iLead Academy - Louisiana Department of Education

Report
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Office of College and Career Readiness
+ Policy Updates
Within regular session, 2010, Senate Bill No. 553 was passed enacting ACT No.660:
 (29)(a) By the beginning of the 2010-2011 school year, develop and adopt a policy whereby students shall
be allowed to accelerate their academic progress, complete all high school graduation requirements
established by the board, and receive a high school diploma in less than four years.
Bulletin 741: §2317.
F. Each LEA shall develop an early graduation program allowing students to accelerate their academic progress,
complete all state graduation requirements, and receive a high school diploma in less than four years.
1.The early graduation program may include distance education (§2395), dual enrollment (§2327), and Carnegie
credit earned in middle school (§2321).
2.LEAs shall not have any policies or requirements that would prevent students from graduating in less than four
years.
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College and Career
Readiness
Carnegie Unit
Acceleration
Pathways
Accelerated Student
Achievement Pathway
(ASAP)
Louisiana Seat Time Waiver
(LSTW)
+ Accelerated Student Achievement Pathway
(ASAP)
ASAP provides an opportunity for overage/at-risk students to graduate high school at an
accelerated pace primarily through the use of distance learning opportunities.
Primary methods of delivery
Distance Education
• Accelerating course completion
through the use of on-line class
offerings
Dual Enrollment
• Accelerating course completion
through enrollment in a college
credit -bearing course
+ Louisiana Seat Time Waiver
(LSTW)
LSTW students can take traditional courses in manners that prioritize student proficiency over time.
Primary methods of delivery
Condensed accelerated curriculum
• Accelerating course completion
for whole student groups using a
GLE condensed methodology
Personalized curriculum
• Innovative scheduling paired
with effective teacher
organization
Methods other than the aforementioned can be approved as seat time waiver programs
through prior approval from the Department
Acceleration Framework
Implement
comprehensive
mentor
programs
Implement
flexible student
schedules
Ensure varied
instructional
strategies and
assessments
Upcoming
advancements
+ Flexible Scheduling
Combination of Distance Education
and Brick and Mortar
Students focus on certain classes within distance
education to allow for accelerated completion
Complete Distance Education Curriculum
Students utilize online curriculum to complete required
GLE’s at their own pace
Traditional Schedule
Students are on a three year graduation pathway with
close attention paid to deficient area(s)
Condensed student schedule
(waiving seat time through LSTW pilot)
Students are placed into classes where completion of
GLE’S can be reached at varied paces
Mentoring and student portfolios must be embedded within each of the models
+ Instructional Strategies
Allow students to
construct knowledge
• Students utilize
relevant and real-world
resources
Use standards-based
assessments
• Teachers and mentors
assess students'
individual !earning
styles
Provide teacher
teaming opportunities
• Teachers and mentors
meet regularly to
discuss students
progress
+ Mentoring
High
Academic
skills
Low
Academic
skills
Tier 3
Students
Target Population entering ninth grade:
 Proficient Skill Set
 Numerous Discipline Problems
Tier 1
Students
Target Population entering ninth grade:
 Proficient Skill Set
 Minimal Discipline Problems
Tier 4
Students
Target Population entering ninth grade:
 Deficient Skill Set
 Numerous Discipline Problems
Tier 2
Students
Target Population entering ninth grade:
 Deficient Skill Set
 Minimal Discipline Problems
Low Behavioral Skills
High Behavioral
t Skills
t
+ Advancements
2010-2011
Accelerated Carnegie
unit obtainment
through the use of
distance learning
2011-2012
Accelerated Carnegie
unit obtainment
through the use of
waived seat time for
select classes in pilot
districts
Students will work
at a pace and style
that best meets
their need
+ Accelerated Student Achievement Pathway
(ASAP)
2011-2012 Sites
Currently in progress…
2011-2011 ASAP serves:
# of Participants
Districts
20
Schools
47
Students
8th
9th
10th
11th
12th
Total
300
500
525
500
450
2275
ASAP will be available to all students exiting Connections in 2011-2012
+ Louisiana Seat Time Waiver (LSTW)
2011-2012 Pilot Sites
Currently in progress…
2011-2011 LSTW Phase I pilot serves:
# of Participants
Districts
7
Schools
16
Students
300-800
Louisiana Seat Time waivers will be offered to all overage first time freshman by 2012-2013
+ Timeline
Louisiana Seat Time Waiver
2011-2012 Pilots
Phase I
August
26th,
Phase II
2011
Early 2012, there will be an additional
opportunity to participate in the LSTW pilot
+Contact Information
Louisiana Department of Education
Jeffery Hand
[email protected]
225-219-7392
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iLead
Academy
Minden High School
2011-2012
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iLead
Mission
Provide a quality alternate path for high school graduation through
a personalized elearning environment.
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Current Comfort Level
with Online Learning
Poll Everywhere Survey
Text
Tweet
Website
Current Comfort Level
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Current Comfort Level
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Number you
are texting.
37607
Current Comfort Level
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Message is
the number
for your
answer.
+ Current Comfort Level
http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/OTcxMDQzNDU1
iLead
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Background
Academy
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iLead
Academy
Research
 Revisit
HS Reform
 Structure
 Curriculum
 Funding
 Standards
 Stakeholders
 Course Resources
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iLead
Academy
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Top Resources for Background
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iNACOL
International Association for K-12 Online Learning
iLead
Academy
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How to Start an Online Progam
http://www.onlineprogramhowto.org/
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National Standards
http://www.inacol.org/research/nationalstandard
s/
Common Core Standards
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Common Standards
http://www.corestandards.org/
SRN Leads
School Redesign Network/Stanford University
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SRN Study Kit: Understanding and Leading a High
School Redesign Process
http://www.srnleads.org/resources/products/sk.h
tml
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Publication: 10 features of Good Small Schools:
Designing High Schools, What Matters and What
Works
http://www.srnleads.org/resources/publications/
10_features.html
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Top Resources for Background
(continued)
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iLead
Academy
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LMS
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Blackboard http://www.blackboard.com/
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BrainHoney http://brainhoney.com/
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Edu 2.0 http://www.edu20.org/
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Moodle http://moodle.org/
Course Resources
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K-12 Online http://www.k12.com/
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Education 2020 (e2020)
http://www.education2020.com/
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Louisiana Virtual School
http://www.louisianavirtualschool.net/
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Pearson Virtual School
http://www.pearsonschool.com/index.cfm?locato
r=PS1zYz
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Math XL for School
http://www.mathxlforschool.com/login_school.ht
m?&returnurl=%2f
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+ What’s on Your Mind?
Ongoing Poll Everywhere
What’s on Your Mind?
Same
number you
are texting.
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37607
What’s on Your Mind?
Number
before
question/co
mment.
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138444
+ What’s on Your Mind?
http://www.polleverywhere.com/free_text_polls/ODUwNzA5MTY4
iLead
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Overview
Academy
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iLead
Academy
Stakeholders
 School
Board
 Central Office
 Parish Technology
Coordinator
 School Admin
 Parent
 Student
 Teacher
 Community
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iLead
Academy
 Top
Survey Results
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Bring more Advanced Placement courses
to more students.
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Help alternative learning and creditmakeup students complete necessary
coursework.

