Dearborn Public Schools

February, 2016

Planning with the Standards in Mind

Language and Literacy has really put a focus on working through the Common Core Standards and breaking them down to truly have a better understanding of the expectations.  The efforts have led to a more focused approach on teaching the standards effectively and planning measurable academic student tasks. Here’s what Taqwaa Mohamed, a Kindergarten teacher at Salina … Read more

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Tutors and Students in ACTION!

The AVID tutors at Salina Intermediate and Stout Middle School are in full swing!! The study groups are a maximum of 5 students to one tutor and are supervised by the AVID elective teacher.  The tutors facilitate each stage of the tutorial process by supporting problem-solving strategies through an inquiry process.     Students complete Cornell notes guided … Read more

AVID Tutor Training

The tutors for Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) at Salina Intermediate and Stout Middle School participated in 16 hours of training at the Administrative Service Center.    The tutors are college students that are strong role models and are dedicated to helping develop a culture of college readiness for students.  The tutors will facilitate tutorial groups … Read more

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