Archive | February, 2014

Department Meeting February 20, 2014

20 Feb

1. FYI – NBC Learn  – the Winter Olympics material is a great review of physical science benchmarks.

2. Thinkgate At Risk Report

3.  Grade Cam Quiz

Please bubble True (A) or False (B) on your bubble sheet.

Question 1 – I have my classes on track with the pacing guide.

Question 2 – I have run my data for the Winter Interim (or the Winter Quarterly 6th & 7th)

Question 3 – I am familiar with the Learning Goals found in each pacing guide topic.

Question 4- I am using Explore Learning Gizmos with my classes.

Question 5 – I use the Grade 3-5 GIZMOS for quick review of topics.

Question 6- I use the Grade 5 Science Station FCAT Explorer to review “Fair Game” benchmarks.

Question 7 – I realize this quiz is just to demonstrate a new piece of technology Sapp thinks I would like so I am not annoyed by this quiz.

3. Eighth Grade – Aiming at the Target & Choosing our Weapons

Review of Data  Group 1 & Group 2

WEAPONS:

Afterschool Tutoring

Online Programs:

FOCUS ACHIEVES & FCAT EXPLORER (Same passwords for both)

GIZMOS

EdGenuity

Brain Pop

Discovery Education

NBC Learn

CONSTRUCT BELL RINGERS BASED ON YOUR AT RISK REPORTS PER CLASS

MORE INTENSE DIRECT INSTRUCTION & REMEDIATION ACTIVITIES BASED ON AT RISK REPORTS PER CLASS

COACH (Gold Standard)

Acitivities based on the Learning Goals

Science Department Meeting February 6, 2014

6 Feb

AGENDA

1. One Hundred Twelve Activity – Data Gathering

How Do You Break Up Your 112 Minute Block:

Most Often                               Often

2. CER Claims Evidence Reasoning –

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1sw6uY-Lpm_162rUwaSDFqG1PL7za0_c93szqZ0msodY/edit#slide=id.p

http://www.pearltrees.com/#/N-f=1_8859370&N-fa=7753286&N-p=85964067&N-play=0&N-s=1_8859370&N-u=1_1165847

3. FCAT CRUNCH PLAN – 8th Grade Teachers