Allow students to more easily blend high
school and post-secondary options.
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Bring world-class resources and timely
information to coursework.

Help to fill areas where available
teaching staff is minimal or requires
additional instructional support.
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Provide a cost-effective way of providing
low-enrollment courses.

Modernize curriculum and save money
by replacing some or all textbook
purchases.
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iLead
Academy
 Top Survey Results
 Bring more Advanced Placement
courses to more students.
 Help alternative learning and creditmakeup students complete necessary
coursework.
 Allow students to more easily blend
high school and post-secondary
options.
 Bring world-class resources and timely
information to coursework.
 Help to fill areas where available
teaching staff is minimal or requires
additional instructional support.
 Provide a cost-effective way of providing
low-enrollment courses.
 Modernize curriculum and save money
by replacing some or all textbook
purchases.
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 Vision
To create an exemplary online learning
environment for high school students.
 Mission
iLead
Academy
Statement
Provide a quality alternate path for high
school graduation through a
personalized elearning environment.
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 Vision
To create an exemplary online learning
environment for high school students.
 Mission
iLead
Academy
Statement
Provide a quality alternate path for high
school graduation through a
personalized elearning environment.
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iLead
Academy
 Personalized Education
 Open Enrollment
 All students are able to apply.
 Advertise through morning
announcements and school website
for entire student body.
 Special invites to encourage
application such as at-risk.
 Goal of 50% enrollment at-risk
 Process
 Online application
 iLead Team meets to discuss and
select each applicant
 Student Cap (first year 10, second
year 25)
 Parent Meeting
 Student/Parent/Teacher contract
 Two week trial
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Personalized Education
(continued)
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iLead
Academy

Student Self Monitoring

Pace Sheet

Gradebook
Monitoring

Assigned teacher per
course/subject

Receive or select monitor per
student
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Weekly Progress sheet

Quarterly monitor, teacher,
student, admin “party”
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Email updates to monitors,
teachers, admin, parents, students
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Grade sheet
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Additional meetings as needed.

Gradebook available online
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Courses
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iLead
Academy

LMS
 Edu 2.0
 BrainHoney (Pearson)
Avenues
 Self Paced
 Self Created with existing LMS and
software such as Math XL
 Pearson Online
 Regular Paced
 Louisiana Virtual School
 Louisiana Technical College, BPCC,
Northwestern State University
Types
 Credit Recovery
 AP and Honors
 Regular
 Dual Enrollment
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iLead
Academy
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iLead
Academy
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9th Grade Only

Pre _____ Grade (example - 8.5)

School-wide
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Credit Recovery

AP, Honors, Dual Enrollment
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Technical Education

3 Year Graduation Path

Expulsion

Special Education

Teen Parents

At Risk (dropout, health, discipline,
attendance)
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ESL
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iLead
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Data
Academy
iLead
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Data
Academy
Established Spring 2010
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iLead
Academy
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Sample Students Fall 2011
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Student A
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On target to complete 2 courses
(one dual enrollment, one regular)
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Enrolling for Spring 2012 full time
BPCC
Student B

On target to complete 2.5 courses
(.5 regular, 2 credit recovery)

Selecting courses for Spring 2012
including college/career course
Student C

Completed 2 courses (2 credit
recovery)

Currently enrolled at LTC and
offered job for Spring 2012 along
with dual credit
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iLead
Academy
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Student Enrollment

Spring 2010 - 9 Students
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Fall 2011 - 15 Students
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Spring 2011 (projected) – 25 Students
(minimum)
Average Credits Earned
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Spring 2010 – 2 credits per student
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Fall 2011 – 1.5 credits per student
(projected) Average is lower because
three students enrolled in mid
October.
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+ What’s on Your Mind?
http://www.polleverywhere.com/free_text_polls/ODUwNzA5MTY4
Contact Information
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Minden High School
318.377.2766
Robin Tucker, Principal
[email protected]
Lisa Dick, iLead Coordinator
[email protected]

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