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  • Colleen, Your work provides a professional and practical benchmark for meeting enrichment purposes. I will be sharing your link with my LearningFront teams, Twitter education followers, and school districts that I assist.

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  • Hi Colleen,

    I love how you incorporated your standards based lesson into the Web 2.0 demo! I wish I had thought of that. Then I wouldnt have written a whole new lesson. haha. Great job.
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Webdemo2.0 Cj

  1. 1. Raising the Bar: Using Data to Enrich Our High Performing Students Colleen Johnson Web 2.0 Demo AD 682.51
  2. 2. Since the conception of No Child Left Behind, it seems that educators and administrators are only concerned with low performing students. We only focus on students scoring at the basic level and how to get them to the proficient standard by 2014.
  3. 3. Should We Be Satisfied with the Performances of our Advanced Students? or... Can These Students Achieve More?
  4. 4. Rockburn Elementary Howard County, MD 47.3% of students In addition to intervention groups for in grades 3-5 are the 7.6% of students scoring basic, scoring at the let’s make an enrichment plan for our 47.3% of advanced students. advanced level.
  5. 5. Let’s Take a Glance at the Data for Grade 3 The number of students scoring advanced on MSA Reading is more than double the students scoring basic. Since 2006, the number of students scoring advanced has either remained exactly the same (2008) or decreased (2007 and 2009).
  6. 6. Drilling Down into the Data In which areas should we focus the most? This box and whisker plot data tells us that we should focus on Comprehension of Informational Text objectives to push these advanced Nav=1.2:5.3:10.13:11.0105 students to higher levels of competence.
  7. 7. How Can We Enrich the 26.8% of Advanced Students? What better way to enrich Comprehension of Informational Text objectives than by using technology?
  8. 8. How Can Administrators Support Enrichment Programs for our Advanced Learners? Implement and support Subscribe to distance learning databases to assist teachers with programs, United Streaming, and data-driven decision making so other similar programs. that they can track and predict which students will perform at Hire more technology support the advanced level. and GT resource teachers. Update technology resources in Provide technology-centered the building. Purchase mobile professional development labs, iPods, digital cameras, opportunities for teachers. document cameras, Smart Boards, podcasting equipment, and wireless airports. Encourage technology use for all students especially advanced learners.
  9. 9. Some Instructional Ideas and Tools... Student email addresses Blogs United Streaming and You Podcasts Tube Wikispaces Distance Education-Online classes/seminars Etherpad Keypals- online penpals Google Docs Twitter Internet Research Digital Photo Journalism Webquests Skype
  10. 10. Blogging About Holidays Around the World To view a 3rd grade enrichment lesson for students scoring at the advanced level, please view the Slide Share document titled “Blogging About Holidays Around the World”. In this lesson, students will be use photosharing websites, YouTube videos, internet research, and blogging to achieve COMPREHENSION OF INFORMATIONAL TEXT objectives.
  11. 11. Thank You for Viewing! Please feel free to leave questions, comments, or suggestions. I would greatly appreciate your feedback.