Beating the Odds
Lakeview Staff Newsletter - Dec 21
South Milwaukee ... 36
South Padre Island ... 74
South Beach, FL ... 76
Southey, Saskatchewan ... 12
South Pole ... -9
Seoul, South Korea ... 39
Bol, South Sudan ... 100
Wherever you are going, have fun!
December 22 - January 2
The building is closed during Winter break.
Please be sure you follow the shutdown guidelines in the email from Mr. McCarty.
We get checked on our energy efficiency every Friday evening and every break.
Thursday, January 3
First day back after Winter break
MAP Testing window is open January 3rd through the 24th.
Brightbytes/Clarity survey is open until January 8th.
PALS testing grades - please be sure to touch base with Janice
Wednesday, January 9
Staff meeting 7:15 a.m. - Learning targets, part 2
Thursday, January 10
PTO meeting 7-8 p.m.
Articles catching my attention
Usually, I wouldn't read articles with titles like this, but this one is by Regie Routman, a recognized literacy expert.
Ok, you've heard the name John Hattie many times in recent years (and certainly in recent months). If you haven't taken the time to look more closely at the Visible Learning research, take time over the holidays. John Hattie's mantra is "Know Thy Impact". Part of knowing our impact is knowing that some strategies work more effectively than others. His list of effect sizes helps us prioritize how we spend our time with students for impact.
An article that highlights just how many decisions a teacher makes per hour, much like pro basketball players during a game or jazz musicians improvising.