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Published on March 18, 2009

Author: pearson_digital

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This presentation was given by Jan Kaay, principal of Luther Burbank Elementary School in Mountain View, CA. The presentation, given at the Pacific District Executive Forum on March 11, 2009, is an overview of how the school has successfully integrated both the Waterford Early Learning Program and SuccessMaker Enterprise to improve student achievement outcomes.
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Luther Burbank School District Fernando Elizondo Superintendent Jan Kaay Director of Instructional Services March 2009 Learning Through Literacy

90% Hispanic 4% White 6% Filipino, Black, Pacific Islander, Asian 583 students 27 teachers Kindergarten – Grade 8 San Jose California San Jose California

90% Hispanic

4% White

6% Filipino, Black,

Pacific Islander, Asian

Enrollment

Through effective leadership and excellence in teaching and learning, our mission is to graduate all students prepared for successful academic futures and to become contributing and responsible citizens of a multicultural society .

Improve Teaching and Learning Is Data-Driven Provides Best First Teaching Includes Effective Language Acquisition Is Standards Based Is Focused on Reading, Language Arts and Mathematics

Is Data-Driven

Provides Best First

Teaching

Includes Effective

Language Acquisition

Is Standards Based

Is Focused on

Reading, Language

Arts and Mathematics

 

English Learners Spanish Speakers Hard Workers Attitude!

Guiding Strategies • Involve teachers, parents and the community in supporting academic Achievement Maintain an Instructional Focus, and align support resources, including targeted professional development

• Involve teachers, parents and the

community in supporting academic

Achievement

Maintain an Instructional Focus, and align

support resources, including targeted

professional development

Reading is the fundamental building block for successful learning in all content areas.

California Standards Tests ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE INDEX 2001 530 2002 583 2003 638 2004 661 2005 694 2006 745 2007 726 2008 763

California’s Similar School Ranking Started Waterford!

2008-2009 96% minority students 90% students living in poverty 48% Proficient in English/Language Arts AYP X

2008-2009 96% minority students 90% students living in poverty 68% Proficient in Mathematics AYP X

Reading Fluency : Each student will improve their reading rate score by 5-10 more words per minute each 6-8 weeks until they read fluently at grade level. Reading Comprehension : Each student will improve their reading comprehension scores by 10% each 6-8 weeks until they demonstrate understanding of text. District Academic Goals

Math Comprehension : Each student will improve their mathematical understanding as demonstrated by 10% increase in scores each 6-8 weeks. Math Fluency : Each student will improve their recall of math facts rate by 5-10 more facts per minute each 6-8 weeks until they have memorized the appropriate math facts. Writing : Each student will improve their written communication scores by 1 or more performance levels each 6-8 weeks until they demonstrate proficiency with English conventions and written communication of idea.

Teaching Reading Integrating Waterford

“ We love to read on computers!” So…why choose the Waterford Early Literacy Program?

Prevention So…why choose the Waterford Early Literacy Program?

Early Achievement

And sustained growth for every student.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT ACADEMIC VOCABULARY

Increase Motivation

Individualize Instruction

PHONEMIC AWARENESS The Waterford curriculum : Level 1 = Kindergarten Phonemic Awareness Letter Recognition Concepts of Print

The Waterford curriculum :

Level 1 = Kindergarten

Phonemic Awareness

Letter Recognition

Concepts of Print

PHONICS

FLUENCY The Waterford curriculum : Level 2 = Grade 1 Blending/Segmenting/Decoding Word Recognition Comprehension Strategies Language Conventions

The Waterford curriculum :

Level 2 = Grade 1

Blending/Segmenting/Decoding

Word Recognition

Comprehension Strategies

Language Conventions

COMPREHENSION The Waterford curriculum : Level 3 = Grade 2 Word Patterns Spelling and Writing Comprehension Strategies Fluency VOCABULARY

The Waterford curriculum :

