Presentation on theme: "Glacier View School Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District – Welcome!"— Presentation transcript:
Glacier View School Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District – Welcome!
Introduction to Our School Representatives Grades K-12 Demographics Faculty Multi-aged classrooms GVS history
Administrators assist teachers in overseeing the support and progress of students. Staff awareness of assessment data Professional development Support of teacher-leaders Program support
Teachers collaborate with one another regarding student learning. Grade level assessments Review and use of assessment data Using data to inform instructional practices at the building, classroom, and individual student levels
Teachers take instructional action after evaluation of assessment results. Multiple data points, frequent review Confirmation of observations Title I funding decisions – Promethean Boards – Rubrics – 6+1 Writing Traits – Continued differentiation and re-teaching for mastery
Teachers use diverse instructional strategies to increase learning for all students. Multi-age, multi-grade – Advantages – Disadvantages Varied instructional strategies Technology
School culture embraces high expectations for students and staff. Academic expectations Behavioral expectations Instructional expectations
MSBSD working toward alignment of standards and curriculum. Guaranteed and Viable Existing GVS Curricula – K-12 Saxon Math – K-2 SRA Reading Mastery District Audit – Findings – Actions
A safe, orderly, and supportive learning environment is provided for students. Facility opened in 1996 Students show pride No vandalism
A consistent building-wide behavior standard and discipline plan for students is in place. Longevity of staff and students Glacier View Magic No one has the right to interfere with the education of others Strong administrator support High expectations Positive reinforcement
Our schedule maximizes learning time. Core academics in a.m. – Math 1 st – Language arts / Social Studies / Science Electives and active classes in p.m. – Music a strong focus – P.E. – Culinary Arts – Art – Technology – Correspondence Lunchtime library After school tutoring Teacher availability Sporting events with minimum disruption
Parents and community members are deeply involved in supporting the students and the schools learning environment.
Volunteers – never too many – Mentors – Guest instructors – Library support – Community newspaper – Involved PTO
Communications Classroom newsletter School website I-Cue Phone & E-mail Informal conversation High parent-teacher conference attendance
Projects Fundraising for Europe trips Community Band Sports Support Love of Reading Week Wilderness Survival