2014-15 Mouse click through slides Continuous School Improvement Plan
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District CSIP Suggestions
District has shown gradual improvement in achievement over the past 3 years.What district actions may have affected these trends?
Administrator or Board of Trustees provided support for instruction. Examples: • Adoption of research based curriculum materials • Focused professional development • District-lead curriculum redesign • Strategic implementation of higher expectations for staff and students • Hiring additional support staff • Increased parent engagement
Achievement over the past 3 years has remained stagnant or declined.What district factors may have affected these trends?
Factors affecting stagnant or declining achievement. Examples: • Change in student population • Disrupting events (explain) • Lack of focused professional development • Staff turn over
District goals Goals are broadly stated outcome expectations. Examples: • All students will improve in math achievement. • More students in the "nearing proficiency" category on the CRT will move to proficient. • Our economically disadvantaged students will achieve at the rate of the "all students" population. • Our student will demonstrate greater comprehension in reading. • Our students will demonstrate greater proficiency with "open ended" questions where they are required to explain their thinking.
A measurable objective: • Who • Will do what • By when • As measured by what
What is scientifically-based research? • Educational practices which are supported by data derived from rigorous, systematic, and objective procedures. • Not based upon anecdotal evidence. • Not based solely on publishers’ claims. • The RtI Intervention Manual is a useful source of information on scientifically based practices.
What is the role of professional development in improving student achievement? To develop and enhance teaching strategies that target student needs as identified through assessments.
Assessment Strategies • Multiple measures- various forms of formative and summative assessments • State level assessments
Curriculum Alignment • Schedule of five year cycle of curriculum and materials review