Sabrina's Coaching Corner
Keeping Scott teachers in the KNOW!
January 6, 2016
Happy 17th Week of School & Happy New Year!!!
Please read the district & campus news below. As always, let me know if you have any questions or would like to meet.
MOY Literacy Assessments:
The window for literacy assessments is open until January 29th. Scores must be entered into Aware by Friday, January 29th.
- Istation for ALL students
- DRA2 and PAPI for students who are Tier 2 or 3 on Istation.
- Istation for ALL students
- DRA2 and QPS for students who are Tier 2 or 3 on Istation.
Reading Question Cards:
Each of these cards contains questions, mostly related to the process standards. You can print the cards and put them on a ring for students to use during reader's workshop. The questions can support students during partner discussions, reading responses, small group reading, and/or reading conferences. You can also edit the cards to meet the needs of your students.-ALL Questions on One Page
-Question Cards on Separate Pages (for printing or ordering):
This document can be used as an extension for students during reader's workshop. You can edit the directions in each box to meet the needs of your students. Students can write a response or have a discussion with a reading partner to answer a question. (click here)
Cluster 5: Ask Questions to Infer is available in Eduphoria. You will notice the following:
- All cluster planners now have a link to the video. There is also a new format for the videos so you can see the writers and the documents.
- In grades 4 and 5, the cluster planners now include some guidance with "look for" answers for the cluster pre-assessments. The videos for these clusters provide additional guidance.
TEMI (Kinder only):
Administer Form B for mid-year math screener. (1st Grade - administer to specific students for SST purposes, if needed)
Process Standards Grid:
This grid can be used to support students with their thinking and communication during problem solving. The questions and sentence stems are color coded and align to the process standards on the rubric. (click here)
Schoolkit Math is a toolkit that gives you QUICK and EASY access to manipulatives that students commonly use in the classroom. This app has been loaded on the Student Learning Hub Symbaloo. How could you incorporate Schoolkit Math into your math workshop?
The district will be replacing the job-embedded math PDs with online PDs for teachers. Each PD will be done through Google Hangout on the designated dates. This will allow you to receive the PD as a team, and special program teachers can be a part of the learning (SpEd, DLC, Dyslexia, GT, etc).
The schedule for online math PDs:
- January 14: 5th grade
- January 21: 4th grade
- February 11: 2nd grade
- February 19: 3rd grade
- February 25: 1st grade
- March 22: Kinder
ELAR:The district will be replacing the ELAR job-embedded PDs with morning PDs. They will take place from 7:30-8:30. If you are attending the PD, you will need to split your class with your teammates from 7:30 until you arrive on campus (by 9:00). Please see the schedule for the ELAR PDs below: