About me: Grew up in Otago Studied Psychology at Otago University Completed my PhD in Child Psychology 2006 Started teaching in 2008 at Meadowbank School. Spent 18 months teaching in London. 2012 @ Marist School Running and dancing
Homework 35- 40 minutes Monday- Thursday Reading every night- Independently Aloud to someone else Be read to Book/ newspaper/ magazine/ recipe book Spelling- between 12- 16 words a week Basic Facts/ Timestables Homework sheet in homework books
Homework contd. Homework given out on Monday Parents sign homework on Thursday Basic Facts/ Spelling testing on Friday Teacher to check and sign on a Friday If not at school on Monday- spelling words on Blog.
Class Blog Class blog will be used to display any work we have done that may be of interest. Will be able to see weekly spelling words. Occasionally will put up notices. Blog address: http://room12stmarks2013.blogspot.co.nz/
Hidden extras: If your child has an appointment let me or office know- important during assessment time. Any concerns about your child come and see me. Parent/Teacher/Child interviews are in Week 4. Allergies/Medical issues- please let me know. Fitness- done daily- any reason can’t participate.