Our newly designed Curriculum Committee is off and running. We have decided on the following goals for the 2015-16 School Year:
- Accurately document the curriculum N-12
- Continue to Develop the New Curriculum Committee/Department Structure by establishing structures and roles
- Continue to implement and integrate technology to enhance teaching and learning
The committee members are:
Chris Guides – Science, Al Vernacchio – English, Jim Rosengarten – History, Bill Darling – Math, Cristina Perez – Languages, Hilary Takiff Weiss – Arts, Bob Folwell – Physical Education and Health, Dianne Forman – Support Services, Mary Fran Torpey – Libraries, Dan Crowley – Technology, Robyn Richmond – Quakerism, Sheila Rohrer – Math, Don Denton – Humanities, Art Hall, Alexa Quinn, and Kelly Pierre.
Bold – indicates newly appointed Department Chairs
In addition to the above-stated goals, the committee is also discussing things like In-Service Days, Cyber Day, and Customized Curriculum, just to name a few. The group meets monthly and our meeting notes can be found here.
Reading of the Month:
I found this article on The 13 Most Innovative Schools to be an interesting look into education outside of the US.
October is Learning Disabilities Month!
Although this article is long, I found the first half very useful in thinking about how we give feedback to students and how it feels to them.
Inspiration for the Month: