DistrictHello My name is SteveDishon! I’m a LanguageArts Teacher at the D.F.Y.High School. I recentlygraduate from MiamiUniversity in Oxford,Ohio with a Master’sDegree in Language ArtsEducation. From DouglasAdams to Emile Zolawe’re going to read it alland have fun doing it!
DistrictHi!I’m a graduate ofMiami University withbachelor’s degrees inSpanish Education andSpanish. I teachSpanish I and II here,and I am also anassistant coach of thewomen’s cross countryteam.
DistrictI am a graduate of MiamiUniversity with a bachelor’s degreein Integrated Social StudiesEducation and a minor in History.At New Frontier High School, Iteach 10th grade United StatesHistory and 12th grade UnitedStates Government.I also help advise Model UN andMock Trial after school.In my free time, I enjoy readingand baking.
District D.F.Y. Writer’s Workshops - Contact Mr. Dishon email@example.com The Library Club -Contact Ms. Feldcamp firstname.lastname@example.org Global Culture Club -Contact Ms. Ye email@example.com
DistrictOur vision is a school where studentswork cooperatively to shape theirpresent and lay the groundwork fortheir futures as learners. No one here isas important to our students’ successthan the students themselves workingtogether.
DistrictHere at D.F.Y. our goal is to deliver thehighest possible level of educationalopportunity to every student. Everystudent will be given the tools to not onlysucceed but to exceed expectations.
District Our district belief system shapes our decision making, financial support, and planning at all levels of instruction. It is a four part system:Total Quality Learning Management ModelIntegrated Model for KnowingCollaborative Strategic PlanPerformance Pyramid
DistrictAt D.F.Y. High School, our numberone goal is learner performance.Professional educator influence is thesource of learner performance. It isdeveloped from learner perceptionsand caregiver perceptions of qualityservice.
District Learner Performance Learner Engagement Learner Cooperation Professional Educator Caregiver Learner Perceptions of Influence Perceptions of Quality Service Quality Service Classroom Interpersonal Instructional Classroom Interpersonal InstructionalManagement Behavior Behavior Behavior Behavior Behavior
DistrictThis model contains multipleintelligences, cognitive styles, andteachers and technologies. Our goalthrough integrated learning systems andinformation is to bring students from thepoint of wonder to the point of knowing.
District Learning Point of Point of PathPoint of 1 2 3 Knowing WonderWonder Elapsed Time
DistrictThis model contains three differenttracks that lead to learner performancegains on proficiency tests. The first trackis the curriculum track, the second trackis the learning tract, and the third trackis the professional development track.
District Explicit Teaching Teams/ Quality Service Curriculum Parents Knowing Information Learner Learner PerformanceCommunity Learner Styles Integrated Leaner Gains On Strategic and Strategies Learning Systems Engagement Proficiency Plan Tests Entrepreneurship Life Long Adult Leaner Professional Style Peer Coaching Development • Curriculum Track • Learning Track • Professional Development Track
District“The performance pyramid is web-based model for school district continuous improvement on proficiency tests and systems implementation.”“The Performance Pyramid offers fourteen critical interventions areas factored from statewide district continuous improvement intervention plans, Ohio Operating Standards, and research-based practice.”
District ”The Performance Pyramid is theNew Frontier School District web-based model for professionaldevelopment. Areas of thepyramid directly relate to studentachievement and continuousschool improvement.”--- NFSD Superintendent Dr. Brooks Please visit Performancepyramid.muohio.edu
DistrictOur school district has been built on a rock solidfoundation consisting of the following values: Student Safety Incorporate Technology Positive and safe learning community Global Awareness/Citizenship
Instruction 7:00 AM – Schools open 8:00 AM – Teachers must report by this time, park in assigned parking places and use DeFYNet to sign in 8:30 AM – Students arrival Instructional Periods: 50 minutes in length 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM – Lunch 3:00 PM – Students are dismissed 3:30 PM – Teachers may begin to leave the building Grade level teams also have planning periods throughout the day
Instruction Here is a sequence of ten activities that a teacher can do at the first day of school.1. Welcome 6. Rules and procedures2. Students in the right room 7. Content3. Seating 8. Learning styles4. Attendance 9. Self- disclosure5. Express interest in students 10. Closing
Instruction Welcome students at the door Introduce yourself and ask for students’ names Smile This makes students feel welcomed and creates an inviting environment.
Instruction Confirm that the students are in the right room after greeting them. This gives students security that they are in the right place.
Instruction Students will follow the seating chart provided by the teacher and projected in front of the classroom. This gives students even more security in the classroom.
