This spring, NEC Tier 3 staff and Instructional Coach Sarah Hayes worked to create the “Economics Experience” for the 40 Tier 3 students at North Education Center who use the curriculum Unique Learning System (ULS). Staff helped the students create a variety of shops and products, taught them the skills they needed, and then held a two-day shopping experience. Students … [Read more...] about Shopping for Spiders!
Teaching & Learning News
Looking for lessons to engage and challenge your students? This summer a small group of District 287 teachers and instructional coaches worked to create a set of 30 active learning lessons kits, covering the four main subject areas and a range of ages and levels. All the kits are aligned to standards, come with a simple and easy-to-follow lesson guide, and are designed to … [Read more...] about Active Learning Lesson Kits
As ABEC welcomes new students to the 2022-23 school year, its Science Lab is once again ready to be a big hit with teachers and students. Instructional Coach Mrs. Beatty and Educational Assistant Megan Dargis launched the lab last year as a way to help staff engage students in high quality science learning. "It’s a gateway for students to experience hands on Project Based … [Read more...] about ABEC Science Lab Ready for Action!
Looking for ways to get to know other District 287 staff? Interested in engaging more with the communities that our students and families come from? Want to get out and have some fun? 287 Community Connections may be just the thing for you. What is 287 Community Connections? Each month a team of District 287 Instructional Coaches select interesting and fun Twin Cities … [Read more...] about 287 Community Connections