Rosie Sorrells School of Education and Social Services

September 27-October 1, 2021

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Keep Moving Forward

What an exciting week it has been around ESSM--in and out of the classroom! Before we know it, the end of the grading period will be here! I've met with you about your SLOs and goals, CIC VanSickle and/or I have provided feedback, and I encourage you to keep moving forward, continue being curious, innovative, and engaging in the classroom--beyond the basics of the ESSM classroom (shown below). I saw examples of this in Humanities--9th and 10th, Counseling and Mental Health, Spanish, and AP Language and AP Literature ! If your schedule allows, take a stroll through our classrooms to see your colleagues work their magic!

There have been some questions about posting the learning objective (LO) with the TEKS and the demonstration of learning (DOL). Posting the learning objective is an expectation at ESSM. Ideally, prior to beginning your instruction the teacher should introduce the students to what they will be learning--not doing--through the learning objective. The LO tells me what students will learn that day and how students will show that they have learned the posted learning (DOL). I ask that you prominently and legibly post this information in the same place so that students, too, will be able to reference what they are learning. Thank you for your intentionality in communicating the learning that will occur in your classroom.

Stay safe and dry!


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This Week..

  • Monday, September 27, 2021

It's Week 7!

Spot Observations Resume

Magnet Principals' Meeting

PIC One-On-One

  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Are your students' grades updated in the Portal?

TMC Principals' Meeting

Annual Title I Meeting 6:15

  • Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Annual Title I Meeting II 8:15AM

Cluster PLC 8:15

Phoenix Leadership Team Meeting 4:45

  • Thursday, September 30, 2021
Feedback Sessions

Recruitment Team Planning Session

  • Friday, October 1, 2021


Lesson Plans Due

Feedback Sessions Continue

Magnet Mentors Needed

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Around ESSM

  • Mr. Rogers and Mr. Singh speak at our Class Meetings
  • Prairie View Band Celebrate with us at Homecoming
  • Students working in Humanities, AP Language, and Instructional Practices
  • Mrs. VanSickle welcomes fall with morning snacks
  • Mr. Grace Evalutes, Mrs. Goodloe checks for understanding, Ms. Callier challenges...
  • Student work from French, Humanities 9, and Counseling and Mental Health

International Food and Culture Day

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Rosie Sorrells School of Education and Social Servies


All scholars from the Rosie Sorrell School of Education and Social Services will graduate as empowered citizens equipped to lead and serve as impassioned educators and humanitarians.


We engage and equip scholars to thrive in and out of the classroom through relevant, experiential learning, self-efficacy, and caring relationships to be college and career ready.

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