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Andersen mn esl bilingual migrant conference 4 30-13


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Andersen United presentation at the 2013 MN ESL Bilingual Migrant Conference

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Andersen mn esl bilingual migrant conference 4 30-13

  1. 1. Andersen UnitedCommunity School
  2. 2. AgendaGuiding questions:– What was our starting point and what was thechange process?– What did it take to place EL needs front and center?– How has our principal prioritized ELs?– What practices are happening now?– What are the results?– Next Steps– Questions
  3. 3. Andersen UnitedCommunity School• Minneapolis Public School• 1170 students PK-8• 98% Free/Reduced Lunch• 72% ELs
  4. 4. Turning it around…• Andersen Elementary and AndersenOpen Schools merged in 2009-10• Restructuring of the Bilingual model tomeet with nation-wide standards• Restructuring of the ESL model tocomply with MDE and OCR audit
  5. 5. Two Roads, One DestinationEnglish Language Development ProgramandDevelopmental Dual Language ProgramOur Vision:To provide high qualityacademic instruction andacademic languagedevelopment for every student.
  6. 6. How has Principal Wellsprioritized English learners?• Sets professional development goals around ELs• Participates in on-going national & local PD for ELs• Established building-wide focus on interactive strategies• Provides time and structure for ESL teachers to meetevery Friday for a PLC• Elected to observe ESL teachers for the teacherevaluation process• Gradually built up ESL co-teaching modelthrough science and social studies• Developed innovativeprogramming for dual eligiblestudents
  7. 7. What practices are ESLteachers carrying out?• WIDA: Making it kid-friendly – translating andusing for student goal-setting
  8. 8. What practices are ESLteachers carrying out?• Technology integration for languagedevelopment
  9. 9. What practices are ESLteachers carrying out?• Aligning formative assessment in k-8 –articulation and alignment; using WIDA forself-assessment
  10. 10. What practices are ESLteachers carrying out?• Creating and using interactivestructures to share building-wide
  11. 11. What practices are ESLteachers carrying out?• Attend grade level PLC & ESL PLC
  12. 12. What practices are ESLteachers carrying out?• Becoming content experts inscience and socialstudies
  13. 13. What practices are ESLteachers carrying out?• Developing academic writing skills through content areainstruction
  14. 14. ESL Co-planning•to develop learning and languagetargets that are standards based•to create and utilize formativeassessment to monitor studentprogress and adjust instruction•to plan activities that aredifferentiated
  15. 15. Co-teaching• to provide support to students• to differentiate instruction in a classroom setting• to ensure students are getting the core instruction
  16. 16. ANDERSEN MAP DATA% making at least one years growth
  17. 17. State target= 8.33%
  18. 18. For K-8, Andersen met the state target for both progress andproficiency.AMAO 1: Progress31.147.080102030405060708090100Andersen MPLS% met progressAMAO 2: Proficiency8.7 8.880510152025Andersen MPLS% met proficientStatetarget=30.56%Statetarget =8.33%257/452 2631/5588 706/794867/772
  19. 19. 10083.840.478.524.754.29.721.731.158.384.94484.633.14320.625.221.40102030405060708090100KG 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8thAndersen MPLSProgress by Grade level
  20. 20. Proficiency by Grade level2.90114.921. 3.650510152025KG 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8thAndersen MPLS
  21. 21. AMAO 3: AYP measurementsfor the EL (LEP) subgroup• AMAO 3 includes 6 measurements:– MCA Math participation– MCA Reading participation– MCA Math proficiency– MCA Reading proficiency– Attendance– Graduation• District must meet all 6 of these AYPmeasurements must meet their respectivetargets to have met AMAO 3• For 2012, MSP did not make AMAO.
  22. 22. A history of ESL at Andersen2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13Andersen Elementary (PK-5) andAndersen Open (PK-8)(two schools in one building)TransitionYear: StilltwoschoolsAndersen UnitedCommunity School(PK-8)Number of ESL teachers at Andersen 5 ESLteachers8 ESLteachers11 ESLteachers14 ESLteachers16 ESLteachersWIDA at AndersenPurchasedMODEL inmiddle of theyearStarted theyear withMODEL1styear ifACCESS2ndyear ofACCESSESL teachers only attended PLCs with their grade levelteams.StartedESLPLCsmidyearWeeklyESLPLCWeeklyESLPLC
  23. 23. A history of ESL at Andersen2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13K 1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th8thgraderin NLLandDDLNo ESL No ESL No ESL No ESL ESLthroughco-taughtreader’swriter’swork-shopESL co-taughtthroughreader’sworkshopESL co-taughtthroughMathESL co-taughtthroughELAESL co-taughtthroughsocialstudiesK 1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th8thgraderin ELD30minutesESLthroughguidedreading30minutesESLthroughguidedreading45minutespreviewLA andScience45minutespreviewLA andScience30minutesESLthroughguidedreadingESL co-taughtthroughreader/writerwork-shopESL co-taughtthroughMathESL co-taughtthroughELAESL co-taughtthroughsocialstudies
  24. 24. A history of ESL at Andersen2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13K 1st2nd3rd4th5th5th grader in Bilingual ProgramNo ESL No ESL ESLthroughcorrectivereadingESL co-taughtthroughScienceESL co-taughtthroughscienceESL co-taughtthroughsocialstudies andscienceK 1st2nd3rd4th5th5th grader in English Language Develop-ment ProgramESLthroughguidedreadingESLthroughguidedreadingESLthroughguidedreadingESLthroughguidedreadingESL co-taughtthroughsocialstudies andwritingESL co-taughtthroughsocialstudies andscience
  25. 25. A history of ESL at Andersen2010-11 2011-12 2012-13K 1st2nd2nd grader in Developmental Dual Language ProgramESL with a focus onoral languagedevelopment45 minutes ESL co-taught throughscience+ support for levelones and twosESL co-taughtthroughscience/socialstudies+ support for levelones and twosK 1st2nd2nd grader in English Language Development ProgramESL with a focus onoral languagedevelopmentESL co-taughtthrough science+ support for levelones and twosESL co-taughtthroughscience/socialstudies+ support for levelones and twos
  26. 26. Continuation of what we’ve begun…– Co-planning and co-teaching– Interactive Structures– Language Objectives– WIDALooking to the future…– Academic Language for Native English Speakers– Contrastive Analysis and The Bridge– WIDA SALSA
  27. 27. “Lenguaje es Aprendizaje”“Language is Learning”