We started our staff meetings by diving deeper into Capturing Kids' Hearts & the Marzano Evaluation System - can't say enough about the wonderful staff & presenters we learned from. It has been great to hear from so many colleagues & learn so many useful techniques to improve our educational craft!
Well, along with the Kindergarten Handbook & modifying a slide show for our Kindergarten team (and of course all the transportation letter, student info, volunteer request sheet, & the ENDLESS B2S paperwork), I sent the Kinders home with this:
And can I just say now, "I have the best class EVER!" Bring on a great year of fun & learning 2014-15!
Miss Kristan King
P.S. A very close 2nd place to meeting new Kinders & their families - HAS TO BE that I get to hug & love on all my former students. I love that they sneak in & hug me from behind, like they haven't seen me in years...it's so great to be a teacher, right?!?!