Weekly Memo: 01/18/16-01/22/16

"Overcome Mediocrity & Redefine Excellence"

Message From: Ms. Stewart, Principal

"GUARD WELL YOUR SPARE MOMENTS. THEY ARE LIKE UNCUT DIAMONDS. DISCARD THEM AND THEIR VALUE WILL NEVER BE KNOWN. IMPROVE THEM AND THEY WILL BECOME THE BRIGHTEST GEMS IN A USEFUL LIFE ."

- RALPH WALDO EMERSON


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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

  • K-2 Common Planning: with Ms. Schwartz: Focus-Creating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., mini-thematic unit.
  • Professional Development with Shamel from Reading Street during Team Planning for K-5.
  • CCR data must be inputted into spreadsheet provided by Nigel, data specialist. Please see Ms. Vasquez or Ms. Giarrizzo for support or email nigel@schooldatacorp.com.
  • School-Wide Data Access: In keeping with the momentum and planning with our Core Knowledge Curriculum for K-5, it is imperative that you have access to school-wide data and take the time to thoroughly understand the learning progression of CK & the CCLS. Click here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5hvcxjxlctnUl9zdTNsOHJnUEk
  • S.T.E.A.M. Team meeting in the Science Lab at 4:30pm

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

  • Offsite school visit from 8:00-3:00 for select grade 3-5 teachers. A calendar invite with specification will be shared.
  • CCR data must be inputted into spreadsheet provided by Nigel, data specialist. Please see Ms. Vasquez or Ms. Giarrizzo for support or email nigel@schooldatacorp.com.
  • SPECIALS ONLY: Begin creating curriculum plan using the resources discussed. Due Friday, January 22, 2016. Click Here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5hvcxjxlctnYndTUmh5U0NWSnM

Thursday, January 21, 2016

  • 3-5 Common Planning: Period 1 with Math coaches Jeanette & Lyndsey; Period 2 with Ms. Stewart
  • Coaching with Jeanette & Lyndsey from NYC Mathematics Project: See Message Below.
  • CCR data must be inputted into spreadsheet provided by Nigel, data specialist. Please see Ms. Vasquez or Ms. Giarrizzo for support or email nigel@schooldatacorp.com.
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Message from Jeannette Landi, Math Coach

Hello everyone,


I have attached to this email the NYCMP Curriculum Map/Pacing for each of your grades as well as the NYCMP Scope and Sequence.


I have also attached a *SCHEDULE for Thursdays. *Please read read this attachment first.

I need you to obtain a folder and place the hard copies of the NYCMP Pacing and Scope and Sequence in your folder.


I have also attached a calendar template for January, February and March. You can use this or one of your own. ​This "2-Week Pacing Calendar"must also be in your folder.

Please bring the folder to your Grade Planning Sessions.


We need one person on each grade Ms. Giarrizzo, Ms. Richards and Ms. Vasquez to email a copy of the "2-Week Pacing Planner" to myself and Lindsay Caparco by Monday evening.


All Documents can be found by clicking here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5hvcxjxlctnX0JjUC1rYnhjWnM

Friday, January 22, 2016

  • Send home iReady Detailed Parent Reports for Diagnostic #2 for grades 3-5 and Diagnostic #1 for 1st & 2nd Grade
  • CCR data must be inputted into spreadsheet provided by Nigel, data specialist. Please see Ms. Vasquez or Ms. Giarrizzo for support or email nigel@schooldatacorp.com.
FOR SPECIALS ONLY: Please submit your curriculum using the following: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5hvcxjxlctnYndTUmh5U0NWSnM
  • Music: Core Knowledge & Blueprint: We should hearing scholars singing the songs outlined in the Core Knowledge Curriculum for their respective grades beginning Monday, January 25th.
  • Spanish & Mandarin: Use curriculum materials provided by Ms. Ma
  • Physical Education: Use curriculum materials researched
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