Level 3 = Grade 2

Word Patterns

Spelling and Writing

Comprehension Strategies

Fluency

Kindergarten Literacy

Grade 1 READING COMPREHENSION EOY 2008 = 68% at 80%

2008-2009 October 35% Proficient December 18% Proficient January 79% Proficient Grade 2 READING COMPREHENSION EOY 2008 = 51% at 80%

CURRICULUM May 2002 Grades K-3 - Waterford Reading September 2002 Grades K-6 - Houghton Mifflin Reading September 2002 Grades 7-8 - Prentice Hall Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes Waterford Early Literacy Program TECHNOLOGY May 2002 -15 PCs, Waterford software 2003 – 5 more computers 2004 – 30 PC Laptop Lab 2005 – 30 Mac Laptop Lab 2006 - 76 Desktop PCs, SuccessMaker software 2006/07 – 27 Smartboard/Laptop Presentation Stations 2009 – Upgrade Reading Lab

CURRICULUM

May 2002 Grades K-3 - Waterford Reading

September 2002 Grades K-6 - Houghton Mifflin Reading

September 2002 Grades 7-8 - Prentice Hall Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes

Grades K-2 - All Students Grades 3-8 Novice ELL 30 minutes 4x weekly 11 daily sessions 20 stations Routines and Procedures

30 minutes 4x weekly

11 daily sessions

20 stations

Routines and Procedures

Teacher Participation 15:5 Small Group Instruction

Maximize Direct Instruction

Based on their Literacy Achievement Luther Burbank K-3 students rank #30 of 884 Reading First schools in California.

Assessment Analyze student needs Monitor progress

Assessment Class Summary Report Individual Student Reports Student Recordings Classroom Performance District Benchmarks READING FIRST assessments California’s Standardized Testing and Reporting Congratulations Certificates!

Class Summary Report

Individual Student Reports

Student Recordings

Classroom Performance

District Benchmarks

READING FIRST assessments

California’s Standardized Testing and Reporting

Parents Daily 8-8:30 am 20 stations Family Literacy

Daily

8-8:30 am

20 stations

Room Space Electrical/Wiring Computers Software Training Ongoing Caretaking of Equipment Ongoing Support in Using Software Daily Schedule Lab Procedures Teach Technology Skills Regular Assessment Use the Data Make It Work!

Room Space

Electrical/Wiring

Computers

Software

Training

Ongoing Caretaking

of Equipment

Ongoing Support in

Using Software

Daily Schedule

Lab Procedures

Teach Technology

Skills

Regular Assessment

Use the Data

Inclusion Special Education Child Development Center Full Day Kindergarten Afterschool Program READING FIRST Technology – Edusoft, Powerschool, United Streaming Achievement Project- Model Schools INTERVENTIONS

Inclusion Special Education

Child Development Center

Full Day Kindergarten

Afterschool Program

READING FIRST

Technology – Edusoft, Powerschool,

United Streaming

Achievement Project- Model Schools

APANGEA Algebra Leadership Team Breakfast/Lunch/Snack Program K-2 Morning Reading Groups Student Interviews Flexible Scheduling Extended Instructional Hours SUCCESSMAKER

APANGEA Algebra

Leadership Team

Breakfast/Lunch/Snack Program

K-2 Morning Reading Groups

Student Interviews

Flexible Scheduling

Extended Instructional Hours

SUCCESSMAKER

SCHEDULED! 20 minutes/day Daily Session Report Daily Score Recognition Frequent Prescriptive Scheduling Report Dedicated Equipment Dedicated Lab Aide Involved Teachers Technology Intervention Impacts Student Achievement

SCHEDULED!

20 minutes/day

Daily Session Report

Daily Score Recognition

Frequent Prescriptive Scheduling Report

Dedicated Equipment

Dedicated Lab Aide

Involved Teachers

 

AIMING for 800 in 2009!

Teaching and Learning

 

 

Waterford Early Reading Program Pearson Digital Learning Luther Burbank School District … Where Children Come First

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