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Education Committee Meeting November 12, 2013 Programs that motivate, remediate, enrich and inspire
ShredEX Transition Skills Training Program Simulates an authentic work setting Helps students develop important work place skills to be successful in adulthood The transition service requirement of IDEA 2004 recognize that education can improve the post-school outcomes of students with disabilities by doing a better job of preparing students for the complexities of the adult world PA Department of Education
Keystone Remediation and Readiness
Schedule for Keystone Exams Keystone Exam Administration Dates Keystone Exam Scheduled Students Algebra I Keystone January 8 and 9, 2014 Literature Keystone January 10 and 13, 2014 Biology Keystone January 14 and 15, 2014 Algebra I Keystone *Any student currently enrolled in Algebra I or its equivalent. *Any 9 th or 10 th grade student who has previously taken the Algebra I Keystone Exam, has not scored Proficient or Advanced, and is completing a fall semester mathematics course. *Any 11 th grade student who has previously taken the Algebra I Keystone Exam and has not scored Proficient or Advanced. Literature Keystone * Any student currently enrolled in 10 th Grade English * Any 11 th grade student who has previously taken the Literature Keystone Exam and has not scored Proficient or Advanced. Biology Keystone * Any student currently enrolled in Biology I. * Any 9 th, 10 th, or 11 th grade student who has previously taken the Biology Keystone Exam and has not scored Proficient or Advanced.
Summer Keystone Remediation Number Tested 42 Number Advanced 2 Number Proficient 14 A+P 38.1% Number Basic 22 Number Below Basic 4
Keystone Readiness CLASSROOM DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS (CDT) Is a set of online assessments, divided by content area, designed to provide diagnostic information in order to guide instruction and remediation. Assists educators in identifying student academic strengths, and areas in need of improvement, by providing links to classroom resources. The CDT reporting system is fully integrated in the Standards Aligned System (SAS) through PDE.
CLASSROOM DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS (CDT) Consists of multiplechoice questions. Based on content assessed by the Pennsylvania System of School Assessments (PSSA) and the Keystone Exams. Includes interactive and dynamic reporting for various diagnostic reporting categories.
Implementation of Classroom Diagnostic Tools 10 th Grade English Algebra and Algebra M-2 Biology- General Studies
GVHS Science Olympiad
What is Science Olympiads? Science Olympiad at GV Community Involvement Goals Student Experiences Building Events Effects on Our Future
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GARNET VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COURSE SELECTION GUIDE FOR
What is the Process? Master Schedule is a 5 step process CSG is the First Step Spring of previous year- student interest Teacher /Admin analysis Student surveys Networking with other districts LEA /BAC information Fall of Current year- teacher collaboration Building Department meetings/6-12 meetings State Requirements- PSSA to Keystones/Special education New pilots Edits and Revisions and technology
…Process continued Fall of Current year Review suggestions-Department chairs, Supervisors and Administration Building Administrators meet with central Administration Presentation to the School Board for approval CSG book updated and sent to printer Prepare for Phase II: Tally Collection
Proposed Pilot: Mathematics AP Computer Programming Advanced level course in computer science field Focus on Java programming language College credit through the AP exam Prerequisites: Introduction to Programming and Algebra/Trig 1.0 credit
Proposed Pilot: Mathematics Linear Algebra College level linear algebra course Students interested in engineering would benefit from this course Course will receive AP weighting for the GPA Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus for AP Prep 1.0 credit Math Sequencing Chart
Mathematics Sequencing Chart 8th Grade Honors GeometryHonors Algebra II/Trig (#211)Pre-Calculus for AP Preparation (#214) (AP Calculus #216 AND Calculus AB #222) or (AP Calculus #216 AND BC Calculus #237) (AP Calculus #216 AND Calculus AB #222) or (AP Calculus #216 AND BC Calculus #237) (1.5 Credits)Honors Calculus (#213)Honors Calculus (#213) AP Statistics (#241)AP Statistics (#241) Linear AlgebraLinear Algebra Algebra II A (#222)Honors Algebra III - Trigonometry (#212)Pre-Calculus for AP Preparation (#214) (AP Calculus #216 AND Calculus AB #222) or (AP Calculus #216 AND BC Calculus #237) Honors Pre-Calculus (#219)AP Statistics (#241) Honors Calculus (#213) Algebra IGeometry A (#221A)Algebra II A (#222A)Honors Algebra III / Trigonometry (#212)Pre-Calculus for AP Preparation (#214) Algebra III / Trigonometry (#218)Honors Pre-Calculus (#219) Prob., Stat.,Trig. (#228) Topics in College Math (#233) Geometry B (#221B)Algebra II B (#222B)Algebra III / Trigonometry (#218)Honors Pre-Calculus (#219) Prob., Stat.,Trig. (#228) Topics in College Math (#233) Algebra I (#220)Geometry A (#221A)Honors Algebra III / Trigonometry (#212)Pre-Calculus for AP Preparation (#214) Geometry B (#221B)Algebra III / Trigonometry (#218)Honors Pre-Calculus (#219) Prob., Stat.,Trig. (#228) Topics in College Math (#233) Pre-AlgebraAlgebra I (#220)Geometry B (#221B)Algebra II B (#222B)Algebra III / Trigonometry (#218) Algebra M-1( #231) Algebra M-2 (#235) *Both*Practical Geometry (#0217)Prob., Stat.,Trig. (#228) Math 8Pre-Algebra (#230)Algebra M-1( #231) AND Algebra M-2 (#235) Practical Geometry (#0217) AND Algebra II B (#222B)Algebra III / Trigonometry (#218) Geometry B (#221B) AND Algebra II B (#222B)Prob., Stat.,Trig. (#228) Electives: SAT Preparation (#0001) **Please read the course descriptions for information about the pre-requisites.Intro. To Computer Programming (#225) All students must successfully complete four math courses to graduate.Keystone - Mathematics Workshop AP Computer Programming
Proposed Pilot: Science Biology Keystone Workshop Remediation course for students who have not shown proficiency on the Keystone Exam State requirement for remediation Taken prior to the retest in Biology Focus on topics included in both modules of the exam.5 credit
Proposed Changes to Science Sequence Recommendation: To increase the number of students who will be exposed to Biology in grade 9, giving students the opportunity to select from a variety of high level science courses as junior and seniors. It is recommended that 8 th grade students who have completed Algebra & General Science be scheduled for Biology in Grade 9.
Proposed Pilot: Social Studies: Selection Process Reviewed offerings of 20 high schools Teachers poled to select 2 courses to pilot 450 students surveyed spring asked to select 3 courses from the teachers list Data analyzed- 4 courses of interest emerged
Proposed Pilot: Social Studies Sociology: The Evolution of U.S. Society through Sports Examines the role, purpose and value of sports in history Focus on the relationship of sports to the political, economic, and cultural institutions and value of society Use of primary and secondary sources.5 elective credit
Edits and Changes Art: Increase in materials fees Delaware County Technical School: Add – Dental Technology Eliminate – Pre Engineering Study of the current class rank and GPA system LEA format involving stakeholders to collect data and make recommendation Committee to include school board members, administrators, teachers, parents and students.
AP Exam Scores AP Exam scores are a weighted combination of student scores on the multiple-choice and free-response sections. The final score is on a five-point scale: AP Exam ScoreRecommendation College Course Grade Equivalent 5Extremely qualifiedA+ or A 4Very qualifiedA-, B+ or B 3QualifiedB-, C+ or C 2Possibly qualified 1No recommendation
AP Course Update 17 AP Course Exams offered 269 students were administered at least one AP exam Total Exams Number of Exams Percentage of Total
Noteworthy Achievements 3 or Better4 or Better %65%32% GroupPercentage Graduating Class Summary th Grade th Grade th Grade19.1
PA State Totals Score Total Exams PA Garnet Valley , , , , ,523 Total Number of Exams496105,362 Mean Score Standard Deviation Total Schools1726
% of Total AP Students with Scores 3+
Goal for Score 3+ – 1% increase from 94% to 95% Action Steps AP Workshops Enhancement Workshops during off semester and two weeks prior to test Report scores directly to teachers Summer work
College and University Totals Boston CollegeMessiah CollegeUniversity of Lethbridge Boston UniversityMillersville University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Maryland: College Park Clemson UniversityNew York UniversityUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill College of William and MaryNortheastern UniversityUniversity of Pennsylvania Delaware College of Art and DesignOhio State University: Columbus CampusUniversity of Pittsburgh Drexel UniversityPenn State University ParkUniversity of Rhode Island Elon UniversityRhode Island CollegeUniversity of Rochester Furman UniversityRowan UniversityUniversity of South Carolina: Columbia George Mason UniversitySaint Basils CollegeUniversity of Virginia George Washington UniversitySaint Joseph's UniversityVillanova University James Madison UniversitySavannah College of Art and DesignVirginia Tech Lehigh UniversityTemple UniversityWake Forest University Lott TrentUniversity of AlabamaWest Chester University of Pennsylvania Loyola University MarylandUniversity of DelawareWidener University