Blended Bits

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"Enhancing, Advancing, and Transforming the educational experience for our students."

For the 17-18 school year, it has been determined that my work will begin in the elementary schools. The plan is for me to meet with every classroom teacher to ensure that they are set up and ready to use at least one tool on their Chromebooks with their students. The second thing will be to determine each teacher's blended learning goal for the year. Once that work is completed, my focus will shift to the needs of the secondary buildings. Unfortunately, during these very structured periods, please understand that it may be more difficult than in the past to meet the demands of individual appointment requests. However, all requests submitted via my Coaching Request Form will be addressed in the order that they were received as time permits.

Lastly, throughout the entire year, it is a goal of mine to disseminate information via the Blended Bits Newsletter and to hold PD sessions for all levels. The focus of this content will be surrounding instructional strategies, as well as models & tools to assist in implementing a quality blended learning approach. Implementing such instruction is an integral part of achieving the district's vision to promote student agency, ownership, and prepare our students to be productive, globally-engaged citizens.

It's August! Have You Thought About...

Student Centered Classroom Redesign

Redesign resources that support blended & personalized learning environments. There are elem. & secondary sections, though most ideas & concepts presented in each can be applied K-12. There is also a section with a few ideas for getting things cheap!

Symbaloo so You're Ready to Go in September!

Thurs, August 10th - Bernon - 8:00am-10:00am

Teachpoint - PD Sign Up

Elem. teachers will be returning to Chromebooks in the class come Sept. Do you have a Symbaloo to get your kids where they need to go? If not sign up for this PD on Flowfinity. Secondary teachers interested in Symbaloo are also welcome to attend.