Connecting the "Learning" Dots

How do we connect the dots to improve student achievement?

February 18 "Connecting the Dots" Agenda

The Big Picture

12:30-1:15 "Connecting" with Project Based Learning

1:00-1:50 Behavior "Connections"

-Review Prairie Rose Beliefs and Student Expectations

-Behavior Response Menu

-Fix It Plans and Ideas

-Positive Behavior response

- What ideas do you have?

- Timeline for implementing

2:00-2:15 "Connect" with your Colleagues - Break

2:15-2:30 Connecting Data with Instruction

-Daily 5 - Small group instruction

-Intervention time - What should this look like?

- Time for another Daily, math group, reinforcement or enrichment of concepts already taught, writing workshop time

- Not time for new learning, drawing, "study hall"

2:30-3:30 Data with El

3:30-4:00 The Nonfiction Writing Connection - Thoughts from Kelly Boswell

-Writing Workshop - 45 minutes 4 days per week - Is the easiest differentiation to plan!

-Short mini lesson

-Students write Teacher coaches



Project Based Learning

BPS through the technology department is offering the PBL class. This is a great way to "connect lots of dots."

The Buck Institute is a super resource for Project Based Learning.