Distance Learning Resources. You may contact me via email or Class Dojo
Phone: 914-376-8540 Hours M-F 8:30-1pm
Degrees and Certifications:
Professional Certification Childhood Education 1-6 Literacy B-6 Early Childhood B-2
Families, here is the student pick-up schedule June 9th Pick-up If you have a library book please drop it off when you pick up your belongings.
Families, please have your child fill out their student assignment log on a weekly basis, so they can self-monitor their remote learning. Please save your logs and hand in upon returning to school.
Students, please view link below. There will be an author talk with Julia Alvarez She will be discussing her life experiences. It will be a great opportunity to hear how she became an author
Wednesday, June 10 12–1 pm at https://ypl.org/alvarez
Please check assignments tab to you left for the latest up to date lessons
Clever login: 6digit ID email@example.com EX: firstname.lastname@example.org. If our class password doesn't work you can always put your six digit birthday: mm/dd/yyyy
Please view photos of your children from the photos tab :)
Students: If possible, please take a moment to complete a quick survey per Ms. Westphal request https://www.yonkerspublicschools.org/Page/1721
It is also Scholastic's 100th Anniversary!! Read, read, read!!
Here is the link to view: Scholastic 100th anniversary
Please check the page of Ms. Bedlington (PE teacher) on Tuesday 19th for Field Day activities!!
Beginning March 20th electronic learning hours will be held from 8:30-1pm on Class Dojo. I will post mini lessons on your portfolio through our Class Dojo on a weekly basis that connect to math and ELA. Continue three activities for spelling- abc order, use word in a sentence, and pyramid. Your spelling and reading exams will be taken through Sumdog on Fridays. Also, continue to work on your choice board of reading and writing materials 1-2 per day ( 1st grade) second and third Boomwriter. If you are done with assignments early check out our STEAM choiceboard for interesting activities .Submit work through portfolio on Class Dojo for review and feedback. Read daily and fill in your reading log questions. Recording your reading on Class DOJO is always encouraged to track your progress :) Assignments are posted on Monday and due on Friday with the exception of students who need until Sunday. Thank you and be well.
Look out for our riddles of the week on Class Dojo
Specials: please check the class pages of Ms. Robbins, Mr. Kaplan, and Ms. Bedlington. They have creative activities for you to complete. You have a chance to catch up on these activities on Fridays
DogMan author Dav Pilkey will be hosting a draw, contruct, and create session every Friday! Be sure to check it out! DogMan activities
Mo Williams Lunch Doodles: Mo Willems
For grades 1, 2, and 3 please login to Clever dashboard when assessing each app. Work will be assigned on Splash Math and Sumdog. Third grade you will begin to work on RALLY app.
There are lessons based on each grade level. The children enjoy doing these lessons in the classroom and I am sure they will enjoy doing them with family!
Please Note: A supplental packet which was distributed, is available below for your child's learning , however this does not replace instructional work that I assign.
If you complete ELA and math assignments early in the week, you may utilize this site to work on concepts that are aligned to the learning standards.
Castle Learning login instructions:
1. sign in as student and click on assessment tools
2. click on Castle learning app
3. For grades 1 and 2 you will go to "student center" on left side of tool bar and click on "self study". There you will find a list of concepts we have learned. Please practice each concept. They are read to you as you take a a fill in or multiple choice assessment. There are also explanations for each answer you choose
4. For grades 3- you have been assigned assessments to complete in ELA and math on Castle Learning. You may also go to student center and click on self study where you can choose concepts to work on. However, the work I assigned needs to be completed as work will be monitored.
For all students continue to view brainpopjr, sumdog, and splash math (assigned work)
I have also created accounts for each student on EPIC reading website. I have assigned books for all students
Scholastic is also offering at home lessons. I encourage you to utilize all resources during this time. I will assign some activities under our Social Studies assignment tab.
If you would like to reach out to our Title 1 Reading Teacher Ms. Lyons you may email her for any assistance you may need during this time. She will be reaching out to our third graders as well.
Ms. Tiplady who is our school psychologist is also a great asset as she is here to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have . You will find her email on her teacher page.
Thank you and be well.