ort in order to improve their proficiency levels in all their subject areas., such as improve in Algebra proficiency scores from 32% to 40%, improve English proficiency score from 75% to 83%, and to improve the school attendance by both students and staff by 99%
Lack of effectively coordinated staff deters effective coordination of the staff. Secondly, communication breakdown among the staff further makes management costly. Lastly, indiscipline among the students deters effective performance.
Teachers hold conversations with students regarding simple issues like why they have failed to understand specific problems of a course. They regularly analyze data to understand whether students are maintaining state level standards.
As Schafer Elem School develops its improvement plan for the year, the school comes from a backdrop of poor performance as the students perform poorly in various subjects thereby resulting in consistent poor results save for mathematics. Additionally, the fact that the students perform well in mathematics is a vivid portrayal of the abilities of the students thus justifying the roll out of the improvement plan.
The weaknesses of the students have been attributed to lack of teacher intervention and proper methods of teaching. The school has focused on dealing with individual students by focusing on their area of weakness and accordingly plan intervention methods.
Individual students have been assessed based on their marks in five different courses. Other than online tools, teachers have used student journals, classroom response system, interactive blogs, improved questioning techniques, closure activities to assess the performance of students. However, It has not been clearly stated the causes of low student achievement.
Under the school improvement plan, teachers are focusing on meeting the needs of individual students. Early intervention methods and submitting bi-weekly progress reports to students and parents help to overcome all ...Show more