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Schiesher Students Strive to Reach Goals

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4fc98ea45e92d Colorful paper chain marks students' success at reaching goals.
Colorful paper chain marks students' success at reaching goals.

The students in the resource room worked very hard to meet individual academic goals this year. Students practiced skills to improve their abilities to count, identify numbers, perform computation problems, write sentences, and read fluently. With the help of AIMSweb, a database for student progress monitoring, and access to iPads, students were able to receive immediate feedback on their progress each week. The ability to discuss their performance so quickly after the assessment served as a valuable means of helping students identify which factors can directly influence their learning and how they might improve.

While individual goal setting and achievement is always a focus of learning in the resource room, we also made the effort to emphasize how important one person’s success is to the whole group and how when one person grows, the whole group benefits. To help motivate students to work as a group, students got to add one paper chain link to a larger chain and sign their names if they improved their score each week. They set a goal to make the chain grow to reach around the room. Happily, we were able to reach the goal and crisscross the room several times! It was exciting to see the students become so excited to add to the group goal through meeting personal goals.

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Schiesher Elementary 5205 Kingston Ave. Lisle, IL  60532
Phone: 630-493-8100

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