Think Tank Team Open Team Meeting  February 2, 2012
Think Tank Science  Mary Kelch Sobhani
Energy Unit   Winding down     Energy Resources Advantages &        Disadvantages Socratic Discussion     Steel Can Rov...
Physics Unit Newton’s Laws Simple Machines
What’s Next? Astronomy Unit Microbiology Unit Ecology Unit
MIS             The Infinity Project   Robotics Unit      Building Units Utilizing Legos            Mindstorm      Progra...
Box A map colored to show land cover;    use symbols to show specific                                                 Your...
Upcoming Topics for            6th         grade Math•   Probability•   Geometry•   Measurement Applications•   STAAR Stra...
STAAR Tutoring  Schedule
Placement Test•   May 15th and 16th•   during scheduled math period•   no preparation necessary•   1 of the 3 criteria use...
Regular Course Sequence• Grade 7    7        7/8  Grade 8    8        Alg I  Grade 9    Alg I    Geom  Grade 10   Geom    ...
TAG Course Sequence• Grade 7    8          Alg I  Grade 8    Alg I      Geom  Grade 9    Geom       Alg II  Grade 10   Alg...
LANGUAGE ARTSSpring 2012Amy Powers
What are we doing now in LA?-Grammar-DOL-Character Trait Vocabulary-Writing- analytical and how-to-Novel study- Code Talker
What’s next?-Personal Narrative Writing-Book Groups-Individual Spelling-Mystery- The True Confessionsof Charlotte Doyle by...
STAAR READING ASSESSMENT(STATE OF TEXAS ASSESSMENT OF ACADEMIC READINESS)-Benchmark- next week     *Purpose: Evaluate stud...
Look           familiar?YIKES!!!
INSTAGRAM & INTERNET SAFETY-Photo-sharing app which people use to upload and modify photos-If you wouldn’t do it in real l...
DATES TO REMEMBER     Open House  Thursday, March 22       5:30 p.m.Last Open Team Meeting   Thursday, April 12      11:45...
Think Tank OTM- Feb. 2, 2012
Think Tank OTM- Feb. 2, 2012
Think Tank OTM- Feb. 2, 2012
Think Tank OTM- Feb. 2, 2012
Think Tank OTM- Feb. 2, 2012
Think Tank OTM- Feb. 2, 2012
Think Tank OTM- Feb. 2, 2012
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Think Tank OTM- Feb. 2, 2012

409 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Think Tank OTM- Feb. 2, 2012

  1. 1. Think Tank Team Open Team Meeting February 2, 2012
  2. 2. Think Tank Science Mary Kelch Sobhani
  3. 3. Energy Unit Winding down  Energy Resources Advantages & Disadvantages Socratic Discussion  Steel Can Rover Lab  Unit Test
  4. 4. Physics Unit Newton’s Laws Simple Machines
  5. 5. What’s Next? Astronomy Unit Microbiology Unit Ecology Unit
  6. 6. MIS The Infinity Project Robotics Unit Building Units Utilizing Legos Mindstorm Programming for Simple TasksThanks to PC TAG for funding new kits!
  7. 7. Box A map colored to show land cover; use symbols to show specific Your identifying information Nation land use (corn, not just crops or spruce trees, not just forestry); include the capital city, legend, and compass national flagNational data: type of government current leader major languages Clever name and icon or logo for literacy rate your cereal (Londonberry Loops, monetary unit Dutch Dumplin’s) Aesthetics: &all text information should be typed &the product is neat with no loose paper &facts are accurate and substantiated &be creative and have fun
  8. 8. Upcoming Topics for 6th grade Math• Probability• Geometry• Measurement Applications• STAAR Strategies
  9. 9. STAAR Tutoring Schedule
  10. 10. Placement Test• May 15th and 16th• during scheduled math period• no preparation necessary• 1 of the 3 criteria used for recommendation of 7th grade Math placement
  11. 11. Regular Course Sequence• Grade 7 7 7/8 Grade 8 8 Alg I Grade 9 Alg I Geom Grade 10 Geom Alg II Grade 11 Alg II PreCal Grade 12 PreCal Calculus
  12. 12. TAG Course Sequence• Grade 7 8 Alg I Grade 8 Alg I Geom Grade 9 Geom Alg II Grade 10 Alg II PreCal Grade 11 PreCal Calculus Grade 12 Calculus Statistics
  13. 13. LANGUAGE ARTSSpring 2012Amy Powers
  14. 14. What are we doing now in LA?-Grammar-DOL-Character Trait Vocabulary-Writing- analytical and how-to-Novel study- Code Talker
  15. 15. What’s next?-Personal Narrative Writing-Book Groups-Individual Spelling-Mystery- The True Confessionsof Charlotte Doyle by Avi
  16. 16. STAAR READING ASSESSMENT(STATE OF TEXAS ASSESSMENT OF ACADEMIC READINESS)-Benchmark- next week *Purpose: Evaluate student progress in 6th grade curriculum at the half way point, focus teaching/ tutorials *Results will be sent home-STAAR TESTING DATESApril 24- MathApril 25- Reading
  17. 17. Look familiar?YIKES!!!
  18. 18. INSTAGRAM & INTERNET SAFETY-Photo-sharing app which people use to upload and modify photos-If you wouldn’t do it in real life, don’t do it on instagram-Photos are public by default-When account is private, use must approve or deny other users *Many Think Tank students are approving everyone-GeotaggingINTERNET SAFTEYHelp your child learn how to utilize the internet and digitaldevices appropriately!www.Connectsafely.orgwww.Safeteens.com – middle to high schoolwww.Netsmartzkids.org – elementary grades
  19. 19. DATES TO REMEMBER Open House Thursday, March 22 5:30 p.m.Last Open Team Meeting Thursday, April 12 11:45 – 12:15We’re glad you came !

×