Math PLC Meeting

9/24/2015

Agenda

  1. Norms

  2. Interest and Needs form

  3. CBA Instructions

  4. Google Tutorial

    1. What resources are available

    2. Where the resources are located

    3. How to arrange your drive

    4. Set up email notifications

  5. Department News

    1. Hoffman

  6. Review 5 Principles of Instruction

    1. Content Objective

    2. 50/50

    3. Complete Sentences

    4. Formative Assessments

    5. Push

4 ESSENTIAL COLLABORATIVE PLANNING QUESTIONS TO KEEP IN MIND...


  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?

Norms

Time:

  • Start and end on time

  • Stay on topic

Productivity:

  • Keep personal distractions to a minimum

  • Be respectful of those speaking - limit side conversations

  • Come prepared

  • Look at agenda in advance

Atmosphere:

  • Non-threatening

  • Listen to others while remembering to be respectful

  • Don’t whine, shine

  • Open communication - be willing to share

  • Be mindful of vocal volume

Reminders

  • CBA # 1 -- week of October 5
  • Grades Due/Early Release October 16
  • Parent/Teacher Conference Day -- October 26
  • Lesson plans due Friday by 4pm in Google
  • Supplies and purchasing requests go through Ms. Hoffman
  • Weekly Formative Assessments -- we must check for understanding as we go