School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2018-19

  • Lynbrook Elementary School

  • Region 3

  • Jay Nocco, Principal

End of Year SMARTR Outcome #1​​​​​​

SIIP Strategy 1: Staff will use ongoing student data to plan small group and individual instruction in a flexible workshop model.

Goal-Oriented and Resilient CAG: Academic Support

Strategy 1: Staff will routinely co-create assessments using a backward design model to inform instruction.

Strategy 2: Staff will analyze data to determine what students control (can do), prioritize next steps, monitor how students respond, reflect on teaching and document student learning.

Strategy 3: Collaborative teams will dialogue around how and when to deliver instruction.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome #2

SIIP Strategy 2: Staff will intentionally plan, facilitate, and reflect upon peer-to-peer academic conversation which leads to the co-construction of learning.

Communicator & Collaborator CAG: Relationships

Strategy 1: Staff will deepen their understanding of how to facilitate academic conversations through the analysis of conversations and videos in CT Meetings, content coaching and peer observation settings.

Strategy 2: Staff will elicit discourse and foster student curiosity by noticing, naming and modeling behaviors to construct learning.

Strategy 3: Staff will participate in school-based instructional rounds, team classroom visits, lesson studies and lab sites.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome #3

SIIP Strategy 3:  Staff will design and implement learning experiences where the essential task requires all students to engage in high level thinking.  

Critical and Creative Thinker CAG: Access to Rigor

Strategy 1: Staff will use data to plan for essential task (learning experiences) which require students to engage in high level thinking.

Strategy 2: Reflecting on student data, staff will determine what scaffolds and supports students need to achieve success with the high-level thinking/task without lowering rigor.

Strategy 3 Staff will participate in school-based instructional rounds, team classroom visits, lesson studies, and lab sites.