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Meet the teacher 2012


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Meet the teacher 2012

  1. 1. <ul><li>MEET THE TEACHER </li></ul><ul><li>2012 </li></ul>Welcome
  2. 2. Goals for 2012 <ul><li>To continue to provide students with challenging, engaging and exciting educational experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>To ensure we are providing academic support and extension for those students who require it. </li></ul><ul><li>To continue to ensure that our students are aware of their strengths and growth areas by setting regular learning goals. </li></ul><ul><li>To continue to drive and implement the Solo thinking. </li></ul><ul><li>To continue to develop strong partnerships between teacher – student – parent. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Snell Staff 2012 <ul><li>Mr Nick Butler : Senior Teacher Room 19 – Year 8. </li></ul><ul><li>Miss Justine Milne : Room 18 – Year 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Miss Anna-Lena Neitzert : Room 20 – Year 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs Aimee Newton : Room 21 – Year 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs Aimee Kovacevic : Room 22 – Year 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Miss Taha : Literacy Intervention and ESOL </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs Crow : Maths Intervention and GaTE </li></ul><ul><li>Tristan Phipps : Robotics (Year 6 & 7) and Structures and Mechanisms (Year 6) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Curriculum Overview <ul><li>Levels : Level 3 = Year 6 Level 4 = Year 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Main Focus </li></ul><ul><li>Reading : Grouped in ability level. Activities – NIE, Listening Post, Comprehension worksheets, Scavenger Hunt, Current Events, practical activities relating to novels being read, web quests. </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics : Cross grouping for Number. Activities : Games, knowledge sheets, Figure it out books, Mathletics, Numeracy sheets. </li></ul><ul><li>Writing : School wide focus. Groupings happen after Personal Experience writing. Whole class focus – narrative, descriptive, reports, personal experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Themes for 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Term 1 : Harmony – Social Sciences (Roles and Responsibilities) </li></ul><ul><li>Term 2 : Kaitiakitanga – Science (Living World - Pollution) </li></ul><ul><li>Term 3 : Taonga – Social Sciences (Olympics / Paralympics) </li></ul><ul><li>Term 4 : Imagination – Science (Planet Earth and Beyond) </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Term 2 : Understanding Changes – Positive Puberty </li></ul><ul><li>Term 4 : Keeping Ourselves Safe (Year 6) / DARE (Year 7) </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>School wide assessments : 2 / 3 times a year </li></ul><ul><li>Reading – Probe </li></ul><ul><li>Writing – Personal Experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Maths – Gloss and IKAN </li></ul>
  5. 5. Being in Year 6 <ul><li>To become more responsible. </li></ul><ul><li>Step up to different challenges, such as specialisation and maths cross grouping. </li></ul><ul><li>More responsibilities : wet weather, recycling bin monitors, road patrol, peer mediators. </li></ul><ul><li>More expectations with regard completion of work. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop time management skills. </li></ul><ul><li>More independence. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Being in Year 7 <ul><li>More leadership opportunities such as sports monitors, house captains and librarians. </li></ul><ul><li>Dare programme and more extension on specialisation programme. </li></ul><ul><li>More focus on career’s as a topic in Specialisation programme. </li></ul><ul><li>More expectations with regard completion of work and extension of homework times. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Room 23 expectations <ul><li>Completing work – on time and to a high standard. </li></ul><ul><li>Students need to take ownership for own learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility for own mistakes i.e. if leave PE at home or homework not done, homework left at home. </li></ul><ul><li>Positive behaviour and mutual respect. </li></ul><ul><li>Kohi Values a daily discussion throughout day. </li></ul><ul><li>Students grouped according to levels they are working at. </li></ul><ul><li>Need to have sports shoes at school every day for fitness. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Snell Team Homework <ul><li>Spelling </li></ul><ul><li>5min x 4 days a week. No set spelling tasks, however students are encouraged to develop the best way to learn their own words. They need to show evidence of this in their homework books. E.g. Child writes they have done spelling and parents sign it with the date. </li></ul><ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>15min x 4 days a week minimum. Can do more than this and students encouraged to write own comment. </li></ul><ul><li>Maths </li></ul><ul><li>10min x 4 days a week. Those on the Kohi scheme are required to do 4 nights on their Kohi Maths sheets. Other students will have the opportunity to do 4 nights of Mathletics or times tables. </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Homework Tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Maths and Science Challenges. </li></ul><ul><li>Mini Assignments : Year 7 – handed out on a Friday and completed by following Friday. </li></ul><ul><li>Mini Assignments for Year 6 will be set later. