Dearborn Public Schools

November, 2017

New Teachers get “SIOP”ized!

Several of our new teachers participated in Day #2 of the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) training at Woodworth Middle School last week.  They applied instructional strategies that align with the Common Core and other content standards to deliver lessons that address the academic and linguistic needs of our English learners.   Our emphasis this session was on … Read more

Professional Learning Day

Language and Literacy Trainers facilitate learning at the school level on the district’s PD day.   Salina Intermediate staff engaged in a full day interactive workshop on establishing a language-rich interactive classroom.  The morning focused on reviewing the WIDA Standards Framework to deepen understanding of the performance definitions and appropriate linguistic accommodations based on students’ … Read more

All in a Week’s Work…

The 3D community comprised of Instructional Coaches, Special Education Support Staff and ELD Specialists met to review the MTSS process.  The MTSS framework is grounded in the shared responsibility of assuring that all students have access to learning and are given instruction to be successful in school.   School leadership teams will facilitate ongoing professional learning … Read more

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