Instruction After the bell ring and the teacher has check the hallways for students, the teacher will use the created seating chart to take attendance.
Instruction Pass notecards to students and show them an example. Ask students to fill out their basic information to share with the teacher following the example showed. This provides teachers an opportunity to get to know their students.
Instruction Go over the rules and procedures of the class. Check students’ understanding on the rules. These rules and procedures established a routine that students need for consistent classroom sessions.
Instruction Go over the class syllabus so students will acknowledge their objectives and expectations in class.
Instruction Have each student complete the Cognitive Style Questionnaire. Teachers can use this information to appeal the different learning styles of students.
Instruction Provide a brief introduction about yourself. This introduction helps the teacher to be more inviting and approachable to the students.
Instruction Make sure to give the students a conclusion statement. This is to make sure that students know what to complete by the next class period.
Instruction Students have individualized learning cognitive styles, and teachers should be aware of that. Teachers should vary their instruction to appeal to the various styles.
InstructionIntelligence End- States Core ComponentsLocal- Scientist Sensitivity to and capacity toMathematical Mathematician discern logical or numerical patterns ability to handle long charts or reasoning.Linguistic Poet Sensitivity to the sounds, rhythms, Journalist and meanings of words; sensitivity to the different functions of language.Musical Composer Abilities to produce and Violinist appreciate rhythm, pitch, and timbre; appreciation of the forms od musical expressivenessSpatial Navigator Capacities to Perceive the visual- Sculptor spatial worlds accurately and to perform transformations on one’s initial perceptions
InstructionIntelligence End- States Core ComponentsBodily- Kinesthetic Dance Abilities to control one’s body Athlete movements and to handle objects skillfullyInterpersonal Therapist Capacities to discern and respond Salesman appropriately to the moods, temperaments, motivations, and desire of other peopleIntrapersonal Person with Access to one’s own feelings and detailed, the ability to discriminate among accurate self- them and draw upon them to guide knowledge behavior; knowledge of one’s own strengths, weaknesses, desires, and intelligence
Instruction What is an IEP? http://kidshealth.org/parent/growth/learni ng/iep.html Online IEP Software: http://www.spedassist.com/?gclid=CMKoj- CF6a4CFQgRNAodewIeVQ Solutions and Hardware: http://www.k12-solutions.com
Instruction Progress Book is web-based software. K-12 educators, parents and students can all access this software for the details of curriculum, learning progress and other useful online resources such as “classroom and student management, IEPs, state reporting, parent access and more”. https://progressbook.swoca.net/General/L oginForm.aspx
Instruction Ohio eTutoring Collaborative http://www.ohiolearns.org/e-tutoring Educate Online http://free.onlinetutoringservices.com/ohio.html Free Tutoring at TRECA Digital Academy http://trecadigitalacademyonline.com/index.php?bc= 590260625&matchType=b&keyphrase=online+element ary+school+ohio&creativeId=6197908641&c=590258901 &provider=google
Instruction Blended Learning Design - Blackboard Workshops by Joseph Mendrzycki http://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes- u/blended-learning-design- blackboard/id424641360
Instruction Students generated works and projects Web Quest and Web Page design Cooking Field Trips Second Life/ Virtual Education 150 Teaching Method by UNC Charlotte http://teaching.uncc.edu/articles-books/best- practice-articles/instructional-methods/150- teaching-methods
Instruction GPA = # grade points earned/total credits attempted There is no weighted graded system, so the highest GPA is 4.0 no matter the course load. Standard letters are used: A, B, C, D and F with pluses and minuses Teachers are the ones who decide the grades. Other marks: I: Incomplete P: Passing W/F: Withdrawal while failing or after the cutoff date N: No grade – contact teacher
Instruction Each semester has three 6-week grading periods. Grades report cards are given to students around one week after each grading period. The report card after the second semester will be sent to parents.
