C & I Update
Together is Better 12.15.17
And now for a little fun from your C & I support team:
Partnership with local chef Sean Conry
State Award for Rob Wade
Our own Mr. Rob Wade was featured on California's Science Teachers Association blog, for receiving the Excellence in Environmental Education Award from the California Environmental Education Foundation earlier this year!
21st Century classroom furniture pilot- thank you Measure B!
4th grade- The Year of the Fish
District-wide, the Outdoor Core focus for fourth grade is the “Year of the Fish”. In early October, each 4th-grade class took a separate trip to the Oroville Fish Hatchery. Some of the schools got to kayak near the Hatchery before touring the facility.
After Kayaking the students were able to watch the fish swim up the fish ladder through a viewing window at the hatchery. After witnessing the salmon swim up the ladder, the students watched the milting or fertilizing process. They ended the day by feeding the fish in the outside water channels at the hatchery.
New Media Specialist- Justina Anderson
If your students are using Google Docs, there is a new Chrome extension for teachers called CheckMark. CheckMark provides a quick process (pre-set comments) for you to give students feedback on Google Doc assignments. According to the reviews, presently there is not a way to customize the comments, but an alternative would be to use the comment feature in Docs.
Here's a YouTube video on how to use CheckMark: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4ddR2x3aXo
Here is the CheckMark website: http://www.checkmarkclass.com/
Next Generation Science Standards
Career and Technical Education
Kick off events!
Portola- Tue/Wed 3:30-6:30, Resource Center
Kick off- Wednesday, January 3rd 4:00-7:00?
Quincy- Tue FRC LRC 105, Thur Pioneer Rm. 8, 4:30-7:00
Kick off- Tuesday, January 9th 4:30-7:00
Designated supports- Now is the time for teachers to be considering the designated supports in the CAASPP assessment system. Principals will be working with their teachers to identify which students would benefit from which supports.
We are moving forward with our next steps and working with our amazing tech team to be prepared to implement 1:1 computing for all students in the 18-19 school year!
Would you like to see what we're up to in our professional learning, join our Google Classroom: class code nfdax8
Vertical and Grade level teams
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Social Studies 11.3.17
QHS is working on their self-study. PHS and CHS are preparing for a mid-cycle visit and Daryl Hutchins is beginning the process of obtaining accreditation for Jim Beckwourth High School. Thank you to everyone for the valuable work that is done through the WASC process.
12/18/17-1/1/18 Winter Break
1/4/18 Counselor Meeting
1/8/18 Science VT Meeting
1/9/18 Math VT Meeting, 5th-8th grade math teachers
1/10/18 Board Meeting
1/11/18 3:10 Elementary Grade level Google Hangout
1/15/18 No School- MLK Jr. Day
1/29/18 De-escalation Training for all front office staff
1/20 ITL Workshop
Curriculum and Instructional Services
Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Services
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