“I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso
OUR MISSION To accelerate students’ growth in areas of demonstrated need To support students’ confidence and success in the core content courses and on the NJ ASK To provide small-group instruction in a supportive and individualized environment
OUR INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT STAFF Language Arts – Jan Gleim, Supervisor (ext. 3919) Crossroads NORTH Teachers: – Kim Perillo – Robin Ramey Crossroads SOUTH Teachers: – Lucille Rogan – Joanne Sisco
OUR INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT STAFF Math – Jennifer Diszler, Supervisor (ext. 3808) Crossroads NORTH Teachers: – Eileen Cooke – Vivian Scavo Crossroads SOUTH Teachers: – Paula Lamprecht – Bob Masterton
Placement in Instructional Support History of NJ ASK Scores Grades Teacher Checklist / Teacher Matrix Teacher Recommendation Standardized district assessments
Our Program of Studies Critical skills in literacy and math Complements classroom instruction Computer-based instruction Targeted to individual needs NJ ASK preparation Problem-based learning Homework is typically not assigned in Lab classes
Scheduling Instructional Support 4 Encore blocks over a two-day cycle: – World Languages – Encore classes Examples: Health, Digital Tools, Art, Music – Physical Education – Prime Time Examples: Instructional Support, make-up work and tutoring with unit teachers, band lessons
In closing… Please use the Language Arts Instructional Support WIKI to access documents for home practice http://xrdsis.pbworks.com User Name: Crossroads Password: NJASK Contact your child’s Lab teacher or the supervisor with questions or concerns We look forward to working with you and wish your child a happy and successful year!