A Recent History of Growth At

Or Where We Were. What We Did. and Where Are We Now AT .

  We did not make AYP and became a SINI Started assigning math homework every night  Created uninterrupted blocks for literacy and math .

and 2 Continued uninterrupted learning blocks for literacy and math Started the practice of becoming a PLC by meeting once a week during common planning time     . worked on the SINI Plan during the summer Started MAPs testing 3 times a year Added MAPS testing for grades K. Became a SINI. 1.

DI . Won  SIG Leadership Grant – 3 year commitment Consulted with ATLAS – group went to Burlington.objectives so students can understand what and why they are learning Making student thinking visible by asking questions that generate deep cognition A series of flexible assignments to assess mastery of any content based on students’ level of competency using one tool in a variety of applications . VT  Embedded training with ATLAS  Established the foundation for Differentiated Instruction by:    Organizing teaching into Essential Goals.

   ATLAS disbanded Started working with Susan Sturock– The Reading Mind Embedded training – Extend training in using DI by:    Math blocks to include learning centers to address different levels of ability Additional universal assessments that drive Progress Monitoring. such as DIBELS Introduced school-wide Title I services .

Re-teaching) Universal Screening and Progress Monitoring using DIBELS Data-driven team meetings twice a month Evaluated data from 6 week reassessment of students in Tiers 2 and 3 to insure interventions are working New Pre-K Program . Data      Team Meetings.using data to inform our instruction Common math assessments (RtI.

 Started  working with Janie Desbiens by: Using our system of RtI and data driven instruction to enhance our literacy instruction by providing specific interventions Using and analyzing Running Records to find the exact area where struggling students’ reading is breaking down so we can provide the specific strategies needed  .

Introducing AIMSweb)  Continue Progress Monitoring (Benchmark Team)  (Interventionists . data focused (Are the interventions producing the gains we hoped for?)  Continue employing DI and RtI within our literacy and math blocks – 90 minutes everyday . Continue Universal Screening  (MAPs.Tiers 2 and 3 and Teachers – Students on Watch List)   Continue  meetings meeting as PLCs in productive.

model lessons. Continue Desbies   with our embedded trainings with Janie  Balanced Literacy Implement 2 blocks of Guided Reading Independent Reading  Specific training. and shoulder coaching in the practices of Guided Reading .