Presentation on theme: "Voyager Learning Center Holomua Elementary School"— Presentation transcript:
1 Voyager Learning Center Holomua Elementary School Progressive, Innovative, Successful
2 Voyager Learning Center Vision and Mission Voyager Learning Center will strive to promote academic success through integrated intervention programs.MissionVoyager Learning Center, in partnership with teachers, staff, parents and students, will provide a learning environment utilizing direct instructional strategies to assist students in becoming successful, lifelong learners.
3 Voyager Learning Center Teachers and Staff Special Education Teachers, Educational Assistants, Article VI Resource Teachers, Foster GrandparentsAll Learning Center staff members receive ongoing, inservice training to keep them abreast with Special Needs instruction.IEPs are the responsibility of the Special Education teacher.
4 Voyager Learning Center Eligibility Criteria Needs are identified through various criteriaRunning RecordsBriganceSDRTTeacher Consultations
5 Voyager Learning Center Grouping Students are tested and grouped according to their individual learning needs and abilities.
6 Voyager Learning Center Instructional Approach Reading and writing blocks are 1 hourMath blocks are minutesReading, writing and math are taught in alignment with the regular education classesLearning Center staff supports classroom curriculumStudents receive many hands-on learning experiences
7 Voyager Learning Center Center Curriculum Phonetic AwarenessPhonicsGuided ReadingMature Reader StrategiesComprehensionWriter’s WorkshopExtensions from ClassroomMath
8 Voyager Learning Center Student Assessment Student progress folders are used to document student achievementInstructor observations are included in progress foldersGuided reading checklists help instructors monitor reading progressStudent writing is assessed according to rubrics based on HCPS IILearning Center Staff conducts articulation every 15 days to assess student’s progress.After articulation, students are regrouped to perpetuate progressive learning.
9 Voyager Learning Center Advantages of the Learning Center Concept Improved classroom environmentStudents are on task due to smaller group sizesStudents are making greater gainsThrough articulation, all instructors are involved in the intellectual growth of all studentsEfficient use of staff and facilities
10 Voyager Learning Center Meeting the challenge of the future.“Moving forward towards success”