Writer’s Workshop

Writer’s Workshop

Writer’s Workshop Model of Instruction Writer’s Workshop is a framework for writing instruction that aligns with Common Core State Standards.  The Workshop model includes a predictable pattern of: Mini-lesson Independent writing Conferencing Sharing During the...
Literacy Leadership Team

Literacy Leadership Team

Twenty four teacher-leaders representing District 67 and 69 have joined the Director of K-8 Literacy to form the Literacy Leadership Team. The goals of this team are to: investigate evidence based instructional practices in literacy instruction align literacy...
Computer Coding

Computer Coding

Mice friends Meera and Octavio love to play in the meadow. But now, Octavio has hurt his foot and will be unable to run through the field to collect food, find water, and visit friends. Meera has an incredible idea. They will program a robot mouse to help carry them...
Eureka Math

Eureka Math

Visit the classrooms of District 69 schools this year and you may be apt to hear an unsolicited “I love the Distributive Property” shared between 3rd grade classmates.  District 69, like many schools in the state, is embarking on a journey to help students and...
STEM Leadership Team

STEM Leadership Team

Teacher-leaders representing every grade level in District 69 and District 67 have joined the Executive Director of K-12 STEM and the Director of K-12 Mathematics to form the STEM Leadership Team. The purpose of this district-level team is to effectively collaborate...
College Readiness Begins in Elementary School

College Readiness Begins in Elementary School

Through the Classrooms1st partnership, students in kindergarten through second grade at Madison Elementary School have learned how to code! More than 120 students have signed up for and attended computer programming sessions with their parents during this six night...

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