Thanks to P.S. 120’s participation in the Scholastic Book Fair, parents are able to take advantage of a great discount code. If parents use the coupon code they are able to save 15% on all Schoolastic Book Fair content.
Students in Pre- K- 3rd grade have access to Raz-Kids. Raz-Kids. It is an award-winning resource that provides a library of differentiated books at 29 reading levels. Students can use this to practice reading in school, at home, or on the go.
The Urban Park Rangers paid a visit to some of the P.S. 120 classrooms today and showed our students some of the wildlife they can find in their own backyard! The Rangers gave our students great examples of how they could explore the great outdoors without leaving the city.
P.S. 120 wishes everyone a happy and safe holiday! We hope that our students enjoy their time off and use the free time to read their favorite book or research something fun. This break gives us time to reflect and think about the things that we are thankful for this year.
Parent Teacher Conferences are quickly approaching. On November 15th 2018, conferences will take place at P.S.120 from 12:40pm-2:40 pm and 4:30pm-7:30pm. This is a great opportunity for both parents and teachers to build a partnership with one another so that students receive all of the support that they might need. Below are some effective questions to ask at the upcoming parent-teacher conference.
Building Capacity and Shifting Mindset around Mathematics
In an effort to align our school vision for increasing rigor and positive mindset in our math instruction with the District 25 goals, we have shifted and modified our curriculum, instructional structures, and tasks to better support our students’ engagement with mathematics. Teachers across grade levels have been implementing the following “math moves” in their classrooms: