Welcome to Open House! You are in… Mrs. Oke’s Class
Key points for tonight… Core Curriculum• Common Core Introductory Video) http://www2.wcpss.net/departments/ academics/just-for-teachers/es-toolkit.htm• Grade 4 Common Core – Short Pwr. Pt.
Another Excellent Resource For You!• PTA Curriculum Connections for parents:• Directions: www.nationalpta.org, Select Public Policy tab, Select Common Core State Standards Initiative (right column), Select link for Parents Guide to Student Success in the white box• Direct Link: http://www.pta.org/4446.htm
Spotlight on 2124: A Highlight of what’sbeen going on the past 3 weeks…• PBIS – We have PRIDE in our good behavior! We have framed our classroom expectations and work both individually and as a team to meet these expectations!• We also show our PRIDE school wide! PRIDE Kids on Fridays is one way we celebrate our PRIDE Kids at Underwood too.• Chart o Fortune: Class Store opening this Friday!• PBIS- Parent Conscious Discipline Cohort- (at Underwood) We will send out the date to you!
Homework & Standards Based Grading• Homework Procedures – outlined in 4th grade handout and my “handbook” sent home in our 1st Tues. Folder• Report cards: Go home quarterly• Grading system: Standards Based Grading Handout
What’s going to be next?• More technology usage in our classroom: IPODS, use of an IPAD, EDMODO, and…hopefully an Oke’s Class web page with resources for your family and sites your child can use to practice/study key concepts taught in class!• A more concrete volunteer schedule. Please, make sure you are a current, registered volunteer if you are contacted to volunteer in our class. *Contact me if you have any questions about this or would like to register tonight.• Conferences – Preliminary schedule/sign-up is on the kidney-shaped table.
• Questions?• Feel free to take a tour/check-out your child’s desk and journals. Thanks for your timetonight!! Have a great evening!