Archive | October, 2012

Science Department Meeting AGENDA 10/18/12

18 Oct

1. Lab Fees

If you are uncomfortable with recapping Lab Fees then STOP collecting until we get more green tickets. We will NOT be using 2 different kinds of receipt systems.

2. EDMOTO 101  with a little iCPALMS thrown in!

3. November 14th – Science Family Night

Kinds of Awards – Classroom achievement – improvement:

Certificates with Lapel/drape ribbons

Science Fair –  Medals  Superior & Excellent projects

Trophy  1st   2nd   3rd Place  Grade Level

Top Bridges – Plaque w/ Photo

(Need a team to run the crushing event!)

5:30-6:30 View Projects – Votes for Best Project (25cents per vote)

(Prize new mini-iPAD?)

5:45-6:15 Bridge Crushing

6:30  Grade Six  -??? minutes

Grade Seven – ??? minutes

Grade Eight – ??? minutes

Science Fair Medals & Trophies

Bridges Plaques (top 3 bridges)

7:30 GO HOME!!!

 

 

Science Department Meeting 10/11/12

11 Oct

1. Hand out SIP PLAN for Data Binders – Science & Reading

2. Effective Vocabulary Strategies  –  PLAN DAY

November 6th   Div. of Language Arts

South Region – Paul Bell Middle School – 11800 NW 2 Street, Miami

3. PMPs – Students in danger of failing – SERIOUSLY low baseline

4. STUDENT DATA CHATS – Science 8th Grade – ?

5. Homeroom Preps – Feedback?

6. Electronic Gradebook – 1 grade per week minimum  2 grades recommended

7. Interim testing sheets must be scanned by November 2nd

MakeUps – completed and scanned by Nov. 2-5

8. $$$$$ Title 1 Science Materials to enhance – Send ideas FAST

Would we like to attend a Science conference as a department?

Technology requests are getting shot down- (prob. because of bond)

9. ESSAC Requests – Smaller budget $6000 – Department requests

10. Bridge sales – Board sales Flyer going our Friday – Please get me a

rough # of interested students by Friday.

11. Paper is on the way – (& other supplies) 1 ream for printing

Copy process – Any glitches?

12. iTECH LOUNGE coming online! 2 weeks! Also Check out Mac cart

13. Start thinking about awards for Family Night – ideas to improve

14. Discovery Learning – Do we want a 3 hour refresher?

15. CPALMS to iCPALMS? EDMOTO? Please set up your accounts!

Science Department Meeting October 4, 2012

4 Oct

A G E N D A

1. Science Fair Parent Workshop

Boards for sale – recap $5.00

Kits of Basswood? Glue? Should we pursue

2.Wisdom from Science Chair Meeting 9/28

3. Professional Development

Sally Ride grants & Materials

 

CPALMS  ICPALMS

Benchmarks

In addition to lesson Plans

Model ELICITING ACTIVITIES –Problem Based Learning

 

DISCOVERY LEARNING – Rotating 1 hour over 2 Days SUB

 

6th & 7th GRADE  BASELINE