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Instructional Newsletter

Word Wall Rubric

Here is the word wall rubric we will be using to improve word wall use across campus. This is not an evaluative tool but rather a feedback and reflection tool. Examples of Good, Better, Best word walls to come. Huge shout out to Polly for doing the research and creating this great tool!


There were many questions about SAMR during PLC last week. Remember technology does not equal good teaching. Our Chromebooks are an instructional tool just like a pencil. There are many ways to increase rigor, engagement, and mastery with technology just like there is with non-tech tools. SAMR will help guide your planning when using technology as a tool to ensure meaningful learning for all students. Below are some great SAMR resources.