2018-19 Parent Input Form
During the months of May and June, our teacher teams collaborate to build class rosters for the 2018-2019 school year. If you would like to provide input on your child’s placement, a form is available in the main office. Our form is focused on your child’s strengths and learning style. Requests for specific teachers are not accepted. Parent input forms are due May 11th.
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Engaging Children with STEM/Inquiry Based Challenges
Woodburn Elementary and the Camas School District invite Woodburn 2nd-5th grade students, parents/guardians and teachers to a STEM based learning and sharing event. Roger Fisher, Enrichment Specialist and Staff Developer for the Evergreen School District will lead a 1-hour model lesson for up to 25 advanced learners. For more than 20 years, Roger has been an independent educational consultant, providing consultation services to school districts and parent groups on topics related to gifted education. His expertise includes curriculum design, creative/analytical thinking, subject integration, and effective instructional models. Roger’s passion is designing integrated learning experiences for children that reflect how children naturally learn.
After the model lesson, teachers and parents will participate in a 1-hour session with Mr. Fisher where they will gain a deeper understanding of inquiry-based teaching strategies, methods for integrating math and science into the learning process and how to utilize technology to maximize learning. The aim of this 2-workshop series is to help teachers learn strategies for designing their own STEM lessons and to help parents continue these learning strategies at home. Onsite childcare will be provided for student participants. In an effort to serve as many teachers and families as possible, we are offering two different sessions.
Please follow the link to sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/F99yka8efcX6ZwQe2
Woodburn 2nd-5th teachers, parents/guardians and students.
*Parent/guardian(s) must attend with students.*
Session 1 – Thursday, May 3, 2018, 5-7 pm (pizza will be available)
Session 2 – Saturday, May 5, 2018, 10 am-12 pm
In coordination with The STEM Network and all Clark County School Districts, the Camas School District is hosting a county wide WOMEN IN STEM event to be held at Heritage High School on Saturday March 24th. The event has interactive tables (with business partners and high school staff) and break out labs for the students to participate. The sessions will be run by both professionals in the STEM field and by teachers of STEM classes. This is a great chance for students to preview the STEM classes and careers that await them! Please view the registration link below.
Date: March 24th – Saturday
Location: Heritage High School
Lunch Provided & T-shirts
Student Registration at: http://swstemnetwork.org/student-registration.html
Who: Woodburn 4th and 5th grade students
Limited to 16 participants a lottery system will be used by Principal Graham if there are more than 16 registrations.
Registration: Opens January 12th and 24th, forms available in the main office. No payment necessary until confirmation of registration.
Cost: $25, all proceeds go towards purchasing additional Lego Robotics Kits. Fees paid upon confirmation of registration.
When: Tuesday February 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th 3:35-4:45pm
Parents are encouraged to attend the last 30 minutes of the final session to see their child’s building and programming success.
Where: Woodburn Elementary, Computer Lab
What will students learn? Students will learn how to build simple robots with EV3 Lego Robotics kits. After completing a build, students will learn basic programming to operate the robot using EV3 programming software on chromebooks. Opportunities will be provided for students to navigate obstacles by using sensors and sequencing in their programs.
Teacher: Jean Maas Camas School District STEM TOSA, Sponsored by Principal Graham, Volunteers from the CHS Robotics Teams