Presentation on theme: "Welcome and Good Morning!. Agenda WASC/IB Accreditation process Curriculum update New Report Card CAFÉ Reading strategies."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome and Good Morning!
Agenda WASC/IB Accreditation process Curriculum update New Report Card CAFÉ Reading strategies
WASC/IB Accreditation Process Data gathering (surveys, committees) Visit by team (interviews, observations) Oral report to faculty Written report to school community Determination of re-accreditation
Curriculum Update Vertical teams meeting to make Ontario standards XIS standards Create new PYP planners using the new standards Create Curriculum documents (Scope and Sequence) for all subjects. Still teach this year’s units next year as we develop new units (transition from old to new) Begin teaching new units 2014-2015
New Report Card New curriculum, new standards, new report card needs to reflect new standards Research by Tom Gusky et al Committee established to review samples from other PYP schools Teacher input Parent input- Handout – discuss in groups.
Literacy Coach Deborah Castle CAFE
Comprehension : Strategies to help children understand what they are reading. Accuracy: Strategies to help students read all the words in a text.
CAFE Fluency: Strategies to help the students read the words in the text better. Expanded Vocabulary: Strategies to help students understand words that are new to them.