Welcome to challenge curriculum night
Sponsored Links
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
1 / 22

Welcome to Challenge Curriculum Night PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 60 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

James Williams Elementary. Welcome to Challenge Curriculum Night. Mrs. Ajaya Sonde. Agenda. Curriculum: Year 1, Activities, Projects, Report Cards, Field Trips Extensions: DI, Reflections, KPGT

Download Presentation

Welcome to Challenge Curriculum Night

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


James Williams Elementary

Welcome to Challenge Curriculum Night

Mrs. AjayaSonde


Agenda

Curriculum: Year 1, Activities, Projects, Report Cards, Field Trips

Extensions: DI, Reflections, KPGT

Communications: Wiki, 5th Gr. JRHS Screening, Flipped Classroom & Edmodo, GT PAC & KPGT Liasion

Contact Info


Curriculum

Year 1: Change

Meteorology, Fine Arts, Chemistry

  • Change happens over time.

  • Change can be natural or man-made.

  • Change can be random or predictable.


Activities

  • Inquiry

  • Flipped Classroom

  • Discovery Education

  • TED

  • PBS - NOVA

  • Edmodo Homework

  • Simulations

  • Computer Lab

  • Internet sites

  • SMART Board

  • Read Aloud

  • Hands On Activities

  • Logic Games & Puzzles


Project for Meteorology

  • Grades 4 & 5

  • Grades 2 & 3

  • Grade 1

Complexity


Report Cards

  • Evaluations same as before.

    • Excellent = Exceeds Expectations

    • Satisfactory = Meets Expectations

    • Needs Improvement

    • Unsatisfactory

  • No comments this year unless child is not meeting expectations.

  • 1st report card = Work Ethic, Current status.

  • 2nd report card = Meteorology

  • 3rd report card = Fine Arts

  • 4th report card = Chemistry


Field Trips

  • Challenge Field Trip: Weather Museum?, Houston Symphony?, Museum of Fine Arts? Theatre?

    • Focus on Meteorology, Fine Arts

    • Will be in May near the end of school

    • Will need parent chaperones & photographers


Extensions

  • Destination Imagination

  • PTA Reflections

  • KPGT Opportunities

  • TAGT Conference


Destination Imagination


Destination Imagination


PTA Reflections


KPGT Opportunities


KPGT Opportunities


TAGT Conference

George R. Brown Convention Center


Communications

  • 5th Grade JRHS Screening

  • My Wiki: asonde.pbworks.com

  • Edmodo: katy.edmodo.com

  • KPGT Liasion & GT PAC


5th Grade JRHS Screening

Parents: Please Note:

5th Grade JRHS Screening Info that is currently being advertised is NOT for you!!!!

Information for your child will be sent at a later date. I will update you via email and send an e-copy for you.

All current screening information is being posted on a new wiki:

http://jwegt.pbworks.com


Old Challenge WikiNew Challenge Wiki


Edmodo

Communication for

The Next Generation

Advantages:

Your intermediate level child is connected to a Challenge classroom on Non Challenge days.

They are able to communicate with their challenge friends and discuss challenge topics in a safe environment.

They are able to share their knowledge learned outside of the classroom with their peers.

Edmodo


What’s the Difference?

KPGT Liaison

GT PAC Member

  • A “ room mother” for Challenge (or father)

  • Campus / Classroom focus

  • District contact is the Challenge teacher

  • Assists with dissemination of KPGT information to the campus and classroom

  • Time required varies ,“as needed” for KPGT and campus needs, usually during school hours

  • More than one Liaison per campus is OK

  • Focus on carrying out tasks

  • May also serve as the PAC Representative

  • A representative on an advisory board

  • District / Program Focus

  • District contact is the GT/AAS Director

  • Receives department/district information and provides input as requested

  • Time required is attendance at three evening PAC meetings scheduled by the Director

  • One PAC Representative per campus

  • Focus on discussing issues

  • May also serve as the Liaison


  • JWE needs

  • a KPGT Liasion

  • and a GT PAC member

  • Please email or contact me

  • if you are interested.


Questions? Concerns?

Email Me! 

Thank You

For coming tonight!


  • Login