2020-2021 Resources

Intervention & Enrichment, September 2020

Supporting and enhancing student learning

Featuring Darla Gardner from Arkansas Connections Academy

  • How do you decide where to begin?
  • What is your intervention and enrichment process?
  • What structures help you achieve this work?
  • What challenges have you experienced?

Assessment for Learning, October 2020

Personalizing students' learning and supporting the whole child using data from meaningful assessments

Featuring Dusty Meek from Clarendon School District and Chris Sputo from Fayetteville Public Schools

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  • How do you define student success?
  • Do all students have a plan for success?
  • How did you decide where to begin?
  • What challenges have you experienced?

Interim Assessments, November 2020

Using formative tools to be responsive to student needs

Featuring Amy Burks from North Little Rock School District, and Tami Ethridge and Kory Taylor from Arkansas Virtual Academy

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  • How did you decide where to begin?
  • How do you involve teachers in this process?
  • Why should data analysis be a priority?
  • What structures help you achieve this work?
  • How do you involve parents in this process?
  • What strategies help your students succeed?

Flexible Grouping, December 2020

Matching instructional time to the learning needs of students and the strengths of teachers

Featuring Chris Collett from Pangburn School District

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  • What is your flex schedule process?
  • What prompted you to implement flexible scheduling?
  • What structures help you achieve this work?
  • How do the students respond?

Time Management, January 2021

Making data analysis a priority

Featuring Rosalynda Ellis from Hermitage School District and Joel Linn from Conway Public Schools

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  • How do you decide where to begin?
  • Who is involved in this process?
  • What is your data analysis process?
  • How do you prioritize data analysis?
  • How do you involve teams in this process?
  • How successes have you experienced?

Assessment for Learning, February 2021

Personalizing students' learning and supporting the whole child using data from meaningful assessments

Featuring Evelyn Butler from Bryant Public Schools and Dondi Frisinger from Fayetteville Public Schools

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  • How do you identify student needs?
  • How do you utilize student action plans?
  • How do these students respond?
  • Why is this work important?
  • How did you decide where to begin?
  • What is your personalized learning process?
  • Wahat structures help you achieve this work?

Classroom Walk-throughs, March 2021

Observing teaching and learning to drive a continuous cycle of improvement

Featuring Sarah Oatsvall from Hot Springs School Disitrict

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  • What is you classroom walk-through process?
  • How do you use this information to provide feedback?
  • How did you create a culture that is conducive to this work?
  • What challenges have you experienced?

Data Quality, April 2021

Creating a culture of high-quality data

Featuring Ashley Daniel from Rogers Public Schools and Dr. Taryn Echols from Hot Springs School District

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  • How do you decide where to begin?
  • What is the impact of inaccurate data?
  • How do you involve others in this process?
  • What tools help you accomplish this work?
  • How did you create a culture that is conducive to this work?
  • What structures help you achieve this work?