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Dte Energy Grant

  1. 1. DTE Energy Grant = $10,000 Ida Public Schools Purchased = 6 CPS Systems Exam View Question Bank Aligned to MIGLCE’s 2 yr. Implementation - 10/07 to 6/09 5th - 8th grade M classes ath Shelley Hoffman, Project Director
  2. 2. QuickTimeª and a QuickTimeª and a W are we ? ho TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor TIFF (Uncompressed) decom are needed to see this picture. are needed to see this pict Ida Public Schools is a rural southeastern M ichigan district that serves approximately 1,700 students . We have always prided ourselves on our outstanding curriculum that has produced above average M EAP scores except for a few sub groups that we wanted to improve. The classroom performance systems and data bank purchased with this grant has further enhanced our ability to meet these goals .
  3. 3. What did we do? QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. • Improve math MEAP scores of the 5th -8th QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) deco are needed to see this pic grade students with the use of technology. • Provide a way to keep the students engaged QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) deco are needed to see this pic in the learning process by using the CPS.
  4. 4. QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor What is CPS? are needed to see this picture. • CPS is an interactive Classroom Performance System where each student as an electronic response pad, commonly known as a “clicker”. Students can use their wireless remote pads to respond to QuickTimeª and a multiple choice questions that are TIFF (Uncompressed) decomp are needed to see this pictu projected through an LCD projector onto a large screen at the front of the room. All students get a chance to respond before the teacher gives immediate feedback. The CPS keeps track of individual student and item data. Low areas can be retested with similar questions.
  5. 5. Use of Exam View QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. • The Exam View item data bank that was purchased included over 1,500 math questions that are aligned to the GLCEs. • Pre and post tests were developed in grades 5 - 8 for: • Numbers and operations • Data and probability • Geometry • Measurement 5-6 • Algebra 6-8
  6. 6. Exam View Pre-test/Post-test 2008-2009 TIFF (Uncompressed)Taken with the CPS “clicker” units QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Combined Results from all Assessments Ida Middle School Pre-tests Post-tests % Change 5th Grade 50% 55% +5% 6th Grade 60% 74% +14% 7th Grade 71% 72% +1% th 8 Grade 60% 68% +8%
  7. 7. Comparison between pre and post- QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor test from first to second year are needed to see this picture. Ida Middle School Comparison % Change % Change Chart 2007-08 2008 -09 th +8% +5% 5 Grade th +19% +14% 6 Grade th -11% +1% 7 Grade th +11% +8% 8 Grade
  8. 8. Math MEAP Results Fall 2007, and Fall 2008 % that met or exceeded standards QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Ida Middle School Fall 2007 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 88.9 88.9 84.1 89.6 # Tested 126 135 126 135 Fall 2008 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 85.6 91.6 95.6 78.5 # Tested 132 131 135 130
  9. 9. MEAP correlation with the same groups of QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. students as they moved grades Correlation State State State Chart Avg. Avg. Avg. 5th graders 88.9% 74% 6th 88.9% 73% 7th 84.1% 73% 2007 graders graders 2007 2007 6th graders 91.6% 80% 7th 95.6% 83% 8th 78.5% 75% 2008 graders graders 2008 2008 % Change +2.7% +6.7% -5.6% • Gains were made with two groups and a loss with one. However, their scores are still above the state average. • *NOTE - 92% of these students were successfully matched from Fall 2007 to Fall 2008.
  10. 10. What worked? QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. • The assessments using the ‘clickers” generated a lot QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decom of excitement in the are needed to see this pict classroom. • The immediate collection of data from the pre-tests was beneficial so it could direct the teaching to the QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decomp are needed to see this pictur overall low areas.
  11. 11. What did we learn ? QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. • When developing the tests make the font as large as possible so students can see it well when projected • Students need more time than you think to answer questions so the original banks were reduced from 25 to 20. • Keep spare AA batteries on hand for the remotes. (This was not a huge problem.) • You need to teach the students how to aim the remotes correctly and handle them carefully so they are not dropped. • You also need to teach the students that this is not a game show, we are serious about assessment, so answers can not be shouted out or shared by trying to show what you clicked.
  12. 12. What was the benefit to the QuickTimeª and a teachers? TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. • Increased knowledge and becoming more comfortable with the use of technology in QuickTimeª and a the classroom. TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor • Immediate feedback on are needed to see this picture. individual item and student analysis to direct future teaching. • Development of teacher made assessments and use in other core classrooms.

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