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REGION 7
COMPREHENSIVE INSTRUCTIONAL
PROGRAM
Current Issues
1. Academic Review
a. Struggling with Curriculum
b. Struggling with Instruction
c. Consuming significant time
d. Divert Title Monies
2. Issues with Data
a. Not enough good data
b. Too much irrelevant data
c. Can’t interpret or use data we have
3. Increased Accountability
4. Decreased Budgets
5. Increased Workloads on Staff
6. Managers/Instructional Leader Gap
7. Lack of time and focus
8. Lack of knowledge
Comprehensive Instructional Program
Five Questions
1. What are our core values? (Expectations/Policies/Protocols)
2. What are we teaching? (Curriculum)
3. How are we teaching it? (Instructional Program)
4. How do we know if students learned it? (Assessments)
5. What do we do if they don’t learn or already know? (Intervention)
What Are Our Core Values?
Expectations/Policies/Protocols
1. Intense Focus/Vision
2. High Expectations
3. Unwavering Support
4. Dedicated Director
5. Eliminate Trivial Initiatives
6. Data Driven Instruction
7. Evaluations - Honest/Focused
8. Specific SIPs
9. Create Budget on Priorities
10. Freedom/Accountability
11. Support for At-Risk Schools
What Are We Teaching?
Curriculum
1. Curriculum Frameworks
2. Blueprints
3. Essential Knowledge/Skills
4. Guaranteed/Viable Curriculum
5. Constantly Revise
6. Vertical Articulation
7. Curriculum Overload
8. High Expectations
9. People Improvement
10. Time to Re-tool
How Are We Teaching The Curriculum?
Instructional Program
1. Expectations (Best practices/no hiding)
2. People Improvement
a. Hire best
b. Remediate average
c. Dismiss ineffective
3. Staff Development
4. Instructional Leaders
a. Free principals /build capacity
b. Provide support/data /clear focus
5. Identify weaknesses
a. Schools/disciplines/grade levels
b. Subgroups/individual students
c. Teachers
6. Teach with Rigor
How Do We Measure Learning?
Assessment Program
1. Quarterly Assessments
2. Common Benchmarks
3. Longitudinal Data
a. Curriculum/instruction?
b. Teacher specific?
4. Data Interpretation
a. Simple/easy to read
b. Correlate with SOLs
c. Change instruction
5. Use Multiple Assessments
6. Understand SOLs
a. Format/Rigor
b. Get ahead of curve
What Do We Do if Students Don’t Learn/Already Know?
Remediation and Intervention
1. Study Skills
2. After School Remediation
3. Title VI
4. Title I
5. Special Education
6. Algebra Readiness Aides
7. Student Performance by Questions
8. Small Group Instruction
9. Identification of Students (RtI Model)
10. VDOE Website (overall scores)
11. Reading Resource Teachers
12. Math Coaches
Why Are We Struggling?
1. Curriculum (need to align)
2. Instruction (use rigor/best practice)
3. Data (use it effectively)
4. Time (need to re-tool)
5. Capacity (need right people)
6. Resources (need single source)
7. Complicated (need simplification)
8. Expensive (need to unify)
Academic Success
State Ranking SOL Results 2013
1. Overall Math
2. Grade 3 Math
3. Geometry
4. Grade 3 Reading
5. Math 6 Math
6. Algebra I
7. Algebra II
8. Overall History
9. Grade 11 Writing
10. Overall Science
5th in state
5th in state
6th in state
9th in state
10th in state
11th in state
13th in state
14th in state
14th in state
15th in state
(57% free and reduced lunch)
What we’re beginning:
1. Comprehensive Instructional Program
2. Three Primary Components
a. Comprehensive Instructional Plan
b. Assessments
c. Family Connection
3. Completion Dates
a. Comprehensive Inst. Plan (July 2015)
b. Assessments (Aug. 2015)
c. Family Connection (Jan. 2015)
Component I:
Comprehensive Instructional Program
Kindergarten
First
Writing
Third
Second
Math
Reading
Science
Remediation
Lesson 1
Lesson 2
Spiral Reviews
Objectives/
Essential Skills
Anticipatory
Set
Lesson 3
Lesson Plans
Strategies
Approach
Independent
Practice
Lesson 4
Benchmark
Sequenced
Daily
Assessment
s
Lesson 5
Fourth…….
……Eighth
Social Studies
Enrichment
Resources
Pacing Guides
Lesson 6..
Blue Prints
Lesson 120
Framework
Prioritized
PowerPoints
Handouts
Tests
Websites
Lesson Plan Elements
1. Objective
a. Aligned to curriculum
b. Aligned to pacing guides
c. Prioritized by importance
d. Sequenced for benchmarks
e. Spiral reviews
2. Prior Knowledge
3. Strategies
4. Independent Practice
5. Daily Quick Checks
6. Support Resources/Remediation
7. Optional for Effective Teachers
Component II:
Assessments
Quarterly
Benchmarks
Test 1
Test 2
Reports
Data
Analysis
Test 3
Division
School
Teacher
Assessment Elements
1. Objective
a. Collect data
b. Analyze data
c. Produce usable reports
d. Region 7 created program
2. Review
a. SOL data
b. Benchmark data
c. Common assessment data
Component III:
Family Connection
Practice Session
Homework Help
Remediation
Enrichment
Pacing Guides
Family Connections
1. Objective
a. Provide single source
b. User Friendly
2. Resources
a. Practice sheets
b. Homework help
c. Unit plans/objectives
Process
1. Employed Director
a. Strong curriculum background
b. Paid by participating divisions
c. WCPS will employ
2. Involve Best Teachers
a. One teacher as leader from region
b. One teacher from grade/division
3. Responsibility
a. Solicit input
b. Create daily lesson folders
4. Director Review
5. Region 7 Review (subgroup)
6. Post On Line
7. Constant Review and Update
8. Pay (Staff Dev., Title, workdays, etc.)
Benefits
1. Reduce Service Duplication
2. Ensure Correct Alignment
3. Strengthen Data Analysis
4. Help New/Struggling Staff
5. Provide Family Support
6. Reduce Need for Textbooks
7. Reduce Need for Vendors
8. Reduce Staffing Needs
9. Provide Constant Updates
Comprehensive Instructional
Program Website
1.Website http://portals.wise.k12.va.us/cip
2. Important Information
a. Not populated yet
b. Example: 5th Math (lesson 154)
c. No log-ins
d. No passwords
e. Secure
f. Share with staff
What we did to get started
1. Determine Potential Interest
2. Created Regional Board
3. Identified Scope of Work
4. Established Priorities/Protocols
5. Establish Budget
6. Hired Director
7. Identify Lead Teachers
8. Identify Grade/Subject Teachers
9. Monitor Progress
If we can help you?
Wise County Public Schools
628 Lake Street
Wise, VA 24293
276-328-8017
Scott Kiser [email protected]
Marcia Shortt- [email protected]
Region VII Director—Matt Hurt
[email protected]

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