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Alliance for the Improvement of Mathematics Skills PreK-16. Math Action Team MEETING April 13, 2005 Corpus Christi, TX http://www.delmar.edu/aims. Agenda for MAT Meeting March 13, 2003. AIMS Overview (Dr. Goode) Marci Cook Workshop (Ms. Nancy Knobles) Update on Road Map 2 Math Events

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Aims overview presented on 4132005

Alliance for the Improvement of Mathematics Skills

PreK-16

Math Action Team

MEETING

April 13, 2005

Corpus Christi, TX

http://www.delmar.edu/aims


Agenda for mat meeting march 13 2003

Agenda for MAT MeetingMarch 13, 2003

  • AIMS Overview (Dr. Goode)

  • Marci Cook Workshop (Ms. Nancy Knobles)

  • Update on Road Map 2 Math Events

    • PK-16 Road Map 2 Math Conference (Dr. Goode)

    • (ME)² By the Sea (Dr. Amy Gaskins)

  • Data Collection (Dr. Harriet Lamm)

  • AIMS On-line Survey (Dr. Lamm and Ms. Jennifer Bailey)


  • Agenda for mat meeting continued april 13 2005

    Agenda for MAT Meeting ContinuedApril 13, 2005

    • Future Directions – What do you see? (Everyone in attendance)

    • Technology for PreK-5 (Ms. Abi Barton)

    • Your Questions and Concerns

    • Next Meeting – Wednesday, May 18 at 1 PM

    • Meeting in June may be needed


    Www delmar edu aims

    Alliance for the Improvement of Mathematics Skills

    PreK-16

    Principal Investigator

    Dr. Lee Sloan, Dean, Del Mar College

    Higher Education Partners

    Del Mar College

    Texas A&M University - Kingsville

    www.delmar.edu/aims

    Co-Principal Investigators

    Dr. Paul Core, Superintendent

    Gregory-Portland ISD

    Dr. Melana Silva, PK-12 Math/Science Curriculum Specialist

    Calallen ISD

    Dr. Mike Daniel, Dean of the College of Education

    TAMU-Kingsville (Pending NSF Approval)

    Mrs. Evanita Ramos, Director of Instructional Services

    Kingsville ISD

    Partner School Districts

    Agua Dulce ISD

    Calallen ISD

    Flour Bluff ISD

    Gregory-Portland ISD

    Kingsville ISD

    Robstown ISD

    Sinton ISD

    Taft ISD

    Tuloso-Midway ISD


    Aims overview presented on 4132005

    AIMS Project Staff

    Dr. Dwight Goode

    Project Director

    Texas A&M University – Kingsville

    Telephone: (361) 593-3189

    Email: dgoode@tamuk.edu

    Ms. Jennifer Bailey

    Project Administrator / Assessor

    Del Mar College - East Campus

    Telephone: (361) 698-1989

    Email: jdbailey@delmar.edu

    Dr. Harriet Lamm

    Internal Evaluator

    Email: math@awesomenet.net

    Ms. Abigayle Barton

    Math Specialist: Elementary

    Del Mar College - East Campus

    Telephone: (361) 698-1989

    Email: abarton@delmar.edu

    Ms. Nancy Knobles

    Math Specialist: Middle School

    Del Mar College - East Campus

    Telephone: (361) 698-1989

    Email: nknobles@delmar.edu

    Dr. Amy Gaskins

    Math Specialist: High School

    & Higher Education

    Del Mar College - East Campus

    Telephone: (361) 698-1989

    Email: agaskins@delmar.edu

    Mr. David McReynolds

    Math Specialist: PK-8

    Del Mar College - East Campus

    Telephone: (361) 698-1989

    Email: dmcreynolds@delmar.edu


    Aims overview presented on 4132005

    The Vision

    The overarching goal of AIMS PK-16 is to close achievement gaps in math preparation of students K-12 and prepare students for success in college level math courses by the time they graduate from high school through vertical alignment, professional development, challenging curriculum, use of information technology and research on strategies and interventions.


    Aims overview presented on 4132005

    Research on strategies

    and interventions

    Vertical and Horizontal

    Alignment

    Challenging

    Curriculum

    Use of Information

    Technology

    Student

    Achievement

    Professional

    Development

    Improve TAKS Scores

    Increase Enrollment in AP Courses

    Increase College Attendance and Completion


    Aims overview presented on 4132005

    Goal 1

    Enhance professional learning for PreK-16 administrators, PK-12 teachers, higher education faculty and counselors

    Goal 2

    Provide a challenging curriculum for all students

    Goal 3

    Enhance the applications of technology for instruction and collaboration

    Goal 4

    Conduct research on the effectiveness of interventions


    Aims prek 16 model

    AIMS PreK-16 Model

    • Focus on structured professional development

    • Provide coaching, mentoring, and follow-up

    • Emphasize the use of instructional technology

    • Assess teacher progress in implementing and internalizing professional development

    • Promote student enrollment in advanced mathematics


    Indications of success

    Indications of Success

    • All Partnering ISDs showed gains in overall district average passing percentages on TAKS for grades 3-11.

    • One ISDs had a double-digit increase.

    • Average passing percentage on TAKS for AIMS Partner ISDs exceeded average passing percentage for ISDs in Region II.


    Aims overview presented on 4132005

    Basis of Success

    TAKS Scores: Year 1 (2002-2003) and Year 2 (2003-2004)


    Future directions

    Future Directions

    • Professional development to address content, grade level, campus, and/or district driven by analysis of student achievement data.

    • Engaging all partner districts’ teachers who have not participated in AIMS or other comparable PD.

    • Engaging Higher Education faculty members.


    Future directions continued

    Future Directions Continued

    • Capacity building (Institutionalization).

      • Nurturing and developing teacher leaders within each district and on each campus.

      • Training teacher leaders to be observers using the MAS-COPS instrument.

      • Training Trainers for TEXTEAMS, AgileMind, and Geometer’s Sketchpad.

      • Training teacher leaders to be mentors and coaches.


    Future directions continued1

    Future Directions Continued

    • Continue to engage parents in math activities within each district on the individual campuses.

    • Continue to engage the community in the importance of mathematics achievement, the preparation of all students for college level work, and the preparation of future teachers.

    • Continue to keep the lines of communication open and flowing with conversations to improve student achievement through teacher empowerment.


    Www delmar edu aims1

    www.delmar.edu/aims

    Alliance for the Improvement of Mathematics Skills

    PreK-16


    Aims overview presented on 4132005

    This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant # EHR-0227105.Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.


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