Imagine Charter Elementary at Camelback, Inc.
Imagine Schools' teachers continue to provide instruction and learning experiences for students temporarily out of school because of quarantine/close contact or when COVID positive - remotely, as appropriate. Details for providing these interim instructional experiences in the most simple means possible for students/families and teachers can be found in our Imagine Instructional Time model, linked here.
Additional measures we provide to meet the academic needs of students include:
- Increased RTI support for students during the regular school day (including opportunities for targeted support during small group instruction).
- Frequent administering and analysis of assessments to monitor progress of students, inform instruction and identify students that need additional supports/interventions during and beyond the regular school day. (Assessments include: STAR benchmark assessments and quarterly ATI benchmarks in ELA and math, Phonics screeners, EL proficiency assessments, curriculum based assessments specific to each site, and ongoing formative observations on the part of teachers.)
- Embedded time for collaboration for teachers to review Imagine AZ pacing guides to identify most important "priority" standards, engage in instructional conversations, and review student learning data with colleagues and members of site leaders Research based curriculum, "Wonders "to Accelerate Reading with the students due to learning gain loss due to COVID19.
- Hiring additional para professionals who can support teachers by providing interventions and support
- Caring School Community SEL Program Caring School Community is a comprehensive, research-based social and emotional learning (SEL) program that builds school-wide community, develops students' social skills and SEL competencies, and enables a transformative stance on discipline.
- To purchase a research based curriculum , "Into to Math " to help accelerate Math learning for the students due to learning loss during COVID 19. Each major racial and ethnic group, poor students, children with disabilities, English learners, gender and migrant status; students experiencing homelessness; and children and youth in foster care will be part of the program.