Good morning and Happy Monday.

Just a reminder that grades will be pulled on the Tuesday, the 18th and interims will go home on Friday. It is important that Progress Book is updated WEEKLY. I will be viewing Progress Book when checking on students' progress and for evaluation purposes. Also, please have at least a minimum of one grade a week. Please see me if you have any questions.

Wednesday, plan on meeting with subject areas to look over the data.

There is a PTO meeting on Wednesday at 6:00. It would be great if some teachers were able to attend.

Have a great week!

What's Going This Week


Tuesday- Volleyball Home ( CNE) -Daniel Rothwell's Birthday, BLT Meeting

Wednesday- EH- Data Analysis- PTO Meeting @6:00

Thursday- Volleyball Game @Ripley

Friday- TGIF :)

Saturday- Cross Country Meet @ New Richmond

Professional Development -The Artisan Teacher

Last week we started the book The Artisan Teacher A Field Guide to Skillful Teaching. The first two chapters covered Clear Learning Goals and Congruency. Clear learning goals clarify what the students must know and be able to do by the end of the lesson. It's important to know how the students will be assessed, and what the assessment looks like before planning the activities. As the book stated, " Begin with the End in Mind". This leads to congruency. When planning the lesson, it is important that the activities are aligned with the learning goals. Instruction should move students toward meeting unit goals and benchmarks.

When you are planning, ask yourself two questions:

1. What unit goals and standards does this lesson address, and

2. How does this lesson promote learning that allows students to demonstrate mastery of the standard?

It's important to be intentional with your lesson planning. Ask your students what the goal of the lesson is, and see if they are able to accurately tell you what they should know and be expected to do at the end of each unit.

Weekly Professional Development Resource:

Weekly Professional Development Resource:

This week I wanted to provide some ideas of way to connect with parents and help them to feel involved with their child's education.

* THE MILLION WORDS ACTIVITY- Great tool to connect with parents


* https://www.theartofed.com/2012/11/05/5-ways-to-connect-with-parents-at-conferences/

* https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/9-techniques-building-solid-parent-teacher-relationships/

* https://www.teachervision.com/teaching-strategies/teacher-parent-collaboration

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