Planning Ahead / Options for 2012-2013 Sessions
Use the year to collaboratively plan, implement and evaluate two arts integrated (character development) instructional units.
2 Learn and implement a complete Professional Learning Community, including collaborative
development of instruction (Lesson Study), collaborative analysis of student work, Action Research, and Book Study
Continue with one new arts-based strategy and one step toward learning how to develop arts-based strategies each session
Go deeper with 'Storytelling' into each subject area - ELA, Math, Science & Social Studies
Build differentiation into early steps of implementing the Common Core Standards
Send Arts Integrations 'Accommodations' to Jackson Special Education faculty....
Common Resource for Students With Disabilities - ADHD
Dec 12 - Content revised to help prepare
for Jan 24-25 review in connection with the Crayola Grant - Printmaking, Carbon Transfer, Crayola
Model Magic Clay, Wire Sculpture, etc.....
Body SYSTEMS to: Lawrence Michael James - 515A Upper Elm St. Atlanta GA 30349
Prepare next session
to focus on the power of 'Universal Concepts' and Concept-Based Learning
Systems, Cycles -
/ Life Cycles / Frogs & Butterflies vs Mammals.....other cycles....
Also, work with Mr. James on Music / Sound
and Visual Arts / light (hue / brightness / timbre... - major & minor chords, and major art works - see ArtsNow arts vocabulary.....
Also, consider Character Education......
Accommodations & Strategies
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Visual-Auditory-Kinesthetic Learning Styles
Jackson 5th Grade Teachers - Powerful Learning Experiences