School Improvement Plan

Plan for Single Building District Improvement Plan 2017

Trillium Academy

Ms. Angela Romanowski 15740 Racho Blvd

Taylor, MI 48180-5211

Document Generated On September 6, 2017

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview

Goals Summary
Goal 1: All Trillium Academy students will increase their proficiency in Reading and ELA.
Goal 2: All Trillium Academy students will increase their proficiency in Science.
Goal 3: All Trillium Academy students will increase their proficiency in Social Studies.
Goal 4: All Trillium Academy students will increase their proficiency in Mathematics.

Activity Summary by Funding Source

 

Overview

 

Plan Name

 

Plan for Single Building District Improvement Plan 2017

 

Plan Description

Goals Summary

 The following is a summary of the goals encompassed in this plan. The details for each goal are available in the next section.

 

#

Goal Name

Goal Details

Goal Type

Total Funding

1

All Trillium Academy students will increase their proficiency in Reading and ELA.

Objectives: 2

Strategies: 3

Activities: 8

Organizational

$0

2

All Trillium Academy students will increase their proficiency in Science.

Objectives: 1

Strategies: 3

Activities: 6

Organizational

$0

3

All Trillium Academy students will increase their proficiency in Social Studies.

Objectives: 1

Strategies: 4

Activities: 6

Organizational

$0

4

All Trillium Academy students will increase their proficiency in Mathematics.

Objectives: 2

Strategies: 5

Activities: 11

Organizational

$0

 

 

Goal 1: All Trillium Academy students will increase their proficiency in Reading and ELA.

Measurable Objective 1:

increase student growth by 10% in grades K-12 for Reading and ELA. by 06/15/2018 as measured by M-STEP, P/SAT, NWEA, Illuminate, and School Improvement assessments..

Strategy 1:

Direct Instruction of Reading - Teachers will integrate nonfiction and fiction texts and analysis of those texts into their instruction as documented by their weekly lesson plans. Teachers will utilize text passages from Performance Series and NWEA. Additional resources needed: leveled-reader libraries; center-based activities/resources; online resources and software, such as Raz-Kids, and Scholastic News; professional development for teachers to learn strategies for teaching reading; general education teachers; summer tutoring for students at risk of experiencing significant summer loss; homeless student supplies (uniforms/school supplies) and transportation; laptops for teachers; Powerschool training through Computer Logic.

Category: English/Language Arts

Research Cited: Strategies that work: Teaching Comprehension to Enhance Understanding by Stephanie Harvey and Ann Goudvis, Stenhouse 2000. Tier: Tier 1

 

Activity - Citing Evidence

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will instruct students how to incorporate evidence from the text to support both inferential and direct questions.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All K-12 ELA

teachers.

 

Activity - Understanding Elements of Fiction

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will instruct students how to read fictional pieces of literature for understanding and comprehension.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All K-12 ELA

teachers.

 

Strategy 2:

Direct Instruction of Writing - Teachers will integrate grammar and usage instruction into their lessons daily through writing activities, direct instruction, and practice of skills as documented by their weekly lesson plans. Teachers will utilize NWEA, Illuminate, and SAT assessment strategies as aligned with their TRG pacing guides. Additional resources needed: center-based activities/resources; online resources and software; professional development for teachers to learn strategies for teaching writing; general education teachers; summer tutoring for students at risk of experiencing significant summer loss; homeless student supplies (uniforms/school supplies) and transportation; laptops for teachers; Powerschool training through Computer Logic.

Category: English/Language Arts

Research Cited: Strategies that Work: Teaching Comprehension to Enhance Understanding by Stephanie Harvey and Ann Goudvis, Stenhouse 2000.

Tier: Tier 1

 

Activity - Daily Writing

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will incorporate daily writing activities into their classrooms. Middle school and high school teachers will emphasize timed writing activities in their classrooms.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All K-12 ELA

teachers.

 

Activity - Grammar and Usage

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will instruct students on grammar and usage through activities and practice.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All K-12 ELA

teachers.

 

Measurable Objective 2:

demonstrate a proficiency of 80% of students reaching their individual NWEA goals. by 06/15/2018 as measured by NWEA assessments.

Strategy 1:

Differentiated Instruction - Teachers will differentiate instruction to address needs of at-risk, diverse, and special education students as documented in their weekly lesson plans. Additional resources needed: center-based activities/resources and software, Google chromecarts with chromebooks and/or student lab stations, classroom design features for non-negotiables, Teach Like a Champion training for new staff, PBIS resources, Capturing Kids' Hearts training, general education teachers, as well as professional development for all of our large data/testing sites: NWEA, Illuminate, and Powerschool, and intervention specialists.

