Title I Moab Charter School. November 2013. Curriculum. K-6 Traditional classrooms Emphasis on math and reading Additional emphasis on music, art, science, social studies, technology, and physical education Common Core State of Utah Standards
Emphasis on math and reading
Additional emphasis on music, art, science, social studies, technology, and physical education
Common Core State of Utah Standards
Instructional Staff: 7 regular classroom teachers, 1 special education teachers, 1 part-time art teacher, 1 part-time music teacher, 4 teachers’ aides, 1 principal
Focus on general improvement in Reading and Math
School Land Trust funds ($1500-$2500) have gone to Science two of the past 4 years and to Math the other 2 years
Would like to hire intervention teacher full-time
Would like to establish a leveled-reader library
All kids reading at Grade Level – Schoolwide Goal
Continue to strengthen and develop Science
CRTs, CBTs, UPASS (all the same test) are the Utah end-of-level exams for grades 3-12.
Math (3rd-6th), Language Arts (3rd-6th), Science (4th-6th)
New SAGE testing system to replace UPASS in 2014
DRA – Direct Reading Assessment – used each year
DIBELS – (Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills) – new state law requires mid-year testing to determine grade level and interventions
Classroom level parent volunteers (very successful in early grades but tapers off at upper grades)
Parent Council – formal volunteer group of parents that fundraises and provides various activities for students
School Land Trust Committee, MCS Governing Board, field trips, etc.
Part of annual Utah Consolidated Application (UCA) which controls Title I and other monies.
Handout on Historical CRT Scores
School Report Draft from the USOE
Based on what has been discussed, where would like to see school improvement?
Where would you put targeted assistance Title I money for interventions?
What areas of student success most concern you?
How would you like the curriculum improved?