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Web openhouse 2012 13


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Web openhouse 2012 13

  1. 1. Leaping Leopards Open House 2012-13
  2. 2. IntroductionsMs. Jacky Ms. Patrice
  3. 3. Meet the Kindergarten Team
  4. 4. Music withMr. Robbie Smith
  5. 5. Our Specialists P.E. with CoachChapma
  6. 6. Art with Ms. Liz Godfrey
  7. 7. Pat Hallinan CMCJo Cayabyab CMC
  8. 8. Anissa Eglington ESLSteve McCallum IT
  9. 9. Every Child is Unique
  10. 10. Our Curriculum:How to Learn vs. What to Learn
  11. 11. Unit 1: Communities Unit 2: MaterialsWe all need to understand where we belong. Children are naturally curious about objects inStudents will inquire into the communities they the world around them. Students will explore thebelong to, identifying similarities and different properties of man-made and naturaldifferences along the way. The concept of objects that are present in their everyday lives.uniqueness will be discussed and how this They will participate in experiments andenriches our classroom community will be explorations into how the properties of differentexplored. Students will discuss, role play, and materials affect their uses. They will work bothpractice being responsible caring, and cooperative independently and in small groups to constructin their own classroom community. meaningful knowledge about objects in their world.Unit 3: Our Bodies Unit 4: StoriesOur bodies are a big part of who we are and we all Stories are a universal way of communicating.share a common cycle of life. Students will Through listening to, reading, telling, writing,participate in projects that will help them learn and acting out stories, students will develop andifferent and body systems and how they work. understanding that stories are told all over theThey will also learn about how to keep their body world in different ways and for differentparts and systems functioning well by living a purposes.healthy lifestyle. They will inquire into thedifferent stages of life we all go through and howdifferent cultures celebrate and respond to thesestages. Our Units
  12. 12. Dispositions Trans-disciplinary Skills• Caring - Communication• Self Directed - Critical Thinking & Problem Solving• Balanced - Collaboration• Creative - Personal Management &• Fair Reflection• Responsible - Research
  13. 13. Empowering Students to be……. Inquirers
  14. 14. Team Players
  15. 15. Speakers & Listeners
  16. 16. Readers
  17. 17. Writers
  18. 18. Mathematicians
  19. 19. Scientists
  20. 20. Artists
  21. 21. Global Citizens
  22. 22. Communication• Report Cards (Dec and June )• Parent Conferences (Oct)• Student Led Conferences (Mar)• Blogs• Black Folders• E-mail (• In Person
  23. 23. Parent Volunteers• Room Mom• How can you help?• Wednesday Reading Mornings (8:30 - 8:50)• Special Projects• Field Trips
  24. 24. What your child needs to bring each day: • Water Bottle • Hat • Healthy Snack • Black Folder • Change of Clothes • Backpack – not too big please • LABEL EVERYTHING!
  25. 25. House Keeping• Absent or Late• Leaving School Early• Birthdays and Invitations• Food (restrictions & allergies)• Class Mascot• Poetry and Song Books
  26. 26. House Keeping Cont.• Costumes (International Day /Filipiniana / Character Day)• Telephone Tree• Junk Materials• After School Activities• ID Tags• Uniforms• Library Books
  27. 27. Questions ?? ? Thanks!!!