Edgerton Weekly #21
February 12, 2016
Equity In All We Do-Reflective Conversations
During the months of January and February we've been having reflective conversations on Domain 5a and 5c. The conversations have been reflective and thoughtful. Thank you to each of you for having conversations that reflect on cultural responsive and competent teaching. If you haven't scheduled your reflective conversations with Lizabeth, Melissa or Laura please do so asap.
I also notice and value the relationships and connections you are building with families. Thank you for talking to them about their children. As a parent myself, it means so much to me when I hear a teacher share something positive about my child. Last night I heard many of you doing the same with your parents. I also heard staff sharing honest, but kind feedback in areas we want students to grow and improve. Thanks for being the great staff that you are. You guys rock!
Upcoming Professional Development
- On Thursday, February 25 we will have a staff meeting. We'll do a quick activity on Positive Phone Calls home and then share something the E-Team has been learning about called Windows and Mirrors.
- Due to full agendas for staff meetings and professional development, we'll be sharing the EP Data in upcoming EP PLC Meetings.
- On Friday, March 4 we have a professional development day. We'll spend the morning on assessing Learning Targets and have an introduction Language Objectives and other best practice EL instruction. The afternoon will focus on Math Expressions. Miles will be here for a bit to walk us through Math Expressions and best practice math instruction. You'll also have time to explore the Math Expressions materials and/or do some planning for Math Expressions.
Jeans for Teens!
We got the following message from Jeanna Hinderer regarding Jeans for Teens. Notice one of the two schools in the lead! Keep bringing in those jeans!
I’m pleasantly surprised and delighted to tell you that I’ve collected over 100 pair of jeans so far. Edgerton and Parkview families have really been cleaning out their closets - thank you!!