December 8, 2014

2013-14 Texas Academic Performance Report

Report that pulls together a wide range of information annually on the performance of students in each school and district in Texas. The reports also provide extensive information on staff, programs, and demographics for each school and district.

Working Toward Our Goals

Reading Goal - By June 2015, 93% of all 3rd/4th grade students will achieve mastery in reading on the state assessment; 88% of all kinder, 1st, and 2nd grade students will be reading on-grade level at the expected rate of fluency for the grade level with 88% of students Developed in Reading Comprehension.

  • Guided Reading professional development with Claudia Brancato
  • Grade level training (2 1/2 days) with Claudia
  • Walkthroughs/post observation conferences with Claudia
  • Walkthroughs/post observation conferences with Literacy Trainer
  • District Professional Development - Shared Reading & Guided Reading
  • Middle of the Year Assessment...January 2015

Math Goal - By June 2015, 93% of students will achieve mastery in math on state assessments with 90% of the kids in each subpopulation achieving mastery.

  • Study of Math TEKS (weekly)
  • Restate as learning outcomes
  • Lone Star Problem Solving (1st-4th)
  • 3rd year implementation of Investigations

Educational Transformation

Are we preparing kids for our past or their future?

21st century learning environments

Expectations of a 21st Century Learning Environment

  • Student centered
  • Focus on application of learning
  • Students active in the learning process
  • Students and teachers reflecting on learning process together

Your Thoughts...

Skills most important to be successful in the 21st Century...

Role of technology in the classroom...

Feedback for legislators...

I Notice...I Wonder...