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1 Presented by: Mrs. Wesley Gosselink, Principal Welcome to Tate Woods Elementary School Open House

2 “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision; the ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” – Andrew Carnegie

3 Mrs. Laura Tchakanakis

4 Eunice McConville, Board Member The Foundation was formed in 1987 to serve as a link between the community and the schools. Through the Foundation, funds and resources are provided to enhance and enrich educational opportunities for all District 202 students that would not otherwise be possible. The pursuit of excellence and quality education is the top priority for the District. The Foundation provides resources beyond the normal operating budgets for educational programs and activities for students. Local businesses, individuals in the community and the school district working together can help to ensure a successful future for all students. Lisle Education Foundation

5 We believe ALL students can learn. We provide instruction that is aligned with standards to prepare ALL learners to go to 3 rd grade as competent readers, writers and mathematicians who are able to work with and get along with others. We value, encourage and expect independence in all students. Our Focus and Belief

6 Tate Woods and Schiesher Collaboration… PreK-5 Collaboration builds continuity in instruction and a natural progression for students from building to building.

7 Student Learning at Tate Woods Early Literacy Instruction Social/ Emotional Learning Routines Expectations and Behavior Early Mathematics Instruction Science and Social Studies Communication

8 Goal 1 Know and control yourself Goal 2 Get along with others Goal 3 Make good decisions and use self- control These are the ideas we work by… Social Emotional Learning Illinois State Goals

9 Routines Expectations and Behavior  Taught directly by staff  Maintained throughout the year  Fosters Independence  Prepares students for the future

10 JBay & DBurke/Instructional Support Team/IST VOLUMEVOLUME Emergencies Calls for Help Playground, Outside Games, Sporting Events Classroom, Lunchroom, Cubbies, Asking Questions in Class Library, Discussions with Small Groups, Hello in the Hallway, Talking with One Person When Someone Else is Talking, Lining Up, Tests Walking in Hallway Teacher Instruction, Working Alone

11 Shifts in English Language Arts Students and teachers increase their use of content- rich non-fiction to build knowledge. Students are required to use evidence directly from the text (fiction and non-fiction) to progress in Reading, writing and speaking. This includes defending their thinking verbally and in writing. Students require regular practice with complex text and its academic language. Students who read many different types of text at multiple complexity levels become better readers, writers and thinkers. Early Litera cy Instru ction

12 Students as Readers and Writers(Authors) Students need quality texts of different kinds. If it has words, ask your child to read it. Time to read makes better readers…take 20 minutes before bed and READ! Discussion using evidence from the text-”show me in the book how you know that” TALK

13 Shifts in Math In depth study of and focused implementation of standards Coherence: Think across grades, and link to major topics Rigor: In major topics, pursue conceptual understanding, procedural skill and fluency, and application with equal intensity Focus on understanding how a child was thinking when solving and defense of their thinking (orally and in writing) in addition to solution Early Math Instruction

14 Students as Mathematicians 58 5 tens + 8 ones What is 7 tens and 6 ones minus 4 tens and 3 ones? If I have 7 hundreds, 5 tens and 0 ones, what number do I have?

15  You want your child to go to a high performing school and do well.  You love your kids and want the best for them.  You tell your kids when they do well and when they need to do differently.  You find enjoyment in activities with your children.  You send us the smartest, most well- behaved kids you have.  You trust us because you send your child to school everyday. What we hear from parents…

16  Phone call, note, …we are glad to hear from you.  If your child will be getting home a different way please send a note to your child’s teacher.  We are your partner. Let us know your thoughts. We’re here to work together to have your children do great things.  We send home important information in print form. Please be sure to check backpacks or the virtual backpack on a daily basis. Monthly newsletter.  Update your information. New number, disconnection, new emergency contact? Please send a note or call with new information. This is important for your child’s safety. Communication: Key to Our Work

17 Register tonight in our computer lab We’ve Gone Google We’re MAD about our iPads

18 The example you set will be followed by the little ones. Remember, they’re always watching us…let’s show them what’s important. Love and Hug One Another! Parting thought…

19 Music Physical Education Special Education Other PRIDE/Pre-K Mrs. Toby Room 1 Mr. Harrington - Rm7 Ms. Miller – Rm 8 Mrs. Bellazzini - Rm 4 Mrs. Peterson - Rm 3 Mrs. Remigio - Rm 11 Mrs. Cyrus – Rm 12 Mrs. Paulson - Rm 13 Mrs. Forthaus -Rm 14 Mrs. Pupillo - Rm 15 Mrs. Wiertel - Rm 16 Enjoy the Open House If you are familiar with the building, please go around through the gym to first grade and other classrooms. This will help with traffic flow. Thank you.


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