October 22nd marked the 345h annual Outstanding Teacher Day. Each year University of Vermont honors exceptional educators around our state. Sara Villeneuve was recognized from FWSU. She exemplifies the five standards for VT teachers – Learning, Professional Knowledge, Advocacy, Colleagueship, and Accountability. FWSU is proud of our 2015 Outstanding Teacher! "Sara is dedicated to her craft- she is always … Continue reading Congratulations Sara Villeneuve – 2015 UVM Outstanding Teacher!
FES Kindergarten Students Collaborate and Become Block Artists
Who would think that simply playing with unit blocks can translate into a deep understanding of math and science skills? The kindergarten children in Jenny Blackman’s classroom had fun last week building and creating with blocks, all the while applying math and science learning. They became block artists! Mrs. Blackman says, “My goal is to … Continue reading FES Kindergarten Students Collaborate and Become Block Artists
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Target 2 – Leadership in a Student Centered Learning Environment FWSU will foster development of teacher & student leaders who provide innovative opportunities for local and global student-centered learning. Action Step – Ensure students and staff take an active role shaping their learning using rich, authentic questions, problems they identify, & diverse resources. blog: a Web site … Continue reading Today’s blog is about a blog!
Focused Professional Learning Day for FWSU Educators
A very cold Martin Luther King Day marked the final inservice of the year for FWSU teachers and paraprofessional staff. The morning started off with a keynote presentation by Superintendent Ned Kirsch. It also included brief remarks by Fairfax School Board Chair Elaine Carpenter and Director of Curriculum Mary Lynn Riggs. The remainder of the day was devoted to giving teachers time … Continue reading Focused Professional Learning Day for FWSU Educators
GEMS 1st Grade Students Write to Dr. King
Target 2 – Leadership in a Student Centered Learning Environment FWSU will foster development of teacher & student leaders who provide innovative opportunities for local and global student-centered learning. Action Step - Ensure students and staff take an active role shaping their learning using rich, authentic questions, problems they identify, & diverse resources. First grade students … Continue reading GEMS 1st Grade Students Write to Dr. King
Fletcher Elementary School Celebrates Day # 65
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one learned in school." Albert Einstein Education is a journey that lasts lifetime for all of us. Some of us remember specific lessons, projects, or activities from our days in class. They stand out because of the importance the subject matter or perhaps the connection we had with our teachers on that particular day. However … Continue reading Fletcher Elementary School Celebrates Day # 65
FWSU Early Educators Recognized as Leaders
Teachers from FWSU presented at the 2012 National Association of Young Children (NAEYC) in Atlanta, Georgia last week. They spoke about the impact of using Powerful Interactions with children in an academic setting, showed video clips of their practices in Vermont classrooms, and talked about reflection with colleagues as being an essential. Powerful Interactions provides … Continue reading FWSU Early Educators Recognized as Leaders
FES Educator Emily DiGiulio Named UVM Outstanding Educator 2012
Tomorrow is Vermont Outstanding Teacher Day! This marks the 32nd year that the University of Vermont has honored outstanding teachers from schools throughout our State. This year, the two educators from FWSU to be recognized are Jensen Welch (BFA) and Emily DiGiulio (FES). Each of these fine teachers exemplify one or more of the five standards for Vermont educators – Learning, Professional … Continue reading FES Educator Emily DiGiulio Named UVM Outstanding Educator 2012
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