff Anderson training.
  • Our next IC Meeting will be on Nov. 4 in the Administration Training Rooms.
  • Please bring your IC handbook, Learning by Doing book, and electronic device to all IC meetings.