Welcome from: Mrs. Jeffcoat- Language Arts/Social Studies Mrs. Tatarowicz- Language Arts/Social Studies Mrs. Marmon- Math/Science Mrs. Sockel - Math/Science Mrs. Moses- Self-Contained: Language Arts/Social Studies/ Math/Science
Tonight, parents will… • know and understand their role in the Parent Learning Community. • know ways they can be involved with their child’s classroom and school. • understand the expectations of a student at Samuel Beck Elementary
Samuel Beck Elementary Mission Statement In partnership with the community, Beck Elementary is committed to success for all learners, ensuring a safe environment that implements rigorous, relevant curricula, and focused instruction.
Home Access Grades Online • NISD provides grades online through the Home Access Center (HAC). Paper copies of progress reports and report cards can be provided for students in grades 1 – 5 upon request. Kinder students will receive a paper copy due to the format. • A letter is sent home with each student that has the information parents need to access grades online. • If you have not received this letter about the Home Access Center (HAC), please contact the front office at email@example.com
Technology in Action • Student laptops and iPad carts • Data Projectors • Document Cameras • Distance Learning • Eduphoria • Home Access • Media Cast
Helpful Information • Teachers’ Web Pages -Conference Period 7:50-8:42 -Recess 10:40-11:10 -Lunch 11:10-11:40 • Grading Guidelines on Beck Website http://www.nisdtx.org/Domain/757
Helpful Information • Birthdays- Individual servings of the birthday treat and napkins to be left at the front office. Please have items individually prepared. • TEA Website- www.tea.state.tx.us • Transportation Changes- e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Absences and Make-Up Work Absences Notify office via e-mail email@example.com Make-Up Work • May be requested after two or more days of absences. • Request before 9:00 am on the 2nd day. • Available at front office at 3:20 on the 2nd day.
Behavior/Positive Reinforcement Love and Logic • Shared Control • Shared Thinking and Decision Making • Equal Shares of Consequences with Empathy • Maintain the Child’s Self-Concept To learn more about Love and Logic, visit the website at: www.loveandlogic.com Classroom Money System
Planners/Homework • Parent/Teacher Communication • Planners checked and signed daily • Nightly Reading • Math homework due the next day unless otherwise noted • Language Arts homework due the next day unless otherwise noted
Reading/Language Arts/Soc. Studies • Spelling • High Frequency Words • Content Vocabulary • Social Studies • Integrated into Language Arts • Major Theme Leadership Reading • Reader’s Workshop • Small Group Instruction Writing • Narrative and Expository
Math and Science Math • Investigations: Research-based math curriculum. Science • Physical Science • Earth Science • Life Science
Questions • If you have questions, please write them on a notecard. (Include your name and child’s name.) • Questions will be answered in a timely manner.