Plasencia Salutes Best
administration and faculty of Plasencia Elementary/MSC School wish to
recognize Best Practices in instruction. We have selected
teachers who have demonstrated best practices through a unit of
instruction. This includes demonstrating planning, use of
appropriate grade level standards, definition of objectives, execution,
completion of activities and mastery of skills.
This period, we wish to recognize Ms. Claudia Vela
for her work in integrating technology into her curriculum in all areas
. Ms Vela has created a cyber classroom by using the iPod and
Belkin Tune Talk, Google Pages for the creation of class websites
focusing on student work and activities, powerpoint projects by the
students, and the creation of videos by the students on academic
content. Visit their website at http://teachervela.googlepages.com
to see their great work.
teaching for great learning!!!
To help keep Betty Plasencia’s dream alive and to help everyone
the goal of the school is for the students to gain knowledge and the
desire to become a lifelong learner, one of our
teachers designed and executed a beautiful ceramic mural. The mural
contains pieces of pottery and other bits of material donated
by students, parents, community members, staff members, and many
others. It truly contains parts of all of us. This wonderful work
greets us as we enter the school.
The artist and teacher who created the mural was Mrs. Cheryl Thomas.
Mrs. Thomas with the execution of the mural was another very dedicated
At the British Museum