Presentation on theme: "Reporting to Parents Meeting Monday June 14 1.30pm Library Monday June 14 1.30pm Library Wednesday June 16 7.00pm Multi Purpose Room Wednesday June 16."— Presentation transcript:
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Reporting to Parents Agenda Prayer and Welcome Shane Prayer and Welcome Shane Curriculum Reform for 2004 Tabatha Curriculum Reform for 2004 Tabatha Portfolios, assessment and work samples Portfolios, assessment and work samples – what can they tell us?Jacinta/Tabatha Reporting to Parents at Sacred Heart Shane Reporting to Parents at Sacred Heart Shane Small groups: K-2 Tabatha Small groups: K-2 Tabatha Years 3-5 Jacinta/Jonnda Years 6-7 Rob/ Shane Discussion Q&A Session Tabatha Q&A Session Tabatha Close/ Cuppa Close/ Cuppa
Interim Report Student: J. CHRIST Form: III Term: 1 SUBJECTGRADE TEACHERS COMMENT ReligionD To the question "Who made the world?" persisted in answering 'My dad'. Claims bible originated from the same source. EnglishD+ Tends to speak and write in archaic forms and uses outmoded figures of speech. HistoryA Excellent pupil of ancient and Religious History. GeographyC- Assignment on 'Hot, dry lands' was excellent, but shows little interest in the rest. In geology, keeps talking about the Rock of Ages instead of the ages of Rock. Social Studies B+ Shows keen interest in social issues. Mathemati cs E Lacks basics. Keeps muttering about 'Three in one' and 'I and the father are one'. General Science D Lacks discipline - eg, when asked to repeat the experiment for making hydrogen, claims he knew a better way.
Graphic Communication D Prefers to draw with a stick in the sand to pencil and paper. Consumer Education C+ Interesting ideas about alternative life style: Something about living like sparrows and lilies of the fields...too impractical. Art Craft B Obviously has imagination and creativity, a good potter - likes working with dirt and water. Material Studies A Excellent in woodwork section. Obviously receives help and stimulation at home. Music/DramaB+ A keen member of the school choir. On occasions can be frighteningly dramatic. Community Living A Keen and interested in all aspects of community. Physical Education D- A trouble maker - eg during the learn-to-swim campaign insisted on trying to walk across the pool. Health Classes A Shows a remarkable aptitude for first aid and knowledge of the body. Home Economics A+ This kid really knows how to stretch a loaf of bread and a fish! CLASS TEACHERS COMMENT This boy has a very unhealthy tendency to form gangs. He has organised twelve of his friends into a gang and is seen constantly in the company of the children of publicans and sinners. He needs to be more selective in his choice of friends. Also, he should learn to keep his hair at a tidy length and not wear sandals with the school uniform.
Reporting to Parents “….a major shift in school curriculum from a focus on educational inputs and time allocation toward one that emphasises allocation toward one that emphasises the desired results of schooling.” the desired results of schooling.” (Curriculum Council, 1998:6)
Reporting to Parents The Report provides : a summary of what is in the portfolio. a summary of what is in the portfolio. assessment of outcomes assessment of outcomes a level student’s are working at compared with the class level. a level student’s are working at compared with the class level. comments in literacy and numeracy. comments in literacy and numeracy. an overall general comment an overall general comment a social skills checklist. a social skills checklist.
Reporting to Parents
Further ideas… Assessment code – not apparent, beginning, consolidating and established. Assessment code – not apparent, beginning, consolidating and established. inclusion of FOS and Special Ed database. inclusion of FOS and Special Ed database. Students in educational support program receive a written report each semester. Students in educational support program receive a written report each semester. multi levelling from within the same class. multi levelling from within the same class. Parent Info Sessions. Parent Info Sessions. K-PP approach. K-PP approach.