Vision2012
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Vision2012

on

  • 1,079 views

A summary of the instructional model we are looking at adopting at Peoria Notre Dame focusing on a flex trimester and the better use of time.

A summary of the instructional model we are looking at adopting at Peoria Notre Dame focusing on a flex trimester and the better use of time.

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,079
Views on SlideShare
985
Embed Views
94

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
12
Comments
0

1 Embed 94

http://vision2012pnd.wikispaces.com 94

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Vision2012 Vision2012 Presentation Transcript

  • Peoria Notre Dame High School
    • Future
    • Opportunity
    • Redefine Excellence
    • Distinctive Approach
    • Good to Great
    • Industrial Model
    • Carnegie Scheduling
    • Rigid Structures
    • Often Unengaged
    • High student : teacher ratio
    • Instructional strategies that focus on passive learners
    • More
      • Authentic Assessment
      • Project Based Learning
      • Inquiry Driven Instruction
      • Teaming and Responsibility
      • Role of the Teacher Changes
    • Less
      • Sage on the stage
      • Mistaking Volume for Rigor
      • Assessments focused on short term memory
      • Set and get model of instruction
      • Worksheets / Scanton – student work
  •  
    • Five courses meeting daily for 65 minutes
    • Three trimesters of 12 weeks in length.
    • Dramatically reduces the student : teacher ratio
    • Increases instructional choices
    • Three twelve week semesters
    • Five Class Periods a Day with 65 minutes of instruction
    • Thirty-five minute lunch / thirty-five minute advisory period
    • Five classes a trimester
    • Rotating class times each day
    • A Later Start
    • Period 1: 8:30 – 9:35
    • Period 2: 9:40 – 10:45
    • Period 3: 10:55 – 12:00
    •  
    • Lunch A / Advisory A 12:00 – 12:35
    • Lunch B / Advisory B 12:35 – 1:10
    •  
    • Period 4: 1:15-2:20
    • Period 5: 2:25 – 3:30
    • Flex Trimester
      • 12 weeks X 5 X 65
      • 3,900 minutes
    • Current
      • 18 weeks X 5 X 45
      • 4,050 minutes
    • Begins in the 2010 – 2011 school year with Freshmen and Sophomore Class
    • Partner with Apple provide a macbook to each student
    • Junior and Senior participation
      • Not mandatory
      • Open network for them
    • Cost
      • Freshmen $30 per month
      • Sophomores $36 per month
      • Juniors $55 per month
      • Seniors $90 per month
    • Varied Instructional Strategies
    • Design of School Impacted
    • College Prep Model
    • Teacher to student ratio improved
    • Advisory period builds community
    • More freedom with electives
    • Better for activities / athletics
    • Later start better for students
    • Scheduling issues with trimester
    • Complications for part-time staff
    • Need to link math and foreign language
    • Cost of 1:1 (less than $1 a day)
    • How will this change alter the school calendar in terms of breaks?
    • Will the later start hurt athletes?
    • What about families who need the building to be opened earlier?
    • Where else is this type of scheduling utilized?
    • What effect will this have on test scores?
    • Website available here: www.vision2012pnd.wikispaces.com
    • Join us:
      • October 31, 2009 @ 10:00 AM in the Livingston Auditorium
      • November 5, 2009 @ 7:00 PM in the Livingston Auditorium
    • Other Trimester Information