Artifacts and Evidence for Teaching and Learning by 4mZG9ne

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									                                                                     Teaching & Learning

STANDARD:               The school provides research-based curriculum and instructional methods that facilitate achievement for all students.

Impact Statement: A school is successful in meeting this standard when it implements a curriculum based on clear and measurable expectations for student learning
that provides opportunities for all students to acquire requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes. Teachers use proven instructional practices that actively engage
students in the learning process. Teachers provide opportunities for students to apply their knowledge and skills to real world situations. Teachers give students
feedback to improve their performance.

Indicators Rubric

Please indicate the degree to which the noted practices/processes are in place in the school. The responses to the rubric should help the school identify
areas of strength and opportunities for improvement as well as guide and inform the school’s responses to the focus questions and examples of
evidence.

                                                                                   Not Evident         Emerging          Operational        Highly Functional




 INDICATORS

 In fulfillment of this standard, the school:


3.1    Develops and implements curriculum based on clearly defined expectations for student learning
3.2    Promotes active involvement of students in the learning process, including opportunities for them to explore application of higher-
       order thinking skills and investigate new approaches to applying their learning
3.3    Gathers, analyzes, and uses data and research in making curricular and instructional choices
3.4    Designs and uses instructional strategies, innovations, and activities that are research-based and reflective of best practice
3.5    Offers a curriculum that challenges each student to excel, reflects a commitment to equity, and demonstrates an appreciation of
       diversity
 3.6   Allocates and protects instructional time to support student learning
3.7    Provides for articulation and alignment between and among all levels of schools
 3.8   Implements interventions to help students meet expectations for student learning
 3.9   Monitors school climate and takes appropriate steps to ensure that it is conducive to student learning
3.10   Provides comprehensive information and media services that support the curricular and instructional programs
3.11   Ensures that all students and staff members have regular and ready access to instructional technology and a comprehensive
       materials collection that supports the curricular and instructional program
Definitions of Indicators Rubric

Not Evident             Little or no evidence exists

Emerging                Evidence indicates early or preliminary stages of implementation of practice

Operational             Evidence indicates practices and procedures are actively implemented

Highly Functional       Evidence indicates practices and procedures are fully integrated and effectively and consistently implemented



Standard # _3__: _The school provides research-based curriculum and instructional methods that facilitate achievement for all students.

From cards that have been collected:

Evidence                                                                                                Practice (Proof)

                                                                                                        Student learning linked to state standards Instruction mo
Maps                                                                                                    students Steps taken to link student learning to standard
SD Reads                                                                                                Learning innovated approaches to learning
SD Counts                                                                                               Learning innovated approaches to learning
textbook and materials                                                                                  New elective classes - variety
schedules, policies and plans                                                                           improvement in use of data
Tech team                                                                                               active involvement in learning and instructional techniques
not attending workshops                                                                                 Not learning effective learning strategies
test results from Fran
techpaths                                                                                               Link student learning to standards
standardized testing                                                                                    Monitoring student progress DACS testing and Dakota tes
Saxon                                                                                                   Link student learning to standards
IDU                                                                                                     Variety of learning opportunities
assemblies                                                                                              Variety of learning opportunities
NCA handbook                                                                                            Progress of strategies of improvement
E-assessment                                                                                            Innovative student approaches to learning
                                                                                                        Ways the school provides for the re-teaching of students n
students retaking failed courses                                                                        expectations
program or project description                                                                           State standards and technology
                                                                                                         Ways the school provides for the re-teaching of students n
school discipline plan                                                                                   expectations PDP
                                                                                                         Ways the school provides for the re-teaching of students n
team meetings                                                                                            expectations PDP
implementation of writing workshop class based on DACS scores                                            Steps taken within the school to link student learning to a
                                                                                                         Should take more steps to improving teaching techniques
lack of time for improving teaching techniques                                                           student learning
circulation of data for media materials                                                                  Teachers have access to technology in the library
                                                                                                         Increase HS courses AP and internet classes     Student e
HS course descriptions                                                                                   classes




Additional brainstorming examples and practices from small groups

Evidence                                                                                                 Practice (Proof)




When your group has completed this document save it back to the K:Drive labeled like this example:"Standard __ - FBR"(typist's initials)
Standard # _3__: _Teaching and Learning___________________________________________

From cards that have been collected:

Evidence                                                                             Practice (Proof)
activity teachers working with students outside of their field                       Differentiated instruction provided to students with specific
special programs/devices used with children with physical needs
*blindness * cerebral palsy *autism
Techpaths / curriculum mapping 2
lesson plans                                                                         standard based curriculum
students scores                                                                      student achievement data scores
master schedule
                                                                                     mapping / inservice / worktime
e-assesment
Dakota Reads
Saxon Math
Curruculum guides                                                                    faculty research and use of data on
DACS / Dakota Step                                                                   the effectiveness of improvement strategies
Limited notes?                                                                       indication that student and staff have access to instruction
Student projects                                                                     standardized tests
                                                                                     electives - band only 5-8
                                                                                     curriculum meeting - 1 to 2 annually
                                                                                     technology instruction/application
tech team                                                                            teaming
field trips                                                                          reading assesments done in 6th grade
master schedule                                                                      linking student learning with standards
curriculum guides / instructional guides                                             variety of student learning opportunities
articulation agreement
state data on state site                                                             looked at data of past tests and made strategies / reading
teaming / DACS testing                                                               sharing data
instructional guides / agendas                                                       Differentiated instruction provided to students with specific
regular ed / special ed does a great job of working with special needs stu…          differentiated education / instruction

Additional brainstorming examples and practices from small groups

Evidence                                                                             Practice (Proof)
standardized testing                                                                 evaluation of student data
workshop attendance
tech team
generating worksheets from DACS site for student needs                                                   analyzing DACS results
curriculum maps                                                                                          link student learning to standards
resources for staff development                                                                          staff development
BOE member meeting with NCA steering committee                                                           support of school leadership
surveillance camera / resource officer                                                                   school security
co-curricullar activities                                                                                variety of learning opportunities
AP courses
Quiz Bowl
District Technology plan
Follow PDP for all students                                                                              writing test for practices
Use library wisely for instruction                                                                       DACS tests
DDN                                                                                                      Dakota Step Test
                                                                                                         Tech Team
Saxon Math
Curriculum Mapping
                                                                                                         Don't see evidence that School provides staff developmen
                                                                                                         teachers
                                                                                                         CGI training
                                                                                                         faculty reasearch and use of data
                                                                                                         Teacher engagement
                                                                                                         Support for selected instruction strategies
                                                                                                         continuing efforts to articulate learning
                                                                                                         reteaching of student program and ways
curriculum maps
Eassessment
SD Counts / SD Reads
Library program
remedial service program
library needs to be utilized more                                                                        block scheduling allows more learning opportunities
more imput on master schedule                                                                            need more access to test scores and how to implement th




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