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Opening HMS Staff Meeting 2009

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This is a PDF version of the PowerPoint shown at the opening staff meeting at Harold Martin School.

This is a PDF version of the PowerPoint shown at the opening staff meeting at Harold Martin School.

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  • 1. HMS Opening Staff Meeting August 31, 2009 Starting a new adventure for the next half-century... 1 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 2. Donna’s favorite teacher 2 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 3. Schedule for the rest of the day Lunch is scheduled for 11:45 Prep for first day: 12:50-2:50 We’ll finish up tomorrow after school. 3 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 4. Staff Changes Jackie Kleiner Becky Perkins Tracy Hughes Erin McMyne Christine Ball Dick Fortier Adrienne Peters-Methods student from Colby-Sawyer SAU changes: Steve, Jean Eaton, Ann Gater, Nancy Tanner Moving on: April Lakevicius, Laura Wuellenweber, Rich Schaefer, Amanda Rucci, Heather Ciance 4 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 5. Essential Questions for the Year Truly “Changing the World” What do we want our students to learn? (Curriculum) How will we know if they learn it? (Assessment) What will we do if they don’t learn it? (Instruction) How do we continue growing professionally? (PD) How do we continue building partnerships with the community? (Communication) How do we balance teaching our students and keeping the “trains running on time”? (Logistics) 5 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 6. Stuck on an Escalator 6 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 7. What do we want our students to learn? 7 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 8. 8 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 9. 9 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 10. A Place for UbD Think about its place in your teaching. Review/Overview sessions will be given. Resources available on HMS Wiki 10 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 11. Subject area Curriculum Focus Math-Math academy this year Power Standards Year 1 of Science 11 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 12. Work of the Assembly Committee Members: Dott Blanchard, Kathy Forgiel, Bonnie McAuliffe, Holly Patterson Goal: To organize and develop overall plan of school wide assemblies for the Harold Martin School academic year that support the district philosophy and the Harold Martin 3 B’s Positive Behavior Plan as well as work together as a community to teach and develop student’s character, citizenship, social and emotional responsibility. 12 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 13. How will we know if they have learned it? 13 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 14. The Role of Data Balance in an era of standards and testing: On the one side: You don’t fatten the calf by weighing it (G.Wiggins) On the other side: If you want to improve it, measure it. The trend toward more outputs than inputs Alfie Kohn weighs in. Achievement vs. Learning Common Assessments 14 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 15. What about Technology? Enduring Understanding: Technology initiatives have to improve upon the instructional, curricular, or assessment practices we already value. Our students are changing. The Role of DPs this year The Harold Martin School Wiki Report Cards on X2 New web site 15 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 16. Web 2.0 Try one thing! Podcasts Twitter Blogs Web Site Wikis Video 16 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 17. Digital Portfolios This summer: DP Manual with Directions and Timeline for the year Goal for the year: not add new components but utilize the tool. Month of Sept., check out your class. 17 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 18. What will we do if they do not learn it? 18 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 19. RTI Summer Curriculum work from Bonnie Early staff meeting A brief reading ahead of time A bit of review of what RTI is An understandable, workable procedure Plenty of resources available 19 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 20. How do we continue growing professionally? 20 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 21. PD for the Year Math Web 2.0/Technology X2-report cards Strong plan for IAs Utilizing Staff Meetings CPI Hillsboro/Hopkinton Day 21 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 22. TEP and Classroom Observation a bit more choice... Coaching-collegial observation Walk-Throughs Video-Taping A bit more prep prior to TEP Development 22 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 23. TEP Planning Questions How will I examine my math instruction this year, given that we are in the year of “study” for math? Considering the PD I received last year in writing, what changes am I going to make to my writing instruction this year? (This includes the Exit Skills Checklist) What role do the concepts of UbD have on my practice? What is one thing I am going to change in regards to technology? How do I see myself implementing the expectations around spelling instruction? 23 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 24. Staff Meetings Sharing The Craft Different classroom for each non-IA meeting Briefly sharing after every workshop that is attended Tuesday Schedule First: Building Wide Staff Meeting/Professional Development Second: Department Meetings, i.e. Special Education, and Team Meeting PLC Time Third: Teacher staff meeting/Professional Development Fourth: District and School Committees 24 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 25. How do we continue building partnerships with the community? 25 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 26. New Web Site Hopkintonschools.org/ haroldmartinschool 26 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 27. How do we balance teaching our students and keeping the “trains running on time”? 27 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 28. Facility Changes MPR Floor Walkway-Celebration on Oct. 8 Door locks Rm. 203 Baseball Field Working with Lowes 28 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 29. Health Topics Health forms-updated CPR and EPI-pen training for field trips Allergies Anaphylaxis H1N1 29 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 30. Tech Talk-Karen Ezen 30 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 31. Food Service Chat 31 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 32. First Day of School Long Tailed Monkeys Reminder for tomorrow morning-have everyone outside Lineup by class as usual? 32 Saturday, September 5, 2009
  • 33. Nut and Bolts United Way-need an HMS rep. NEC Methods, Student Teachers Free stuff: Trap tables, small book case Bulletin Board by main stairs-anyone? Handbook/Confidentiality sign-off First Day AM/PM bus by 1 PM Spelling Corrections to office Send home: student insurance, emergency card for parents to edit, medical info sheet, hot lunch menu HMS going green Attendance logged at the latest by 8:30 Reimbursement for purchases needs to be approved except for the $200 classroom $$-that needs cancelled check and or receipt. Workshops: MLP first, submit reg. to office and once P.O. is approved (and not before) register for the course. Be tidy in the supply room Let office know if you have not enough workbooks, desks, missing order, schedule conflict Second Step schedule sing-up on office window. 33 Saturday, September 5, 2009

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