1. All eyes in the hallway.
a. We are all deans. Do not allow a student(s) to pass you without a pass. Ask someone with a walkie-talkie to contact the deans if you encounter students walking without a pass.
b. Be at your doorway during bell changes unless you have to go to another class or a meeting.
c. Encourage students to move along in the hallway.
2. Agendas on all boards with a learning objective tied to your curriculum map for the current unit.
3. Lesson plans for every class.
4. Instruct/engage students to the bell; no releasing early.
5. Locked doors at all times. Require students to have a pass from the Dean’s office if they are late.
6. Regents item analysis (available in ARIS) should be used in all classes ending in a Regents and for Regents Prep.
Grant opportunities are posted on the Grants website (you can visit the page on any computer using this link). This week’s highlights include:
§ Dual Certification in the Arts (Dance, Music, Theater and Visual Arts)
Professional Development Opportunities
Professional development and student opportunities are posted on the PD and Student Opportunities page. This week’s highlights include:
§ Free Resource: Advancing Summer Learning - Five Case Studies
§ Nominate a student now: Call for 2013 Junior High School Leadership Award Recipients
§ Sign up now: Free Book to Introduce Students to Careers in Construction
§ Register now: Common Core Workshops and Professional Development
§ Participate in May and June: Universal Design for Learning (UDL) - a Framework for Designing Curriculum that Addresses the Given Variability in Today’s Classrooms
§ Participate in May or June: Science Literacy Performance Tasks for 5th Grade Variables
§ Free online course beginning May 2: Teach the Web - A Mozilla Open Online Collaboration for Educators
§ Deadline extended to May 3: Register Your School to Participate in the First Annual STEM Matters NYC Elementary Science Expo
§ Participate May 4: Campus Seminar – Helping Teachers to Teach
§ Participate on May 6: NYC Leadership Academy Workshop - Developing Effective Teams
§ Applications due May 14: Mark Rothko and Dedalus Foundation Art Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors
§ Register by June 1: NYC Space Camp for Elementary and Middle Schools
§ Apply by July 10: Invitation to participate in i3 funded Reading Recovery teacher training