2PDSA CyclePlan – Do – Study – Act (PDSA) Cycle guides the continuous improvement process for the action research team.
3Goal #1 for Math TeamTo improve all students’ proficiency in mathematics.
4Plan – Define the System No Child Left Behind mandates that all students be proficient on the math concepts and estimation subtest of ITED by 2012.Based on analysis of ITED, students need more practice with standardized test-taking strategies;(multiple choice formatted questions).
6Plan – Assess Current Situation Analyze the results of the district trimester assessments.The type of questions in which students show non-proficiency:
7Plan – Assess Current Situation Four year Math statistics:
8Plan – Assess Current Situation Student satisfaction survey results:
9Plan – Analyze CausesImprovement of test bank questions for district assessmentsRegular district mathematics meetingsMath Skills classesLarge class sizesInsufficient funding/resources
10Plan – Analyze Causes Student absenteeism Many students struggle with readingLack of time to work with the non-proficient students on an individual basisLack of articulation between middle and high schoolsLeveling of students
11Do – Try Out Improvement Theory Implementation of math skills classes for students scoring below the 40th percentile on the math subtestGenerating a database of multiple choice chapter test questions for math courses taught.
12Do – Try Out Improvement Theory Coming soon to a classroom near you!!!!
13Study – Study the Results NO RESULTS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
14Act – Standardize Improvement Not to this point in the cycle yet.
15Act – Plan Continuous Improvement Not to this point in the cycle yet.