2Ground rules created by students Classroom mission statements Classroom and student measurable goalsQuality tools and PDSA used regularlyThe Continuous Improvement ClassroomClassroom data centersClassroom meetings facilitated by studentsStudent-led conferencesStudent data folders
3What Are The “Big Rocks”… In our school district?At your school?In your classroom?
4Measurable GoalsGoals provide focus on continuous improvement (classroom & personal goals)Goals are developed with student input:Based on dataAligned to the SIP
11Goal Setting Packet (one per table) Review and discuss at your table…
12Why SMART Goals?Goals are something that you want to achieve in the futureSMART goals assist in “getting focused” on what to focus efforts towardSMART goals help define exactly what the “future state” looks like and how it will be measuredThe Test: If all you did was spend time on the identified SMART goals, the time be well-spent
13What Are SMART GOALS? M easurable A ttainable R esults-oriented S pecific, strategicM easurableA ttainableR esults-orientedT ime-bound
14How To Write SMART Goals Identify the “big, hairy audacious, critical-few” goals that need to be worked on (The Most Important Ones!)Consult the data!What are the greatest areas in need of improvement?Dig deep and get specific (disaggregate!)
15ITBS Language Total Scores This data shows “the big picture” of language proficiency …
16This data “digs deeper” through sub test areas of language skills…
17This data “digs deeper through disaggregation ” of student subgroup population proficiency …
18Subgroups:African AmericanAmerican IndianIEPLow Income
19SMART Goal Conclusion… During the school year, SAMPLE school will increase students’ proficiency in vocabulary skills in the non-proficient student subgroups as measured by the ITBS vocabulary sub test assessment (See targets below for each non-proficient sub group)Subgroup05-06 Actual06-07 TargetAfrican American52.4%57.4%American Indian50%55%IEP0%20%Free & Reduced58.7%64%
20What SMART Goal would you suggest for this problem?
21During the school year, Sample School will increase the respect shown by students as measured by a 15% reduction in office referrals due to “disrespect.”During the school year, Sample School will increase the respect shown by students.We will work on reducing office referrals.
24Kid Friendly & Focused I want to improve math… Vs. This year, I want to increase my skills in math problem solving as measured by a 10% increase on the monthly chapter tests.
25SIP SMART Vs. Kid Friendly? Original SIP SMART Goal: During the school year, SAMPLE school will increase students’ proficiency in vocabulary skills in the non-proficient student subgroups as measured by a 10% increase in the ITBS vocabulary sub test assessmentClassroom SMART Goal (Kid Friendly): This year, Mr. Marino’s 3rd grade class will have a better understanding of words as measured by a 10% reduction in vocabulary errors in weekly writing assignments.
26Classroom SMART Goal (Kid Friendly): This year, Mr Classroom SMART Goal (Kid Friendly): This year, Mr. Marino’s 3rd grade class will have a better understanding of words as measured by a 10% reduction in vocabulary errors in weekly writing assignments.Student Goal (in data folder): This year, I will focus on getting better at learning the meaning of words. I will measure how I’m doing by keeping track of the number of errors I have in vocabulary usage on the weekly writing prompts we do in class.
28Try It Out!As a table, write a SMART goal that relates to your efforts in continuous improvement thisThen, each person writes a SMART goal for their classroom (related to their own school’s improvement plan)