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Special Education Teacher Therese Jackson - K-2  (Send e-mail)

As a parent myself, I want all of my parents to feel as comfortable as possible coming to me with any and all concerns! Please at any time e-mail or call me. If I canít immediately get to you, I will do my best to call you back in a timely fashion!
 
 

This week in class

Monday
The Special Education Department utilizes the program, Zones of Regulation to assist students in increasing their Emotional Intelligence awareness. Below you will find 4 zones utilized in this program: green, red, blue and yellow. Staff is teaching students it is "ok" to feel (emotion) while helping them to demonstrate "school readiness" for learning.

Tuesday
Green Zone: Calm state of alertness
Optimal level to learn. Happy, focused, content.
Students in the green zone can utilize their emotions in education for: self reflection, consensus building, collaboration activities


Wednesday
Red Zone: Heightened state of alertness and intense emotions. experiencing anger, rage, explosive behaviors or devastation.
Out of control
Students in the red zone can utilize their emotions in education for: competitive activities, debating and passionate expression


Thursday
Blue Zone: Low Level of arousal. Feeling of:
sadness, fatigue, boredom and illness.
Students in the blue zone can utilize their emotions in education for: critical thinking, relating well to others, building empathy, success for tasks like proof reading and editing, detail analysis


Friday
Yellow Zone: Heightened state of alertness,
elevated emotions. Experiencing stress, frustration, excitement, silliness, wiggles, nervousness. generation of new ideas, brainstorming, energetic group activities and creative problem solving
Students in the yellow zone can utilize their emotions in education for:


 
 

Important Dates

11/1/2018
Character Counts "Gold"

11/12/2018
Erin's Law

11/12/2018
Veteran's Day Assembly

11/19/2018
Parent Teacher Conferences

11/20/2018
Parent Teacher Conference

11/21/2018
No School Thanksgiving

11/22/2018
No School Thanksgiving

11/23/2018
No School Thanksgiving

12/1/2018
Character Counts "Red"

12/21/2018
Early Dismissal Winter Break

12/24/2018
Winter Break Begins

1/7/2019
School Resumes

1/21/2019
MLK Holiday No School

2/15/2019
Teacher Institute No School

2/18/2019
President's Day No School

3/1/2019
School Improvement Early Dismissal

3/25/2019
Spring Break Begins

4/1/2019
School Resumes

4/19/2019
Non Attendance Day

4/22/2019
Non Attendance Day

5/3/2019
School Improvmenet Early Dismissal

5/27/2019
Memorial Day Non Attendance

6/4/2019
Last Day of School

 
 

Downloads List

November Sensory Flyer at Frankfort Library [11/7/2018]
Tiger U: Behavior Escalation Techniques [11/7/2018]

 
 

Cool Links

Why Zones are Good
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Xtra Math: Math Fact Website
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Zern
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Zones of Regulation
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