Fabulous Friday Facts
Tuesday 9/13: Notice and Note fiction strategies at Intermediate (8:15)
** RSVP to Wendy if you are coming
Wednesday 9/14: Staff meeting PBL Information (7:45)
Friday 9/16: Coach Meeting for Wendy and Cara
Important, Urgent, Needs Your Attention
We are requesting that all grades K-7 have their students do a writing prompt 3 times
Primary Prompt: Tell a story about a time in your life.
Upper grades: Tell a story about a time in your
life that you learned something.
Calling all teams!!
Natalie-Thank you for taking the time to enter ALL of fourth grade students' names into Moby Max for the team!
Rhoda-Thank you for taking your ENTIRE weekend to make spread sheets of ALL fourth graders that includes every piece of information needed (with pictures!)
Amy W.-You are a wonderful teammate to work with and I appreciate your ideas and the way you provide clarity.
Melanie-It is a pleasure to work with you. You have such vision and wonderful ways to articulate your ideas!
Heidi-Thank you for navigating the tech challenges with iPads. We appreciate your willingness to help find solutions.
Sean, Tonia, Wendy, Melissa, and Alisha-Exploding Kittens. Enough said!!
Tonia, Amy W, Colleen, Amanda- Thank you for coming to the whole accountability meeting
6th/7th grade team- thanks for presenting at accountability 1st
Things You May Be Interested In (Optional to Read)
Character Traits for CREW- Order and Definitions
2. Compassion: Showing kindness and helping someone through a hard time.
3. Integrity: Being strong enough to do what you know is right, even when it is difficult.
4. Perseverance: Set goals and keep trying
5. Collaborative: We can work together towards a common goal. We can communicate effectively so that everyone is heard.
6. Critical Thinker: Investigating in different ways
Burst intervention is an approved intervention for students on a READ plan. Schools use a variety of strategies to provide the 30 minutes each day of instruction that the Burst intervention requires. The READ Act Team will be providing a three-hour Burst training specifically for teachers. Substitutes will be provided by the READ act for this training. The training session will be capped at 45 teachers. Teachers should sign up for this class in ESS. If you have questions about this training, please contact Kim Ballantyne at 303-982-6425 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please complete the short leave form and return it to Margaret Baily (Ed Center, 2nd Floor)
Sessions: DELABI September 8th Irwin Preschool 1:00-4:00 (Please park on the street)
JCEA Professional Learning
JCEA is providing two upcoming professional learning opportunities to support teachers.
Co-Teaching: Basics for Success, taught by Beth Low, Sept 10, Course Code INCOTC, session 0001
I Can Do It: Classroom Management Training, Oct. 1, Course Code INICDI, session 0001
For more information please visit the JCEA professional development page.
Are you interested in ways to bolster vocabulary instruction in your classroom?
Molly Brown House Museum
Hurry - Last Chance!!! The Jeffco Social Studies department, in partnership with the Molly Brown House Museum, would like to extend an invitation to participate in an exciting and personalized opportunity! A small group of Jeffco educators will attend a unique event this Saturday, September 10, 2016 (10-12pm). Our private group will engage in discussion related to purposeful field trips, and explore the museum’s offerings alongside the Director of Education, Jamie Wilms. Discussion will be facilitated by Amy Dowell and Sarah Hurd - Social Studies content team members. You will be treated to a personal visit from Margaret, a free voucher for a tour, and a classroom resource. Clock hours will also be available. Please join us for this event that connects Jeffco educators with community partners and engages you in an interactive, purposeful, focused and FUN morning! Please complete this form in order to RESERVE your spot NOW. An email confirmation will be sent with details.
Jeffco Tech Share Fair
It’s almost here! The Jeffco Tech Share Fair is September 17th at Arvada West H.S. Visit our website to sign up to attend, check out our session descriptions, and schedule your day of learning. Don’t miss out on this fun of day learning and sharing!
Centering on Differentiated, Layered Centers
- The workshop structure in math and literacy;
- Planning for best instructional practice grounded in Jeffco Curriculum; and
- Differentiated math and literacy centers for upcoming units to be shared with colleagues.
If you have questions, please contact Stacy Oryshchyn, Holly Sexton, or Joan Farrow.
Part 1 Offerings:
This is a two-part learning opportunity. Part 1 includes the foundational learning around a workshop structure and differentiated, layered centers. Once you have attended any Part 1 session (including last school year), you may attend any/all Part 2 sessions.
When: Monday, September 12, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Ed Center Board Room
ECDLC: Session 1