NMS Science PLC

November 20th, 2014



-Don't forget to plan in the backwards design method and utilize your Unit Overviews.

-Begin thinking about building your CBA 2 Review, and consider reviewing in small chunks throughout December.

-Plan your daily checks for understanding - Who knows it and how do you know? Every period, every day!

This week you will receive Google Training for PLC. Please meet in the library computer lab at 8 a.m.

***Thank You for being such a great team of teachers to work with! Your hard work is always appreciated. Only a few more weeks until Semester Break!***


Time: Group will meet 5 minutes after dismissal and work together for 45 minutes

Atmosphere: Relaxed but focused and productive. Student centered.

Productivity: Every PLC or Planning meeting will end in the creation of a product OR a plan for implementation

4 Essential Collaborative Planning Questions

1. What is it we want our students to learn?

2. How will we know if each student has learned it?

3. How will we respond when some students do not learn it?

4. How can we extend and enrich the learning for students who have demonstrated proficiency