The Weekly Knot

Issue 17: All About Improvement

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ESOL Tip of the Week

ESOL and Collaborative Planning


We now have 335 English language learners (ELLs) in our building, that is almost 50 percent of our total population! Our ESOL teachers focus on developing these students' English language skills during push-in, pull-out and co-teaching ESOL instruction. However, in order for our ELLs to succeed, they must receive instruction that meets their language needs throughout the school day, in every content area. Luckily, the ESOL teacher at your grade-level is a valuable resource! Be sure to use his or her knowledge to your advantage. During collaborative planning, ask your ESOL teacher about effective strategies for ELLs, or how to modify and scaffold your content instruction to make it accessible to the ELLs in your room.


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Weekly Happenings

Monday, December 8, 2014



Tuesday, December 9, 2014

SMI Testing- Second Grade

Level Up Live Session- Classroom Management Strategies 2:15 p.m.


Wednesday, December 10, 2014

SMI Testing- Second Grade

2 hour Early Dismissal

Professional Development in the Afternoon


Thursday, December 11, 2014

SMI Testing- Second Grade


Friday, December 12, 2014

SMI Testing- Second Grade


Monday, December 15, 2014

Faculty Meeting

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