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2008 Summer Tutoring 2008 03 10

2008 Summer Tutoring 2008 03 10



SLES Summer Tutoring Opportunity (as of 2008 March 10)

SLES Summer Tutoring Opportunity (as of 2008 March 10)



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2008 Summer Tutoring 2008 03 10 2008 Summer Tutoring 2008 03 10 Presentation Transcript

  • Sand Lake Elementary School Recovering 1 Month of Learning
  • Summer Vacation Results In Loss of 1 Month’s Learning Fall Spring Summer Fall Learning Gains By Month -1 Summer Vacation No Learning ?? Loss of 1 Month’s Learning Greatest Impact Upon Math (by subject) Summer Learning Loss: The Problem and Some Solutions Greatest Impact Upon Low-Income Children (by group) $ Teachers Have to Review 1 Month of Instruction
  • Use Summer Tutoring To Recover The 1 Month Of Learning Evaluate Summer Tutoring Opportunities For Grades 2 – 4 That Target FCAT Math Needs “ Students at all grade levels benefited from remedial summer school , but students in the earliest grades … may benefit most.” Summer Learning Loss
  • Identifying Summer Tutoring Options In-Person Volunteers Paid Professionals Automated Systems Online Tutoring Technology-Supported Or A Combination
  • Evaluation Criteria How much will this cost? What’s the cost-effectiveness Costs Other criteria?? Others How will the tutoring be delivered? How Where will the tutoring be held? Where When will the tutoring be provided? When Who provides the tutoring? Who
  • Key Questions
    • Who qualifies for the tutoring?
    • Will the tutoring be free, or subsidized?
    • Will it be done on a group basis, or individually?
    • How often will the tutoring be available, and for how long?
    • How do we measure the impact/effectiveness of the summer tutoring?
    • Is this a one-time investment, or an ongoing investment?
    • How will students arrive at tutoring location? Busing?
    • Other questions ??
  • Summer Tutoring’s Anticipated Impact Spring Summer Fall Summer Tutoring for Learning At the minimum, maintain existing Learning gains Gain a jumpstart for new year Learning gains @ Year-End Range of Possible Impacts Opportunity to Improve Students’ Academic Abilities & Improve FCAT Scores
  • New Materials
  • March 10 th 2008 Agenda
    • The Subcommittee:
    • Purpose, Scope, Composition
    • Summer Tutoring Project
    • What, Why, How Much, Who, When
    • Metrics
    • Today’s Goals
    • Present Go/NoGo for Next SAC Meeting
  • Tapping Into Existing Resources In-Person Know -Why
    • Volunteers
    • parents,
    • Retirees
    • high/middle school students (community service credit?)
    Paid Professionals CourseWorks Technology-Supported Know-How Summer Packs Know What Know-Why Know-How