Helping Kids Get Back Up Kids come to us: From single parent families and broken homes In poverty With physiological problems due to drugs, alcohol, and/or in-utero difficulties Abused, sleepy and hungry With low self-confidence www.youtube.com\watch?v=MslbhDZoniY Ask yourself - How do we help kids get “back up”?
Starting with Two Strikes Green’s research in “Expectations” (2005) shows that, given all other equal factors, perception for lesser learning is viewed for: +Race+Gender+Social Class +ELL+History+Disability +Physical Attractiveness +Speech +Handwriting
Students Decide Can I learn this or am I just too slow, dense….. stupid? Is the learning worth the energy I must expend to attain it? Is trying to learn worth the risk that I might fail …..again…in public? -Richard Stiggins
“Annual Growth, Catchup Growth” 1 Maxims +100% of the achievement gap in reading and 67% in of the gap in math originates in the home before a student’s first day in kindergarten. +Excellent teaching creates annual growth. “You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end-which you can never afford to lose-with the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality.” -Hannibal on his decision to cross the Alps 1 Fielding, Kerr and Rosier, “Annual Growth for All Students, Catch Up Growth for Those Who Are Behind”;New Foundation Press; Kennewick, WA; 2007
Research- “All Students Can Learn” An analysis of research conducted over a thirty-five year period demonstrates that schools that are highly effective produce results that almost entirely overcome the effects of student backgrounds. Robert Marzano (2003)
Is Status Quo Okay? What are our current conditions? and Will applying the structure and philosophy of the MTI Model really make a difference?
Roseburg School District Percentage of Special Education students meeting standards has fallen below target for four years. Roseburg has not met AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) during that time.
How do our other subgroups do? Percentage of Students Exceeding Standards, OAKS 2009 Reading 3 rd GradeDistrict 25%State33% 4 th GradeDistrict 34%State40% 5 th GradeDistrict 20%State26% 6 th GradeDistrict21%State28% 7 th GradeDistrict23%State 29% 8 th GradeDistrict17%State23% High SchoolDistrict13%State15% Source: OAKS Website July 2009
Percentage of Students Exceeding Standards, OAKS 2009 Math 3rd GradeDistrict 16%State28% 4th GradeDistrict 15%State25% 5th GradeDistrict 16%State29% 6th GradeDistrict21%State30% 7th GradeDistrict21%State 29% 8th GradeDistrict21%State28% High SchoolDistrict14%State13% Source: OAKS Website July 2009 How do our other subgroups do?
We don’t see things as they are… We see things as we are. -Nin
Research Indicating All Students Can Learn at High Levels The 90/90/90 Schools Kennewick, WA (Annual Growth, Catch-up Growth) Results from hundreds of schools including ones in our district.
How are they doing now? S.P. (5 th Grader ’08-’09) Reading:190 in 3 rd to 235 in 5th (exceeds) Math: 190 in 3 rd to 229 (exceeds) Science: 243 (exceeds) Fluency:112 wcpm
How are they doing now? S.J. (5 th Grader ’08-’09) Reading: 196 in 3 rd to 232 (exceeds) Math: 192 in 3 rd to 224 (meets) Science: 234 (meets) Fluency:139 wcpm
How are they doing now? E.J (5 th Grader ’08-’09) Reading: 183 in 3 rd to 226 (meets) Math: 194 in 3 rd to 225 (meets) Science: 234 (meets) Fluency:177 wcpm
How are they doing now? W.J. (5 th Grader ’08-’09) Reading:179 in 3 rd to 232 (exceeds) Math: 190 in 3 rd to 217 (nearly meets) Science: 243 (exceeds) Fluency:117 wcpm
How are they doing now? E.B. (4 th Grader ’08-’09) Reading: 169 in 3 rd to 221(meets) Math: 181 in 3 rd to 222 (meets) Fluency: 34 wcpm in 2 nd to 93 wcpm
How are they doing now? B.J. (4 th Grader ’08-’09) Reading: 174 in 3rd to 212 (meets) Math: 166 in 3rd to 197 (dnm) Fluency:21 wcpm in 2 nd to 115 wcpm
How are they doing now? N. H. (4 th Grader ’08-’09) Reading:160 in 3 rd to 228 (meets) Math: 194 in 3 rd to 230 (exceeds) Fluency:6 wcpm in 2 nd to 100 wcpm
How are they doing now? C. F. (4 th Grader ’08-’09) Reading: 184 in 3 rd to 231 (exceeds) Math: 171 in 3 rd to 218 (meets) Fluency:30 wcpm in 2 nd to 101 wcpm
The Quest for the Great Pumpkin How Teamwork, Sharing Knowledge, and Alliances are creating the World’s Largest Pumpkins
Global Competition to Grow the Giant Pumpkin Obesity Triumphs: Pumpkins have tripled in weight in the last 25 years The ONE TON Pumpkin will arrive in a few years Maddison Harder, 3, climbs on Joel Holland's prize-winning-record, 1,229-pound Atlantic Giant pumpkin at the annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Monday, Oct. 10, 2005. The pumpkin is 3 feet, 9 inches high. He wins $6,145 for his efforts, at $5 per pound. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) Simon McKim, 2, of Rehobeth, Mass., checks out the 1,443 pound champion pumpkin grown by Scott Palmer of Coventry, R.I., at the Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off in Warren, R.I., on Monday, Oct. 10, 2005. Palmer's pumpkin set a new New England record, just 3 pounds shy of the World Record held by a Canadian from Ontario.