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SCHOOL: The International Academic Magnet @Irmo Middle School

CONTACT: Robert Jackson/Catlin Mackenzie DATE OF VISIT: October 11, 2013 ASSOCIATION WITH EL: EL planning year PURPOSE: At Evergreen, I would like for our teachers to visit classrooms, perhaps participate in a round-table conversation with Evergreen teachers (and/or students), and examine some artifacts (student products, school documents, etc.). I really want them to come away with a good "feel" for what an EL school looks like, sounds like, etc. " AGENDA: 8:45 Arrive? 9:00-10:00 Inside Evergreen (overview, tour) 10:00-11:20 Classroom observations 6,7,8 11:20-12:45 Lunch and Roundtable Discussion with Susan, Sarah S, Sarah B, Tony, Jason, Stuart 12:45-2:00 Artifact review (Stuart), continued observations 2:00-2:30 Closing circle

Notecatchers? Scavenger hunt: as you tour the school and observe in classrooms look for evidence of service learning, hands-on, environmental ed, parent involvement, high expectations, responsibility, lifelong learning, connections to community, character ed, emphasis on school culture