School Improvement Learning To Go Sessions
FIFTEEN FIXES FOR BROKEN GRADES SUMMIT
Participants will explore cutting edge research on grading, reflect upon assumptions about grading, consider alignment between grades and learning, reflect on personal and systemic grading practices and consider the change process. Participants will analyze the 2nd edition of Ken O'Connor's book, A Repair Kit for Grading: 15 Fixes for Broken Grades.
GUIDED SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
This training provides technical assistance to buildings and districts around Michigan's Continuous School Improvement Process. This includes working with districts and buildings to collect and analyze data; set academic goals and measurable objectives; identify strategies, activities and resources to achieve the measurable objective; and to monitor and evaluate the implementation and impact of the School Improvement Plan. The SMART goals process provides the connection between the school improvement plan and the classroom. Training is customized to meet your district or building needs.
Information Gathering to Obtain Results (IGOR) is a data warehouse which contains federal and state assessment data, district and school common assessment data and additional student data from student management systems within local school districts. IGOR is a useful tool for continuous school improvement. Training is customized to meet your district or building needs.
Information Gathering Assistant (InGA) is a tool within IGOR designed to assist districts in collecting their common assessment data. Districts can create assessments and connect each item with a state or local content standard. Custom reports are built at the classroom, school and/or district level to display achievement information. Training is customized to meet your district or building needs.
The Cohort Builder is a tool within IGOR that allows users to create and modify groups of students. Reports can then be run for these custom groups of students, displaying any demographic, federal, state or local assessment information within IGOR. Training is customized to meet your district or building needs.