DATA SOURCES? The district solution can collect and consolidate data from: Individual Students –writing samples, portfolios, projects Assessments of StudentsEOC, TPRI, TAKS, STAR, ITBS, SOI, Benchmarks Students by Subgroups Teacher Submitted Information--TIERS Curriculum InformationTEKS Mastery Individual Lesson PlansModifications, Enrichments Parental InvolvementConferences, Contracts Other
Step 3 ANALYZE BREAK OUT Individual--student scores, grades, writing samples, reading BREAK OUT Individual Concepts – curriculum alignment GROUPby COHORT – look at COHORT report, GROUP by student – look at AYP COMPARESimilarities, Differences DENOTE TRENDS--Over time, year to year, IDENTIFY WEAKNESSES –by scores, by curriculum alignment, by materials (by process, by program, by practices NOT by personality)
STEP 4 REPORT SHARE – findings with COHORT & Campus Leaders DISCUSSfindings across curriculum and across grade levels COORDINATEa formative report for campus/district improvement committees
STEP 5 NEEDS ASSESSMENT OUTLINE NEEDSby program, by process, by practice, by grade level, by classroom, and by student IDENTIFY –make a list of deficiencies (program, materials, knowledge, skills coordination, practices, verbiage) Specifically, what are the 2 weakest concepts in your scores, in your cohort, in your department, on your campus, in the district?
STEP 6 ACTION PLAN CREATE PLAN Determine what is going to be done, by whom, how, why, when, how long, with what goals FLOW CHARTGive everyone a visual map of what we have decided to do REALITY CHECK run your plan through –is it possible, is it plausible, do we have the heart to do it, do we have the resources to do it?
STEP 7 GATHER THE RESOURCES ACTION PLANS need resources PERSONNEL TIME TRAINING DETERMINE EXPERTISE NEEDED HOW OFTEN, FROM WHERE, FROM WHOM FUNDING MATERIALS ACQUISITION TIME
STEP 8 COMMITMENT PRACTICE – 3-Year minimum commitment to change LEARNING CURVE –The truth will set you free, but first it will hurt a lot Rick Warren
STEP 9 ACCOUNTABILITY RESPONSIBILITY – no weak links NO EXCUSES – Accepting your Assignment SHINE – Showing what you have accomplished as a teacher, what your students have accomplished in knowledge & skills
STEP 10 VISION with HEART What do your want your program to look like in 3 years? What is your Vision? Your Plan?