Bucyrus Literacy Corner

Volume II, Issue 3, January 3, 2023

LOCAL LITERACY NEWS:

Look at what the Bucyrus City Schools TBTs (Teacher Based Teams) have been working on literacy-wise in school year 2022-23:


Aligning the Local Literacy Plan with Ohio’s Plan to Raise Literacy Achievement through:

  • Instructional coaching

  • Classroom implementation of evidence-based language and literacy practices (comprehension, vocabulary, writing)

  • Data tracking

  • Instructional adjustments

  • Curriculum adjustments


Enhancing the District Infrastructure of Supports for Teachers with:

  • Targeted professional learning

  • Aligned assessments, rubrics, and checklists (ELA, K-8 in 21-22 and 9-12 this year)


Defining Educators’ Shared Goals via:

  • Adoption of a PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports) matrix– Goal-Oriented, Respect, Excellence, Determination

  • Gap closing– development of academic plans and common preparation times for discussion of student needs, best practices, and state test item deconstruction

  • Emphasis on literacy development and student progress


Great work, teams!

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