Wilson Weekly

Week of October 2nd, 2017

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Action Items

  • Rise and Shine - Sign-up for Rise and Shine! We have spots beginning the first week of November! Please take a moment and get your class signed up! Remember to avoid any days your team has extended planning in the morning.
  • Attendance- Just a reminder that attendance needs to be taken at 10am each morning. Please set a reminder in some way, as this is a legal requirement.
  • Scentsy and lamps- Please remember to turn off scentsys, lamps, etc. when you leave for the evening.
  • Teacher of the Year - We are now taking nominations for the 2017-18 Teacher of the Year. Click here for criteria and the nomination form. We would love for you to take the time to nominate a deserving colleague! Many of the questions have been updated/changed, so take a look and nominate a fellow educator! Nominations are due by October 27th.
  • Red and Black SuperStars - Red & Black Superstar Nominations are due Friday, October 6th. This is an easy way to nominate a college or learner who go above and beyond. This award is given weekly and spotlighted at Rise and Shine.
  • Refrigerator Clean Out- We will be cleaning out the refrigerator in the lounge this week. Please remove anything you would like to keep by Thursday afternoon.
  • National Bullying Prevention Month - October is National Bullying Prevention Month. In Coppell ISD, we will wear BLUE tomorrow, Oct. 2nd in observance of National Bullying Awareness Day.
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Guided Access for Ipads

Guided Access limits your device to a single app and lets you control which app features are available.


If you have learners who need a little extra help staying on an assigned app, check out this information on Guided Access.

Here's a step by step video.

There's also step by step tips here and here.

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Cognitive Strategies for Struggling Learners

Last year we were trained by the Intervention Services Department in cognitive processing strategies and how to identify learner needs. The Intervention Services Department created a Schoology course to help us in this process. Through the RtI process we will be using the documents provided in this course and the corresponding strategies. Please join this course: Intervention Services: Cognitive Strategies for Struggling Learners using the access code N8KSJ-4B5ST.

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Ed Foundation Grants

We are in the middle of the window for submitted Ed Foundation Grants. I can't encourage you enough to consider participating! Let me know if you'd like to toss around any ideas.


The application may be found below.


The Grant window closes on October 18th.

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Week At A Glance

Monday
  • 5th Grade Collaborative Team Time
  • Bullying Awareness- Wear Blue


Tuesday

  • 4th Grade Collaborative Team Time
  • Kinder Design Day in B201


Wednesday

  • 3rd Grade Collaborative Team Time
  • 1st Design Day in B201
  • National Walk to School Day
  • 7:30 am- Kids of Character Breakfast in the Library
  • Faculty Meeting/Mary's Shower


Thursday

  • 2nd Grade Collaborative Team Time


Friday

  • No School Due to Parent Conference Day
  • Red and Black SuperStar Nominations Due



*Monday, October 9- Student and Staff Holiday