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Instructional Meeting

  1. 1. Ice Breaker <ul><li>Sign in </li></ul><ul><li>Use the 3x5 index cards to write one false and one true statement about yourself to share out. Write statements that no one knows about you. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Accountability for Learning Glenn Hills Middle School Initial Instructional Meeting 2010-2011
  3. 3. <ul><li>Curriculum and Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Plans with deep knowledge of content and delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates a clear understanding of the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Plans interdisciplinary instruction with real-world connections </li></ul><ul><li>Uses the curriculum to plan instruction and assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Uses an organizing framework to plan instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Plans assessment to measure mastery of the curriculum </li></ul>
  4. 4. Instructional/School Calendar <ul><li>An e-copy and hard copy of the School/Instructional Calendars will be distributed each month to include testing dates, meeting dates, and due dates. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Meeting Schedule <ul><li>Monday – Learning Team Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday – Collaborative Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday – Professional Reflection Time </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday – Collaborative Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Friday –Extended collaborative planning </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings will begin the week of August 16 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Meeting Times <ul><li>Connections – 9:35-10:30 </li></ul><ul><li>8 th Grade – 10:45 – 11:40 </li></ul><ul><li>6 th Grade – 12:40 – 1:35 </li></ul><ul><li>7 th Grade – 2:05 – 3:00 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Morning Game Plan <ul><li>8:15-8:45 Daily </li></ul><ul><li>Grading papers </li></ul><ul><li>Progress reports/report cards </li></ul><ul><li>Enter grades in Global Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Parent conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Conferencing with coaches </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson planning </li></ul><ul><li>IEP meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-disciplinary planning </li></ul>
  8. 8. Unit Designers <ul><li>Unit plans will be collected per grade level per content. Submit an e-copy and hard copy w/ rubrics and assessments to Ms. Baugh. Then, cc the coaches. Math and science plans should go to Ms. Hamilton. ELA and social plans should go to Ms. Arnette. </li></ul><ul><li>Unit 1 is due August 6 or as soon as possible. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Standards-Based Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates research-based strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Engages higher-order thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Uses appropriate differentiation </li></ul><ul><li>Uses flexible grouping practices </li></ul><ul><li>Uses accessible technology </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates high expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Communicates learning expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Provides effective feedback </li></ul>
  10. 10. Intervention <ul><li>Destination Success </li></ul><ul><li>Journeys </li></ul>
  11. 11. ISS <ul><li>Vmath </li></ul><ul><li>Writing (affective) w/rubrics </li></ul><ul><li>Language arts </li></ul><ul><li>Group counseling </li></ul>
  12. 12. Non-Negotiables <ul><li>Standards-based lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Standards are posted and referenced </li></ul><ul><li>Unit plans are available at visitor’s desk </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence of Instructional framework </li></ul><ul><li>Higher-order questioning strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence of differentiation strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Use of data to form flexible grouping </li></ul><ul><li>Functional word walls </li></ul><ul><li>Strong and weak student work posted with rubrics and commentary </li></ul><ul><li>Daily assessments and common assessments </li></ul>
  13. 13. Non- Negotiables <ul><li>Reading across the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional bulletin board </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking maps </li></ul><ul><li>DOK wheel posted in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Progress monitoring </li></ul>
  14. 14. Instructional Focus <ul><li>Strengthening work sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DOK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Differentiation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rigor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible grouping </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Writing across the curriculum </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Assessment of Student Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Uses diagnostic assessment strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Uses formative assessment strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Uses a variety of summative assessment strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Uses data to design intervention </li></ul>
  16. 16. Student Data <ul><li>Meet with coaches Friday morning at 9am to pull data for your students. Save the data to your thumb drive. Email the data to Baugh. Then, print a copy for your portfolio. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Professionalism </li></ul><ul><li>Maintains a positive learning environment </li></ul><ul><li>Maximizes instructional time </li></ul><ul><li>Fosters a sense of community and belonging </li></ul><ul><li>Helps students take responsibility for behavior and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Establishes relationships with families and community </li></ul><ul><li>Grows professionally through job-embedded learning </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances knowledge and skills through professional learning </li></ul><ul><li>Actively supports the school improvement (learning) plan </li></ul>
  18. 18. Phone/Conference Logs <ul><li>Documentation of phone calls (at least 5) to parents and conferences with parents should be kept. Logs should be emailed to Ms. Baugh every two weeks. The first set of logs should be turned in by Friday, August 20 . Please include positive phone calls . </li></ul><ul><li>RCBOE </li></ul>
  19. 19. Grading Scales <ul><li>Suggested grading scales must be turned in for approval by each content/grade level. Upon approval, a copy of the grading scale should be posted in front of the grade book and letters should be sent out to parents. </li></ul><ul><li>RCBOE </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Student Achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Academic achievement in GPS curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Academic achievement progress in non-GPS curriculum </li></ul>
  21. 21. Student Portfolios <ul><li>Student portfolios will be utilized in each content area to collect assessment results and standards-based student work. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Class Keys Studies <ul><li>We must complete 16 hours of class keys training. There are 10 modules that must be completed before evaluations begin. You will need the self-assessments and professional growth plans that you completed in the spring. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Teacher Portfolios <ul><li>The table of contents will be revised by the ILT and forwarded to you within a few days. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Announcements <ul><li>Pick up grade books from Baugh </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch on your own 11:30-1:00 </li></ul><ul><li>Pull outs (check schedule) </li></ul><ul><li>Choose college name and submit to Baugh by August 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual thesaurus training with Ms. Fulmer </li></ul>
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