Abbett All-Star Article
Welcome Back to the long days of light, beautiful Spring weather, and stress! I know this time of year is stressful with upcoming testing, planning for next year, and day to day routines. Keep a positive attitude and remember that you are impacting children's lives each and every day.
Have you read or heard of the book Mindset by Carol Dweck? Her book is about a simple idea she discovered during decades of research on achievement and success called mindset —a simple idea that makes all the difference. Teaching a growth mindset creates motivation and productivity in the worlds of business, education, and sports. Take a look at this short article with some tips that can help motivate your students.
Classroom teachers, please click on the following link to a Google Doc to answer some questions about your preferences for grade levels for next year. This information will only be sent to me.
Intervention Lesson Plans
Please make sure that you are including intervention plans as a part of your weekly lesson plans. It is the district and school expectation that you provide differentiated, small group instruction during All-Star Time.
Fun Spring Activites Engaging Our Students
Happy 2nd graders collaborating and learning!
Something to think about...How often do we give our students time to "Drop Everything and Read?"
Teacher Self-Report Section III Due April 4 for teachers who received a 45 minute appraisals--not for teachers on ALFTA! Ralph sent the form as an attachment.
This week had fewer office referrals than any week the past few months! We all needed Spring Break and are ready to finish strong! Keep encouraging your students!
Monday, March 21
PLCs during planning time: A representative from Discovery Education will be here to assist with Discovery Education learning tools--please come to the conference room during your planning time
Building Tour 9:00
Tuesday, March 22
Campus Improvement Team at 3:30
Thursday, March 24
4th-5th: STAAR Training during conference times
Friday, March 25 NO SCHOOL
Monday, March 28
Jennifer Jay starts Maker Space Group after school: forms will go home in Tuesday folders
Tuesday, March 29
4th Grade Writing STAAR Test
5th Grade Math STAAR Test
Wednesday, March 30
5th Grade Reading STAAR Test