We continue to add resources to the Competencies page to support learning around Self-Assessment of the Core Competencies.
Teachers have requested that a common introduction to the self-assessment be provided by the district. Please see your administrator for the introduction developed with feedback from educators that can be used on K-9 report cards to introduce the self-assessment.
Career Education K-12:
Resource Announcement: Mission Public School District has purchased the following two digital resources for the new K-12 Career Education curriculum. Stay tuned for learning opportunities in the 2017/2018 school year.
All About Me: Career Education Kindergarten-Grade 6
myBlueprint: Career Education Grade 7-12
JUMP Math K-6:
District-funded resources for all K-6 teachers and students have been ordered and are on the way!
Mark your calendar for training on September 22nd for all K-6 teachers.
Mission Public School District sent a team of six schools to the January 2017 Joyful Literacy conference in Victoria. A shared learning session took place in April and we received positive feedback from educators who attended the conference.
Below are some of the responses from educators trying out the strategies and expressing their needs moving forward:
We would like to continue the conversation about about establishing common goals for reading expectations to support early literacy in our school district.
Calling all K-3 Educators: Please join us at our next Early Literacy meeting at the School Board Office on Tuesday, May 16th, 2:45-4:15. This is an opportunity to participate in the decision-making process to establish common, district-wide standards for reading levels K-Grade 3 which will be implemented September 2017. Please bring sample resources, past standards/expectations or any other resources that might be useful to the conversation.
Literacy Professional Development Opportunity:
Congratulations to the MPSD educators who applied to attend the Joyful Writing Summit June 2-3 in Vancouver. Applications were due on May 5th to participate in this professional development opportunity.