Category: English/Language Arts

Research Cited: Fair Isn't Always Equal: Assessing and Grading in the Differentiated Classroom by Rick Wormeli. Tier: Tier 2

Activity - Response to Intervention

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

RTI specialists will review and analyze Illuminate and NWEA test results to determine students in need of additional support, and will provide support through small group and individualized instruction.

Direct Instruction

Tier 3

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All RTI staff.

 

Activity - Center-Based Instruction

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will analyze the results of the Illuminate and NWEA assessments in order to identify how to scaffold learning tailored to student needs.

Direct Instruction

Tier 2

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All K-12 ELA

teachers.

 

 

Activity - Co-Teaching

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Special education teachers will utilize NWEA and Illuminate test results to identify students in need of support and smaller group setting instruction.

Direct Instruction

Tier 2

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

Special Education staff.

 

Activity - Social and Emotional Support

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will utilize Teach Like a Champion Strategies and PBIS within classrooms to improve student behavior.

Behavioral Support Program

Tier 3

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All staff.

 

Goal 2: All Trillium Academy students will increase their proficiency in Science.

Measurable Objective 1:

increase student growth by 10% in grades 4-12 for Science. by 06/15/2018 as measured by M-STEP, P/SAT, NWEA, Illuminate, and School Improvement assessments..

Strategy 1:

Compare and Contrast - Teachers will teach students how to compare and contrast. This will be documented in weekly lesson plans. Additional resources needed: manipulatives to teach compare and contrast, professional development and/or workbooks/curriculum to support note-taking strategies, and general education teachers.

Category: Science

Research Cited: Today's Standards for Teaching and Learning in America's Schools by Steve Zememan and Harvey Daniels, on page 140 it describes best practices in science instruction.

Tier: Tier 1

Activity - Venn Diagrams

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will instruct students how to use Venn Diagrams to compare and contrast.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All 4-12

Science teachers.

 

Activity - Note-taking

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will teach students a variety of note-taking strategies that promote compare and contrast.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All 4-12

Science teachers.


Strategy 2:

Text Features - Teachers will use informational text to teach students text features in order to help them analyze and deduce important information. This will be documented in weekly lesson plans. Additional resources needed: informational text supports, Science Scholastic News, Flocabulary, professional development on teaching students strategies for informational text, software and manipulatives for center-based learning, and curriculum that supports TRG pacing guide.

Category: Science

Research Cited: Strategies that Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis. Page 155 provides strategies to help students determine the important facts in informational text.

Tier: Tier 1

Activity - Informational Text

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will utilize informational text on a weekly basis with their students.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All 4-12

Science teachers.

 

Activity - Group Discussion

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will engage students in weekly group discussions regarding text features in informational texts.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All 4-12

Science teachers.


Strategy 3:

Charts and Graphs - Teachers will utilize charts and graphs to teach students how to interpret and analyze data. This will be documented in weekly lesson plans. Additional resources needed: charts and graphs workbooks/data, software that creates charts and graphs (like Inspiration), and professional development on Excel/software.

Category: Science

Research Cited: Teaching Graph Literacy Across the Curriculum byAndrew Zucker, Carolyn Staudt, and Robert Tinker. Tier: Tier 1

 

Activity - Interpreting Charts and Graphs

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will instruct students how to analyze and interpret charts and graphs in weekly lessons.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All 4-12

Science teachers.

 

 

Activity - Creating Charts and Graphs

 Activity Type  Tier  Phase  Begin Date  End Date  Resource Assigned  Source Of Funding  Staff Responsible

Teachers will teach students how to create charts and graphs from data collected during lab time/center-based learning/classroom experiments on a bi-weekly basis.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All 4-12

Science teachers.

 

Goal 3: All Trillium Academy students will increase their proficiency in Social Studies.

 

 

Measurable Objective 1:

increase student growth by 10% in grades 4-12 for Social Studies. by 06/15/2018 as measured by M-STEP, P/SAT, Illuminate, and School Improvement assessments..

Strategy 1:

Interpreting Informative Text - Teachers will instruct students how to interpret informative text using primary sources. This will be documented in weekly lesson plans. Additional resources needed: curriculum with software, professional development around new curriculum, Flocabulary, Scholastic News, and general education teachers.

Category: Social Studies

Research Cited: Strategies that Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis. Page 155 provides strategies to help students determine the important facts in informational text.

Tier: Tier 1

 

Activity - Informational Text

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will utilize multiple sources to teach students how to interpret informational text.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All 4-12

Social Studies teachers.

