Growth Mindset for Achievement= Learning and Stretching
This week I challenge you to find the time and explore the articles listed below – perhaps at least one. : )
If you are unsure what a QR Code is – find out!
3 Great Things Seen or Heard
Charlotte Grace has Arrived! Congrats Jen and Pete : )
Congrats to Ms. MacLean’s 5th Grade for participating in the Arcademic’s Multiplication Cup! Third Place in the Nation! If you have not signed up for this website yet, check it out!
Students in Mrs. Egan’s class are loving Skoolbo! Check it out on the i-Pads as an app or on the web here: http://skoolbo.com
2 Thoughtful Quotes for Growth
“Intelligence and academic achievement are very much under people’s control.” Richard Nisbett
“Conflict among collaborators can feel like a failure, but differences in perspective are a core reason for teamwork in the first place, and resolving them effectively creates opportunity.” Amy Edmondson
1 Question for Reflection
In order to be successful as an educator in the present tides of change, you need to always be learning and taking risks. What are some ways you ensure this is happening?
Mark Your Calendars
Monday, March 3rd: Read Across America!
Tuesday, March 4th: Early Release Day: Please complete your math benchmarks: Math PD beginning at 12:15, Lisa Central Office Meeting on pilot for PARCC
Wednesday, March 5th: Grade 2 and 3 Family Math and Science Night @6:00, Staff Meeting 2:30-3:15, Lisa and Ilene to BHS for 504 training 3:15-5:15
Thursday, March 6th: Lisa – 7:30 AM for SPED meeting with Principals
Friday, March 7th: Trimester End, GLM for TLC at 1:10, Grades 3-5 Math Benchmarks due to Noel
* Grade 5 Performance for School on March 10th, 5th Grade Performance and Open House on March 12th @6:30, Last OR Writing Meeting on March 14th, Grade 1 and 2 please have your spreadsheets to Noel.
Articles Worth Reading
Powerful Beliefs that will Free You from Negativity via @marcandangel
How Does PBL Work? via @Edutopia
Design Infographics for Common-Core via @DrSpikeCook
Secrets of Teachers Who Love Their Jobs: Always be a Learner via @coolcatteacher
20 Twitter Hashtags Every Teacher Should Know About via @edudemic
Have You Started Using QR Codes in Your Classroom Yet? via @GettingSmart
100 of The Best Educational Games for the I-Pad via @TeachThought
Video Worth Watching for a Smile : )