Professional Development

Professional Development - CONTENT

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

 

School Focus: Literacy for All (Reading in ELA and All Contents as well as Problem Solving in Math).

Instructional Focus Elements: Teaching and Learning Framework

    • 3a4 Use of Academic Language
    • 3b1 Quality and Purpose of Questions
    • 3c1 Standards-Based Projects, Activities, and Assignments
    • 3d3 Feedback to Students

 

8:30 – 8:55        Indoor Student Dining

  • Presentation of Grading Scale Options by Mr. Cooper
  • Update emergency lesson plans and turn in to SLC Secretaries

 

 

9:00 – 9:45        Content Groups in Various Locations:

Content

Location

Administrator

ELA:

  • Focus on SBAC ELA Skills of critical thinking, reading, and writing.
  • Continue with Interim Assessments. Request Student  ID slips from Dr. Wu. You will receive the slips on the day of the assessment and they need to be returned to Dr. Wu by the end of the day. Dr. Wu needs to account for every single slip and keep a file of them per district request.
  • Other Department Business

B305

Mr. Hayes

Dr. Good

Social Studies:

  • Focus on SBAC ELA Skills of critical thinking, reading, and writing.
  • Review, SHEG lessons, model lessons, and essential questions for each course.
  • UCLA Team Visit and Observations

Art Gallery

Ms. Sainz

Ms. Villafaña

Math:

  • Practice Problem Solving and Sharing Solutions
  • Focus on SBAC Math Skills of critical thinking involved in problem solving and explaining solutions in writing.
  • Continue with Interim Assessments. Request Student  ID slips from Dr. Wu. You will receive the slips on the day of the assessment and they need to be returned to Dr. Wu by the end of the day. Dr. Wu needs to account for every single slip and keep a file of them per district request.
  • Upcoming Bridge Building Contest and Math Implications
  • Sharing Best Practices with Problem Solving

B211

Dr. Saucedo

Ms. Vasquez

Science:

  • UCLA Team Visit and Observations
  • Curriculum Planning Schedule (January 25, February 15, February 22 and February 29; from 9 – 12 pm).
  • Science Task Pre-Screen
  • Performance Assessment Test Bank
  • Reminder to Practice Phenomenon, CER, Performance Assessment.

B106

Mr. Hayes

Ms. Guiwa

Visual/Performing Arts/Computers/ PE

  • Performing Arts Staff – Discuss projects and activities that would support SBAC during mester 3 through literacy as a school.
  • PE- Discuss Fitnessgram and PE Training/PD.

B103

Mr. Montiel

Ms. Bezerra/Ms. Guijarro

 

Foreign Language

Plan to support the SBAC ELA skills through reading and writing.

  • Review Spanish topics for presentations, relevant to the times, issues, and cultue.
  • Thematic Lessons
  • Align units to the Framework

C201

Mr. Montiel

Ms. Vazquez

Counselors

  • Work on Counseling Issues and Other Department Business

 

College Center

Mr. Revel

 

Please be Mindful of Our Professional Development Norms:

 

  • Professional and purposeful use of time, aligned to the mission and goals of AHS
  • Total commitment and attention to the PD objectives is expected at all times
  • Professional participation norms observed (on time, on task, collaborative), so that any work or devices not related to the PD are not to be used during PD time