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1 IMPROVING STUDENT PERFORMANCE-BEST PRACTICES IN INTERVENTION AND ACCELERATION The University of Texas at Austin Institute for Public School Initiatives Texas Center for Student Success (TCSS)

2 TCSS Goals © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System 1. Help Texas public school districts and charter schools meet the Reading Diagnosis requirements as described in the Texas Education Code §28.006g. 2. Assist Texas public school districts and charter schools as they meet accelerated instruction requirements mandated by House Bill 3, passed during the 81st Texas Legislature. 3. Provide districts with exemplar intervention and acceleration practices disseminated through the TEA’s Project Share platform and/or during statewide conferences.

3 Goals for Today’s Session © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System 1. Describe the Texas Center for Student Success course within TEA’s Project Share portal. 2. Demonstrate how to use the resources in the TCSS course to implement or enhance intervention and acceleration instructional practices. 3. Provide time to explore and apply the course resources, research, and exemplar contents to your respective school or district.

4 Improving Student Performance-Best Practices in Intervention and Acceleration Course Syllabus © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System

5 Let’s Explore Our Course © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System Project Share Access:

6 © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System Log in

7 Select “Courses” © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System

8 Click on link to “Improving Student Performance-Best Practices in Intervention and Acceleration”.

9 Joining the Course © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System You can search through “Courses Open to All Epsilen” or...

10 © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System... click on the “Search Courses” button. Joining the Course

11 © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System Enter “Improving Student Performance” and click “Search”. Joining the Course

12 Not a Course Member? © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System  Join the course by clicking the icon on the far right.  Verify that your name is entered and click “Join”.

13 Look for announcements and updates here. Select “Syllabus” to see available lessons. See who has recently visited this course. © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System

14 Select any Category. © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System

15 Select from one of three lesson sections.

16 © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System URL links will take you directly to valuable information.

17 Application © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System  You are a middle school science teacher interested in learning more about differentiated instruction in the classroom.  How might this course support you?  What section(s) might you review? Why?  Video Analysis.  As you watch the video, write down strategies you see this teacher using.  How could these strategies assist this middle school science teacher?

18 Application © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System  You are an elementary teacher wanting to learn more about intervention instruction in a reading classroom.  What part of our course might you search?  What artifact(s) might you select to learn more? Why?  Video Analysis.  As you view the video, write down some ways this teacher explicitly teaches and/or scaffolds the instruction for her students.

19 Application © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System  You are a high school mathematics teacher wanting resources to support your students.  What part of our course might you search?  What artifact(s) might you use? Why?

20 Application: Connect to Practice © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System  Think about one area you will focus on this school year: Review the contents of our course for supportive artifacts. Select one or more artifacts and determine how you would apply these contents in your classroom, campus, or district.

21 Reflection © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System  3: things you learned about our course  2: actions that you will take with our course  1: commitment statement

22 To learn more about the Texas Center for Student Success (TCSS), including our Project Share course and upcoming projects, go to: Contact Information: Linda Cranmer: Daryl Michel: © Texas Education Agency/University of Texas System


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