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Standards-Based Report CardsOwen J. Roberts School District Mrs. Malinda McKillip Principal
Why Are Standards Important?
Define what students should know and be able to do.
Communicate clear learning expectations
Hold all students to high expectations.
Standards-Based Report Cards
Defines the content area skills
Communicates progression toward defined learning goals
Provides direction for
How Is a Standards-Based Report Card Different from Traditional Report Cards?
Letter grades A-F reflect:
An individual teacher’s expectations
Completion of homework assignments
Student knowledge of content area.
Traditional Report Cards Standard Based Report Cards All subjects are defined by content standards. Numerical levels indicate a student’s progress towards meeting the standard. Scoring guides/rubrics define and assess performance levels. Achievement and learning traits are reported separately Effort Homework Completion Behavior
The Standards-Based Reporting Scale
Teachers A better understanding of: Knowledge and Skills at Each Grade Level Students Increasing awareness of: Academic and social expectations Parents Detailed outline of : Content area expectations Social Development Student Responsibilities. Benefits of the SBRC
Progress Reporting Dates Trimester Reporting Reporting Dates December 7 March 14 June 14
OJRSD Website (including rubrics)
Implementation of everyday math program Mrs. Linda Nitsche, Academic Coach
Everyday Math Program Background and Rationale for Implementation Developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project Based on research about how children learn and develop mathematical power Provides the broad mathematical background needed in the 21st century
Everyday Math Program In Everyday mathematics, you can expect to see… A problem-solving approach based on everyday situations Key mathematical ideas repeated over time in slightly different ways
Everyday Math Program In Everyday mathematics, you can expect to see… Learning through age-appropriate, playful activities A broad range of mathematical topics that are aligned to state standards
Everyday Math Program Opportunities to Do Math at Home Parents’ Guide to Everyday Mathematics Family Letters Home Links/Study Links Student Reference Book and My Reference Book Everyday Math Online Resources
Everyday Math Program Mathematical Wisdom for Enhancing Student Performance Family Involvement Is Vital! “The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.” Trust the Spiral!
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