Welcome to room 120! I am very excited to work with you and your child. I have been teaching at McPherson Elementary for sixteen years. During this time I have taught kindergarten through eighth grade. the best part of my job is spending time with your child and watching them grow and learn.
Ideas to promote independence: *Sort Laundry *Place laundry in the hamper *Set the table (also helps with one to one *correspondence) *Clear the table *Dry and put away dishes *Create a grocery list (incorporates writing & reading) *Carry in grocery bags (provides deep pressure) and put groceries away in the proper location (dairy in the fridge, etc.) *Lay out clothes for the next day *Vacuuming *Paying for small items at stores to assist with money skills
Ideas to promote Academics: RAZ-Kids (each student has their own account) Star-Fall TODO Math (app) IXL ABCYa KHan Academy Reading (books, magazines, etc.)
**Please complete the volunteer form on the McPherson School website so you can participate in field trips, class parties, etc.
School hours are 7:45-2:45. Children who arrive after 7:50 will be marked tardy. Please provide an absence note the day your child returns from an absence.
James B. McPherson Elementary 4728 N. Wolcott Ave. Chicago, IL. 60640