Math Science Notes

MST Meeting 06-16-15

posted Jun 16, 2015, 5:27 AM by Matt Cronin


  • Summer Math Activities (please review this doc prior to the meeting)
    • How much time should we expect from students?
    • How do we communicate this to students and parents?
    • How do we encourage  participation / completion?
  • Summative Meeting Times
  • Math Support
Member Present:
Matt Cronin
Katie Sullivan
Bill Sullivan
Glenn Blakney
Ellen Lodgen
Eric Rothblatt
Cindie Boccia
Lindsey Polizzotti
Katie Souza
Felice Koslen

MST Meeting 04-14-15

posted Apr 14, 2015, 7:50 AM by Matt Cronin   [ updated Apr 14, 2015, 9:11 AM ]

Math Support During Enrichment Update
Educator Evaluation Goals, Rubric, and Evidence (What's Next, Avoid the Evidence Dump)
NCTM Planning: Professional Culture Standard IV, Goals, Planning for Next Year, Curricular Materials Everyday Math, GoMath (Houghton Mifflin, Big Ideas, MangaHigh)
Supplies and Resources
Nina's Email
Member Present:
Matt Cronin
Katie Sullivan
Bill Sullivan
Glenn Blakney
Ellen Lodgen
Eric Rothblatt
Cindie Boccia
Lindsey Polizzotti

MST Meeting 04-07-15

posted Apr 7, 2015, 8:12 AM by Matt Cronin   [ updated Apr 7, 2015, 9:21 AM ]


Math Support Directed Study Enrichment
NCTM Planning
Curricular Supplies SY 15-16

Matt Cronin
Eric Rothblatt
Lindsey Polizzotti
Ellen Lodgen
Cindie Boccia
Glenn Blakney

MST Meeting 03-31-15

posted Mar 31, 2015, 8:18 AM by Matt Cronin   [ updated Mar 31, 2015, 8:47 AM ]


Review assessments for acceleration and support.
Alignment of local assessments to critical areas?
Curricular Materials for SY 15-16

Member Present:
Matt Cronin
Katie Sullivan
Bill Sullivan
Glenn Blakney
Ellen Lodgen
Eric Rothblatt
Cindie Boccia
Lindsey Polizzotti
Katie Souza

MST Meeting 03-10-15

posted Mar 10, 2015, 8:39 AM by Matt Cronin

Discuss planning for third trimester:
  • Goals and Ed Evaluation
  • Curriculum Review
  • Math Support and Acceleration

Trimester III Planning 2015


MST Meeting 01-20-15

posted Jan 20, 2015, 7:52 AM by Matt Cronin   [ updated Jan 20, 2015, 8:32 AM ]


- Meeting with T. McGuiness: PD Sharing Possible March 11th
- Educator Evaluation Update
  • Documents (Goals, Mid-Cycle Review, 2 Observations, Summative Evaluation, Evidence [Goals and Rubric])
  • TeachPoint
  • Observations: Form, Starting Thursday, Looking for Rubric Elements, Any Takers
- PD Planning: Sign up for NCTM (Deadline 1/23) (NCTM Review Conference Planner 
- Trimester 2 Planning: Assessments, Exhibition Plans, Everyday Math Review (alignment, pedagogy, materials, all of us of just 4-8?)
 Jan 14 Jan 20 Jan 22 Jan 27 Jan 28 Jan 29 Feb 3 Feb 4 Feb 5 Feb 10 Feb 11
 ✓ Glenn
      Katie Souza and Cindie Boccia Lindsey P Bill S.Eric & Ellen 
Proportional Reasoning Ratios     Not the Number Project  Scale Proportion
Memorial


Member Present:
Matt Cronin
Katie Sullivan
Bill Sullivan
Glenn Blakney
Cindie Boccia
Ellen Lodgen
Eric Rothblatt
Cindie Boccia
Lindsey Polizzotti
Katie Souza

MST Meeting 01-13-15

posted Jan 13, 2015, 8:08 AM by Matt Cronin   [ updated Jan 20, 2015, 7:51 AM ]