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Class Time table for Term 1 Break three 12:55 School Assembly / SSLA / Team sport T/Reading T/Reading 1:35 Numeracy Numeracy Numeracy Numeracy Numeracy 11:50 Topic Topic 1:45 SSR T/Reading SSR T/Reading Kohi Way 10:20 W/Lang. Written language 10:30 Specialisation / Art Specialisation / Art Break two 11:30 Sports / Spell Written language Written language Reading 10:25 Break one 10:10 Reading Reading Reading Reading Library (9:40) 09:25 Testing/ Spell Oral Language Oral Language Oral Language 09:15 Fitness Fitness Fitness Fitness Class Sports 09:00 Roll Roll Roll Roll Roll 08:55 Friday Thursday Wednesday Tuesday Monday
  10. 10. Specialisation overview Careers Media Studies Robotics Food Tech Language – French Visual Arts Year 7 B Media Studies Language - French Careers Robotics Food Tech Processes and production Year 7 A Language – French Visual Arts Processes and production Food Tech Structures and mechanisms Term 4 Wks 4/5-9 Processes and production Food Tech Visual Arts Structures and mechanisms Food Tech Term 4 Wks 1 - 4 Media Studies Language - French Food Tech Visual Art Processes and production Term 3 Wks 1 – 4 Careers Media Studies Language – French Processes and production Visual Arts Term 2 Wks 7 - 10 Visual Art Processes and production Careers Robotics Language - Spanish Term 2 Wks 1 – 4 Food Tech Careers Media Language – Spanish Robotics Term 1 Wks 5 -8 Year 8 C Year 8 B Year 8 A Year 6 B Year 6 A
  11. 11. Outdoor Education <ul><li>Camp – Yr 6 & 7 </li></ul><ul><li>When : Week 5 Term 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Where : Carey Park Camp (Year 6) </li></ul><ul><li>Carey Park Camp & Tree Tops (Year 7) </li></ul><ul><li>Activities Carey Park : Abseiling, Archery, Bush Skills, Rock Climbing, Shooting, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Activities Year 7 : Tree Tops, Mountain biking, varied activities to Year 6 at Carey Park. </li></ul><ul><li>Your requirements : Offer time to assist during sessions or stay over for the week – </li></ul><ul><li>3 nights 4 days. </li></ul><ul><li>Cost : Approximately $220,00 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Outdoor Education <ul><li>Waterwise </li></ul><ul><li>When - Term 4 </li></ul><ul><li>What they learn: </li></ul><ul><li>Sailing, rigging an opti, capsizing, kayaking, parts of an opti. </li></ul><ul><li>Water safety </li></ul><ul><li>Your requirements: Parents to assist with the different activities. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Kohi Positive Behaviour Plan <ul><li>This School wide Behaviour Plan is built on the following key </li></ul><ul><li>elements: </li></ul><ul><li>Building positive relationships and positive recognition and reward. </li></ul><ul><li>Steps for Inappropriate Behaviour: </li></ul><ul><li>STEP 1 : Non-verbal cue or redirection. </li></ul><ul><li>STEP 2 : Verbal warning and name on reminder board. </li></ul><ul><li>STEP 3 : Buddy class (10 min) consequence form. Name in class book and parent emailed. </li></ul><ul><li>STEP 4 : To the Team Leader : consequence form, name in team behaviour notebook, meeting set up. </li></ul><ul><li>STEP 5 : Team Leader Deputy Principal </li></ul><ul><li>Important Notes : </li></ul><ul><li>Any acts of physical violence - dealt with by D.P. immediately. </li></ul><ul><li>Once a student has between sent to their buddy 3 times in 2 weeks the next time they will be sent straight to the Team Leader. </li></ul><ul><li>Names will remain on the board until the end of the day. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Snell Team: Positive rewards <ul><li>1. Mini Positive Certificates </li></ul><ul><li>These are given out by class teachers when students have: </li></ul><ul><li>Displayed behaviour and effort over and above what is expected. </li></ul><ul><li>Completed work to a high standard and demonstrated improvement. </li></ul><ul><li>Displayed behaviour and attitudes associated with the Kohi Way. </li></ul><ul><li>2. House Points </li></ul><ul><li>These can be given out to individuals and/or groups. Used as rewards during class games and competitions or for students and groups who go out of their way to help and cooperate with the teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Greenies </li></ul><ul><li>School wide positive reinforcement system which operates outside the classroom. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Communication and how you can help <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Email : [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Students away – send email with message. </li></ul><ul><li>Contact office. </li></ul><ul><li>Away for period of time – need to email office stating dates student away for. </li></ul><ul><li>Appointment – Contact via email – not just pitch up. Preferably after school. </li></ul><ul><li>Look at class blog – students putting work on as well as various links to extension work as well as sites to assist student who need it. </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom help. </li></ul><ul><li>Have class coordinators before you leave today can you please supply email to Class coordinators </li></ul>