Tag: Professional Development

National Institute for Urban School Leaders

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I am so thrilled that I was accepted into the National Institute for Urban School Leaders for this summer.  I believe that this opportunity will allow me to serve students and schools with even more skill and experience….



Learning Targets

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At the beginning of the school year our school engaged in staff development centered on learning targets.  Our goal was to move our people forward in their understanding and utilization of learning targets as they align with assessments.  This was particularly important as many of our dyad teams had a new member and/or…



Tips from my New Teachers!

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Today I had the pleasure of meeting with our new teachers for our monthly meeting. We have 8 new to our building teachers this year and they are awesome!  Our topic today was classroom management and student engagement.  We previewed the following resources:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/10/29/five-key-strategies-to-getkeep-kids-engaged-at-school/

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/233131718183922491/

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/new-teacher-classroom-management

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LWOHVzY9m8

Then they created a list of tips that they…