Student Growth Objectives - Netcong Elementary School

Netcong School Student Driven
Curriculum & Professional Development
Action Plan 2013-2014
 New Jersey Ask Scores 3rd Grade through 8th Grade
o 2012-2013 Scores in Context
o Data Review Questions
o Student Informed Curriculum Development & Professional Development
 SGO’s—Regional Student Growth Objectives Assessments
o Common 3rd through 8th Grade SGO’s for ALL 3 K-8 Districts
o Three Separate SGO Formative (informative) Assessments
o Standardized Test for ALL LEARNERS to create benchmarks & Clear, Target
Learning Goals for EVERY Student
 Rubicon Atlas Curriculum Mapping
o Revision for ALL Netcong School curricula
o Best Practices from Model Schools merged with…
o Hybrid Curricula of Netcong, Byram, & Stanhope
 New Jersey ASK SCORES
 New Jersey ASK SCORES
 New Jersey ASK SCORES Data Review for ACHIEVENJ
 Review of Grades and NJASK Scores with LVR Superintendent
 7 of 28 Netcong School 8th Grade Students asked to move up a level in
either or a combination of:
• Mathematics—to Geometry Honors
• English—to English Honors
• History—to History Honors
 8TH Grade Advanced Proficient ASK Average = 270.3
• BRAVO 8th Grade Class of 2014 and LVR Class of 2017
• Bravo 8th Grade Math Team!
 New Jersey ASK SCORES Data Review for ACHIEVENJ
 Strong Advanced Proficient Numbers in 6-8 Math
 Strong Advanced Proficient Numbers in 7th grade LAL
• Target the Adv. Prof. # of 15 % for ALL Grade Levels
• Increase the # of Proficient Students by 10%
 Partial Proficiency #’s are near target of 20% for Math
 4 Year Data Picture Indicates Positive Changes in Past Year for 3rd—8th
grade student NJASK skills and Content Knowledge
 New Jersey ASK SCORES Data Review for ACHIEVENJ
 Increase student proficiency by 10% for ALL Grades Tested
 Give Formative, end of year, standardized Assessments in:
• First two weeks of September & retest at End of October
• First two weeks of December & retest at End of January
• First two weeks of February & retest at End of March
 New Jersey ASK SCORES Data Review for ACHIEVENJ
 Special Education Student Growth
• Build on Language Needs
• Develop Reading and Writing Workshop Model
• Read to Develop Critical Thinking
• Tier 3 Vocabulary in the Classroom
 Rubicon Atlas Mapping for Developing a 3-District Regionally Coordinated
 Two Year Rollout Plan
• Year One Curriculum Documents Developed & Posted on Rubicon Atlas
 Collaborative, 3-District Curriculum Maps
• Teacher Pilot Group of 7 Teachers from Each District
• All Teachers will have Review & Analysis Capabilities
• All Teachers will have a Personalized “Dashboard”
 All Teachers will have ability to save Searches & Data that
they run
• Second Year Teachers will use FULL Site Capacity
 Overview of 2013-2014 Action Plan Pieces
 Scores with specific discrete tasks will guide teacher targeted lesson
planning and student centered learning
 Student Growth Objectives will stem from ASK scores review &
Standardized Formative Assessments given 3 Times in the School Year
 Rubicon Atlas Mapping as site for Developing (then approving) and
Sharing Curriculum with Teachers, the other K-8 Districts, and Community
Response to Intervention
Netcong Elementary School
Jacqueline Cinotti
Kathleen Walsh
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Tiers of Instruction
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Benefits to Students
Eliminate “wait to fail”
Intervene at the earliest indication of student need
Potentially reduce the number of special education referrals
Distinguish between students whose achievement problems
are due to a learning disability vs. students whose
achievement problems are linked to other issues – i.e. lack of
prior instruction
• Progress monitoring techniques provide more instructionally
relevant information than traditional assessments
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Benefits to Students
• Collaboration of school staff including the
administration, classroom teacher, basic skills
teachers, special education teacher,
psychologist, etc. All share the responsibility
of helping each child succeed.
• Specific instructional strategies found to
benefit particular students are employed –
eliminates the “one size fits all” approach.
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• In order to implement RTI correctly we need
benchmark testing.
• Professional development is key to the success
of RTI.
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2009 Visual and Performing Arts
2009 Comprehensive Health and Physical Education
2009 Science
2009 Social Studies
2009 World Languages
2009 Technology
2009 21st-Century Life and Careers
 21st Century Learning at Netcong Elementary School:
 Technology integration will continue for students
 Chromebooks will be available for all middle school students
 Updated Wi-Fi Access will support the new devices
 Genesis student information system will give all stakeholders access
 Rubicon Atlas will help teachers connect the learning across the curriculum

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