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YCM INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITATORS MAY AND MCGEE

November 13 Newsletter

Be sure to keep reading to find important upcoming events! Hopefully we have included something for EVERYONE this week! GO COUGARS!!

ENCOURAGEMENT FOR EVERYONE

This poem speaks mountains. Our students at YCM face struggles we cannot even imagine. We take so much for granted and are so quick to misunderstand many situations. Let the statement made resonate as you face each student, each day. We appreciate you, and these students appreciate you even more!

EVERYONE FYI

SO MANY COOL THINGS TO SHARE WITH EVERYONE!! CHECK THESE OUT and please ask if you have any questions!! T1 Math teachers met yesterday and collaborated on many ideas. One of the main topics we discussed were Formative Assessments. There were so many cool platforms shared, I thought we ALL could use seeing them!


https://padlet.com/....SUPER SUPER COOL web-based site that allows students to respond to questions! PERFECT for PBL launches for CMP3, discussion questions, or especially ANY type of Formative Assessment!!


https://goformative.com/....Another fantastic tool to use with technology to gauge your instruction in the classroom. Live results, live feedback.


http://exitticket.org/...AWESOME and FREE way to follow achievement and understanding with DATA. Also a Chrome Extension.


http://quizizz.com/....and alternative to Kahoot!


http://activeprompt.org/....great tool to use as polling for your classrooms. Totally anonymous, but gives them the opportunity to let you know what they think, feel, understand.


Hope you find something in here you can use!!! GREAT RESOURCES!!!!

Math FYI

Math Teachers - remember that Karl will be here next week to work with you all. He will be attending Monday Planning to set the activities. Please have ready what concept you will be teaching next week and let me know prior to Monday if possible! We will need to have CMP materials ready!


https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/math-issues/how-different-learning-and-attention-issues-can-cause-trouble-with-math....Great info on what could be happening with struggling students in your Math classes. Good FYI


https://www.frontrowed.com/ ... free site for teachers. You can add your students and they can complete math lessons (reading too). The math lessons are broken up by domain. Students will work through the lessons at their own pace. There is a video button that students can click if they get stuck on a problem. Students earn coins for correct answers.

ELA/SS TUESDAY LEARNING LAB

Friday, Nov. 13th, 8am

This is an online event.

DATE HAS PASSED BUT REMEMBER to join the Google Classroom in order to attend the Tuesday Learning Lab Webinars. This will be a great opportunity for us to to discuss the topics and continue learning from one another.

MATH/SCIENCE TUESDAY LEARNING LAB

Tuesday, Nov. 17th, 8am

This is an online event.

Remember to join the Google Classroom in order to attend the Tuesday Learning Lab Webinars. This will be a great opportunity for us to to discuss the topics and continue learning from one another.