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Web Seminar for K12 Leaders
Closing Math Achievement Gaps for
English Language Learners
The web seminar will start promptl...
Web Seminar for K12 Leaders
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Welcome!
The Web Seminar will start shortly.
There will be no audio until the presentati...
Web Seminar for K12 Leaders
Closing Math Achievement Gaps for
English Language Learners
Web Seminar for K12 Leaders
Kurt E...
Web Seminar for K12 Leaders
lobby
Housekeeping
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Click the “expand panel” triangle in front of the panel ...
Web Seminar for K12 Leaders
Closing Math Achievement Gaps for
English Language Learners
Web Seminar for K12 Leaders
Kurt E...
St. Martini Lutheran School
At St. Martini, We Love
• 260 K4-8th grade scholars
• Milwaukee, WI
• Participate in the
Milwaukee Parental
Choice Program...
At St. Martini, We Change
• 87% English
Language Learners
• 90% of K4s enter
school only speaking
Spanish
• 19 Spanish-spe...
At St. Martini, We Empower
School Goals:
1.4 years growth in
reading and math
85% parent involvement
in 5 school-wide
even...
Technological Era
• St. Martini is in one of the roughest
neighborhoods in Milwaukee
• It isn't so much what technology ca...
"The stakes seem particularly high for English
language learners who, without the requisite
experiences and opportunities ...
Mr. Ustruck’s class – 2nd grade story
• "Mistakes Welcome Here -- You can't learn
without them!“
• 23 students
• Unique Cl...
Mr. Ustruck’s class – 2nd grade story
Barriers
 Lack of resources
Balance
Character Building
Problem Solving
Mr. Ustruck’s class – 2nd grade story
Classroom Culture
Rotational Model
Challenged
Online and Computer Programs
Dream...
Mr. Ustruck’s class – 2nd grade story
• Data Driven
Data Collection
MAPS, Benchmarks, and
adaptive programs
• Data Instr...
Mr. Ustruck’s class – 2nd grade story
Breaking the glass
• College Readiness
• Goal Orientated
• Strategic Writing
• Class...
Mrs. Cote’s class – a multiage story
Split level class
• 11 second
graders
• 8 first
graders
Mrs. Cote’s class – a multiage story
Language barriers
• Bilingualism is an asset
• Celebrate their culture
oCalendar time...
Mrs. Cote’s class – a multiage story
Technology
• Inaccessible at home
• Lab times
• Online programs
oDreamBox and Lexia
o...
Mrs. Cote’s class – a multiage story
Strategies for closing the
achievement gap
• SMALL GROUPS
oHelping individualize
lear...
Mrs. Cote’s class – a multiage story
Math Results: Data
• Feel more prepared
• MAP challenges
• Going outside the
curricul...
Results
Subject On Grade Level Growth Percentage Students Who Have
Met Spring 1.4 goal
Reading 44.5% 170% 64
Math 34.8% 10...
DreamBox Learning® K-8 Math
Available in English & Spanish
Intelligent Adaptive Learning
Engine
• Millions of personalized...
DreamBox Lessons & Virtual Manipulatives
Intelligently adapt & individualize to:
• Students’ own intuitive strategies
• Ki...
Actionable Reporting
FREE Interactive Whiteboard Lessons
DreamBox supports small group and whole class instruction.
www.dreambox.com/teachertoo...
Seeing is believing!
www.dreambox.com/request-a-demo
We value your feedback, compliments,
suggestions, and complaints!
Let us know how we’re doing:
https://www.surveymonkey.co...
Web Seminar for K12 Leaders
Closing Math Achievement Gaps for English
Language Learners
Q&A
(Please stay tuned following t...
Web Seminar for K12 Leaders
About District Administration
District Administration is the leader in editorial coverage of t...
