Preparing today's students for tomorrow's world in a caring learning environment

Elementary PLC Overview

What Does the PLC Work at Mid-Prairie Look Like

Question #1: What do students need to know and be able to do? (Goals/Expectations)

  • Essential Learnings
  • Proficiency Scales
  • PBIS
  • Standards
  • Life Skills/Independency
  • Tolerance/Acceptance
  • Social Skills (empathy, manners)
  • Life Skills
  • Problem Solving

Question #2: How will we know when they have learned it? (Assessments)

  • CFA-Common Formative Assessments
  • Proficiency Rubrics
  • Checklists
  • Informal Assessments/Observations
  • Daily Work
  • SeeSaw
  • Google Classroom
  • GOLD Assessments (PreK)
  • Student application without prompting
  • Peer teaching/sharing
  • Performance Assessments

Question #3: What will we do when they haven’t learned it? (Intervention)

  • Reteach
  • Use outside resources (volunteers, mentors, adults)
  • Reflective teaching practices
  • Skill focused groups during WIN based on CFA’s (share kids)
  • Reassess & Regroup-flexible groupings
  • Ask for support
  • Try something completely new
  • Utilize collaborative resources (Grant Wood, Learning Support Teams, Title Teachers, Special Ed.)
  • Extra practice
  • Embedded learning opportunities
  • Parent Communication

Question #4: What will we do when they already know it? (Enrich/Extend)

  • Extended Learning Program Services
  • Personalized Learning
  • Differentiate Instruction
  • Peer Teaching
  • Go deeper
  • More passion learning
  • Research opportunities-more independent tasks
  • Targeted instruction-working towards this