Regional Design Team Arredondo Elementary February 16, 2010
Regional Design Team Objective <ul><li>Extension of last year’s Strategic Planning Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Work with m...
Arredondo Elementary  <ul><li>McKemy Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Ma...
Arredondo Elementary  <ul><li>Teaching the whole child  </li></ul><ul><li>Reading delivery system model </li></ul><ul><li>...
Teaching the  “Whole Child” <ul><li>Academics  </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional </li></ul>
Reading Delivery  System Model <ul><li>90 minute reading block </li></ul><ul><li>30 minute intervention </li></ul><ul><li>...
Body-Brain  Compatible Education <ul><li>Warm environment conducive to student learning </li></ul><ul><li>Town Hall/Commun...
Thinking Maps <ul><li>8 visual maps that represent 8 thought processes </li></ul><ul><li>Student built/created </li></ul><...
School-wide Language Learning Model <ul><li>4-hour block (reading, writing, grammar, speaking, vocabulary) </li></ul><ul><...
Grade-level Community Service Projects <ul><li>Each grade level chooses a project </li></ul><ul><li>Students plan, problem...
Community Forum <ul><li>Questions, Comments, Concerns? </li></ul>
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Arredondo Elementary School, Regional Design Team Presentation

  1. 1. Regional Design Team Arredondo Elementary February 16, 2010
  2. 2. Regional Design Team Objective <ul><li>Extension of last year’s Strategic Planning Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Work with middle and elementary schools to increase academic achievement and student enrollment </li></ul><ul><li>4 teams (1 Middle School and its Elementary Feeder Schools) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Arredondo Elementary <ul><li>McKemy Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math </li></ul><ul><li>International Studies (attributes similar to International Baccalaureate) </li></ul><ul><li>Connolly Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Peggy Payne Academy </li></ul><ul><li>AVID </li></ul>
  4. 4. Arredondo Elementary <ul><li>Teaching the whole child </li></ul><ul><li>Reading delivery system model </li></ul><ul><li>Body-Brain compatible education </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking Maps and Supplemental programs </li></ul><ul><li>School-wide Language learning model </li></ul><ul><li>Grade-level “community service projects” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Teaching the “Whole Child” <ul><li>Academics </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional </li></ul>
  6. 6. Reading Delivery System Model <ul><li>90 minute reading block </li></ul><ul><li>30 minute intervention </li></ul><ul><li>Small group instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy stations </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous assessment to monitor student achievement </li></ul>
  7. 7. Body-Brain Compatible Education <ul><li>Warm environment conducive to student learning </li></ul><ul><li>Town Hall/Community Circle </li></ul><ul><li>Life Skills/Life Long Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Building a classroom community </li></ul>
  8. 8. Thinking Maps <ul><li>8 visual maps that represent 8 thought processes </li></ul><ul><li>Student built/created </li></ul><ul><li>Write From the Beginning (using the maps to organize writing) </li></ul><ul><li>ELL Maps (differentiating maps to meet the language levels of students </li></ul>
  9. 9. School-wide Language Learning Model <ul><li>4-hour block (reading, writing, grammar, speaking, vocabulary) </li></ul><ul><li>Self-contained English Language Learner classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Blended Classrooms (students on Individual Language Learning Plans) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Grade-level Community Service Projects <ul><li>Each grade level chooses a project </li></ul><ul><li>Students plan, problem-solve, implement and reflect on project </li></ul><ul><li>Possible “being there” field trip experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to give back and be a part of a larger community </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching students to be responsible citizens and contributors to their community </li></ul>
  11. 11. Community Forum <ul><li>Questions, Comments, Concerns? </li></ul>

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