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Wilder Elementary School. Wilder, Idaho. Community. Rural farming community 40 miles west of Boise Agricultural: potatoes, dairy, onions, hops, seed corn Population: 1500 Hispanic: 79% (mainly ELL) 100% FRL 7 principals in 13 years Most Caucasian farmers sent children to

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Wilder elementary school

WilderElementarySchool



Community
Community

  • Rural farming community 40 miles west of Boise

  • Agricultural: potatoes, dairy, onions, hops, seed corn

  • Population: 1500

  • Hispanic: 79% (mainly ELL)

  • 100% FRL

  • 7 principals in 13 years

  • Most Caucasian farmers sent children to

    schools in outlying communities


THEN

  • Teaching in Isolation

  • Lack of Shared Vision

  • Lack of Trust

  • Instructional Minutes Lost

  • Constant Interruptions

  • Falsification of Data



Curriculum
Curriculum

  • “How do you expect me to teach without a book?” 5th grade teacher

  • Basal reading material removed

  • District crafted curriculum

    • 3 pages per grade level


Instruction
Instruction

  • Non-engaging instruction - resulted in minimal learning.

  • Classroom management was out of control

  • Baby sitting videos on a daily basis

  • 1 hour of total recess time a day.

  • Etc…


Assessment
Assessment

  • Student passing all district assessment s – Below Basic on the ISAT

  • If students are “passing” the assessments there was no need to change instruction

  • Data could not be used to drive instruction


Professional development
Professional Development

  • Typical PD – A few days a year.

  • Empower your staff through high quality PD by building their capacity to be great instructors!

  • Create a Professional Development Environment

  • Non-negotiables

    • What all teachers do for all

      the students all the time.


Professional development1
Professional Development

  • Developed a school wide plan for systemic and sustainable change

  • Partnerships

    • Boise State University Literacy Professors.

  • Weekly PD (2 hours)

  • Inspect what you expect


Priority 1 instruction
Priority 1 – Instruction

  • The will to teach well is not as important as the will to prepare to teach well.

  • Differentiated Instruction

  • Modeled Instructional

    expectation

  • Weekly observations

    • Immediate Feedback


Priority 2 curriculum
Priority 2 – Curriculum

  • Unit Driven Instructional Episodes

    • Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol

    • Integrated Literacy Techniques

      • Here is what it looks like

      • Here is how you improve it

  • 4th Grade

    • Idaho History Unit

  • Unpacking the ICS


Priority 3 assessment
Priority 3 – Assessment

  • Once we fixed the Instruction/Curriculum

  • PD on authentic assessments

    • Formative/Summative

  • THEN – Data Driven Weekly Professional Development Meetings


Thoughts
Thoughts…

  • Rigor, Relevance, And Relationships

  • Teachers teach kids, programs don’t

  • Build Capacity in Teachers not the Idaho Core Standards

  • Our teachers don’t turn the pages in a textbook to teach, they turn the pages in the minds of their students as they teach.



Year two

Year Two

Year Two


Year three

Year Three

Year Three



References
References

  • Bear, D. R., Invernizzi, M., Templeton, S., & Johnston, F. (2008). Words Their Way (4 ed.). Upper Saddle River : Pearson Education.

  • Blankstein, A. M. (2006). Failure Is Not An Option. Corwin.

  • Blankstein, A. M. (2011). The Answer Is In The Room. Corwin.

  • Breaux, A., & Whitaker, T. (2006). Seven Simple Secrets, What Teachers Know and Do. Eye on Education

  • Dahlgren, R. (2001). Time to Teach!. Atlanta: The Center For Teacher Effectiveness.

  • Foresman, S. (2008). Investigations. Glenview: Pearson Education.


http://readinga-z.com

Maxwell, J. (1999). The Power Partnerships in the Church. Countrymen.

Maxwell, J. (1999). The 21 dispensable qualities of a leader. Thomas Nelson.

Thematic Integrated Literacy Techniques TILT (Dr. Maryanne Cayhill & Dr. Ann Gregory

Whitaker, T. (2003). What Great Principals Do Differently. Eye On Education.

Willam, G. (1990). The Quality School, Managing Students Without Coercion. Harper Perennial.


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