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    2018 -2019 School Year

    INCREASING STUDENT ENGAGEMENT & RELEVANCY

    WHOLE SCHOOL C-SIP GOALS: Eckstein will increase student engagement by demonstrating clear connections between curriculum and real-life application increasing the percentage of students who respond positively to the statement "My teachers show us how our work will help us in real life.":
    • 6th Grade from 53% in 2017-2018 to 73% in 2018-2019.
    • 7th grade from 35% in 2017-2018 to 55% in 2018-2019.
    • 8th grade from 27% in 2017-2018 to 47% in 2018-2018.
    Eckstein will improve positive relationships and climate, increasing the percentage of students who respond positively to the statement “Students in my school treat each other with respect.” PBIS strategies and CharacterStrong curriculum will be used schoolwide, emphasizing a focus on increasing positive student voice.
    • 6th grade from 42% in 2017-2018 to 62% in 2018-2019.
    • 7th grade from 35% in 2017-2018 to 55% in 2018-2019.
    • 8th grade from 38% in 2017-2018 to 58% in 2018-2018.
    Gap Closing Goals:
    • 70% of Level 1 and Level 2 students will meet or exceed standard on the state reading assessment.
    • 70% of Level 1 and Level 2 students will have fewer than 10 days of absences.
    • 80% of African American students will meet or exceed proficiency standard on the ELA SBA.

    Department Goals:

    Computer Tech
    100% of teachers will make an explicit connection each unit between 21st century skills; (collaboration with others, critical thinking/problem solving, working independently) and computer skills to increase student understanding of real world applications.

    English Language Arts PLC Goal:
    100% of ELA teachers will support students in writing to a timed prompt by teaching clear organizational structures as measured by common formative assessments.

    Math PLC Goal:
    100% of math teachers will use a discourse strategy or activity at least once a week to connect real-life applications and experiences to the standards by adapting, creating, or using district-provided curriculum.

    Social Studies:
    100% of Social Studies teachers will implement, at least once per unit, a strategy such as role play/simulations, debate, Socratic seminars, readers’ theater, current events, and blended learning in order to demonstrate relevancy to students, enhance student engagement, and promote critical thinking.

    World Language PLC Goal:

    100% of World Language units will include quarterly activities that examine traditions/customs which allow students to draw connections to their home cultures.

    Music PLC Goal:
    100% of Eckstein music teachers will conduct mindfulness exercises daily in ensembles with the goal of helping students focus and reduce stress. Counseling PLC Goal:

    100% of Counselors will facilitate the MTSS process to assess student engagement needs, utilizing trauma-informed & culturally response classroom practices.

    Rigor & Relevance

    Rigor and relevance

    What Questions are our Staff asking Students?

    Questions

    Meaningful Engagement

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