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1 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; The TIME Collaborative Dr. King Elementary Session 6 Presentation

2 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; School Background School NameLocation Dr. King Elementary SchoolSyracuse, NY Number of Students by Grade (Projected for SY 14-15) Pre KK12345Total What Else You Should Know about Our School 10.2% of students are English Language Learners 17.7% of students are Special Education Students 100% receive free lunch

3 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; Building Support for Our New Day Staff Monthly staff meeting updates Staff surveys on enrichment interests Professional development on Instructional Focus/Priority Focus #2 Parents Robo-calls home from Principal with process updates Website with information Announcements at concerts and other school events Parent/Teacher conversations Students Student surveys – enrichment Class meetings School Board Staff willing to talk to school board Invite members of school board to our school Community Stakeholders SUNY ESF Peaceful People StakeholderEvidence of Outreach, Support, and Engagement

4 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; Instructional Focus A coordinated, whole school effort at Dr. King Elementary to have all students show measurable growth in their ability to comprehend and respond in writing to various texts using evidence across all subject areas. Will be measured by a common school-based rubric scaffolded across the grade levels to assess daily/weekly assignments in addition to standardized state and district assessments. What Challenges We’re Solving at Our School with This Focus Need more professional development for standards based teaching & learning Low growth on open response items on state standardized test How We Decided on This Focus/What Data Informed Our Decision Planning team met to collect data and plan school wide meetings Interim assessments showed little progress on writing standards

5 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; Addressing Our Instructional Focus How are We Using Time to Support Our Instructional Focus? 150 minute weekly for grade level and vertical collaboration 180 minutes weekly for analyzing data 120 minutes weekly for professional development What Our School Needs to Address to Strengthen Our Focus Training on teaching writing across all content areas using consistent school-wide practices Teachers need support on analyzing and responding to data Teachers need protocols/structures to ensure productive collaboration time School needs to identify high quality curriculum and other resources for support School needs to identify partner organizations and technology options that can help deliver targeted intervention and acceleration

6 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; Our School-wide Priority #2 Second Priority A coordinated whole school effort will be made to build a school culture of positive behavior which will allow us to focus on the education of the whole child so that students are healthy, physically and emotionally safe, actively engaged, supported and challenged by a well-balanced curriculum. Will be done using P.B.I.S., PATHS (Providing Alternate Thinking Strategies) 2 nd Step, PAX Good Behavior Game, and Peaceful People. What Challenges We’re Solving at Our School with This Priority Extended time allows for 30 minutes daily for enhancing the school culture Peaceful People will help students with problem solving strategies in addition to conflict resolution strategies Standards-based curriculum to support social emotional learning How We Decided on This Priority/What Data Informed Our Decision Current school culture Observations from teachers, students, and parents Referral data, PBIS data

7 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; Addressing Our Priority #2 How are We Using Time to Support Our Instructional Focus? 30 minutes daily to work on enhancing school culture What Our School Needs to Address to Strengthen Priority #2 Curriculum based program (PATHS) that will help teaching skills more targeted and meaningful Partnership with Peaceful People

8 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; Our New School Day MonTueWedThuFri Start8:00 End3:40 Minutes460 Average Length of Day (in Minutes)460 min/day Number of School Days each Year180 days/yr Total Minutes each Year82,800 min/yr Total Hours each Year1,380 hrs/yr

9 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; Sample Student Schedule Total Minutes per Week Core AcademicsIntervention/AccelerationEnrichment 1,300 min90 + min ELA 90 + min Math min MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday 60 min B’fast AE B’fast AE B’fast AE B’fast AE B’fast AE 30 min Enhancing School Culture 90 min ELA Blended Learning ELA Blended Learning ELA Blended Learning ELA Blended Learning ELA Blended Learning 40 min Writing 45 minMath 30 min Lunch 45 min Math – Blended Learning 40 minSpecials 40 minContent 30 minEnrichment 10 minDismissal

10 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; Student Schedule Breakdown EngMathContentAc SupSpecElectOtherTOTAL # of Min EngMathContentAcademic Support SpecElectOtherTOTAL # of Min (3 days) SY Schedule – minutes/day SY Schedule (with ELT)- minutes/day Schedule Changes that Benefit Our Students Increased writing time by 10 minutes a day to address our instructional focus. Students have Enrichment for 30 minutes a day plus what is available to them during Academic Enrichment time. Students have Intervention for 30 minutes a day – 3 days a week plus what is necessary from the Academic Enrichment time Every student has 30 minutes daily for enhancing school culture to address our priority focus #2.

11 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; Sample Teacher Schedules Group 1 60 min PD/Data 30 min School Culture 40 min Writing 40 min Planning Period 30 min Whole Group ELA 60 min Blended Learning – Tier 1 & 2 intervention 30 minLunch 45 min Whole Group Math 45 min Blended Learning – Tier 1 & 2 intervention 30 min Teacher Collaboration 30 min Content Group 1 Teachers Pre K – 5 th Grade Teachers Total Minutes per Week InstructionDataCollaboration 1,

12 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; Teacher Schedule Breakdown InstructionCollab.DataPlan/PrepProf. Dev.OtherTotal Minutes1,225 min/wk 75 min/wk 200 min/wk voluntary01,575 SY Schedule SY Schedule (with ELT) InstructionCollab.DataPlan/PrepProf. Dev.OtherTotal Minutes1,450 min/wk 150 min/wk 180 min/wk 200 min/wk 120 min/wk 150 min/wk 2,250 Schedule Changes that Benefit Our Teachers Teachers will receive more time for team and vertical collaboration. Teachers will receive more time for data analysis. Teachers will receive more time for targeted professional development. Teachers will have 30 minutes a day for enhancing school culture. This will build both teacher to student and student to student relationships which will ultimately allow more time for instruction.

13 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; Sustaining Expanded Learning Time Strategies to Decrease FINANCIAL Burdens Strategies to Decrease TEACHER/STAFF Burdens Blended Learning using technology to provide content delivery Strategic placement of students that ensures each class is better configured for BL Infusion of outside partners (Peaceful People and SUNY ESF) Tier 1 and Tier 2 interventions will be embedded in the core classes Utilize SUNY ESF staff to provide enrichment for students. Strategic placement of students that ensures each class is better configured for BL PD that builds capacity in the areas related to our two Instructional Foci More teacher collaboration, PD and data analysis time.

14 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; Budgeting for ELT Additional CostApproximate CostCost per Student Added Teacher Time$363,780$ Added Partner TimeTBD TOTAL363,780 + TBD TBD Funds We’re Pursuing SIG1,000,000/3$ Title 1/GF$473

15 © 2013 National Center on Time and Learning; Challenges and Unresolved Issues Uncertainty around staffing/administration Training of external partners Logistical space for breakfast Logistical space for enrichment and intervention School level challenges and unresolved issues Have not yet received grant award notices Needs to finalize external partner agreements Uncertainty regarding school staffing District level challenges and unresolved issues

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