Classroom Management1. Be on time and in your seat when the bell rings2. Don’t talk while the teacher is talking3. Raise your hand when you want to be called on4. Don’t touch anything that isn’t yours5. Don’t leave the room until I have dismissed you
Classroom Management Eight critical context should occur in every classroom session. Guidelines and suggestion for each critical context are presented in the following slides. Instructional PostPreinstruction Transitions Functions InstructionOpening the Student Misbehavior Closing Session Questions Sequence
Classroom Management1. Available2. Teacher-Initiated Contact3. Use of Learner Names4. Individualized Topics
Classroom Management1. Daily Review2. Presentation3. Guided Practice4. Corrections and Feedback5. Independent Work6. Weekly and Extended Reviews
Classroom Management1. Provide Nonverbal Cue2. Provide Verbal Cue3. Maintain Scanning4. Explain Expectations5. Signal Beginning6. Monitor Noise Level
Classroom Management1. Visual Scanning2. Call to Order3. Efficient Attendance4. Academic Organizer5. Behavioral Organizers6. Check for Materials7. Check for Understanding
Classroom Management1. Establish Access2. Activity Listen3. Be Considering4. Probe or Inquire
Classroom Management1. Signal Closing2. Review Performance3. Provide Motivation4. Introduce Next Session5. Answer Questions
Classroom Management1.Rules and procedures introduced on the firstday _.of school.2.Class-wide reminder. If a student misbehaves and breaks one of the rules during the first day, remind the whole class of your expectations in a businesslike tone.3.Next class opening. In the next class opening, remind the class
Classroom Management4. Proximity/nonverbal cues with offender. Establish proximity with the student causing the problem. (i.e., eye contact, or walking over to where the problem is.) The perception of proximity increases accountability.5. Proximity and verbal expectation. Establish proximity with the student causing the problem. However, this time make a statement of expectation. Don’t ask a question. (Don’t ask the student what they you doing? You need to establish that you are aware of what they are doing and you want
Classroom Management6. After class conference. If the problem persists, stop what you’re doing and move toward the problem student. Tell them that you want them to stay after class for a personal conference. Conference with the problem student after class to try to find a resolution to the problem. Sit down with the student. Show them that you care and want the problem fixed. Have them suggest solutions. Listen. I would most likely call a parent/caregiver to figure out what is
Classroom Management7. Before class warning. During the pre-instruction context of the next class session, meet with the problem student. Explain that you have completed a detention slip without a signature and they have choices to make about consequences.8. Immediate dismissal from class. Some student misbehaviors require immediate dismissal or a hall conference with the teacher. This is always dependent on the school rules. Sometimes you can put a student in the hall. Sometimes you can’t. You need to
Classroom Management9. Meeting with school disciplinarian. This is when an immediate meeting with the school disciplinarian may be in order. This is a student who has been disrespectful or continually refused to do what you have asked.10. Parent email/phone call. Call parents or caregivers. Review the infraction and the steps you have taken to
Classroom Management11. Parent Conference. Ask the building principal or counselor to invite parents to a conference that includes the student. Talk about the choices that the student has made to get to this point. Bring in your documentation and the student work. Leave with an agreement. In here, I have seen an intervention where parents were required to move with students from class to class for several days. They sat next to them in class. Usually it fixed
Classroom Management12. In-school suspension. Normally, these are rooms set aside to hold students who can’t manage a regular classroom. Students do homework. They are supervised. They are not in your classroom.13. Saturday School. Some schools have a Saturday program designed to ruin the weekend. They seem
Classroom Management14. Out-of-School Suspension. This usually takes an official action by the school board. The student is removed from the district.15. Expulsion. This usually takes an official action by the school board. The student is expelled from the district.
School Rules- Attendance Attending school is crucial to the students’ learning and success Research has shown that educational achievement and attendance are directly related If students have no attended the last 3 hours of class, they will not be able to participate in extracurricular activities that day Requests to take tests early because of absences related to vacations, jobs, etc. should not be accepted. After ten absences during a school year, there will be a parent/guardian conference in which
School Rules- Attendance Parents/guardians should call the attendance office. They must call by 8 AM the day after the absence to be an excused absence. A phone call is needed for every day a student will be absent.
School Rules- Attendance Parents should called the attendance office as soon as possible. Students should pick up a Prearranged Absence Pass in the attendance office prior to leaving. The pass serves as a pass out of class and back to school after the absence.
School Rules- Attendance The following reasons qualify absences as excused: Field trips College visits Family death Religious holiday Court Illness or appointments Jury duty Driver license tests These absences must be pre-arranged.
School Rules- Attendance Unexcused absence: When a student is absent for any period due to a circumstance not defined as excused. You choose as a teacher how students will be affected by these absences in class in terms of classroom work and grades. No matter the absence, students should make up assignments, and they should approach you about assignments. You choose whether to give them the same assignments and tests of different ones.
School Rules- Attendance A tardy is when a student arrives late to a scheduled class. There will be teacher-lead hall sweeps to enforce tardiness policies. 1st tardy: a warning 2nd tardy: a detention 3rd tardy: an out-of-class suspension Please refer to your handbook for further punishments. Detentions have priority over any other commitment, such as sporting events.
School Rules- Attendance Definition: When a student is absent during any part of the school day without parental consent, aka “cutting class” Refer to the handbook for further consequences due to more truancies.
