Link to our Class Website

Posted in Uncategorized on July 26, 2009 by kristenwimberly

Here is another way to get to our classroom resources:

http://lfe.leesummit.k12.mo.us/kwimberly/Thinking%20Strategies%20Resources.htm

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Posted in Uncategorized on July 23, 2009 by kristenwimberly

I am teaching a summer college class for Baker University. It is open to Lee’s Summit School District employees.
Here are the details on the class:

Building an Electronic File Cabinet of Thinking Strategies
2 Credit Hours
Kristen Wimberly – Instructor
This course is designed for teachers who are looking for an electronic way of organizing thinking strategy resources. Students in this class will be provided the necessary knowledge, resources and opportunity to research and gather then record thinking strategy resources electronically. Thinking strategies are necessary to implement a comprehensive reading and writing literacy model. Instead of printing and recording resources in a traditional file folder or binder, students will build an electronic file cabinet for easy access. Students will need a basic understanding of computer skills and a basic understanding of the 7 thinking strategies. Students will post their favorite resources on a blog provided and share with peers.
Dates: July 27-31, 2009 Time: 8:30 – 2:30 (a working lunch is a component to this class) Location: Longview Farm Elementary, Library Media Center

Quick Facts:
Courses held in the Lee’s Summit School District
Courses taught by district master level teachers and administrators
Graduate credit offered through Baker University
Space is limited – Sign-up with the Professional Development office

Teachers can register by calling Bobbie Todd in the professional development office @ 986-1086, or via email @ bobbie.todd@leesummit.k12.mo.us.

TUITION
Graduate Credit Tuition
$50.00 per credit hour payable to Baker University
LSR7 Course Fee
$25.00 per credit hour payable to LSR7 (paid in advance)
*Total
$75.00 per graduate credit hour

*If you are not taking the course for graduate credit, you will only be charged the LSR7 Course fee of $25.00 per credit hour

The official registration form and Baker University payment will be due at the first class meeting. Baker University will accept credit cards. The LSR7 course fee will be collected in advance and will need to be in the form of a personal check payable to the Lee’s Summit School District. No cash will be accepted. Advanced payment is required by the District to hold your seat in the course.

COURSE ENROLLMENT SPECIFICATIONS
· Enrollment is limited to a maximum of 20 students
· The District reserves the right to cancel any course with insufficient enrollment
· Enrolled students will be notified prior to the first scheduled class if the course is cancelled due to low enrollment