School improvement power point


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School improvement power point

  1. 1. Paddock Elementary School<br />School Improvement Plan<br />2011 - 2012<br />
  2. 2. Reasons for Having a School Improvement Plan<br />Continuous improvement of schools is essential to providing increased student performance and quality results.<br /> Innovative, exemplary, and research-based programs, coupled with professional development, focused and aligned resources, are critical factors in schools that demonstrate continuous growth.<br />All public schools and Public School Academies (PSA) in Michigan are required to develop and implement a school improvement plan.<br />
  3. 3. Benefits of School Improvement Planning<br />Creates a collaborative, continuous improvement culture to ensure that all student are achieving at high levels.<br />Encourages innovation through research-based practices.<br />Focuses and aligns staff development resources.<br />Provides data to support and document growth.<br />
  4. 4. How Do We Identify Areas of Improvement?<br />Collect data from multiple sources. (NWEA, MEAP, Reading Assessments, Writing Assessments)<br />Disaggregate data in multiple categories.<br />Analyze data to identify problems and needs to be addressed in improvement plan.<br />
  5. 5. Paddock’s Goals<br />After going through the school improvement process, Paddock Elementary School has identified goals in the following areas:<br />Math<br />Reading<br />Writing <br />
  6. 6. Math Goal<br />Analysis of NWEA math scores showed that students were under-performing in the area of computation when compared with other math sub-scores. i.e.; Basic addition and subtraction facts<br />
  7. 7. Computation Expectations for Grade 1 <br />Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency with addition and subtraction within 10.<br />
  8. 8. How Can We Help Our Students?Parents and school collectively<br />Include mental math portions of the Everyday Math curriculum at least 3x/week.<br />Spend 20 minutes each week playing computation practice games/activities<br />Host a “Make and Take” Family game Night<br />Utilize online resources<br />
  9. 9. Computation Expectations for Grade 2<br />Fluently add and subtract within 20. By the end of Grade 2, know from memory all sums of two one-digit numbers<br />