Agenda

PD Planning: Sign up for NCTM (Deadline 1/23) (NCTM Review Conference Planner and Google Burlington PD (Deadline 1/16)
Trimester 2 Planning: Assessments, Exhibition Plans, Everyday Math Review (alignment, pedagogy, materials)
 Jan 14 Jan 20 Jan 22 Jan 27 Jan 28 Jan 29 Feb 3 Feb 4 Feb 5 Feb 10 Feb 11 Feb 12
 Glenn      Katie Souza and Cindie Boccia Lindsey P Bill SEric & Ellen 
Proportional Reasoning Ratios     Not the Number Project  
 Scale Proportion
Memorials
  1. Purchases: Inventory, Wards Order, Budget FY 16
  2. iRobot Presentation: Matt Lloyd Email
  3. Meeting with T. McGuiness: Share assessment protocol plans
Member Present:
Matt Cronin
Bill Sullivan
Glenn Blakney
Ellen Lodgen
Eric Rothblatt
Cindie Boccia
Lindsey Polizzotti
Katie Souza

MST Meeting 01-06-15

posted Jan 6, 2015, 4:26 AM by Matt Cronin   [ updated Jan 8, 2015, 4:15 AM ]


For Tuesday's Lunch: 
  1. Plan Our Work on Goals, Ed Evaluation, TeachPoint
  2. Schedule for Assessment Validation
    1. Aligned to Goals 
    2. MST Group or Cross-Curricular Group) 
    3. Dates: Jan 14, 20, 22, 27, 28, 29, Feb 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12
  3. Program Review: Everyday Math (Alignment to Common Core / Critical Areas, Effectiveness of Program Structure and Pedagogy, Usefulness of Materials), Math Support 
  4. NCTM Review Conference Planner and Google Burlington PD
  5. Lab Inventory and Ward's Order
  6. Anything Else?

Notes From 12-16-2014:
  • Start filling out the inventory spreadsheet with the materials in your room. We will review after the break
  • For January: 
    • Everyday Math Program Review. What are the benefits and liabilities to this program.
    • Start compiling curricular supplies for FY 16 Budget
    • Math Support Program Goals and Student Critera
  • Dept Heads will start class observations. Got a kick ass lesson, invite me in so we can document it. Additionally please share if you have something specific you want as a focus for the observation, as opposed to whatever I happen to notice.
  • You can have parents schedule meetings, like the report card meetings, through YCBM
  • We will begin activities for our goals in January
  • We will review PD options (Google, NCTM) for next time
Reporting to Leadership Team
  • Refine the message to parents about the report card meeting not being mandatory
  • Have observers adhere to protocols for observations
  • What's the deal with TeachPoint
Member Present:
Matt Cronin
Bill Sullivan
Glenn Blakney
Ellen Lodgen
Eric Rothblatt
Mike Condon
Cindie Boccia
Lindsey Polizzotti
Katie Souza

MST Meeting 12-16-14

posted Dec 16, 2014, 7:45 AM by Matt Cronin   [ updated Dec 18, 2014, 12:05 PM ]

  • Community Meeting
  • Ed Eval Goal Meeting Schedule
  • Classroom Observations (Scheduling, Alignment to the Rubric, Follow-Up Conversation, Any Takers)
  • Mid Year Check (Things Forgotten [Curriculum Map], What's Next, What's Happening That's Good, What Isn't Working)
  • Lab Inventory Sheet, Categories
  • Follow up from our meeting today:
    
    * Start filling out the inventory spreadsheet for the materials in your room. We will review after break
    * Sign up for Ed Eval Goal Meeting
    * Everyday Math Program Review. What are the benefits and liabilities to this program.
    * Start compiling curricular supplies for FY 16 Budget
    * Math Support Program Goals and Student Critera
    * Dept Heads will start observations. Got a kick ass lesson, invite me in so we can document it. Additionally please share if you have something specific you want to focus the observation, as opposed to whatever I happen to notice
    * Schedule meetings through YCBM
    * We will begin activities for our goals in January
    * Review PD options for next time
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    * Report card meeting refine the message, not mandatory
    * Protocol for observations
    * TeachPoint update
For New Time

MST Meeting 12-08-14

posted Dec 8, 2014, 12:56 PM by Matt Cronin


  • T2 Planning 
  • Setting Up Initial Goal Meeting
  • Instructional Rounds Update
  • Curriculum Maps?
  • PD Plans, Curricular Supplies, Community Meeting (Sign Up Form and Kids Should See This)
  • Anything else?
Member Present:
Matt Cronin
Katie Sullivan
Bill Sullivan
Glenn Blakney
Ellen Lodgen
Eric Rothblatt
Mike Condon
Cindie Boccia
Lindsey Polizzotti
Katie Souza
Felice Koslen

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