Data News

Griffith Public Schools


We hope you enjoy the first edition of the data coaches newsletter. Eric and I look forward to sharing new & exciting ideas with all of you! Feel free to contact us with any ideas or suggestions you would like for us to include in the next newsletter.
We are so excited for our district-wide implementation of AR in grades 2-6. Below are helpful websites for students, teachers, and parents to find out more about levels.

Do you need a GREAT Book to Read?

Donalyn Miller says she has yet to meet a child she couldn't turn into a reader. No matter how far behind Miller's students might be when they reach her 6th grade classroom, they end up reading an average of 40 to 50 books a year. Miller's unconventional approach dispenses with drills and worksheets that make reading a chore. Instead, she helps students navigate the world of literature and gives them time to read books they pick out themselves. Her love of books and teaching is both infectious and inspiring. The book includes a dynamite list of recommended "kid lit" that helps parents and teachers find the books that students really like to read.
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Are you looking for ways to make SI more exciting in your classroom? Do you need more incentive ideas for your students? Visit the link below for all of your answers & more!

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