MCSD East Columbus Middle School
It is an educator’s responsibility to continue their own professional growth and development. Education is an ever changing environment and this is the only way to continue to support students appropriately and encourage them to become lifelong learners.If I teach, I must also learn.
Learning and implementing the AASL standards will better me as a professional as I strive to support my school and students.
1.2 Literacy and Reading Read to Kindergarten and 1st grade students. Discussed characters, setting, etc.
1.2 Literacy and Reading Assisted students in finding appropriate and interesting material for check out
1.2 Literacy and Reading Developed a book talk to popular fiction literature using PhotoStory software
1.3 Access to Information Created Home page in Destiny for students to easily access educational resources and links at Hardaway
1.4 Stimulating Learning Environment Created book displays, made series books easier to locate and organized bookshelves for ease of access
2.1 Knowledge of Learners and Learning Attended professional development to learn how to use SmartBoards in the classroom and how to implement other technology into the classroom (Best Practices Institute - MCSD)
2.1 Knowledge of Learners and Learning Created age appropriate Dewey Decimal system lesson using creative story and powerpoint
2.1 Knowledge of Learners and Learning Created science unit on the water cycle and weather; integrating technology complete with lessons, rubrics and resources. http://georgialifescience.webs.com/
2.1 Knowledge of Learners and Learning Collaborated with classroom teacher to expand knowledge on graphing techniques with kindergarten students – Program: GraphClub
3.1 Connection with the Library Community Attending Media Specialist professional development - met other media specialists and shared ideas
4.1 Managing Information Resources Updated historical documents for easier access and readability for patrons
4.2 Managing Program Resources: Human, Financial, Physical Assigned value to materials being cataloged into Destiny at Northside High School by looking up purchase price