ESOL Department PLC
Friday December 11, 2015
- identify days, times, and groups of students for OELPA administration.
- understand my role as an ESOL teacher with OELPA testing.
- explain what data I keep for students and how I organize it.
- identify what criterion are essential to determining student placement and transition.
Why are we here?
For the Teacher's Soul: "A Gratitude List" RAFT
Read the text
Choose one section of the text that resonates most with you
- R-Role: You will personify the name of your section and write from that perspective
- A-Audience: Your audience is YOU :)
- F- Format: a greeting or holiday card
- T-Topic: Think about the the section of "The Gratitude List" you read; what does it mean to you? Think about why you are here, do you come to work everyday? What makes you love what you do? Write a reminder to yourself about about what makes you love what you do.
Transition and Placement Criteria
- What data do you currently have for individual students?
- How do you organize/document this data? Sample template Sample template 2
- What additional data/criteria do you feel is important to guiding placement/transition decisions?
- What do the service models look like from one building to the next?
- What do buildings/teachers need to best place students?
- An Example from a Junior High reading intervention class