Ignite Passion

July 29th

GROWING IN CONFIDENCE- STUDENT SHOWCASE

Effective oral communication with an emphasis on speech preparation and presentation skills is important for students as they leave middle school and move into high school academia. Student Showcase will offer students the opportunity to practice and enhance such skills in a safe environment. Students Showcase will:


  • To share ideas and approaches of various types of bulletin board/ hallway displays.
  • To provide students an opportunity to practice their presentation skills and communicate their ideas to their peers and adults by presenting their bulletin board/hallway displays quarterly.
  • To provide students/class an opportunity to highlight the importance of creating an engaging learning environment.

True leaders don't create followers.... they create leaders!

LEARNING GOALS- DATA WALLS

Why learning goals? At East Lee Middle School our mission is to drive instruction by creating grade level specific tools for students and teachers that encourage goal setting and accountability, thus increasing success through motivation. Students at East Lee Middle School will be responsible for creating 1 student achievement goal in each class for the 2014-2015 school year. Teachers will be responsible to collaborate with their students and create 1 classroom goal. Individualized Classroom goals should be posted in the classroom and tracked over time.


If visitors came to a data driven classroom, they would see…

• Classroom Mission Statements

• Classroom Goals

• Learning Standards/Objectives

– In Kid friendly language


Visitors would feel …

• an excitement for learning,

• a willingness to collect and analyze data to improve learning,

• a commitment to continuous learning.They would feel …

• an excitement for learning,

• a willingness to collect and analyze data to improve learning,

• a commitment to continuous learning.



Some things to think about before the workdays.....


• How will you post student data?

• How will you create a routine for students to track their own progress?

SIOP Follow Up COACHING Options- Choose One

We are very blessed to have Anita Crowley at East Lee Middle School. For the 2014-2015 school year, Anita will provide differentiated SIOP Coaching Sessions to all the teachers. What a GREAT opportunity!


1. Observation/Coaching Sessions

a. two observations each with a post conference coaching session

b. 5 hours of planning/5 hours of face-to face = 10 hours (1 CEU)


2. Co-planning/Observation/Coaching Session

a. one co-planning session/one observation/one post conference coaching session

b. 10 hours of face-to-face time = 10 hours (1CEU)


3. Co-planning/Co-teaching/Post Conference

a. one co-planning/one co-teaching/one post conference

b. 10 hours of face-to-face time = 10 hours (1 CEU)