Monday Memo
3-9-15

Curriculum Focus

    Important Information

    What animal are you.......

    Lion- This personality likes to lead. The lion is good at making decisions and is very goal-oriented. They enjoy challenges, difficult assignments, and opportunity for advancement. Because lions are thinking of the goal, they can step on people to reach it. Lions can be very aggressive and competitive. Lions must learn not to be too bossy or to take charge in other's affairs.

    Strength: Goal-oriented, strong, direct

    Weakness: Argumentative, too dictatorial

    Limitation: Doesn't understand that directness can hurt others, hard time expressing grace

    Otter- Otters are very social creature. Otter personalities love people. They enjoys being popular and influencing and motivating others. Otter can sometimes be hurt when people do not like them. Otter personalities usually have lots of friends, but not deep relationships. They love to goof-off. (They are notorious for messy rooms.) Otters like to hurry and finish jobs. (Jobs are not often done well.) The otter personality is like Tigger in Winnie The Pooh.

    Strength: People person, open, positive

    Weakness: Talks too much, too permissive

    Limitation: Remembering past commitments, follow through with discipline

    Golden Retriever- Good at making friends. Very loyal. Retriever personalities do not like big changes. They look for security. Can be very sensitive. Very caring. Has deep relationships, but usually only a couple of close friends. Wants to be loved by everyone. Looks for appreciation. Works best in a limited situation with a steady work pattern.

    Strength: Accommodating, calm, affirming

    Weakness: Indecisive, indifferent, unable to express emotional, too soft on other people

    Limitation: Seeing the need to be more assertive, holding others accountable

    Beaver- Organized. Beavers think that there is a right way to do everything and they want to do it exact that way. Beaver personalities are very creative. They desire to solve everything. Desire to take their time and do it right. Beavers do not like sudden changes. They need reassurance.

    Strength: High standards, order, respect

    Weakness: Unrealistic expectations of self & others, too perfect.

    Limitation: Seeing the optimistic side of things, expressing flexibility

    This Week....

    Monday: 3rd-5th Dance Practice; Chorus Practice

    Tuesday: Spring Pictures; K-Kids; Tutoring

    Wednesday: LLT; Faculty Meeting (Social 2nd-3rd)

    Thursday: Grazing Day....yummy

    Friday: TGIF

    Coming Up...

    Monday, 16th:  5th Grade Washington DC Trip; Kdg-2nd Dance Practice; Chorus

    Tuesday, 17th: MTSS; Fire Drill; IPDPs; Tutoring

    Wednesday, 18th: IPDPs; FSA Training 3rd-5th; K Book Study

    Thursday, 19th: K-2nd PLC; IPDPs; Leader of the Month (1st, 2nd, 3rd); Leader Landing; MTSS A

    Friday, 20th: MTSS B; Leader Landing; Leader of the Month (K,4th 5th)

    Happy Birthday

    3/11 Leslee Oster;m 3/14 Kathy Young & Margarett Houpt

    Reflection

    How can you use your "animal trait" to help learn how to better interact with others in your PLC?

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