The Other Teachers Second teachers Joyce Dotto Catherine Kaswaka Patrick Mbughi Janet Muta Support Staff Ellen Claessens Nicki Lorenzini Crissy Loschi
CommunicationLink book Teacher to Parent individual communicationEmail Remember we are often teaching so cannot guarantee to check email during the day First initial + last name @istafrica.com Except email@example.comBlog PLEASE subscribe Weekly updates http://istgrade1.wordpress.com/
Food & DrinkHealthy! No soda, limited sweets and fried foodSnack 10 minutes in classLunch 20 minutes outside at picnic tablesDrinks Water bottlesAllergies?? Tell homeroom teacher
HatsNo Hat, No PlayPut name on hats Lost and found
Times6:50 Supervision7:00 Classroom Doors Open7:10 Class begins7:20 Considered late (mustgo to the office to obtain alate pass)1:45 Class ends1:55 After school activitiesbegin / all students must bepicked up
Measuring Academic Progress INDIVIDUAL Continuum All language Assessment Math Unit of Inquiry Pre and post assessment Observations Notes
Language ArtsReading Just Right Books – ICK DRAWriting Journal versus published writingSpeaking / ListeningPhonics / Spelling Jolly Phonics / SittonHandwriting Nelson
Primary Years Program Units of Inquiry Who we are? Healthy choices Where we are in place and time? Maps and location How we organize ourselves? Citizens and communities How the world works? Habitats and animal groups How we express ourselves Celebrations Sharing the planet Why waste?