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Mmstlc steps to success


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MMSTLC Steps to Success presentation for teacher leaders

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Mmstlc steps to success

  1. 1. Steps To Success Needs Assessment in Mathematics and Science Michigan Mathematics and Science Teacher Leadership Collaborative
  2. 2. STEP 1: Curriculum A well developed K-12 articulated curriculum based on Michigan standards and Grade Level Content Expectations is in place and being used to guide teaching and learning.
  3. 3. STEP 2: Instructional Materials Instructional materials that specifically align/support the articulated curriculum are available and being used.
  4. 4. STEP 3: Instructional Strategies Core instructional strategies / classroom practices are consistent across all grades and classrooms.
  5. 5. STEP 4: Professional Development Adequate professional development is provided for teachers and other staff that relates directly to implementing the articulated curriculum and using the instructional materials and strategies.
  6. 6. STEP 5: Assessment Student assessment system is in place that is aligned with the curriculum and Michigan standards and includes components at the district, school and classroom levels.
  7. 7. STEP 6: Policies and Procedures Policies and procedures are in place that support / align with teaching and learning as reflected in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and instructional materials.
  8. 8. Steps to Success Personal Reflection: • Read through the STEPS to SUCCESS • For each item, rank where you think your school (or the school you are working with) is with respect to each of these components.
  9. 9. Steps to Success Process: • As a team, read the descriptors for each component and discuss. • Have team members share how they rated that component. • Come to a consensus on the actual “state” of your school with respect to that component.
  10. 10. Steps to Success Summarize: • Fill out and turn in ONE summary sheet for your team for EACH subject area (mathematics & science) and keep a copy for the team.
  11. 11. Steps to Success Personal Reflection: • Record and keep individual ideas for addressing the needs uncovered in the Steps to Success discussion. These reflections will be useful in the Next Steps.
  12. 12. Steps to Success Next Steps: • Teams now move into planning next steps using the assessment from Steps to Success. Teams need to schedule regular local meetings to develop a detailed action plan that addresses the needs identified in the Steps to Success assessment.