Nathan Adams Elementary School
WELCOME TO WEEK 34
Landscape for Learning Community Project-A Great Success!
A Special Thank You.......
TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK
Nathan Adams teachers thank you for making a difference!
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. ~Khalil Gibran
Menu for Teacher Appreciation
Monday: Luncheon-Catering by Larry's
Tuesday: Lattes and Smoothies ( starts @ 1:30 pm)
Wednesday: Cake and Fruit
Thursday: Luncheon ( starts @ 10:00 am)
News You Can Use:
Monday 5/4 - Faculty meeting
Tuesday 5/5 - Student Council Meeting, PTSA meeting, ITBS Testing
Wednesday 5/6 -Principal Meeting 8-12
Grade Level Leadership Meeting, Teacher Focus Group
Thurs. 5/7 - Kendra Spears birthday
Fri. 5/8 - Nataly Martinez birthday
SBDM - 5:00
Talent Show 6:00
Sat. 5/9 - DISD Job Fair
Rigorous Student Projects!
Social Stuides-Family Tree
1st Graders are creating Family Trees.
1st Graders are learning about lifecycles.
2nd Graders are learning about biographies.
Wounded Warriors VS Retired Dallas Cowboys
Thursday, May 21st, 6pm
12345 Inwood Rd
RSVPs are enabled for this event.
Personalized Learning Update
Visit Nathan Adams classrooms and you will find growing evidence of Personalized Learning. One trait of PL is a Blended Learning Environment (rotation model)
The classroom Blended Learning Environment will have various zones for rotation:
Discussion and Thinking Zone
Students collaborate about their learning with flexible peer groups
Teacher as a facilitator of student learning
Students utilize trackers to monitor their progress
Inquiry-based and independent
Students investigate and solve problems
Use digital devices for inquiry and learning support
Write, edit and develop their profile artifacts
Utilize digital devices to document their content mastery (i.e. flip cameras, Kindles, Surfaces, laptops, etc.