Meet the Teacher 2010


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Meet the Teacher 2010

  1. 1. Meet the Teacher 2010 Quiz Show<br />Meet the creatures (teachers)<br />Our game plan<br />Student responsibility<br />Parent support<br />Field trips and fundraising<br />Our mission<br />
  2. 2. Who is in charge here?<br />Mrs. Lennox teaches English, Socials, and French<br />Mrs. Stewart teaches Math and Science<br />Mrs. Lennox is obsessed with Twilight (especially Edward!)<br />Mrs. Stewart is a horrible artist and very short<br />We both have brutal handwriting, so good luck with that<br />Don’t worry your kids are actually in good hands;<br />We are strict<br />We are fair<br />We have high expectations<br />We love our jobs<br />We love to have fun<br />
  3. 3. Our game plan<br />How will we help yourkids have a successful year?<br /><ul><li>We promote RESPECT
  4. 4. We have fair and consistent rules that we enforce (with a heavy dose of sarcasm and humor)
  5. 5. We have high expectations
  6. 6. We have many organizational systems in place to help students stay on top of the work load, and any information they may need. For example: homework boards, info. boards, teacher blog, website, week at a glance sheets, traditional agendas, missed work boxes, etc.
  7. 7. We try to build a classroom environment that enables students to work as part of a team and support one another</li></li></ul><li>Student game plan<br />What can students do to be successful?<br /><ul><li>Come to school regularly
  8. 8. Stay ORGANIZED!
  9. 9. Come to class PREPARED with the right supplies!
  10. 10. Do your homework all the time
  11. 11. If you are absent, find out what you missed
  12. 12. Seek extra help when you need it</li></li></ul><li>Parent game plan<br />What can you do to help your kids be successful?<br /><ul><li>Communicate with us by phone, email, or in person
  13. 13. Follow the blog and check the website for general information and homework updates
  14. 14. Watch for interim reports
  15. 15. Come to parent teacher interviews or check in with us at some other time regarding your child’s progress
  16. 16. Encourage your child to spend some time each night on school work
  17. 17. Provide a quiet, organized space for your child to work at home
  18. 18. Help your child stay organized- a weekly binder check is useful!
  19. 19. Make sure your child has the supplies they need
  20. 20. Encourage your child to use an agenda of some sort (JMS agenda, igoogle page, or a day planner)</li></li></ul><li>Field trips and fund-raising<br />What are we going to be doing and how can we bring down the cost of the fun stuff?<br />What will we be doing?<br /><ul><li>Neighborhood trips to Commonwealth Pool, and skating at Seaparc ($7-$10)
  21. 21. Class trip to IMAX and Crag-X Climbing Gym ($22-$25)
  22. 22. Year-end trip to Camp Columbia (2 nights) ($120)
  23. 23. Grade 8 Beach days to Mystic Beach and Witty’s Lagoon ($6-$8)Approximate total: $163</li></ul>How can we offset these costs?<br /><ul><li>Chocolate Sales
  24. 24. Magazine Sales</li></li></ul><li>Our Mission<br /> To create a community of parents, students, and teachers where everyone feels like they are involved. To make this a successful year for all by staying connected and working together to support each other.<br />
  25. 25. GAME TIME!!!<br /> Were you paying attention?<br /> PROVE IT!<br /> Play our Meet the Teacher Key Concept Review Game.<br />
  26. 26. Mrs. Stewart has very nice handwriting and she is very tall.<br />
  27. 27. False-she should have been a short doctor.<br />
  28. 28. Mrs. Lennox’s favorite Twilight character is Jacob.<br />
  29. 29. False-She likes bloodsuckers!<br />
  30. 30. What two main fundraisers will our divisions take part in this year?<br />Bottle drive and old phone book collections<br />Chicken fights and thumb wrestling<br />Head shaving and dunk tank<br />Pie eating and Dog whistling<br />Chocolate and magazine sales<br />
  31. 31. Chocolate and magazine sales!<br />
  32. 32. Match the responsibility to the person<br />Do homework<br />Parents<br />Give us your email<br />Students<br />Check the blog and website<br />Principal<br />Mark tests and quizzes<br />Teachers<br />Stay organized<br />Chuck Norris<br />
  33. 33. Mrs. Lennox and Mrs. Stewart really get attached to your kids by the end of the year.<br />
  34. 34. True…<br />