Maple Grove Middle School: Week of April 11-15
In This Issue....
- Calendar of Weekly Events & Upcoming Dates
- 5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning
- Tornado Drill
- Wastebasket Revue
- Movie Trivia
- April 12-14 - MCA Math Test for Grade 6
- April 12 - Building Leaders Meeting - 2:50 PM Main Office Conference Room
- April 18 - Incoming 2016-17 - 6th Grade Parent & Student Orientation 7-8:30
- April 19-21 - MCA Math Test for Grade 7
- April 19 - Parent Teacher Conferences - 3:15-7:45 PM
- April 20 - Building Professional Development for Licensed Staff 2:50-4:00 in the Media Center.
- April 21 - 6th Grade Choir Concert - 7 PM
- May 2 - Field Trip for Machu Picchu & Petra
- May 2 - 7th Grade Boys' Choir Concert 7 PM
- May 3 - 6th Grade Band Concert 7 PM
- May 4 - Non Licensed Staff Meeting 9:30 & 1:30 in the Main Office Conference Room
- May 4 - Building Professional Development for Licensed Staff 2:50-4:00 in the Media Center.
- May 5 - 7th Grade Orchestra Concert 7 PM
- May 6 - Field Trip for Great Wall of China & Serengeti
5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning
Transformation requires a journey for teachers toward great educational rewards for students. Knowing how to craft learning experiences that meld technology with the curriculum is key to crafting digital-age lessons. As digital tools are integrated seamlessly with sound pedagogical practice, a new classroom culture emerges. This is a culture focused on student-centered, personalized learning and shifting away from traditional teacher-centered classrooms. The digitally-rich lesson format below has evolved as technology has been infused into these lesson components:
- Whole-group instruction
- Guided practice
- Independent practice
Read on to learn how you can meaningfully integrate technology into your lessons.
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