Salem MS Curriculum Night

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SALEM MIDDLE SCHOOL
CURRICULUM NIGHT
September 9, 2014
DeKalb County School System
MISSION
The mission of DeKalb County School
System is to form a collaborative effort
between home and school that
maximizes students' social and academic
potential preparing them to compete in
a global society.
SALEM MIDDLE SCHOOL
MISSION:
The mission of Salem Middle International
Baccalaureate World School is to foster and
environment of academic excellence that will
effectively prepare all students for successful
post-secondary studies and challenges of the
21st century.
SALEM MIDDLE SCHOOL
FOCUS:
1. To create a culture of consistency.
2. To increase rigor and academic achievement in all
content areas.
3. To ensure highly qualified personnel in all positions.
4. To maintain safe and healthy learning environments
that support academic achievement.
5. To increase parental/community involvement through
effective communication and participation.
.
SALEM MIDDLE SCHOOL
Administration
Terrence Harvey-Principal
Tuqwan Taylor- 8th Grade
Stanley Lewis - API - 7th Grade
James Staples - 6th Grade
Apra Caldwell - Principal‘s Secretary
Samantha Bland - Discipline Secretary
Salem Middle School
Department Chairpersons
Math- Stephanie Livingston
Language Arts- Chiquita Washington
Science-Batini Farris
Social Studies-Addie Taylor
Exceptional Ed. Natalie Hall
Physical Education-Gloria McDowell
Connections – Marcus Bishop
SALEM MIDDLE SCHOOL
School Counselors
Tiffany Lawrence-Benton -Head Counselor
Latonya Smiley - Counselor
Diane Floyd - Counselor
Rosa Harris – Counselor for SST/504
Maria Long - Secretary
SALEM MIDDLE SCHOOL
Academic Data Coaches
Languages Arts- William Dillard
Math-Tiffani Hooper
Science – Anne Marion
Social Studies – Dr. Deborah Cooley
LTSE - Dr. Syette Rivers
Dekalb County School District
Initiatives
•TKES - Teacher Keys Effectiveness System
•CCGPS - Common Core Ga. Performance Standards
•CCRPI - College and Career Readiness Performance
Index
•DCSD Math Initiative
Salem Middle School
Instructional
Initiatives
•Targeted Tutorials for GA Milestones
•Math, Social Studies, and Science Supports
•SLO’s and Benchmarks
•Increase Problem Based Learning/Experiments in
Sciences
•Increase Parental Involvement / Communication
•Technology integration in all Content Areas
Professional Learning Focus
Differentiated Instruction
Co-Teaching (Alternative, Station,
Parallel)
International Baccalaureate
Technology Integration
Thinking Maps
IB Learner Profile
INQUIRERS
KNOWLEDGEABLE
THINKERS
COMMUNICATORS
PRINCIPLED
OPEN-MINDED
CARING
RISK-TAKERS
BALANCED
REFLECTIVE
CCRPI
2013 – CCRPI Score 49.8
Red Flag Areas
Economically Disadvantaged
Students With Disabilities
Math, Science, Social Studies
SPRING CRCT RESULTS
Course
6th
7th
8th
6th
7th
8th
Reading
Language Arts
89%
81%
88%
82%
92%
89%
95%
87%
86%
90%
91%
89%
Math
Science
60%
38%
70%
57%
59%
45%
67%
45%
68%
57%
49%
52%
Social Studies
35%
42%
52%
39%
42%
56%
2013 – Data
2014 - Data
SPRING CRCT RESULTS
6th Grade CRCT
100
90
95
89
87
81
80
67
70
60
60
50
45
39
40
35
38
30
20
10
0
6th Reading
6th ELA
6th Math
6th S.S.
6th Science
SPRING CRCT RESULTS
7th Grade CRCT
100
90
88
90
86
82
80
70
70
68
57
60
57
50
42
42
40
30
20
10
0
7th Reading
7th ELA
7th Math
7th S.S.
7th Science
SPRING CRCT RESULTS
8th Grade CRCT
100
92
91
90
89
89
80
70
59
60
56
49
50
52
45
42
40
30
20
10
0
8th Reading
8th ELA
8th Math
8th S.S.
8th Science
Growth and Achievement Model
(6-Step Data Protocol)
Steps 1- 2:
Assess all students and analyze the data.
Steps 3 - 4:
Identify students in need of additional instructional support.
Determine what instructional support will be provided.
Determine how the instructional support will be provided.
Determine the goals…..IMPLEMENT.
Steps 5 - 6:
Monitor and adjust the instructional support.
Communicate the plan.
Data Sources
CRCT
Universal Screeners
Common Assessments
Benchmark Assessments
On-line Assessment System
Mock Writing Assessment
CONCLUSION
Life affords no greater responsibility, no
greater privilege than the raising of the
next generation.
C. Everett Koop, M.D.
QUESTIONS
Curriculum Night
AGENDA
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Presentation
Q&A
Dismissal
Team Presentations
Adjourn
Team
Burgundy
Silver
White
Grey
Auditorium
Auditorium
Auditorium
Classrooms
6:30-7:00
6th
213
206
212
8th
513
504
516
520
7th
203
105
308
7:00-7:30
7:30

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