There are 6 GLOs:
Habits of Mind is an Aiea-Moanalua-Radford complex wide initiative to create thoughtful school environments. We are striving to have students experience habits of success by providing them with the knowledge of the Habits of Mind by Art Costa and Bena Kallick. This school year is the third year that we are implementing this initiative. While we continue to have students experience all 16 Habits of Mind, this school year we are emphasizing the following: Gather Data Through All Senses, Striving for Accuracy, Taking Responsible Risks, and Creating, Imagining, and Innovating.
Hawaii Common Core Standards define the knowledge and skills students need to succeed in college and careers when they graduate. They align with college and workforce expectations, are clear and consistent, include rigorous content and application of knowledge through higher-order skills, are evidence-based, and are informed by standards in top-performing countries.
Common Core is not the curriculum or a set of teaching methods, but standards. Standards define what students should understand and be able to do at each grade level. Teachers, parents and community leaders crafted the Common Core standards, which were initiated by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers.
Reading Wonders is the first and only reading program designed specifically for the Common Core State Standards for Reading/Language Arts. Combining research-based instruction with new tools to meet today’s challenges, every component and every lesson is designed for effective and efficient CCSS instruction. The program provides support to:
Using a rich range of diverse print and digital media, Wonders provides the instructional support and materials you will only find in a program that was created to teach the rigor, intent, and depth of the new Common Core State Standards.
Reading interventions are provided to all students daily based on data obtained from our Universal Screener, DIBELS, and classroom data. Small Group Instruction is utilized to provide students with specific instruction. Targeted students receive interventions focused on fluency and foundational skills utilizing research based strategies. Programs used are The Six Minute Solution and Orton-Gillingham.
ORIGO Stepping Stones has been written and developed by a team of experts to provide teachers with access to a world-class elementary math program.
Stepping Stones in an innovative online program that:
Go Math (Grade 6)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Go Math was written to develop and create mathematical thinkers to support the shifts of the Common Core State Standards and the Smarter Balanced Assessment.
Go Math is the only program where students…
Math interventions are provided to all students twice a week based on data obtained from grade level Common Formative Assessments. Focus of math interventions is on computational fluency. Teachers in grades 3-6 work with targeted groups of students based on their needs. Grades K-2 utilize Small Group instruction within their classes to provide targeted instruction. Various online resources such as Dimension U and XtraMath are used to supplement instruction.
A web-based differentiated K-12 reading program that uses email, technology, and current events to strengthen students’ literacy skills. The program improves reading proficiency and helps students develop the skills and strategies they need to succeed on high-stakes tests, meet state and Common Core standards, and become college and career ready.
Project Based Learning is an instructional approach built upon authentic learning activities that engage student interest and motivation. Students go through an extended process of inquiry in a response to a complex question, problem, or challenge. These rigorous projects generally reflect the types of learning and work people do in the everyday world outside the classroom while holding students accountable for their learning while teaching them 21st century skills (Waimalu’s Comprehensive Needs Assessment, 2012).
8 Essential Elements of PBL