Northwood October Update

Charting a Course for Success

Mark Your Calendar!

  • Friday, October 2nd, National Custodial Workers Recognition Day
  • Monday, October 5th, End of 1st 6 Weeks
  • Tuesday, October 6th, PLAN (all sophomores) & Practice ACT (all juniors)
  • Tuesday, October 6th, BT Meeting @ 3:20 (P115)
  • Tuesday, October 6th, SIT Meeting @ 3:20 (Media Center)
  • Friday, October 9th, Grades Due @ 8:00 a.m.
  • Monday, October 12th, Required Staff Development (District)
  • Tuesday, October 13th, Leadership Team Meeting @ 3:20 (Media Center)
  • Wednesday, October 14th, PSAT
  • Friday, October 16th, Homecoming
  • Tuesday, October 20th, Faculty Meeting @ 3:20 (Media Center)
  • Friday, October 23rd, Fall Faculty Social
  • Friday, October 30th, Required Staff Development (School Level)

Just a Note...

It's hard to believe that there are only a few more days left in the first 6-weeks. Thank you for the hard work you put in each day to ensure our student are successful.

Do you know what the district's instructional priorities are this year? What are we asking teachers to do in classrooms? What are the key elements of quality instruction we would like to see in classrooms this year? Get the full list here.

#9 Technology Integration- Technology resources and tools are a necessary part of quality instruction in today’s classrooms. The teacher evaluation instrument specifically includes expectations for technology use and digital learning. Teachers and students will consistently utilize technology to enhance and maximize learning.

NCEES Teaching Standard: 3d, 4d

SAMR Video- “SAMR in 120 seconds”

CCS Technology Savvy Users Guide

CCS Technology On-Demand Videos
CCS Technology Tools

Twitter users can follow @keithmedlin #ccstt for a weekly Tech Tuesday tip.


Don't Forget...

NHS Teacher of the Month Nominations

At each monthly faculty meeting, a teacher will be named to receive the Golden Apple, to be passed monthly amongst other selected winners and to have their picture displayed for the month.

Click here to submit your nomination. Friday, October 16th is the cut-off for October nominations.