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  1. Welcome to Stephen Leacock Public School

  2. School Improvement Plan 2012- 2013

  3. School Improvement Plan Key Instructional Strategies linked to our Board Improvement Plan • creative, innovative, and critical thinking and problem solving • ongoing assessment and feedback

  4. Part of gathering data from our community Inquiries to sharpen the focus on parental/community engagement Your Question: What are the essential outcomes you would like your child to leave with at the end of grade 8?

  5. OCDSB asked this question… What does effective instruction look like, sound like, and feel like for all students in our classrooms?

  6. TheBIG FIVE CRITERIA FEEDBACK MODERATION TASK DIFFERENTIATION

  7. Link to our SIP • 1.8 – Language Curriculum Document language arts – reading – Responding to and Evaluating Texts - make judgements and draw conclusions about the ideas and information in texts and cite stated or implied evidence from the text to support the views.

  8. A Definition of Critical Thinking critical thinking as the thinking through of a problematic situation about what to believe or how to act where the thinker makes a reasoned judgment that reflects competent use of the intellectual tools for quality thinking.

  9. Three Types of Questions 9

  10. What is on the EQAO tests? • Each question on EQAO tests is based on the learning expectations set out in The Ontario Curriculum, which is what children are taught in classrooms across Ontario every day. • Grade 3 – reading/writing – English Math – French • Grade 6 – all assessments in English

  11. EQAO Results Grade 3 • Reading – 70 – 96 – 79 – 84 - 78 • Writing – 71 – 94 – 90 – 88 - 84 • Math – 71 – 90 – 94 – 90 - 80 Grade 6 • Reading – 88 – 91 – 96 – 87 - 97 • Writing – 82 – 91 – 93 – 87 - 94 • Math – 88 – 91 – 82 – 77 – 80

  12. School Organization2012-2013 • Student Enrolment 705 • Primary – 16 classes • Junior – 10 classes • Intermediate – 5 classes • 40 teachers – 2 administrators

  13. School Timetable 8:00 – 10:00 – Learning Block (120 mins) 10:00 – 10:20 – Nutrition Break 10:20 – 10:45 – Recess 10:45 – 12:25 – Learning Block (100 mins) 12:25 – 12:50 – Recess 12:50 – 1:10 – Nutrition Break 1:10 – 2:30 – Learning Block (80 mins)

  14. School Communication www.stephenleacock.org All announcements and school news! Check out our School Events Calendar Twitter - SLPSKanata

  15. Character Education • The junior division focuses on one character trait per month (e.g., Appreciation, Respect, Empathy) • Celebration at the end of the month (Assembly with student presentations and certificates)

  16. Reporting Timelines • Progress Report – November 8 • Term One Report Card – February 6 • Term Two Report Card – June 26

  17. Student Involvement • Updates on website/Tweet • Intramural sports (e.g., volleyball, soccer) • Clubs (chess/bridge, art, dance, guitar) • Monitors (Lunch/Food/Milk) • Choir, Band, Musical, Student Council, Café Français, Spelling Bee, Math Olympics

  18. School Council Welcome • Carrie Marr – co-chair • Catherine Roberts – co-chair http://slpsparentcouncil.wordpress.com

  19. Merci Guided Tours available