The following resources contain useful information for crafting narrative for the SLO Elements. The Gasconade County R-II School District has been working with the South Central RPDC (Rolla), the Department of Elementary & Secondary Education, the Community Training and Assistant Center (CTAC), and the Washoe County School District (WCSD) in Reno, NV to put together the best SLO supports for our educators. Click on the following resource title to retrieve the supporting document.
About these documents: This document is designed to guide a teacher’s SLO development specifically with regard to the element of learning content. It contains a four-step protocol for thinking through this important element and an example of how a teacher might engage in this protocol and can be further explored through the Learning Content and Deeper into Focused, Coherent and Pivotal video resource from the WCSD which is being used with permission to support GCR2 educators.
About this document: This document provides a pathway for selecting and designing high quality assessments for use in SLOs. It includes key features and item types that can be further explored through the Assessment Literacy Support video series from the WCSD which is being used with permission to support GCR2 educators.
About these documents: This resource guides the developer odf an SLO through the important thinking processes associated with teacher growth strategies. Research on SLOs has shown the important role teacher growth strategies play in the SLO, and this resource supports an educator to develop this element at a high level of quality. Also, you will find 49 instructional strategies, or approaches, and an explaination of each strategy/approach, along with related strategies/approaches where applicable. This element can be further explored through the Instructional Strategies video resource from the WCSD which is being used with permission to support GCR2 educators.
About this document: This document helps educators as they analyze data to select a student population for their SLO. Guided steps are provided to help educators think through the important factors that go into the selection of students for an SLO.
- Selecting Student Population (This quad fold is currently being revised by GCR2, and is being used with permission in the WCSD's format)
About this document: This document is intended to assist practitioners in the setting and reviewing of student growth targets in an SLO. It lays out a suggested three-step pathway and provides an example for applying these steps. We are currenlty reviewing the implementation of an 8 Level of Performance system district-wide. Below you will find two quad folds representing a Traditional 100 point system as well as the 8 Level of Performance system.
- Setting Growth Targets (100 point scale)
- Setting Growth Targets (8 Levels of Performance)