The Coaching Connection - November
Monthly memo with strategies, tips and more!
- Six science based strategies help students learn to study
- While a jigsaw is not necessarily a new strategy, it is deemed by researchers of learning to be one of the most effective!
- An active engagement strategy to get students talking to one another based on a prompt or question.
- A strategy for students to share ideas/new learnings based on what they just learned.
- A great strategy for collaboration and discussion to identify sentences, phrases, and words for constructing meaning and summarizing learning.
In this article, Jennifer Gonzalez shares the importance of active engagement in class. Students need to move and DO in order to learn - not passively listen to information.
A teacher's perspective on hate speech and toxic language.
Where are you at with your TDE work and E-Folio?
It's November! So this means that you should.....
- Complete your first observation with your IDSS coach or administrator.
- Consider when you might schedule a time to observe a colleague (years 1 and 2 only).
- With your PLC, use the data from common formative assessments to plan for students' intervention or enrichment.
- Plan to administer a student engagement survey.
- Keep your TDE E-Folio updated with your reflections in the areas that you have completed.
We are here to support you!
Lana Rains - Secondary Math & Literacy Specialist
Alesia Arlandson - English Language Arts & Electives
Jennifer Burke - World Language, Social Studies, PE & Health
Dan Kulseth - Mathematics, Science & STEM
Carrie Popp - Special Education, Speech, Psychologists, ELL & Early Childhood
Doug Stanton - Nurses, SOS & Special Education Leads, TOSAs & TDE/QComp Coordinator