Hale Kula Elementary School School Year 2012-2013 Welcome!
Welcome to Our New Teachers! Alyssa Tanaka (Kindergarten) Victoria Duncan (Grade 1) Laura D’Alfonso (Grade 3) Lee Noto (Grade 4) Brent Copple (Grade 5) Anne Calef (Grade 5) Esther Park (Grade 5) Keith Merriam (Grade 5)
Other Personnel Changes: Jahna Lau (Kindergarten) Cynthia Michaud (Grade 1) Marlon Gomez (Grade 2) Mailei Stachel (Grade 3) Lora Dunham (Grade 3) Kerri Korycinski (Grade 3 general ed) Megan McKee, Cheryln Cole, Beth Araki (RTI Literacy Coach) Lynele Basug, Tami Sego, Carmen Pita (Data Coaches) Jessica Forney is now Jessica Curtis
Inclusion ActivityThink of your assignment to read/review one of the following: “RSA Animate – Changing Education Paradigms,” “A Bucket List for K-12 Students,” or “What is the Purpose of Education?”Review our school mission:Hale Kula Elementary School educates all students to be effective members of a global society. This includes educating them to be competent and confident complex thinkers and lifelong learners.
Inclusion Activity - continued Your assignment: How does our school mission match what you read or viewed? What do we want our students to be able to do when they leave our classrooms? Get into groups of 4. You have 10 minutes to share your viewpoints and come up with a statement that reflects your group’s views about education today. Using a mobile device, post your group’s statement to: http://todaysmeet.com/hkespd712 You are limited to 140 characters.
Announcements Adequate Yearly Progress – In Good Standing, Pending Norbert Award DoD Facilities Grant Growth Model Attendance Incentive Program Review contents of Teacher Packet
Professional Development 2012-2013http://www.scoop.it/t/pd-2012-2013
Tomorrow’s Assignment: Come up with norms for Data Team meetings, guidelines which we can all agree on to make our meetings more productive. Examples: Begin and end on time Come to the meeting with your “homework” completed No side conversations We will compile all grade level suggestions and come up with school-wide norms for Data Team meetings.
Role of the Coach Work with classroom teachers to ensure the required data is collected. Guide discussions about the data; work as a team to analyze the data and agree on SMART goals and instructional strategies every teacher will implement in their classroom. Work with classroom teachers and co-teach if requested to implement agreed-upon instructional strategies. Meet with the RTI and Data Coach at least once per month (e.g. during PE time) to review data for your classroom. Serve as a COACH to improve teaching and learning at Hale Kula.
Leilehua Complex K-12 Plan1. 100% of teachers in the Leilehua Complex will integrate technology in their teaching and learning so students use technology and web2.0 tools to: Develop critical thinking skills Communicate Collaborate Create
Leilehua Complex K-12Construct2. 100% of teachers will teach a lesson on goal- setting, set a goal for the class, and track their progress. 80% of our students will set a goal for themselves for the year and track their progress.3.100% of Leilehua Complex schools will use Thinking Maps as a common language for leadership. School teams will use Thinking Maps to organize thinking when problem- solving, analyzing data, goal- setting, action planning, etc.
Other Introduce the 8 Thinking Maps (1 per week)
School Blogs: Hooray for Our Hale Kula Staff hoorayforhalekulastaff.blogspot.com Hooray for Our Volunteers hoorayforvolunteers.blogspot.com/ Hale Kula Highlights hkeshighlights.blogspot.com/
Let’s have a great school year! Our DOE and USDOE Goal –Students will be college and career ready by the time they graduate.