Rapid City -
East Middle School




October 15, 2019 - Professional Learning Day Agenda and Choice Board

August 19, 2019 Leadership Team 8:00-4:00 lunch 11:30-12:30

Plan overview

Develop the “Why”


Learner Agency

Learner Agency--the overview | Resources--links to lessons/activities aligned with Learner Agency 

 Habits of Mind – Learning about

Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum (book) 


Books (for learners) 


Growth Mindset 

TIE Reads! TIE's professional e-library for TIE member districts (sign-up to checkout books) 

All Growth Mindset Titles in TIE Reads!     

 These Class Dojo videos are good (and free) but there aren’t very many of them. 

Khan Academy just added a Growth Mindset curriculum for K-12 (broken down by grade groups) 

July 22, 2019 6-8 Math


Learning Objectives

  • Understand the relationship between standards and customized learning.

  • Identify grade level “power standard” strengths and weaknesses.

  • Brainstorm and create grade level assessment ideas to ensure standard proficiency.

  • Brainstorm and create a plan to integrate Smarter Balanced assessment practice throughout the school year

February 25, 2019

Meeting Objectives