Monthly Archives: August 2017

Incoming 6th Graders Start the School Year with Scots Camp

This is certainly an eventful time in the Piedmont schools, with new staff members, new curriculum, and new ways our educators and students are using technology in the classroom. These are just some of the exciting changes and program innovation underway in the schools. Another example of this innovation is Scots Camp, a new program…

Common Core Math: Differentiated Learning

Differentiation is an area of focus for the District.  In addition to the new PMS math website, teachers of all content areas are working on developing and refining strategies for differentiation to meet the needs of all learners.  Last year, a group of teachers and administrators attended a national conference on differentiated learning.  This year,…

Welcome Back to Piedmont Unified!

Superintendent’s Letter to Families:  Welcome to the 2017-18 School Year August 15, 2017   Dear PUSD families, Welcome to the 2017-18 school year!  I hope your students had a very positive, engaging first day of school. Today I visited each school site and nearly every classroom, as I do every year on the first day…