ISB MIDDLE SCHOOL NEW “MIDDLE SCHOOLâ€‌ SCHEDULE CONCEPT

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ISB MIDDLE SCHOOL NEW “MIDDLE SCHOOL” SCHEDULE CONCEPT. More Choices! More Electives! More Individualized Learning Opportunities!. CURRENT “ JUNIOR HIGH ” SCHEDULE 8-Period, Fixed-Time Model. PROBLEMS/ISSUES WITH OUR “ JUNIOR HIGH ” SCHEDULE MODEL. Lack of Flexibility - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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ISB MIDDLE SCHOOLNEW MIDDLE SCHOOLSCHEDULE CONCEPTMore Choices!More Electives!More Individualized Learning Opportunities!

CURRENT JUNIOR HIGH SCHEDULE8-Period, Fixed-Time ModelPROBLEMS/ISSUES WITH OURJUNIOR HIGH SCHEDULE MODELLack of Flexibility Numerous Schedule Conflicts & Imbalances Wellness & Thai Language RequirementsLimited Elective Choices for StudentsLimited Teacher Common PlanningManaging Homework LoadsCommon Assessments & Rubrics (Consistency)Collaborative Analysis of Student WorkISB Mission InitiativesChallenge/EnrichmentGuiding Principles 2020ISB GUIDING PRINCIPLES 2020ChoiceChallengeCreativity, Innovation & PassionAuthentic, Real-World SituationsWhole StudentGrowth MindsetResearch-basedeLearning

SCHEDULE RESEARCHMiddle School Philosophy & SchedulingAssoc. for Middle Level Education (USA)Middle Years of School Assoc. (AUS)Other SchoolsCatlin Gabel School (Private USA)Dixon Middle School (Public USA)Hong Kong International SchoolShanghai American SchoolTaipei American School

ISB CONSULTATION/ENDORSEMENTMiddle School: Bridge to the FutureHead of SchoolDeputy Head of SchoolCurriculum Director & SpecialistHS Principal & Vice-PrincipalIB CoordinatorES Principal & Vice-Principal

NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHEDULE:LEARNING-FOCUSED GOALS Holistic Whole Student Approach to Adolescent Development Academic, Social, Emotional, Ethical & PhysicalChallenge, Enrichment & SupportCreativity, Design & InnovationLearning to Learn (Metacognition)Regular Teacher Common PlanningTeaming to Support Developmental NeedsMIN:A-DAYB-DAY170FLEXIBLE CORE- HUMANITIES- MATHSCIENCE>= Time Allocation @ ISB HS65LANGUAGEEAP/LSPE65ELECTIVE 1ELECTIVE 245EAP/LS/CHALLENGE/ENRICHMENT/ePORTFOLIOS/THAI LANGUAGE & CULTURE/WELLNESS /SSR/PROJECTS/FIELD TRIPS/ASSEMBLIESFLEXIBLE ENRICHMENT PERIODDAILY/WEEKLY STRUCTURE:Challenge, Enrichment, SupportStudent Needs and InterestsFocus on ISB Mission & Definition of LearningL2L Learning to LearnLiteracy, Metacognition, & WellnessCommunity MeetingsLeadership, Community, Wellness, Demonstrations & CelebrationsC.E.S.: CHALLENGEMath CountsScience ExpoCreative WritingMusic CompositionModel United NationsComputer ProgrammingIndependent Research StudiesDestination ImaginationC.E.S.: ENRICHMENT*Thai Language & CultureNative Spanish/MandarinPublic Speaking/DebateU.S./World HistoryHonors Band/Orchestra/ChoirMusic EnsemblePersonal Fitness/Team Sports3D Design

*new requirement for non-NativesC.E.S.: SUPPORTTransition Skills (G6)Study SkillsReading SupportWriting ApplicationsMath EnrichmentEnglish for Academic PurposesIntensive StudiesENGLISH LANGUAGE OPTIONSStruggling,Needs More TimeCore Humanities+ Reading/Writing SupportAchieving,Has Other InterestsCore Humanities+ DebateHigh-Achieving,Needs More ChallengeCore Humanities+ Creative WritingMATHEMATICS OPTIONSStruggling,Needs More TimeCore Math + Math SupportAchieving,Has Other InterestsCore Math + Science ExpoHigh-Achieving,Needs More ChallengeCore Math+ Math CountsENCORE + ELECTIVE +Enrichment OPTIONSBANDBAND + ART+ Honors BandSTRINGSSTRINGS + PHOTO+ Music EnsembleCHOIRCHOIR + DRAMA+ Model United NationsL2L LEARNING TO LEARNSSR SUSTAINED SILENT READINGePORTFOLIOSWELLNESSDelivered by Grade Level CounselorsCOMMUNITY MEETINGSAssemblies (G6-8)Grade LevelsHousesSingle-GenderTrip MeetingsWellness GroupsService-Learning GroupsFLEXIBLE ENRICHMENT PERIODDAILY/WEEKLY STRUCTURE:Challenge, Enrichment, SupportStudent Needs and InterestsFocus on ISB Mission & Definition of LearningL2L Learning to LearnLiteracy, Metacognition, & WellnessCommunity MeetingsLeadership, Community, Wellness, Demonstrations & CelebrationsMONATUE BWEDATHU BFRIAWEEK 1L2LC/E/SL2LC/E/SL2LMON BTUEAWEDBTHUAFRIBWEEK 2C/E/SL2LC/E/SL2LC/E/SMONATUE BWEDATHU BFRIAWEEK 1L2LC/E/SL2LC/E/SL2LMON BTUEAWEDBTHUAFRIBWEEK 2C/E/SWEL2L-NESSC/E/SL2LC/E/SMONATUE BWEDATHU BFRIAWEEK 1L2LC/E/SCOMMMEETINGC/E/SL2LMON BTUEAWEDBTHUAFRIBWEEK 2C/E/SWEL2L-NESSC/E/SL2LC/E/SMONATUE BWEDATHU BFRIAWEEK 1L2LC/E/SCOMMMEETINGC/E/SL2LMON BTUEAWEDBTHUAFRIBWEEK 2C/E/SWEL2L-NESSC/E/SL2LCOMMMEETINGNON-CLASS TIMEBREAK: 15 MinutesLUNCH: 35 MinutesStaggered G6,7,8 = shorter lunch linesTRANSITIONS: 5 MinutesReduced from 3 > 2 per dayNEW MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHEDULELets Review...ISB MissionAcademic Potential, Caring Global Citizens, Passionate & Reflective, Healthy, Active & BalancedWhole Student More Choice & More ChallengeIndividualized Learning OpportunitiesCreativity, Design & InnovationLearning to Learn ISB MAP TESTING:MATH - FALL 2012GRADE:67890%tile21%33%37%75%tile50%62%63%50%tile84%89%86%MEDIAN75%82%82%ISB MAP TESTING:READING - FALL 2012GRADE:67850%tile75%82%71%NON-EAL/LS50%tile87%88%83%85%tile29%30%28%NON-EAL/LS85%tile37%36%36%