Week in a Wink

February 8, 2016

Joyful Learning for Students- a quick review

Based on the student survey on joyful learning, this is what Hawthorn students are saying...


  • CHOICE: 62% of students feel joyful when choosing their own topic.
  • CRITICAL THINKING/CHALLENGE: 65% of students feel joyful when they learn something new.
  • CREATIVITY: 68% of students feel joyful when they get to create something.
  • COLLABORATION: 69% of students feel joyful when collaborating with a partner of their own choosing.
  • COMMUNICATION: 63% of students feel joyful when receiving feedback from the teacher.
  • CONNECTEDNESS: 61% of students feel joyful when feeling proud of their learning.


How do YOU promote joyful learning in your learning environment??

Early Release on February 10- Reminder

Don't forget we have early release on Wednesday. Be sure to READ your assigned article for Townline (High Quality Assessments). Also bring examples of assessments to share out. Don't recreate the wheel!

Calendar of Events...busy week! :)

Access Testing Continues


2/8:

8:00 Positive Behavior Discipline Meeting (center conference room)

5th grade Principal for a Day Essays Due

10:20 4th grade Winter MAP Data Review (my office)

11:00 5th grade Winter MAP Data Review (my office)

5:30-6:30 Science Olympiad Coaches Meeting (room 106)


2/9:

TL Class Pictures (all day)

8:00 RTI with Kindy in Batson's room

8:15 Playground Supervisor Training at DO

IEPs- check your invites

1:00 AT Meeting (Vicki out)


2/10:

8:00 IEP Consult Meeting Week "B"

12:20 Early Release


2/11:

8:00 TL Learning Center Meeting

9:30 Grade 3 Winter MAP Data Review (my office)

1:00 1st grade Winter MAP Data Review (my office)

2:30 2nd grade Winter MAP Data Review (my office)

PM IEP Consult Meeting Week "B"


2/12:

8:00 Kindy Winter MAP Data Review (my office)

Valentine's Day Parties!!! (memo to follow)