Web Seminar for K12 Leaders
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Closing Math Achievement Gaps for English Language Learners

  1. 1. Web Seminar for K12 Leaders Closing Math Achievement Gaps for English Language Learners The web seminar will start promptly at 2 p.m. ET. There will be no audio until the presentations begin. Thank you. Web Seminar for K12 Leaders Kurt Eisele-Dyrli Web Seminar Editor District Administration Julieane Cook Principal St. Martini Lutheran School Milwaukee, Wisconsin Rachel Cote 2nd Grade Teacher St. Martini Lutheran School Tim Ustruck 2nd Grade Teacher St. Martini Lutheran School
  2. 2. Web Seminar for K12 Leaders lobby Welcome! The Web Seminar will start shortly. There will be no audio until the presentations begin. Thank you. Closing Math Achievement Gaps for English Language Learners To submit a question to our panel: Use the Q&A panel at the right of your screen. Send your question to All Panelists, the default option. For technical support: Use the Chat panel at the right of your screen. Direct your query to the event Host. No computer speakers? Prefer to listen privately? Click the “Request Telephone” icon under your name in the Attendee panel. Don’t see a panel? Click the “expand panel” triangle in front of the panel name. Want to download a copy of our speakers’ slides? All attendees will get an email with a link for downloading the slide decks after our presentation.
  3. 3. Web Seminar for K12 Leaders Closing Math Achievement Gaps for English Language Learners Web Seminar for K12 Leaders Kurt Eisele-Dyrli Web Seminar Editor District Administration Julieane Cook Principal St. Martini Lutheran School Milwaukee, Wisconsin Rachel Cote 2nd Grade Teacher St. Martini Lutheran School Tim Ustruck 2nd Grade Teacher St. Martini Lutheran School
  4. 4. Web Seminar for K12 Leaders lobby Housekeeping Don’t see a panel? Click the “expand panel” triangle in front of the panel name. No computer speakers? Prefer to listen privately? Click the “Request Telephone” icon under your name in the Attendee panel. For technical support: Use the Chat panel at the right of your screen. Direct your query to the event Host. To submit a question to our panel: Use the Q&A panel at the right of your screen. Send your question to All Panelists, the default option. Want to download a copy of our speakers’ slides? All attendees will get an email with a link for downloading the slide decks after our presentation. Closing Math Achievement Gaps for English Language Learners
  5. 5. Web Seminar for K12 Leaders Closing Math Achievement Gaps for English Language Learners Web Seminar for K12 Leaders Kurt Eisele-Dyrli Web Seminar Editor District Administration Julieane Cook Principal St. Martini Lutheran School Milwaukee, Wisconsin Rachel Cote 2nd Grade Teacher St. Martini Lutheran School Tim Ustruck 2nd Grade Teacher St. Martini Lutheran School
  6. 6. St. Martini Lutheran School
  7. 7. At St. Martini, We Love • 260 K4-8th grade scholars • Milwaukee, WI • Participate in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program • 100% Choice Students • 100% Free Lunch
  8. 8. At St. Martini, We Change • 87% English Language Learners • 90% of K4s enter school only speaking Spanish • 19 Spanish-speaking only students across grades K5-5th
  9. 9. At St. Martini, We Empower School Goals: 1.4 years growth in reading and math 85% parent involvement in 5 school-wide events 100% students re- enrolled for 2015- 2016 school year
  10. 10. Technological Era • St. Martini is in one of the roughest neighborhoods in Milwaukee • It isn't so much what technology can do for classroom instruction; what is central is what it can do for the learner as a citizen of the digital age • Technology purchases and grants drive our budget making decisions
  11. 11. "The stakes seem particularly high for English language learners who, without the requisite experiences and opportunities to engage with technologies, may turn out to be the least empowered when it comes to gathering, analyzing, and synthesizing digitized information.“ Paul Oh, National Writing Project
  12. 12. Mr. Ustruck’s class – 2nd grade story • "Mistakes Welcome Here -- You can't learn without them!“ • 23 students • Unique Classroom
  13. 13. Mr. Ustruck’s class – 2nd grade story Barriers  Lack of resources Balance Character Building Problem Solving