 

Strategy 2:

Understanding Maps - Teachers will demonstrate how to accurately read, interpret, and create maps. This will be documented in weekly lesson plans. Additional resources needed: curriculum, map workbooks/resources/manipulatives.

Category: Social Studies

Research Cited: Classrooms that Work: They Can All Read and Write by Patricia M. Cunningham and Richard L. Allington and Best Practice: Today's Standards for Teaching and Learning in America's Schools by Steve Zememan, Harvey Daniels, and Arthur Hyde.

Tier: Tier 1

 

 

 

Activity - Collaborative Mapping

 Activity Type  Tier  Phase  Begin Date  End Date  Resource Assigned  Source Of Funding  Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will use maps as a resource to instruct students how to read/interpret as well as create maps.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All 4-12

Social Studies teachers.

 

Strategy 3:

Text Features - Teachers will use text features in order to instruct students how to analyze and deduce important information. This will be documented in weekly lesson plans. Additional resources needed: curriculum, software, and manipulatives center-based learning.

Category: Social Studies

Research Cited: Strategies that Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis. Tier: Tier 1

 

Activity - Compare and Contrast

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will utilize the text feature: compare and contrast weekly in their lessons.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All 4-12

Social Studies teachers.

 

Activity - Cause and Effect

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will use the text feature: cause and effect within their weekly lessons.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All 4-12

Social Studies teachers.

 

Activity - Order of Events

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will instruct students on order of events through the use of timelines weekly.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All 4-12

Social Studies teachers.

 

Strategy 4:

Research and Design - Teachers will instruct students how to conduct accurate research and transform findings through writing. This will be documented in weekly lesson plans. Additional resources needed: curriculum, chromebooks, resources documenting how to conduct accurate research.

Category: Social Studies

Research Cited: Classrooms that Work: They Can All Read and Write by Patricia M. Cunningham and Richard L. Allington Tier: Tier 1

 

 

Activity - Research and Write

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will instruct students how to accurately research, interpret findings, and record results through writing weekly.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All 4-12

Social Studies teachers.

 

Goal 4: All Trillium Academy students will increase their proficiency in Mathematics. 

Measurable Objective 1:

increase student growth by 10% in grades K-12 for Mathematics. by 06/15/2018 as measured by M-STEP, P/SAT, NWEA, Illuminate, and School Improvement assessments..

Strategy 1:

Basic Arithmetic Skills - Teachers will teach students basic arithmetic skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) without the use of a calculator. This will be documented through weekly lesson plans. Additional resources needed: center-based manipulatives/activities, Google chromecarts and chromebooks/individual student computer stations, software, curriculum that supports TRG pacing guides, summer tutoring for students at risk of experiencing significant summer loss, homeless student supplies (uniforms/school supplies) and transportation, laptops for teachers, Powerschool training through Computer Logic, and mathematics training through Wayne RESA.

Category: Mathematics

Research Cited: Results from our M-STEP, P/SAT, and Performance Series assessments have indicated that our students have difficulty with basic arithmetic skills. Tier: Tier 1

 

Activity - Skill Memorization

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will provide strategies in order for students to memorize and learn basic math facts and procedures without the use of a calculator.

Direct Instruction

Tier 3

 

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All K-12

Math teachers.

 

Activity - Numerical Comprehension

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will use fractions, decimals, and percentages within problem solving.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All K-12

Math teachers.

 

 

 

Activity - SAT-Style Gridding

 Activity Type  Tier  Phase  Begin Date  End Date  Resource Assigned  Source Of Funding  Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will instruct students on how to complete SAT-style grid-in questions, as well as incorporate those problems in Do Nows, daily homework assignments, and assessments.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All high school math teachers.

 

Strategy 2:

Multi-Step Problems - Teachers will use multi-step problems throughout their mathematics instruction. Teachers will utilize problems similar to those on M-STEP, NWEA, and P/SAT assessments. This will be documented in weekly lesson plans. Additional resources needed: mathematics curriculum, test-prep software/resources, graphing calculators, scientific calculators, summer tutoring for students at risk of experiencing significant summer loss, homeless student supplies (uniforms/school supplies) and transportation, laptops for teachers, Powerschool training through Computer Logic, and mathematics training through Wayne RESA. Category: Mathematics

Research Cited: Our M-STEP, NWEA, and P/SAT assessments all indicate that our students struggle in answering problems that involve multiple steps. Tier: Tier 1

 

Activity - Do Now

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will use math problems from NWEA, M-STEP, and P/SAT assessments involving multiple steps in their daily Do Nows.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All K-12

Math teachers.

 

Activity - Calculator Training

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will teach students strategies for calculators that allow for efficient and timely problem solving.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All 7-12

Math teachers.

