Curriculum Connections

News from Ms. Welch CST - Week of Nov.28-Dec. 1

Upcoming Dates:

Dec. 4 - 18 Week Diagnostic Screening/Testing

Dec. 4-8 Week of Code

Dec. 6 Core Team

Dec. 6 House Winners Announced

Dec. 6 PBIS Meeting @2:45

Dec. 7 Science Standards Training during planning time

Dec. 7 Winter Chorus Concert @6:30pm

Dec. 8 5th Grade to Aquarium

Dec. 11 SGC meeting

Favorite Moments This Week

18 Week Diagnostic Screening

Screening criteria will come via email early next week. Review it and communicate with me about students that may need testing for possible placement changes.
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NPE Week of Code Dec. 4-8

The Week of Code is a way to show students what computer science is all about. The Week of Code is full of activities that anybody can do. A variety of tutorials are available to teach the basics of computer science. The Hour of Code is sponsored by Code.org and aims to raise awareness and generate interest in the field of computer science. We will do more than one hour so we changed it to Week of Code!

Read more below:

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Always On Inquiry-Asking More Questions

I was in a classroom observing this week and was amazed at all of the different types of questions asked. This is an interesting article on inquiry!

High-Interest Examples Increase Student Curiosity

Connecting math to real world models can help make the learning more concrete and engaging for students.

Goodbye Clip Chart!

What do you think?

Rest: The Antidote for Discouragement

If I could give every teacher the perfect gift, I would wrap up rest with a bow and leave it on your desk each Friday. I'm wishing you rest this week, too.

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