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Faculty Meeting March 25, 2015
Criteria for Summer School
1) Math, reading, science/social studies (grades)
2)STAAR reading test in 5th or 8th grade
3)Failing any STAAR test and needing required acceleration
If you want to teach summer school, submit your application to Tankersley by April 14th.
Friday PLC with Dr. P
Friday, March 27th, 8am-4pm
Gather, Check, Recheck, and Check Again testing materials
Classroom STAAR Sweep-Friday
- Instructional displays
- Anchor Charts
- Bulletin Boards
- Number lines
- When in doubt...Cover it up!
Clear desks or computer work stations used for testing of books or other materials.
Educational Twitter Chats
Click for list of Twitter Chatshttps://sites.google.com/site/twittereducationchats/education-chat-official-list
Thank you Mrs. Garrett for the resource!
Never chatted on Twitter...Let #engsschat be your first one!
March 30th 6-7pm
Dr. Glinksi and Lisa Monthie from Waco ISD will be guests
Questions for chat
Which writing strategies would lend themselves to both English and social studies?
How can both English and social studies teachers use writing as a tool for learning content material?
How can both English and social studies teachers increase how much/often students write?
What are some models of good writing both English and social studies teachers could use for students to emulate?
How can social studies teachers quickly and easily assess writing?
Which technology tools help support writing in both English and social studies?