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Inaugural BCPS Thinking Institute (Day Two)
The second day of the inaugural BCPC Thinking Institute began at Overdale Elementary School for these educators. Teachers gathered at Overdale Elementary, Bernheim Middle and Bullitt Central High School to discuss classroom observations. Overdale Curriculum Coach Samantha Crumbacker shared methods and outcomes for educators to look for in classroom observations. Overdale teacher Rachelle Elam worked with her students during a classroom observation. Thinking Institute participants recorded notes in Elam's classroom. Overdale teacher Krissy Franklin asks questions of her students. Principals Matthew Treadway (Freedom Elementary) and Melissa Whicker (Pleasant Grove Elementary) observe an Overdale teacher. Thinking Institute participants at a classroom observation. Overdale teacher Jenny Costin makes a point using a Smart Board Returning to the Zoneton Fire Dept, meeting room, participants followed the Thinking Institute agenda on day two. Director of Secondary Education Rachelle Bramlage-Schomburg pointed to a Thinking Institute participant's question. Participants listened to comments from teacher Amy Edwards. Thinking Institute participants concentrated and took notes. North Bullitt High School Principal Chris VerDow stopped in to talk with Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning  Brenda Pirtle and Director of Secondary Educaton Rachelle Bramlage-Schomburg. Thinking Institute participants share their findings from group discussions. Thinking Institute participants share their findings from group discussions. Particpants work in the Thinking Institute. Bullitt East High School business teacher Daniel Rock shares insights with Bullitt Central high School agriculture teacher Tiphanie Peake as Bernheim Middle School teacher Kimberly Newton looks on. Overdale Elementary School Curriculum Coach Samantha Crumbacker guides participants into their next activity. Thinking Institute participants talk and ponder the inaugural event.