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  • RSYoung & KLMcCulloch DEW Drop Everything & Write
  • RSYoung & KLMcCulloch DEW Drop Everything & Write
  • Dew @ Svsu

    1. 1. D.E.W. Drop Everything & Write 10 minutes a day to writing fluency VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010
    2. 2. Data drives the D.E.W. <ul><li>Data Diva/Dude </li></ul><ul><li>Data Dabbler </li></ul><ul><li>Data Dud </li></ul>VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010
    3. 3. MEAP Writing Data Get Your Highlighters! <ul><li>Multiple Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Pink 0-44% </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow 45-69% </li></ul><ul><li>Green 70-100% </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed Response #1 </li></ul><ul><li>Pink 1 -2 </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Green 4-6 </li></ul>VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010
    4. 4. MEAP Writing Data Item Analysis Report <ul><li>Condition Codes </li></ul><ul><li>A-Off topic </li></ul><ul><li>B-Written in a Language other than English/illegible </li></ul><ul><li>C-Blank/Refused to respond </li></ul><ul><li>D-No connection to the question </li></ul><ul><li>E-No reference to Either selection </li></ul>VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010
    5. 5. MEAP Writing Data Item Analysis Report <ul><li>Comment Codes </li></ul><ul><li>1. Lacks focus on one central idea </li></ul><ul><li>2. Demonstrates limited control over sentence structure </li></ul><ul><li>3. Needs details & examples to adequately develop the ideas and content </li></ul><ul><li>4. Lacks coherent organization and/or connections between ideas and content </li></ul><ul><li>5. Needs richer details & examples to get a higher score </li></ul><ul><li>6. Needs tighter control over organization and/or the connections among ideas to get a higher score. </li></ul><ul><li>Needs greater precision and maturity of language use to get a higher score. </li></ul><ul><li>Earned the highest score point of 6. </li></ul>VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010
    6. 6. Houston…we have a problem <ul><li>Try ONE Research Based Strategy: </li></ul><ul><li>D.E.W. </li></ul><ul><li>Drop Everything </li></ul><ul><li>& Write!! </li></ul>VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010
    7. 7. Adapted from Collins Writing VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010
    8. 8. Doing the DEW: VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010 Planning Guide Sow seeds so that they will bloom
    9. 9. Announcement Script VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010 Examples
    10. 10. Prompt ideas <ul><li>Free Write Friday-Authority List </li></ul><ul><li>School Improvement team </li></ul><ul><li>Prompt Writing Committee </li></ul><ul><li>PLC’s </li></ul><ul><li>Staff meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Student submissions </li></ul><ul><li>PPT., Calendar, lists, etc. </li></ul>VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010
    11. 11. Dew Data <ul><li>Dear Coaches,  </li></ul><ul><li>Here is the compiled data that you requested </li></ul><ul><li>from Handy in regards to the power of DEW </li></ul><ul><li>time. Handy started on the first day of school in </li></ul><ul><li>2006. We had three weeks to DEW before the </li></ul><ul><li>MEAP window. </li></ul><ul><li>Our DEW MISSION was to build writing stamina </li></ul><ul><li>and confidence as a writer. The time was </li></ul><ul><li>created to teach students to write better; longer. </li></ul><ul><li>  Our MEAP writing results blew us away…. </li></ul>VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010
    12. 12. Writing MEAP Scores 06-07 <ul><li>6TH: 59% proficient, 21% became proficient that were not, 23% moved up a level from previous year. </li></ul><ul><li>7TH: 49% proficient, 6% became proficient that were not, 7% moved up a level from previous year. </li></ul><ul><li>8TH: 43% proficient, 20% became proficient that were not, 26% moved up a level from previous year. </li></ul><ul><li>EMPTY ESSAYS: (No response)- 152 in Winter of 2005, 34 in Fall of 2006. (118 fewer) Confidence in writing has dramatically grown just based on the number of fewer empty essays. </li></ul><ul><li>Hopefully this supports how powerful DEW time can be. </li></ul><ul><li>Becca :) </li></ul>VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010
    13. 13. I gotta feelin’… <ul><li>REFLECTION </li></ul><ul><li>Please set up your paper for Type II. </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect upon and write about our DEW session today. </li></ul><ul><li>items that spoke to you. </li></ul>VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010 Circle 3
    14. 14. D.E.W. Creators & Contributors <ul><li>Deb VanSumeren -Principal @ Linsday Elementary School (Creator) </li></ul><ul><li>Rebecca Young- T.L. Handy Middle School Curriculum Coach (Presenter) </li></ul><ul><li>Kari McCulloch- T.L. Handy Middle School RTI Coordinator/Curriculum Coach (Presenter) </li></ul><ul><li>Amy Lupcke, Tamara Smith, Lynn Kidwell, Lori France, Pam Stahl, Jennifer Gourd, Laurel Triebel, Brenda Lee , Wendy Legner, Joan Anderson , Jennifer Piotrowski , Mary Rose Davis & the dedicated staff @ all of our buildings. </li></ul>VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010
    15. 15. Do the D.E.W.!! <ul><li>Rebecca S. Young </li></ul><ul><li>T.L. Handy Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Coach </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Kari L. McCulloch </li></ul><ul><li>T.L. Handy Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>RTI Coordinator/Curriculum Coach </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>VanSumeren/Young/McCulloch BCPS 2010