Keeping you "In the Know"...

"Learning begins at the edge of your comfort zone."

Upcoming Consultants

*Audrey Bragg

Audrey will be joining us again Thursday, November 12th as she coaches our 3-5 grade teachers with strategy groups. The schedule has been emailed out to those who are working with her.


*Audrey Bragg

Audrey will be returning to work with us on Tuesday, December 1st and Tuesday, December 2nd. Plans for those two days will be coming soon.

Curriculum Updates

MATH

Here is a video the district wanted to share with teachers: Stanford Video (8 min) on How to Learn Math What a great talking point with parents!


A Math Nugget: An Illustrated Mathematics Dictionary a great resource for parents and students. Feel free to share in weekly communications with parents.


Kinder Teachers:

Kinder PD is on Nov. 10, 12:30-3:30 at CTE: Teachers will need to bring Exemplars work on 2-3 students. Please encourage your 3rd grade representative to register in Eduphoria Workshop!

ELAR

3rd Grade Teachers:

  • 3rd Grade Professional Learning - Friday, November 13th - 12:30-3:30
    Please encourage your 3rd grade representative to register in Eduphoria Workshop! Teachers need to bring:
    • Cluster 4 Planner
    • Completed Cluster 4 Pre-assessments (bring 5)
    • Technology device

SCIENCE

2nd Grade:

Curriculum and Instruction has a short video that will help 2nd Grade with “The World’s Simplest Motor”. The quick Learning with Laura Lee is about 7 min long and will explain how to set the motor up so it will work!


Enjoy!

SOCIAL STUDIES


4th and 5th grade teachers:

This December, 4th and 5th grade students will take their first ever social studies CBA. This is just to gather data on where we are as a district. We will discuss more in depth for fourth and fifth grade collaborative learning.

Please click on this link to access the handout that we will be discussing when it comes to the Social Studies CBA.

Great Resource:

Pearson SuccessNet for Teachers

Here are the directions for accessing Pearson SuccessNet. Please take a look!!

On a personal note...


I want to thank all of you for the beautiful flowers you sent me in support of the last two weeks. I want you to know how much I appreciate all of the kind words and emotional support you have been for me. Knowing I have only been with you for 10 weeks, you all have a very special place in my heart! Thank you from the bottom of my heart.


Shannon


PS I kept rotating the picture and it wouldn't stay upright. But I included it anyways... Enjoy my tech savviness...

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