2012-13 SCHOOL YEAR
August 22 Professional Development










2011-12 SCHOOL YEAR

August 23 - Professional Development
TO: Physical Education Teachers
FR: Jackie French, Instructional Facilitator Physical Education
RE: August 23 Professional Development
DATE: August 10, 2011


Welcome to the 2011-2012 school year. Today’s professional development will be presented virtually. The purpose is to become aware of the Common Core Standards in Literacy and Mathematics. For this school year the expectation is for all physical education teachers to become familiar with math practices and begin to make intentional connections using physical education content on a weekly basis.

In addition, physical education teachers will be expected to become familiar with and begin to make intentional connections with writing, listening, and speaking opinions/arguments to support claims in physical education content on a weekly basis.

Directions for completing today’s professional development in content teams for the 90 minute afternoon session:

1. View DVD sent to your school in the Pony Aug. 23 Weekend Update

2. Read Quick Reference Card for Math and Literacy for appropriate grade level
  • Primary (K-2)


  • Intermediate (3-5)


  • Secondary (6-12)


4. Read Writing Arguments to Support Claims in Physical Education Grades 6-8
5. Read Writing Arguments to Support Claims in Physical Education Grades 9-12

6. Open this link, discuss responses with content team and complete and send by the end of the workday August 23.
Aug. 23 Response Sheet

7. Please contact the Office of Health and Physical Education at 410-313-7015 with any questions.

Have a WONDERFUL school year!