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Fairfield Trainers: N. Watson, J. Sandbothe, T. Ryan, & B. Repp

Fairfield CSD Team Now Trainers for A Framework For Understanding Poverty

Fairfield CSD Team Now Trainers for A Framework For Understanding Poverty Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D. is the founder of aha! Process and an author, speaker, publisher, and career educator.  Recognized internationally for A Framework for . . .

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Multi-Syllable Routines; Helping Students Decode Big Words

Multisyllable Routines at the Elementary Level   One aspect of literacy instruction at the Elementary level is learning about syllable types and how to use that knowledge when decoding multisyllable words.  Students . . .

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Visual Phonics: A System for Assisting Beginning Readers

Teachers are always looking for ways to support beginning reading concepts.  The system of Visual Phonics is used by Speech Language Pathologists, and was shared a few years ago with Fairfield elementary teachers by GPAEA Speech . . .

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Do You Have A Growth Mindset?

  “Mistakes help me learn,” said Growth Mindset Every year there is a new fad in technology, clothing, and conversational lingo in our society. Upcoming fads are also trendsetting in education too. In fact, . . .

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Comprehension Strategies for Secondary Readers

Content-Area Reading -- Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum Richard T. Vacca and JoAnne L. Vacca Abstract of Chapter 11: Struggling Readers Secondary struggling readers lack the strategies skilled readers use to learn . . .

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Weekly Update

July 28, 2016 Curriculum Communication

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MTSS Impact DE/District Work Flow

On Tuesday, September 30th, Barb Ohlund and Amy Williams, Iowa DoE Bureau Chiefs presented information regarding consolidation of accountability reporting, in the name of MTSS.  The DE seems to be aggressively pursuing a systemic . . .

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Home Page

Chuck Benge Curriculum Director I grew up in Ft. Madison, IA. I started my teaching career in Burlington, IA where I taught 6, K-2, and 1st grade. I have taught for 21 . . .

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Curriculum Office

Curriculum Newsletters Standards Based Reporting Learning Goals Educational Programs Reports Understanding MAP Assessments . . .

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Notice of Non-Discrimination-public notice - Employment and Programs
It is the policy of the Fairfield Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and it its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, Chuck Benge Fairfield Community School District ACT Center Central Office, 403 South 20th St., Fairfield, IA 52556 Telephone: (641) 472-2655 Email: chuck.benge@fairfieldsfuture.org