As a twist on the usual holiday performances, our music teachers invited third grade students and their parents to herald in the holidays with hands-on activities. Favorite standards and new songs were included. My favorite part...
Wow! I did it! There were times when I didn't think I would make it, but I did it. This week I met my goal of visiting 100 classrooms before winter break.
November 19, 2016
Our elementary art teachers are masterful at engaging students in expressing themselves through thoughtful and meaningful work. One example of this is a project that our fifth graders are working on.
November 17, 2016
We share the underlying beliefs that children want to - and can - make good choices, and that it is our responsibility to support them as they learn to do so.
November 02, 2016
During our professional learning week before school began in August, Tom Schimmer led several sessions on assessment. He stretched my thinking around how assessment is used for learning, and that everything is assessment!