Professional Learning Community Kindergarten, 3rd Grade, Specialist & Support Staff
Welcome Norms Review • Agree upon a note taker for this session • Assume Positive Intentions • Be technologically polite • Ask questions to help clarify points you do not understand • Monitor your speaking and listening • Seek others point of view Warm-up • What’s a rule or procedure you have found hard to follow? Why? • What helped you to get better at following the rule or procedure?
Last Week…… Take-Away • Three Rituals and Routines Worksheet • Data from last week
Gallery Walk Strengths & Weaknesses Spend the Dot
SMART Goal Specific: Targets a subject area, grade level or student population Measurable: Must be measurable and include baseline data Achievable: Percentage of expected change Relevant: Is the goal addressing an urgent need Timely: Bound by a timeframe
SMART Goal for Bethune The number of removals or suspensions from Bethune will decrease from 46 to 37 by September 28, 2012 as measured by September 2011 data and September 2012 data from classroom for success.
Setting Goals SMART Goals • Examples • •Within the next 2 years, reduce by 50% the number of students needing remedial reading assistance after 9th grade. • •Increase the percentage of students in the proficient and above proficient levels in informative writing skills. • •Develop students’ scientific inquiry skills and understanding of their applications. • •Increase automaticity of addition and subtraction math facts by 20% within a 6-month period.
Setting Goals Continued.. • Reduce from 30% to 5% the percent of students receiving “failure” grades in algebra. • •60% of 8th graders will score at or above state average on the reading component of the state test. • •Reduce fighting from 46% to less than 10% by spring break. • •Improve all students’ application of scientific inquiry strategies to diverse • investigative questions demonstrated on the district performance assessment. • •Increase the number of students in the intermediate and high achievement levels in reading comprehension by at least 4% in grades 4, 8, and 11.
Next Steps • Summarize • Rephrase SMART Goal • Takeaway
Closure Reflect on norms On what way did our norms help us to move our work forward this morning?