We sent an email to new teachers in regards to video taping themselves.
Then went over to Clark to visit the Rainforest project:
The hallway was amazing:
I learned about how to make a map and using a legend...
Here's a drawing of a baby and adult Howler Monkey:
Then we read a story together where we learned about the money, it's life cycle, it's animal tendencies and where it lives...
Afterwords I went to Clark's 5th grade classroom where I began to learn about Heros for Hero's Week. The class started thinking and talking about the famous hero's like superman.
The class turned when student began discussing the concept of a policeman/woman or firefighter as being a hero. This led to a wonderful video on Dr. Paul Farmer:
After the video a hero was defined as "An ordinary person, doing something extraordinary." The rest of the week will be focused on this concept.
I then went back to Edgar road.
I spoke with Deb Sanders at McGraw hill about the resource selection process at Hixson. SHe mentioned:
- iscience was based on the NEAP frameworks
- once the NGSS are finalized there will be an online supplement
- She wants to come in and do a show/tell
- page keeley probes are included
I spoke with Jill Right about unit plan and enrichment activities at Hixson for 7th Science.
I put together a set of resources that we may use to create an evaluation tool to be used by parents/students/teachers at Hixson.
At 3pm I attended a Chromebook webinar at TLC with tech and director of technology.
at 3:30 met up with Hixson department chairs to discuss eval tool for resources.