Across District Classroom Learning Lab – Middle School Social Studies – GRR with Academic Conversations

Please join us for this wonderful learning opportunity.  Marie Davis, 7th & 8th grade Social Studies Teacher is opening her classroom for a day of Across District Learning Labs this Friday, March 27, 2015.  The specifics are in the information below.  Please e-mail me ASAP if you desire to attend.  We have a limited amount of spots and they will be filled on a first come basis.  e-mail patronella_7@hotmail.com .  This is a half day opportunity so list your first choice for time and your e-mail so that I can get back to you. Nelli

This is a great opportunity to engage in conversations and learning around the Gradual Release Instructional Framework and Academic Conversations.

WHAT: Marie Davis, 7th & 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher will be hosting a Classroom Learning Lab. Marie’s teaching is framed within the Gradual Release of Responsibility with content, social and language goals framing the instruction. Marie believes that teaching students the tools to engage with any content will engage and motivate all students.
WHEN: Friday, March 27, 2015 (May only attend one session) 7 participants each sessionSchedule: AM Session – Meet in 7:15 to 7:45 AM   Pre-brief7:50 to 8:49 Observation in Marie’s Room -US History-88:49 to 9:00 Break

9:00 to 10:15 Debrief

10:15 to 10:45 – Open Conversation/Questions/Lunch

Schedule: PM Session – Meet in

11:00 to 11:30 Pre-brief

11:38 to 12:37   Observation in Marie’s Room – Social Studies – 7

12:37 to 12:45 Break

12:45 to 2:00 Debrief

2:00 to 2:30 – Open Conversation/Questions

WHERE: Kent City Middle School285 North Main Street, Kent City 49330Principal: Bill Crane
WHO May Attend 10 – Educators who are interested in growing their teaching practice around the Gradual Release of Responsibility, Social Studies instructional practices, Purposeful Talk and/or educators interested in exploring Classroom Learning Labs as a form of professional learning. Sign up on a first come basis.
WHY: Networking and growing our learning builds everyone’s capacity. We value supporting student achievement and teacher learning.