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APAAS Team Meeting OCTOBER, 2011
Schedule for Today Touch base from last meeting 4 th Grade Students Susan Holt 9:30 Counselor PLC Grade Levels Regroup-Debrief PLC Site Teams Regroup-Debrief
Guidance resources APAAS PLC time Alternative materials Budget for supplies for high level projects Smaller class size (match average)
De-isolate~ want to be part of sites team Equal access to support (large class-size) Smaller class size to match District average Excellent aide (non RtI) to help students What do you want the aide to do? Perception (climate is changing to include more unique and complex learners)
Best Practices We need/want to implement Materials Technology (laptops, ipads, ipods) similar to Fisler in Fullerton Wiki by grade level to share lessons & resources Jr. Great Books (funding is site decision) APAAS supplemental resources needs to be handled at site.
Best Practices We need/want to implement Interesting Ideas Have more tech access Clarification of APAAS supplemental vocabulary programs: WordlyWise, Classical Roots, etc. Grade level decision Create a Self-Evaluation w/ writing Incorporate a Book Club concept to read a specific book and discuss as part of our PLC. Read recommended Carol Dwecks Mind Set
WHERE ARE WE W/ OUR GOALS? 4 th Grade Students
What can we add to improve process? What is missing? 1. How can we modify? 1.
Struggling APAAS Students Issues vary from student to student. Find out the reasons, in order to help him/her to move forward.
Best Practices open-ended, student choice, product options through project-based learning
Math Practice & Placement Math is 50 % formulas, 50 % proofs, and 50 % imagination.
HOW DO WE KNOW IF OUR STUDENTS ARE TRULY GROWING ACADEMICALLY? Common Assessments What will they look like? How will they be created? When will we implement? What will they look like? How will they be created? When will we implement?