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Summit - June 23-25, 2014

  Do you want to hear it from a student herself?  This session will spotlight a student from Lacee Peterson’s 2nd grade classroom.  Together they will share how Victory Journals and data boards are used as tools throughout the school year to set goals, monitor progress, and achieve success.  The main platform for this is the use of the progress monitor tool in Mileposts.  Andie, a student, will share with you how she played a…   Read…

  This presentation will guide schools and school leaders through the process of creating Individual Literacy Plans that meet the new Idaho State requirements. We can provide a narrative of our first year journey with these and some of the data that we have gathered for these learners. Common roadblocks with simple solutions can be shared for creating and maintaining the literacy plans. We will share what we have learned through our first year and…   Read…

  Yes, it is here!  The group progress monitor tool has arrived!  This session will guide you through setting up students in a group progress monitor, setting goals, entering data, and student performance analytics within the group. Corey Davidson is an avid user of this fantastic tool and he will demonstrate how he utilizes this efficient tool on a regular basis and watches his students achieve remarkable success! BYOD Presenter: Corey Davidson, Instructional Facilitator, Douglas…   Read…

  Learn how Edify can help teacher teams create and give assessments that align to the content and rigor of Core Standards. Participants will learn how Edify reports can help teachers learn how their students are progressing in learning essential standards and identify the right instructional strategies to guide their instruction. Presenter: Scott Woolstenhulme, Assistant Superintendent, Bonneville Joint School District # 93 Room:  410A Audience: All

Join us for lunch and a talk by Texas Superintendent, Dr. Kim Alexander. Dr. Kim Alexander grew up on a farm near Roscoe, Texas, and has farmed and ranched in that area since graduation from college in 1976. He has been employed by the Roscoe Independent School District since 1988, serving as superintendent since 2003. During his doctoral research, Dr. Alexander became involved in a research study in differentiated instruction for economically disadvantaged learners, which…   Read…

  We’ll share our district’s quick notes for Milepost and Edify along with insights to our processes for planning, creating, and implementing. We will guide you through data driven instruction and how Edify can support you with standard based assessments. We will walk you through assessment creation and share reports of actual data.  We will show how Edify does each of these things Provides diagnostics feedback Helps educators set standards Evaluates progress Relates to a…   Read…

  The Automated Assessment Importer (AAI) is a new feature that allows districts to load assessment data files anytime and see instant results just by answering a few questions about the data file. Learn how to setup and open an assessment window and how to add testing guidelines for IRI’s.  Participants will be given an overview and demonstration of the Auto Assessment Importer,  as well as hands-on time to load assessments in their Mileposts site….   Read…

  Learn how Milepost and Edify can support using Student Learning Objectives as a model for evaluating teacher effectiveness.  If you are looking for an effective way to include student achievement into teacher evaluations, this session is for you. In the Student Learning Objectives model, teachers identify specific learning targets based on their students’ achievement and identify their own level of effectiveness based on student outcomes. BYOD Presenters: Scott Woolstenhulme, Superintendent, Bonneville Joint School District…   Read…

    Bring your questions! This will be a customized workshop based on the needs of regular Mileposts users. At the beginning of the workshop, you will have the opportunity to share two topics within Mileposts that you want to learn more about, or how to complete a task in Mileposts more efficiently. From there, the workshop will be designed based on the requests of those in attendance so that we can personally guide you…   Read…

  Mileposts Leads from the Twin Falls School District will share how Mileposts is being used at each of their two middle schools, two high schools, and two alternative schools. Following these brief presentations, the floor will be opened for questioning and share-outs in order to collaboratively generate best practices related to Mileposts at the secondary level. Presenter: Kimberly Allen, Mileposts Lead and Mileposts Team, Twin Falls School District #411 Room:  420A Audience: Secondary