Friday, October 25, 2013
Hearts: Social Emotional Learning
Spanish Speaking Mother's Group, 11/6 at 9am
There are flyers in the office for the Spanish-speaking mothers' group that Kathleen and I will lead on 11/6. Please let us know if you have parents in your class that you would like us to call or outreach to.
Minds: Teaching & Learning
Instructional Rounds-10/29, 8-12
CELDT Testing- Phew!
We are almost done!
Special thanks to Marcelo for his work in coordinating this effort & to Maren for covering classes and doing extra testing.
All Curriculum is Now in the Bookroom
If you are looking for something, please check the bookroom!
Writing Units Reminders
In order to create future PD that is built off of our strengths and challenges, please email me the 3 dates you will be trying the 3 mini lessons in the next five weeks by next Weds, 10/14. Linda or I will try to pop in to at least one of these sessions in order to get a sense of how we are doing.
Read: The Mini Lesson (pages 60-69) in a Guide to the Common Core Writing Workshop
Teach: At least 3 writer's workshop session to your class using the new writing program including: the Mini Lesson, the Independent Writing, and the Conferring
Bring: 3 samples (only 3).
Reflect: Lessons Learned- What builds off of our previous work? What is new? How can this help strengthen our K-5 writing program? How does this program help with your classroom writing program?
Yard Duty Safety Reminder
New Copy Machine!
Old Copy Machine Etiquette
Follow Up: Custodian Schedule
MWF Mr. Fudge downstairs
T/TH Upstairs and Portables Brown
Let me know if you any questions.
10/29 Second Grade Math Night, 7pm
10/30: Parent Conferences
10/29 Instructional Rounds (district office and other principals visit Glenview)
10/31 Halloween Parade, 1:30
11/8 No School
11/116 PTA Meeting (Equity Focus)
11/13 Staff Meeting: