This might be a good one to print off: Learn about key procedures, norms, staff members, and schedules at Schmitt. Seriously, print it off too :)
There's a lot to remember as you get ready to teach in a new building for the first time. One of our veteran teachers created these checklists to help take the guesswork out of all the things you may want to plan for or do before learners come in August!
Here are some great opportunities to learn more about Schmitt and BCSC as you receive quality Professional Development with other staff members. Other PD options throughout Indiana and digital choices are outlined as well!
Learning goals are the foundation of any effective curriculum. Only by clarifying what we want learners to accomplish can we begin to consider what assessments, methods, and materials will be most effective. If you're new to UDL, start here!
You're about to set up your first classroom at Schmitt. We can't wait to see what you design for your learners, but here are some great tips to consider before you set-up your learning space!
Search Institute has identified five elements—expressed in 20 specific actions—that make relationships powerful in young people’s lives. We refer to this as the developmental relationships framework. We really believe in building relationships with students at Schmitt. Check out these five elements to make your student relationships really powerful!
Interventions and strategic behaviors can help teachers manage students who are acting out or missing out on learning because of behavioral issues. This is an article you'll want to save and go back to over and over again!