Addressing Low Test Scores (Test Fatigue (Were they motivated?, Did they…
Addressing Low Test Scores
Is Social Studies the last test?
Do they offer incentives to their students?
Do they encourage some of their students to not test?
Is their alternative school's scores included in their scores?
Increasing student reading
Book talks on Spartan News
Good Reads recommendations on Spartan News
Marzano's 6 steps
Generating Common Vocabulary lists in addition to our Critical Vocabulary lists
Generate digital IEP for each student and correlate the MStep scores of seniors with indicators such as attendance, GPA, PSAT, Lexile score
Generate interventions tailored to our Hope kids
Identify which standards our students consistently score low on
Document where and how we teach and test each of those standards.
Identify a plan for improving instruction, formative assessment of those standards, including a timeline for completion
Were they motivated?
Did they get burned out with all the testing?
Interview 5 seniors who did well on some and terrible in others
Ask Shanski to generate a report about how long each student took on the test
Give seniors the survey asking about their experience
Develop a plan to address any issues we discover
Assess students' reading level
Create Schoology reading quizzes using the text/question format
Look at released items
Look at and use the assessments in PASST
Raffler's Cracking the Code
Who teaches what in what grades?
What vocab do they teach in what courses?
How do they teach vocab?
Assess using the verbs in the standards, specifically 'Analyze'
Develop oral assessments of generalizations in our curriculum
Create and comb Content Literacy Database