 

Strategy 3:

Story Problems - Teachers will incorporate story problems in their daily mathematics lessons and will use the common Problem Solving Checklist. All assignments and assessments will have at least one story problem daily, which will be documented in weekly lesson plans. Additional resources needed: grade-level story problem workbooks/resources, mathematics curriculum, manipulatives for center-based learning, software that supports story-problem-based-learning, summer tutoring for students at risk of experiencing significant summer loss, homeless student supplies (uniforms/school supplies) and transportation, laptops for teachers, Powerschool training through Computer Logic, and mathematics training through Wayne RESA.

Category: Mathematics

Research Cited: Our M-STEP, P/SAT, and Performance Series assessments have shown our students struggle and/or skip story problems. Tier: Tier 1

 

 

 

Activity - Problem Solving Checklist

 Activity Type  Tier  Phase  Begin Date  End Date  Resource Assigned  Source Of Funding Staff Responsibl e 

Teachers will use a common Problem Solving Checklist when solving story problems: Read, read again-underlining important details, solve, and re-read the question to check the answer.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All K-12

Math teachers.

 

Strategy 4:

Logic and Reasoning - Teachers will instruct students how to rationalize and explain their processes when solving problems. Teachers will establish common vocabulary with students vertically and horizontally. This will be documented in weekly lesson plans. Additional resources needed: mathematics curriculum, center- based learning resources/activities, chromecarts with chromebooks and software, logic and reasoning workbooks/manipulatives/resources, summer tutoring for students at risk of experiencing significant summer loss, homeless student supplies (uniforms/school supplies) and transportation, laptops for teachers, Powerschool training through Computer Logic, and mathematics training through Wayne RESA.

Category: Mathematics

Research Cited: Research from the Center for Charter Schools puts an emphasis on critical thinking skills in the success of obtaining mastery. Tier: Tier 1

 

Activity - Explaining Processes

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will require students to explain their mathematical processes through Pair n' Share, Do Nows, Exit Tickets, question in the classroom, etc.

Direct Instruction

Tier 3

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All K-12

Math teachers.

 

Measurable Objective 2:

demonstrate a proficiency of 80% of students reaching their individual NWEA goals. by 06/15/2018 as measured by M-STEP, P/SAT, NWEA, Illuminate, and School Improvement assessments..

Strategy 1:

Differentiated Instruction - Teachers will differentiate instruction to address needs of at-risk, diverse, and special education students as documented in their weekly lesson plans. Additional resources needed: center-based activities/resources and software, Google chromecarts with chromebooks and/or student lab stations, classroom design features for non-negotiables, Teach Like a Champion training for new staff, PBIS resources, Capturing Kids' Hearts training, general education teachers, as well as professional development for all of our large data/testing sites: NWEA, Illuminate, and Powerschool, and intervention specialists.

Category: Mathematics

Research Cited: Fair Isn't Always Equal: Assessing and Grading in the Differentiated Classroom by Rick Wormeli. Tier: Tier 2

 

Activity - Response to Intervention

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

RTI specialists will review and analyze Illuminate and NWEA tests results to determine students in need of additional support and will provide support through small group and individualized instruction.

Direct Instruction

Tier 3

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All RTI staff.

 

 

Activity - Center-Based Instruction

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will analyze the results of the Illuminate and NWEA assessments in order to identify how to scaffold learning tailored to student needs.

Direct Instruction

Tier 2

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All K-12

Math teachers.

 

Activity - Co-Teaching

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Special education teachers will utilize NWEA and Illuminate test results to identify students in need of support and smaller group setting instruction.

Direct Instruction

Tier 2

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

Special Education staff.

 

Activity - Social and Emotional Support

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Source Of Funding

Staff Responsibl e

Teachers will utilize Teach Like a Champion strategies and PBIS within classrooms to improve student behavior.

Behavioral Support Program

Tier 3

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Title I Part A

All staff.

 

 

Activity Summary by Funding Source

 

Activity Name

Activity Description

Activity Type

Tier

Phase

Begin Date

End Date

Resource Assigned

Staff Responsibl e

Creating Charts and Graphs

Teachers will teach students how to create charts and graphs from data collected during lab time/center-based learning/classroom experiments on a bi-weekly basis.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All 4-12

Science teachers.

Do Now

Teachers will use math problems from NWEA, M- STEP, and P/SAT assessments involving multiple steps in their daily Do Nows.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All K-12

Math teachers.

Response to Intervention

RTI specialists will review and analyze Illuminate and NWEA test results to determine students in need of additional support, and will provide support through small group and individualized instruction.

Direct Instruction

Tier 3

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All RTI staff.

