Thursday, August 18, 2016

Starting the Year with a Teamwork Focus

An early focus on TEAM will include an early focus on STEAM too.
Yesterday the grade-level teachers met for a day to map out the curriculum year and weekly schedule. It was a busy day of phoning field study locations, emailing the principal for feedback, and share ideas about the year ahead. In addition to becoming more culturally proficient teachers we will also focus on teamwork with the students.

The first few days of school will mainly focus on getting to know individual students and building team with a myriad of great activities--activities that will step us into the math, reading, writing, social studies, science, and interdisciplinary STEAM study.

Our schedule looks great thanks to the work of so many. Our team is extensive including a large array of educators and paraeducators. Now it's time to collect the last few supplies and set up the classroom.

These presentations, in part, will lead the efforts in the first few days: