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    1. 1. St. Mary’s SMART Math Jill S. Embry
    2. 2. Grant Summary $13,500 from EVSC ED Tech Grant from ICATs Mobile SMARTBoard, 35 Ebooks, Professional Development Math ISTEP Score Improvement of 4th & 5th grade St Mary’s Students
    3. 3. Agency Description Founded in 1928 in Griffith, Indiana 235 students in Pre-K through eighth grades Open to all faiths Serves students from Griffith, Highland, Gary, Crown Point, St. John, & Shererville
    4. 4. Advisory Council The School’s Governing Body 10 Members, 9 of them voting The principal, 2 teachers, & 7 parents Monthly meetings 4 Officers also oversee the Home & School Meetings (Parent Organization)
    5. 5. Needs Assessment Declining academic performance in 4th grade mathematics 2006-2007 7% point decline 2007-2008 1% point decline 2008-2009 20% point decline 22% points below Indiana state average
    6. 6. 4th Gr. Math ISTEP Scores St Mary School Indiana State Average 100% 100% 95% 93% 94% 95% 94% 92% 75% 72% 50% 25% 0% 2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009
    7. 7. Current Efforts & Changes After School Tutoring Programs Singapore Math Program Math specific In-services Integration of available technology & changes in methodologies
    8. 8. Program Description 2010-2011 school year One month on each of the 7 Indiana Board of Education math standards Remaining time on remediation 60 participating students Key Personnel: 4th & 5th grade teachers
    9. 9. Project Evaluation Long Term ISTEP test scores 3-5% rise in the 4th & 5th grade student scores
    10. 10. Project Evaluation Short Term Goals Weekly meetings- teacher/teacher, teachers/principal Quarterly report to both Advisory Council and Home & School Organization Student blogs End of unit content assessments
    11. 11. Financial Information Total cost $13,500 $2,500 donated by Advisory Council for SMARTBoard $10,000 used for Ebooks $1,000 used for Professional Development Future textbook funds used to update software Yearly professional development funds allotted will go to continued training
    12. 12. Budget: Technology St. Mary’s SMARTMath $13,500 Technology Equipment Price Quantity Total SMARTBoard $2,500.00 1 $2,500.00 Ebooks $10,000.00 35 $10,000.00 SMARTBoard donated by St. Mary’s Advisory Council. $12,500.00
    13. 13. Budget: Professional Development Professional Development Price Quantity Total 1 day training (in school) $700.00 1 $700.00 Substitute Teachers $0.00 0 $0.00 Food (staff & trainer) $300.00 1 $300.00 No substitutes are needed or staff payment due to the fact that it is a scheduled meeting day with no $1,000.00 1 $1,000.00 students in school
    14. 14. Where Are We Now? 2009-2010 ISTEPs just completed SMARTBoard training on Friday

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