Team Game Plan

January 28th - February 1st

At Eastridge Elementary our mission is to develop a community of lifelong learners who will positively impact society.


79 instructional days to make an impact on student learning?


Staff Pledge:

"We recognize that the fundamental purpose of our school and the reason we come to work each day is to ensure all students learn at high levels. We Understand that helping all students learn requires a collective, collaborative effort rather than a series of isolated efforts. We will work in teams to inform and improve individual and collective practices and to better meet the needs of individual students through intervention and extension."


"Kids don't learn from people they think do not like them" ~ Dr. Tim Hanson

"Teach every child like you're their you are their last chance to succeed"

~Joe Turner

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Tutoring Guidelines

Please let me know if you are interested in Tutoring for IREAD. I currently have 4 tutors and need 6 more in order to keep the groups small.

Upcoming Dates...

January 28th/February 22nd -1:1 Data Talks continue (all meetings will take place in the front conference room)

January 29th - PTA Meeting 6:00PM - 7:00PM

January 30th - DATA Dig Team Meeting (7:30AM - 8:30AM)

January 31st - 4th Grade Author visit during Specials

February 1st - 4th Grade Social Health Films (Group 1: 9:00-10:15 Group 2: 11:05-12:20)

February 1st - Team Huddle (2:30PM - 3:15PM) Please have students wear college shirts/sweatshirts.

February 1st -Mid-CORE Store (during lunch periods)

February 4th-8th - Grade Level NWEA Data Meetings

February 4th-8th - Bookfair

February 8th - Sweetheart Dance

February 5th - CogAT Testing (Kinder)

February 6th - Late Start (Meeting in the Media Center - 8:20AM start time) Close Reading

February 8th - Sweetheart Dance (6:00PM - 8:00 PM)

February 11th-15th - CogAT Testing (1st Grade)

February 19th-22nd - Vision and Hearing Screenings

February 21st - Math Bowl Competition (Brookview Elementary @ 5:00PM)

Bulletin Boards need to be updated. This update should be completed by January 31st. Please ensure that one of the following is including in each display: student work or character building boards.

Grade Level Idea: 2nd Grade made a Wonders Board where students place medals if they score 80% or higher on the Weekly Wonders assessment.

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Our PLC Journey...

The PLC process is a never-ending process in which educators commit to working together to ensure higher levels of learning for every student.

We will achieve this outcome by learning together about the best practices proven to increase student learning, applying what we have learned, and using evidence of student learning to make decisions and revisions in practice to help even more students learn at higher levels.

Four Critical Questions

  1. What do we want our students to know and be able to do?
  2. How will we know when they have learned it?
  3. What will we do when they haven't learned it?
  4. What will we do to extend the learning when they already know it?

When we meet in our collaborative teams, we will focus on these four critical questions.

Learning dates...

July 26th, we began our PLC journey by learning about the PLC process.

August 1st, we worked collaboratively to create our school mission

August 15th, you will work in your collaborative teams and establish team norms/commitments.

August 22nd, Wonders Q&A (Digging Deeper into the Curriculum)

August 29th, NWEA Data Dig

September 12th, Where are we going? Essential Skills and Unpacking the Standard

September 19th, we will look at ELA grade level standards and determine the 2 critical standards that each child will master before leaving your grade (NWEA DATA Dig, Curriculum Map, and Check+ standards)

September 26th, Begin the work of unpacking the standard and creating common assessments

October 24th, Continue the important work of creating common assessments

October 31st, Continue the important work of creating common assessments

November 28th, Vertical Alignment and continue the important work of creating common assessments

December 5th, I Can Statements

December 19th, Continue with I Can Statements

January 7th, Game Time Begins

January 9th, Game Time Resources

January 30th, NWEA Data Review (Focus on Question 3)

IDOE Literacy Framework

I can statements Question Stems Academic Vocabulary

Reading Warehouse

Enter NSGRA information

School Functions

Please choose 2 events to attend each semester. Back-to-School Night and Parent/Teacher Conferences are mandatory events and do not count toward the 2 events each semester.

2018-2019 Building Hours

Please make sure you exit the building on time.

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