It's About Time [Secondary]: Planning Interventions and Extensions in Secondary School

It's About Time [Secondary]: Planning Interventions and Extensions in Secondary School

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ISBN-13: 9781936763054
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
Publication date: 10/03/2014
Pages: 344
Sales rank: 454,393
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors xiii

Foreword Richard DuFour xv

More Than Time xvi

Common Themes xvii

References xix

Introduction: Harnessing the Power of Time Mike Mattos Austin Buffum 1

The Importance of Time to Student Learning 1

The Original Purpose of Secondary Education 2

The Brutal Facts 3

High Levels of Learning for All 5

The Real Problem 6

Proven Solutions From Real-Life Schools 8

An Overview of This Anthology 9

References 11

Chapter 1 Making Time for Interventions During Core Instruction Dennis King 15

Learning What Works 18

Identifying and Overcoming Obstacles 20

Making Time in the Schedule 21

Monitoring Student Progress 25

Meeting the Needs of Students Who Don't Need Interventions 29

Learning Along the Way 29

Meeting and Exceeding Standards 30

References and Resources 31

Chapter 2 Co-Teaching the RTI and PLC Way Aaron Hansen 35

Framing the Challenge 36

Returning to Our PLC Roots 37

What We Learned 50

References and Resources 54

Chapter 3 The Most Effective Intervention Is Prevention Luis F. Cruz 57

Beginning the PLC Journey 59

Confronting the Brutal Facts-as a Team 60

Including the Right Stakeholders: A Lesson Learned 62

Guided Studies Intervention Begins 67

If at First You Don't Succeed, Reflect, Revamp, and Try Again! 73

At Last, Solid Evidence of Student Learning! 74

References and Resources 75

Chapter 4 Three Doses of intervention and Acceleration Paul Goldberg 79

Tier 1 Supports: Common Formative Assessment Intervention and Acceleration 81

Tier 2 Supports: Tenth Period 92

Tier 3 Supports: Extension Classes 97

References and Resources 107

Chapter 5 A Promise to Learn at High Levels Bob Sonju 109

A Critical Look 111

Thinking Differently: An Overview 113

The Process: Schoolwide Intervention by Concept 115

Schoolwide Intervention Challenges 118

Barriers 120

Becoming Better 121

A Promise 122

Reflecting: Lessons Learned 122

References 124

Chapter 6 Creating Plus Time and the Culture to Use it Joe Doyle 127

The Purpose and Process for Making Time 128

Creating Plus Time 130

The Research 132

Obstacles 134

Determining Weekly Offerings 136

Tune-Ups and Adjustments 141

Results 142

References and Resources 143

Chapter 7 The FLEX Schedule Steve Pearce 147

The FLEX Drivers 148

The PLC Foundation 150

The Beginning of FLEX 151

Learn by Doing: FLEX in Action 152

FLEX 1.0 153

FLEX 2.0 157

FLEX 3.0 160

FLEX Autonomy and Next Steps 161

The FLEX Results 162

Resources 163

Chapter 8 Building and Sustaining a Culture That Supports Learning for All Jack Baldermann 167

Building a Passionate Consensus 170

Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Results-Oriented, and Timebound (SMART) Goals 171

A Team Approach to Academic Support for Students in Need 183

References 194

Chapter 9 The Power to Change Lives: Creating a Secondary Intensive Reading Intervention Model Rich Rodriguez 199

The Purpose 201

The Research 202

The Obstacles 205

The Strategy 207

The Schedule 208

The Identification Process 210

The Determination Process 211

The Monitoring Process 212

The Revision Process 212

The Results 215

References and Resources 217

Chapter 10 Maximizing Student Learning Through a Compassionate Response to Intervention Model Darin L. Fahrney Timothy S. Stuart 219

Setting the Course 221

The Obstacles to Creating a New Way of Doing School 221

Making the Time 225

Getting What You Need, When You Need It 225

What Do We Do When Students Are Not Learning? The Philosophy Behind CRTI 229

Guaranteeing That Students Get What They Need to Learn in a Timely Manner 230

Implementing the Interventions 236

RLA Lab 243

Pyramid of Advancement 246

Results 246

References 247

Chapter 11 From a Last Resort to a Model School of Choice Jane Wagmeister 251

Creating a New Model 253

Building a Multitiered System of Supports 266

A Model for Other Schools 270

Results 286

References and Resources 288

Chapter 12 Personalizing Learning Through Online Interventions Regina Stephens Owens 291

Building the Virtual School and the Early College 293

Designing Belief-Driven Interventions 294

Facing Challenges While Fueling Continuous Improvement 297

Leveraging Time 300

Sharing Data 302

Accessing Technology and Interventions 303

Leading and Managing Personalized Online Interventions 304

References and Resources 305

Epilogue 307

Index 311

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