School Rules- Attendance 1st instance of truancy: Warning and note sent to parents 2nd instance of truancy: Make up time missed in class by completing community service (minimum of 2 hours) 3rd instance of truancy: Students attend Saturday school 4th instance of truancy: The student will be assigned one day of “out-of-school” suspension 5th instance of truancy: The student will be assigned three days of “out-of-school” suspension
School Rules Having academic honesty means not cheating or plagiarizing. At New Frontier High School, we expect students to have academic integrity. Teachers must communicate to students their individual policies on academic honesty. Students must have consequences for academic dishonesty. Teachers will be provided with a program in which they can evaluate student writing for plagiarism.
School Rules Students may not use cell phones during the school day. Personal electronic devices, such as i-Pods and MP3 players, may not be used unless permission has been given. Students may only use the Internet and other school electronics for educational purposes. Food, gum and drinks are prohibited around school technology. Students may not tamper with school computers, which may take the form of changing the setup or allowing viruses.
School Rules The length of shirts must be long enough that they cover the midriff and must be able to tuck into shorts, pants, skirts, etc. Pajama pants, slippers, halter tops, tank tops, tube tops, short skirts and shirts are NOT permitted. No shirts are to be worn that promote the use of alcohol, drugs, or other substances.
School Rules In addition, no clothing is to be worn that suggests inappropriate ideas or behavior that threatens the positive school environment. No hats are to be worn during the school day. The use of hats, bandanas, and other head garments are to be taken off prior to the start of the school day.
School RulesNormal sequence of discipline:1)Discussion and counseling with classroom teacher; a. Detention b. Parental involvement2)Referral to a Student Services Administrator3)Referral to Assistant Principal4)Referral to Principal
School Rules After school detention goes from the end of the last bell to 5pm. Student must bring work to complete during detention. Listening to an iPod/radio is not permitted. No talking during detention. Students’ are NOT permitted to sleep during the allotted time.
School Rules Water is permitted in the classroom; juice, Gatorade, and soft drinks are not allowed. No type of food is allowed in the classroom*. All food must be kept in the cafeteria area at all times Gum is not permitted during class times.*Food may be allowed in the classroom with the teacher’s approval.
School Rules Dresses and skirts should be no shorter than three inches above the knee. No shorts; capris must be below the knees. No jeans or t-shirts. No tank tops, tube tops, or clothing that bares the midriff are acceptable. Shoes and sandals with a back strap are allowed; beach style flip-flops or athletic shoes are not acceptable. No hats are to be worn during the school
School Rules Men are encourage, but not required, to wear ties. All shirts worn must have a collar, which include button down and golf shirts. Suits and sport coats are permitted. No shorts, jeans, or t-shirts. Shoes and sandals with a back strap are allowed; beach style flip-flops or athletic shoes are not acceptable. Facial hair should be kept neat and clean. Hair length should not impair vision or touch collar of shirt. No hats are to be worn during the school
School Rules Each staff member of New Frontier High School is permitted 5 sick days each semester. The staff is also allowed 3 personal days each semester in case of emergency. Staff must be present thirty minutes before the school days starts and stay thirty minutes after the school day ends.
School Rules Students are required to attend the informational session on the meaning of bullying and its consequences. All parents and students should report bullying to school officials. Once reported bullying is received, an investigation will occur. After bullying is investigated, the form of discipline will be chosen.
School RulesWhat to do: Friendly and helpful to your students Learn and use students’ names as soon as possible Make sure you consistently enforce rules Add closing to every lesson
School RulesWhat NOT to do: Yell at students Embarrass students in public Share students’ information to others Underestimate your students
School Emergencies Drills are conducted for the students’ protection. When the fire alarm sounds, students are to exit the building in a quiet and orderly manner. When the tornado alarm sounds, students should follow the procedures listed in each classrooms. Teachers will explain the procedures and details.
School Emergencies “Stay tuned for after school activities” will be announced over the school PA system. Then, teachers need to immediately lock their classroom doors after checking hallways for students. All school gates will automatically locked down. K9 dogs will be released in the situation of a drug search.
School EmergenciesTeachers: Ms. Karen Rans Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org Ms. Abby Schneider email@example.com Ms. Maria Song firstname.lastname@example.org
School Emergencies Location 111 Main Street New Frontier, OH 45000 School Administration: Principal: Dr. Frontier email@example.com Asst. Principal: Dr. Tech firstname.lastname@example.org
All information can be found at our school website. http://www.newfrontier.k12.oh.us/NFHS
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