Venn Diagrams

Teachers will instruct students how to use Venn Diagrams to compare and contrast.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All 4-12

Science teachers.

Explaining Processes

Teachers will require students to explain their mathematical processes through Pair n' Share, Do Nows, Exit Tickets, question in the classroom, etc.

Direct Instruction

Tier 3

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All K-12

Math teachers.

Problem Solving Checklist

Teachers will use a common Problem Solving Checklist when solving story problems: Read, read again-underlining important details, solve, and re-read the question to check the answer.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All K-12

Math teachers.

Skill Memorization

Teachers will provide strategies in order for students to memorize and learn basic math facts and procedures without the use of a calculator.

Direct Instruction

Tier 3

 

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All K-12

Math teachers.

Interpreting Charts and Graphs

Teachers will instruct students how to analyze and interpret charts and graphs in weekly lessons.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All 4-12

Science teachers.

Response to Intervention

RTI specialists will review and analyze Illuminate and NWEA tests results to determine students in need of additional support and will provide support through small group and individualized instruction.

Direct Instruction

Tier 3

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All RTI staff.

 

 

Below is a breakdown of your activities by funding source Title I Part A

 

Informational Text

Teachers will utilize multiple sources to teach students how to interpret informational text.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All 4-12

Social Studies teachers.

Collaborative Mapping

Teachers will use maps as a resource to instruct students how to read/interpret as well as create maps.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All 4-12

Social Studies teachers.

Cause and Effect

Teachers will use the text feature: cause and effect within their weekly lessons.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All 4-12

Social Studies teachers.

Order of Events

Teachers will instruct students on order of events through the use of timelines weekly.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All 4-12

Social Studies teachers.

Group Discussion

Teachers will engage students in weekly group discussions regarding text features in informational texts.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All 4-12

Science teachers.

Center-Based Instruction

Teachers will analyze the results of the Illuminate and NWEA assessments in order to identify how to scaffold learning tailored to student needs.

Direct Instruction

Tier 2

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All K-12 ELA

teachers.

Citing Evidence

Teachers will instruct students how to incorporate evidence from the text to support both inferential and direct questions.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All K-12 ELA

teachers.

Informational Text

Teachers will utilize informational text on a weekly basis with their students.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All 4-12

Science teachers.

Research and Write

Teachers will instruct students how to accurately research, interpret findings, and record results through writing weekly.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All 4-12

Social Studies teachers.

Social and Emotional Support

Teachers will utilize Teach Like a Champion strategies and PBIS within classrooms to improve student behavior.

Behavioral Support Program

Tier 3

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All staff.

Center-Based Instruction

Teachers will analyze the results of the Illuminate and NWEA assessments in order to identify how to scaffold learning tailored to student needs.

Direct Instruction

Tier 2

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All K-12

Math teachers.

Note-taking

Teachers will teach students a variety of note- taking strategies that promote compare and contrast.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All 4-12

Science teachers.

Calculator Training

Teachers will teach students strategies for calculators that allow for efficient and timely problem solving.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All 7-12

Math teachers.

Grammar and Usage

Teachers will instruct students on grammar and usage through activities and practice.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All K-12 ELA

teachers.

 

 

Social and Emotional Support

Teachers will utilize Teach Like a Champion Strategies and PBIS within classrooms to improve student behavior.

Behavioral Support Program

Tier 3

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All staff.

Daily Writing

Teachers will incorporate daily writing activities into their classrooms. Middle school and high school teachers will emphasize timed writing activities in their classrooms.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All K-12 ELA

teachers.

Co-Teaching

Special education teachers will utilize NWEA and Illuminate test results to identify students in need of support and smaller group setting instruction.

Direct Instruction

Tier 2

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Special Education staff.

SAT-Style Gridding

Teachers will instruct students on how to complete SAT-style grid-in questions, as well as incorporate those problems in Do Nows, daily homework assignments, and assessments.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All high school math teachers.

Understanding Elements of Fiction

Teachers will instruct students how to read fictional pieces of literature for understanding and comprehension.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All K-12 ELA

teachers.

Compare and Contrast

Teachers will utilize the text feature: compare and contrast weekly in their lessons.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All 4-12

Social Studies teachers.

Numerical Comprehension

Teachers will use fractions, decimals, and percentages within problem solving.

Direct Instruction

Tier 1

Implement

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

All K-12

Math teachers.

Co-Teaching

Special education teachers will utilize NWEA and Illuminate test results to identify students in need of support and smaller group setting instruction.

Direct Instruction

Tier 2

Monitor

09/04/2017

06/15/2018

$0

Special Education staff.

 

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