  14. 14. Mr. Ustruck’s class – 2nd grade story Classroom Culture Rotational Model Challenged Online and Computer Programs DreamBox, Lexia, Scoot Pad, Ten Marks, Typing Web Mp3 Books, tumblebooks and Google Classroom Engaged and Motivated
  15. 15. Mr. Ustruck’s class – 2nd grade story • Data Driven Data Collection MAPS, Benchmarks, and adaptive programs • Data Instruction Filling the gaps Accelerated ELA /Math Skills Student Improvement
  16. 16. Mr. Ustruck’s class – 2nd grade story Breaking the glass • College Readiness • Goal Orientated • Strategic Writing • Class Dojo • Quality Education
  17. 17. Mrs. Cote’s class – a multiage story Split level class • 11 second graders • 8 first graders
  18. 18. Mrs. Cote’s class – a multiage story Language barriers • Bilingualism is an asset • Celebrate their culture oCalendar time, songs, chants, cheers, props oSpanish class oConversation about the value of bilingualism • Phonics or reading concerns • Parental involvement
  19. 19. Mrs. Cote’s class – a multiage story Technology • Inaccessible at home • Lab times • Online programs oDreamBox and Lexia oTypingweb, tenmarks, tumblebooks • Individualization • Teacher notifications • Progress celebration • Language acquisition
  20. 20. Mrs. Cote’s class – a multiage story Strategies for closing the achievement gap • SMALL GROUPS oHelping individualize learning oLanguage immersion • Turn and talks • Class discussion • Student teaching • Keep it varied
  21. 21. Mrs. Cote’s class – a multiage story Math Results: Data • Feel more prepared • MAP challenges • Going outside the curriculum oDo Nows oTenmarks.com and thatquiz.org • We change!
  22. 22. Results Subject On Grade Level Growth Percentage Students Who Have Met Spring 1.4 goal Reading 44.5% 170% 64 Math 34.8% 101% 36 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% Reading Math 2nd Grade On Grade Level 1/2 Split On Grade Level Fall Winter
  23. 23. DreamBox Learning® K-8 Math Available in English & Spanish Intelligent Adaptive Learning Engine • Millions of personalized learning paths • Tailored to a student’s unique needs Motivating Learning Environments • Student Directed, Empowering • Leverages Gaming Protocols Rigorous Mathematics Curriculum • Reporting Aligned to CCSS, Texas TEKS, Virginia SOL, Canada WNCP, & Canada Ontario Curriculum Reports • Standards for Mathematical Practice
  24. 24. DreamBox Lessons & Virtual Manipulatives Intelligently adapt & individualize to: • Students’ own intuitive strategies • Kinds of mistakes • Efficiency of strategy • Scaffolding needed • Response time
  25. 25. Actionable Reporting
  26. 26. FREE Interactive Whiteboard Lessons DreamBox supports small group and whole class instruction. www.dreambox.com/teachertools (Available in English & Spanish)
  27. 27. Seeing is believing! www.dreambox.com/request-a-demo
  28. 28. We value your feedback, compliments, suggestions, and complaints! Let us know how we’re doing: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CSFLZ59
  29. 29. Web Seminar for K12 Leaders Closing Math Achievement Gaps for English Language Learners Q&A (Please stay tuned following the Q&A session for additional slides with important resources and Web seminar archive access information.) Web Seminar for K12 Leaders Kurt Eisele-Dyrli Web Seminar Editor District Administration Julieane Cook Principal St. Martini Lutheran School Milwaukee, Wisconsin Rachel Cote 2nd Grade Teacher St. Martini Lutheran School Tim Ustruck 2nd Grade Teacher St. Martini Lutheran School
  30. 30. Web Seminar for K12 Leaders About District Administration District Administration is the leader in editorial coverage of the current trends and pressing issues facing leaders of K12 education. Magazine Daily eNewsletterWeb Seminars Online
  31. 31. Web Seminar for K12 Leaders Thank you for joining us! The recorded version of this Web seminar will be available within 48 hours at www.DistrictAdministration.com/WebSeminars Please feel free to recommend it to your associates for viewing ‘on-demand.’ In addition, you will receive an email message shortly after today’s event with instructions for downloading the slide decks. Keep up with our Web seminars on Twitter. Follow @DA_magazine

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