Words for this Week from Ms. Keag
Week of February 8, 2016
Celebrating our School Counselor at the Recognition Breakfast!
On Friday, We were Getting Ready for the Big Game!
Tuesday, February 9: ILT Plan
After Dr. Anderson's discussion with you all, the coaches will continue the conversation from our CLT staff development from January 5, as we focus on moving K-5 to "sustaining" teamwork in our CLT meetings defined by the Learning by Doing Collaborative Learning Team Continuum.
Professional Learning: Thursday, February 11
Social Studies Update from Dr. Daniell
To help you integrate Black History Month into your schools classrooms, please click on the link below for a selection of lesson plans and activities that cover a variety subjects and that can be adapted to fit grades K-5.
Presidents' Day is celebrated on the third Monday in February. Please click on the links below for a selection of lesson plans and activities that cover a variety of subjects.
GCPS is proud to host the 2nd STEMCampATL for metro-Atlanta STEM educators. STEMCampATL is designed to provide access to high quality, personalized professional learning for K-12 educators. Embracing the belief that fellow STEM educators can provide some of the most valuable professional development resources for their colleagues. This learning will be driven by teachers for teachers. Come prepared to share and learn about innovative practices in STEM education. If you are not familiar with an edcamp-style learning opportunity, check this out: http://www.edutopia.org/blog/about-edcamp-unconference-history
When: Saturday March 12, 2016; 8:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Peachtree Ridge HS
To Register: http://stemcampatl.weebly.com/
And the survey says...
Question #6. The school is improving my student's technology skills.
Question #7. Technology used at the school is helping my student learn.
What are our next steps using e-CLASS so that 100% of our parents are affirmed that our students will be ready for college and career?
Come One, Come All to the Y'all Come Sessions!
If you are slow to get started, please sign up for a slot on these days or reach out to either of one of them for a different time.
Our goal is to transform the classroom using e-CLASS tools to enhance your effective classroom instruction.
Below are some topics from this past Thursday that teachers asked about as they integrate these tools into instruction:
Copy Course Components
Classworks Integrated Reading
Our Goal is 100% Teacher and Student Usage each Week! We move closer to meeting our goal each week!
Certified Transfer Process
The Transfer Process will begin on 2/29/16 and will end on 3/11/16. All that are eligible to participate in the process will receive a link/button to use if interested. We will be receiving more information on this process but wanted to make you aware of the timeline.
National School Counseling Week
Monday, February 8
2:45 - Girls on the Run
5:00 - Spirit Night at Zaxby's
Tuesday, February 9
Dr. Anderson Visit
10:00 - PTA Committee Meeting
2:45 - KidKeys
Wednesday, February 10
7:30 - Chess Club
7:30 - Chorus Practice
2:45 - Art Club
2:45 - PE Club
2:45 - Tech Club
2:45 - Guitar Club
Thursday, February 11
7:30 - Mentor/Mentee Meeting
2:45 - Girls on the Run
2:45 - Orchestra Club
3:00 - Good News Club
Friday, February 12
Personal Leave Not Allowed (If 2/15 is a student holiday)
7:15 - Readers Rally