School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

2020-2021

Island Creek Elementary School Region 3 Michael Macrina, Principal

  • By June 2021, assess using customized Portrait of a Graduate rubrics for  Goal-Directed and Resilient Individual and/or Communicator to increase critical reading skills with 100% of students increasing by one level or maintaining a score of 4 in at least two out of three  Goal-Directed and Resilient Individual  and/or Communicator skills.  
    • Teachers will intentionally support all students including ELL and SPED students in the acquisition and conceptual understanding of POG language - utilizing POG Introductory lessons, mentor texts, anchor charts and visuals, POG reflection questions and student language stems.
    • CTs will utilize customized Portrait of a Graduate rubrics for Goal-Directed and Resilient Individual and/or Communicator attributes in the fall, winter, and spring. CTs will discuss, analyze, and reflect on student progress and plan for instructional next steps across curricula.

    • Teachers will provide daily opportunities for students to name, notice and reflect on identified POG skills during morning meetings, instructional activities, and end-of-day reflections.

    • On a daily basis across K-6, students will name, notice and reflect on identified Goal-Directed and Resilient Individual and Communicator skills that are utilized while engaging in activities throughout the school day.

    • During the 2020-2021 school year, all teachers will plan and implement at least two PBL units (in different content areas) to include blended learning which are aligned with POG skills.

  • By June 2021, assess using customized Portrait of a Graduate rubrics for Goal-Directed and Resilient Individual and/or Communicator to increase critical math skills with 100% of students increasing by one level or maintaining a score of 4 in at least two out of three  Goal-Directed and Resilient Individual  and/or Communicator skills.
    • Teachers will intentionally support all students including ELL and SPED students in the acquisition and conceptual understanding of POG language - utilizing POG Introductory lessons, mentor texts, anchor charts and visuals, POG reflection questions and student language stems.

    • On a weekly basis during math workshop across K-6, students will name, notice and reflect on identified Goal-Directed and Resilient Individual and Communicator skills that were utilized when solving mathematical tasks including daily number talks, performance tasks, small group and partner activities and problems, or whole group reflection conversations.

    • Teachers will provide daily opportunities for students to name, notice and reflect on identified POG skills during morning meetings, instructional activities, and end-of-day reflections.

    • CTs will utilize a modified Portrait of a Graduate rubric or develop their own to assess students' Goal-Directed and Resilient Individual and Communicator skills at least three times in one school year. CTs will discuss, analyze and reflect on student self-assessment trends and themes, and plan for instructional next steps.

    • During the 2020-2021 school year, all teachers will plan and implement at least two PBL units (in different content areas) to include blended learning which are aligned with POG skills.

  • In the 2020-2021 school year, 100% of students will have exposure to the advanced math curriculum multiple times throughout the year. By the end of the 2022-2023 school year, the percentage of students in each grade level receiving full time advanced math instruction will increase each school year by 10% or more with 80% of 6th Graders in Advanced Math full time.

    3rd Grade- 50% 4th Grade- 60% 5th Grade- 70% 6th Grade- 80%

    • Depending on the grade level a certain percentage of students will be exposed every day to Advanced Math Curriculum (Grades 3-6) or next grade level curriculum (Grades K-2). General Education classroom Teachers will intentionally support all students including ELL and SPED students by exposing them to Advanced Math standards for their grade level.

    • CTs will utilize the FCPS math POS and purposefully plan with the goal of providing all students with exposure and access to advanced math standards. CTs will discuss, analyze and reflect on student self-assessment trends and themes, and plan for instructional next steps.

  • By June 2021, assessed using a modified CASEL self-assessment rubric, 100% of students and staff will increase in at least one level or maintain the level of “often” in at least one competency.

    • Teachers will intentionally support all students including ELL and SPED students in the acquisition, recognition, and conceptual understanding of emotional self-awareness and accurate self-perception - utilizing provided resources from FCPS, mentor texts, anchor charts and visuals, reflection questions and student language stems.

    • Island Creek teachers will collect community feedback from families using a common tool that will display the families’ assessment of social emotional strategies that have been implemented.

    • Island Creek  will collect staff feedback on their emotional self-awareness and accurate self perspective using guided  questions to self-reflect in order to form support a positive school climate.