On their first day back to school, teachers at Bellaire Elementary School learned the importance of teamwork as they leaned into one another to rise up from the floor. Team-building, meetings and classroom preparation are on the agenda for teachers this week preparing for the start of the new school year.
Math teachers at Palo Alto Middle School in Killeen introduce themselves and their teaching super powers Monday during their first day back to school a week before students begin the 2013-2014 school term across the Killeen Independent School District. Many schools use motivational tools and team-building activities to build staff cohesion and momentum for the year.
Outside Bellaire Elementary School on Monday teachers and staff take part in a team building exercise, passing along a hoop while holding hands. With many new staff members, some schools start their week of training getting to know one another.
Matt Widacki, principal at Palo Alto Middle School, was Captain Patriot as he fired up his teaching troops Monday to begin a week of preparation prior to the start of a new school year. Teachers at Palo Alto came up with their own superhero and super power. Across the Killeen Independent School District, teachers are learning district procedure, reviewing policy and prepping for the arrival of students next week.
At Killeen High School on Tuesday, staff and faculty work in groups to learn an educational process called instructional rounds. Teachers across the Killeen Independent School District returned to school this week to prepare for the start of classes Monday.
Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 4:30 am
Posted on Aug 21, 2013
With creative games and motivational speech, Killeen school principals welcomed back teachers this week for final preparations for a new school year.
At Palo Alto Middle School, where principal Matt Widacki always chooses a theme for the year, teachers returned to school Monday dressed as superheroes and described their super-teaching powers.
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Wednesday, August 21, 2013 4:30 am.