Graph of the Week for MP2

Graph of the Week for MP2

One of our anchor standards for the fall of 2017 is Math Practice 2:  Reason abstractly and quantitatively.  We use numbers to reason in every content area.  Additionally, we all have data we can ask students to analyze.  Yes, even English teachers work on analyzing data!  In my AP Language and Composition class I recently [...]

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Student Critics in Art 1B

Student Critics in Art 1B

Questions to Consider: How can you use mentor text to help your students improve? (Remember 'text' can be articles, graphs, novels, pictures, artwork, formulas, charts...anything you can analyze!) How can students critique as a method for self-reflection?    How can all teachers support EL students as they receive the same rigorous instruction as their peers who [...]

Spring Anchor Standards 2017

Spring Anchor Standards 2017

Welcome to the spring semester!  This semester we will focus on the following four new anchor standards.  We all have a shared responsibility to teach the skills outlined in the Common Core Readiness Standards.  The district standard focus each semester is designed to familiarize us with these new standards. So let's get acquainted! The semester's Instructional Strategies [...]