SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN (SIP)

Minne Lusa School Improvement Plan at a Glance, 2019-2020

Schoolwide Strategy:

Gradual Release of Instruction with a focus on explicit instruction.

School Improvement Criteria

Coaching Look Fors

Attendance/MTSSB:

ü Our school will increase the number of students in the NOT CHRONIC (green) domain by 2%. These students will miss no more than 9 days of the entire academic year and meet the goal of STRIVE FOR 95.2018-2019 Achievement: 28.66% Goal Achievement: 30.66%

 

Content Specific Strategy:

Explicit teaching of pre-corrects with specific, positive feedback. Implementation of Success Mentors for students experiencing chronic absenteeism.

o Explicit teaching of pre-corrects

o Positive Specific Feedback, 4:1

o Evidence of cool down practices

o Use of a continuum of strategies to encourage positive behavior (Engagement Techniques, Mindfulness)

o Teachers follow the MTSS-B Flowchart for addressing student behaviors

o Teachers provide PAWS rewards with specific positive feedback

o Weekly Success Mentor meetings

o Monthly positive phone calls home for all students logged in Infinite Campus Parent Contact Log

Section 3, Best Instructional Practices Handbook

Language Arts:

ü By 2020, will increase the percentage of students identified as being on track or college and career ready from 32.8% to 35.05% NSCAS-ELA.

ü Demonstrate an increase of 10% of students exceeding projected growth on MAP assessment by 2020.

 

Content Specific Strategy:

Gradual Release of Instruction with a focus on explicit instruction.

 

o Learning goals posted, referenced throughout lesson

o Evidence of HMH curriculum used for all in whole group

o Evidence that differentiated small group instruction is taking place

o Daily K-3 Phonics Mastery Guide lessons

o Daily K-2 Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI)

o Multiple opportunities for checks for understanding throughout the lesson

o Gradual Release of Instruction – Explicit Instruction: Design organized and focused lessons, Require frequent responses, and Provide immediate affirmative and corrective feedback

Section 11, Best Instructional Practices Handbook

Math:

ü By 2020, will increase the percentage of students identified as being on track or college and career ready from 16% to 24.4% on NSCAS-Math

ü Demonstrate an increase of 10% of students exceeding projected growth on MAP assessment by 2020.

 

Content Specific Strategy:

Gradual Release of Instruction with a focus on explicit instruction.

o Learning goals posted, referenced throughout lesson

o Evidence of Go Math Curriculum

o Evidence of manipulatives, accessible to students, modeled by the teacher

o Use of Concrete-Pictorial-Abstract sequence of instruction

o Multiple opportunities for checks for understanding throughout the lesson

o Gradual Release of Instruction – Explicit Instruction: Design organized and focused lessons, Require frequent responses, and Provide immediate affirmative and corrective feedback

Section 5, Best Instructional Practices Handbook

Science

ü By 2020, will increase the percentage of students identified as being on track or college and career ready 10% on NSCAS-Science

ü Demonstrate an increase of 10% of students exceeding projected growth on MAP assessment by 2020.

 

Content Specific Strategy:

Gradual Release of Instruction with a focus on explicit instruction.

o Learning goals posted, referenced throughout lesson

o Evidence of Pearson Learning Curriculum

o Activity Before Content – engaging students in the three-dimensions of learning (Science and Engineering Practices, Disciplinary Core Ideas, Cross-cutting concepts)

o Multiple opportunities for checks for understanding throughout the lesson

o Gradual Release of Instruction – Explicit Instruction: Design organized and focused lessons, Require frequent responses, and Provide immediate affirmative and corrective feedback

 

Section 14, Best Instructional Practices Handbook

Every student. Every day. Prepared for success.

Staff Meeting Dates

Grade Level Meeting Dates

 

August 8

August 12

August 13

August 26

September 9

September 30 – SIP and MTSS-B Committee

October 7

October 28 – SIP and MTSS-B Committee

November 4

November 25 – SIP and MTSS-B Committee

December 9

January 6

February 24 – SIP and MTSS-B Committee

March 16

March 30 – SIP and MTSS-B Committee

April 6

April 27 – SIP and MTSS-B Committee

May 4

May 26th-27th Professional Development/Teacher Planning Days

 

 

Grade Level Meetings will focus on sharing information from SIP and MTSS-B Committee meetings, data review, and Grade Level content specific goals.

 

Early Childhood: Subitizing

Kindergarten: Manipulatives during math Guided Practice

Grade 1: Math Manipulatives during Guided Practice

Grade 2: Math manipulatives during Guided Practice and Checks for Understanding in Math

Grade 3: Math Manipulatives during Guided Practice

Grade 4: Common Assessments in math

Grade 5: Checks for Understanding in Science

August 27

September 11

October 29

November 5

November 26

January 13

January 21

February 4

February 19

March 27

April 13

May 11

 

District Professional Development /Curriculum Days

August 8th ELA and Math

September 20th ELA (Mastery Guides K-3), Dyslexia (Overview 4-6) and Math

October 17 and December ?? LLI Training

Quarterly District New Teacher Meetings

Monthly Minne Lusa New Teacher Meetings