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Back to School Night 2013. Mrs. Scheivert 3 rd Grade. All About Me. Fourteenth year in RTM – 11 years in 3 rd grade, 3 in AGP B.S. in Elementary Education from Bloomsburg University M.S. in Educational Leadership from Neumann College

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Back to school night 2013

Back to School Night2013

Mrs. Scheivert

3rd Grade


All about me

All About Me

  • Fourteenth year in RTM – 11 years in 3rd grade, 3 in AGP

  • B.S. in Elementary Education from Bloomsburg University

  • M.S. in Educational Leadership from Neumann College

  • Sabbatical in Gifted Education and Brain-Based Research Studies

  • Wife and mother to Alison, Emma and Katie


My goals

My Goals

  • To enhance students’ academic and social skills by readying them for their future through cooperation & independence

  • To provide a supportive, engaging and enriching classroom environment for all learners


Classroom community

Classroom Community

  • School Wide Positive Behavior Support Program

  • Goal is to use a common language to help encourage and reinforce positive behaviors in our students.

Rules are:

  • Be Ready

  • Be Respectful

  • Be Responsible


Communication

Communication

  • Email – [email protected] (checked before and after school daily)

  • Phone – 610-627-6832

  • E-alerts: www.rtmsd.org – staff page, register for my site

  • Handwritten notes


Sign up information for classroom

Sign-up Information for Classroom

  • Online conference sign-ups for fall & spring – beginning October 21st

  • Harvest Fair signup

  • Parent Helpers/Chaperones – must have ID swiped at Penncrest

    • Training for Tools for Success


New this year

New This Year

  • Reading Workshop

    • Just Right Books (Independent Level)

    • Sticky Notes (Evidence of Thinking)

    • Logs (Minutes not Steps)


Homework procedures

Homework Procedures

  • Daily

    • Reading assignment (Kidbiz 1-2 times a week with 75% the first time score, Reading response)

    • Word Study or Grammar (1-2 times a week)

    • Math Student Activity pg. or worksheet

    • Tools for Success math fact practice

    • 30 minutes of reading with sticky notes

  • Intermittently – social studies, science, book report projects

  • Scored papers to be reviewed, signed and sent back in “Assessment Folder”

  • No Homework Policy – 2 in a week – call home, more than 2 in a week – ½ a recess missed


Reading l a

Reading/L.A.

  • Reading Workshop

    • Mini-lessons with lots of time to read and reflect

    • Flexible guided reading groups

    • “Just-right” leveled texts

  • Writing Workshop

    • Writing in multiple genres

    • Writing process

  • Word Study – Words Their Way

  • Cursive – Handwriting Without Tears


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Math

  • Math Investigations

    • Approaches

      • Multi-strategy based

      • Based in developing Number Sense

    • Materials

      • Online handbook for reference

      • Student activity book

      • Pearson Successnet

  • Tools for Success

    • Basic facts

    • Goal is for 26 levels in a year


Science

Science

  • Science Units:

    • Land and Water

    • Space

    • Magnetism & Electricity

    • Embryology

    • Human Body

  • Hands-on lessons, group work

  • Reports and projects

  • Assessments

    • Performance-based

    • Written


Social studies

Social Studies

  • Social Studies Alive!

    • Learning style-based

    • Emphasis on writing/drawing

    • Geography skills, Local Government, Biographies, Intro. to PA, Economics,

    • Current events – Scholastic News

    • History through reading


Assessments

Assessments

  • Teacher observation

  • Student class work

  • Tests/quizzes/ activities (both written and online)

  • Projects/reports

  • Performance-based activities

  • Formal assessments:

    • TC Assessments

    • Pearson BOY & EOY

    • DIBELS

    • MAP

    • PSSA


Technology

Technology

  • Students and parents can utilize the teacher website for links, blogging, and information www.rtmsd.org

  • Important sites:

    • www.kidbiz3000.com

    • www.compasslearningodyssey.com

    • www.pearsonsuccessnet.com

    • www.typingpal.com


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