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March 4, 2021

2/8/2021 11:44:00 AM
Committee sends many items to Monday school board agenda

The Dodgeville School District curricular/co-curricular meeting Monday covered a lot of items that will be taken to the full board at their February meeting next Monday.
Jacque Goetzke, Curriculum Director, presented the status of several initiatives which are on-going throughout the district.
Transitioning into middle school and high school science is being studied by staff and administration to help make it smoother for fifth graders going into sixth grade and eighth graders going into ninth grade.
Goetzke said the 5-6 transition shows the need to better understand measuring-conversion to metrics, multiplication tables, numbers series with the eighth to ninth grade needs including metric system conversion, decimal point movement, formulas, manipulating fractions, graphs. She said math skills are a need to help with conversion to science.
It was noted that about 25 students are taking algebra at eighth grade and the hope is there could be more in the 90 plus numbered class.
The board heard about one on one support for students that is taking place in the district. A survey is being taken to determine its effectiveness.
This month's theme is "Fabulous February" said Goetzke. She said this will be a month of assessment and that testing with online education has created its own set of problems. She said she will have data for the board at next Monday's regular board meeting.
High School Principal Ryan Bohnsack updated the committee on class changes proposed for art, science, social studies, tech ed and physical education. He said that chemistry can now be a college course through UW-Oshkosh and will join physics which is a college course now....
(See the rest of the story in the February 4, 2021 Chronicle issue)

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