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Analyze our fall to winter data together.
Identify strategies that have contributed to student
Identify strategies that have contributed to teacher
efficiency and success
Kelly and Samantha will share the strategies they
plan to use to address needs uncovered in their
winter data.
Collaborate to design learning experiences that
address the student learning needs we uncover
Our Fall Strategies Maximize
Winter Benefits
Sample Goal Setting Sheet
for Primary Students
Teachers can find reflection sheets and goal
setting sheets for all grade levels in the the PUSD
Learning Center.
Why Examine Winter Reports?
Excellent data for student reflection,
self-assessment, and building connections between
hard work and growth achieved.
Great opportunity to honor growth and reexamine
our goals. Modeling a Growth Mindset!
An objective overview of what’s working well.
Insight for areas that need additional instructional
Valuable information about strengths and
weaknesses in our adopted texts and resources
Where Are All the Reports and Tools?
No more frustration over where to find the
reports and data we need.
Login to MyPlan and click on the the
Student Report Center. Parents can access
these reports as can students in grades 3
and up.
For Tonight: Print
Your “Analyzing
Fall to Winter Class
and Student Growth
Analyzing Class Growth Data
Take a highlighter and circle the goal area your class
has been targeting in reading, math, and language
Taking a Closer Look:
For the next 10 minutes, answer the following
questions on page one. Then take 5 minutes to
discuss your discoveries with partners at your table.
Be prepared to share your group’s insights.
Also Print
the ASG
(for our next steps)
Analyzing Mid-Year
Individual Student Growth
What are expected
growth and optimal
growth targets?
What percentage of students
normally make typical growth?
29-39 : before we had access to MAP data
40-59 : beginning use
60-100 : proficient use of data class/student
goal setting,
strong instructional strategies,
differentiation, personalization, student
ownership and engagement)
Why do some students’
scores go down and what
can we do about it?
Why Scores Drop…
NWEA reports the following:
The student took too little time on the second
The student was not engaged during the test
The student received little or no instruction in
the appropriate RIT range since the previous
Why Scores Drop
We’ve Noticed:
It’s important to look at the goal areas for each student. For example,
when our students grew dramatically in Interpretive Comp skills, they
often fell in Literal Comp skills.
Students sometimes become focused on learning more in one area
and need support to integrate the new skills across the subject area
We sometimes overemphasize areas when we notice unique needs.
(Interpretive Comp, Response to Literature)
New textbooks may have areas of weakness and we need to find
support materials to balance them
Students may need support to take the risks necessary to promote
Lessons Learned from
Bruce Torres
+12 +12
Why do more of my GATE
students show a drop in scores
while my Basic and Proficient
students make great progress?
Let’s look at underlying goal
Computer Adaptive Assessment
Are we teaching what they’re
ready to learn?
What does it mean
when the scores from
some students go up
much more than
For Real Answers:
Ask Students
Give Students Opportunities to Reflect
on What Worked:
Team Up to Lighten the Load
And Support All Our Students
Using The Learning Continuum
to Go Deeper
Another Great Resource:
Vocabulary and Concepts to Learn
Login to the the PUSD
Learning Center in
Click on the Overview
of MAP Resources
and Best Practices
Take Time to Honor Growth
Share successes
Remember, it’s about
students and learning,
not the numbers!!!
New Discoveries and