Flatonia Elementary Memo
Inspired this week by Inservice
Our first Teacher Inservice Day has arrived, and this is an inspiration because it will be a day to accomplish so many items on our list!
First off is DRA Training! This is going to be a game-changer, and I can't wait to see the results! We will also work on beginning to organize the Guided Reading Library, and Math Materials!
I hope that we can all use this day to learn something new, and get some items crossed off of our lists!
Morning Drop Off Changes
Wonderful Websites and Web 2.0 Resources
There are some helpful webinars and online trainings that can help with reports, and how to use the resources that iStation has to offer.
Getting to Know Istation Math
In this webinar, we will overview the basics of the new Istation Math product, and how it works for students. We are very excited to have 2 of the lead math curriculum writers co-presenting with us. This will allow for discussions on philosophies and strategies behind the scenes, that led to the creation of this highly popular product.
Join us! Oct 15th, or Oct 21st
Math: Open Ended Problem Solving
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As you know, I am a huge believer in incorporating problem solving into math class whenever possible. Over the years, it is has become more and more clear that students are on a quest to "get the right answer". They don't value the problem solving process as much as what gets written on the line at the end--and I started my quest to change that thinking.....Click Here to continue reading