Kindergarten - Fifth Grade: Teachers at Palm Crest joined with the teachers from PCY and LCE at the District Office to listen to presentations from the new ELA publishers we are considering for the 2017-18 school year.
Sixth Grade: The 6th grade team met and discussed the upcoming 6th grade play and end of trimester activities. Language Arts teachers met at the District Office to hear presentations from ELA publishers. Science teachers met and reviewed FOSS science kits that will be used to teach the next two science units.
Special Ed/RSP teachers researched and created a google document on resources for students and teachers to use in the classroom to support students struggling in the areas of reading, writing, and math.
ELD: The three elementary ELD teachers met with the director. They discussed the updating of the reclassification criteria. More information is needed to determine inclusion of DWA scores and Fountas and Pinnell data. A meeting will be arranged to gain more expertise with Fountas and Pinnell. A variety of successful supplemental materials were reviewed and considered for re-purchase this year. Pass/fail grading policies for students at CELDT level 1 or 2 in grade levels 3-6 should be decided as a team with parents involved on an individual basis.