This brief report summarizes research on dyslexia. It is intended to provide an initial look at this common type of learning disability that impacts 1 in 5 students. Included in the brief are links to the original source material and to supplementary resources and videos to learn more.
This report highlights the HILO pre-K pilot Spanish language enrichment program at Pickle Elementary School during Spring, 2015.
This brief 2-page guide explains what a logic model is and why DRE uses them as a first step in planning a program evaluation.
The Doss Elementary Mandarin FLI Program parents participated in an in-depth survey of their experiences as parents and their perceptions of their child's experiences in the Mandarin language immersion program in grades k-2.
This report details the results of the 2015 survey of teachers and librarians in AISD regarding technology integration and implementation and their awareness or use of Project Based Learning (PBL). Teachers and librarians across all grade levels and content areas were surveyed to learn about their skill levels, hardware and software application usage as well as selected technology infused student activities. A key finding indicates a need to initiate efforts to increase and expand the culture of technological innovation and elevate the knowledge and skills of AISD staff around instructional…
This report summarizes results from a survey given to rising 5th grade students who attended AISD's science summer camp in 2013 at two elementary campuses: Pleasant Hill and Campbell. Students were surveyed about their attitudes toward science at the beginning of the summer camp and again at the end of the camp to learn whether students’ participation in the camp had any influence on their attitudes toward science.
During spring, 2013, all high school counselors in AISD were invited to participate in an online survey of the present working conditions, priorities, and challenges of their position.
During the Spring of 2013, all high school college and career advisors in AISD were offered the opportunity to participate in an online survey of the present working conditions, priorities, and challenges of their position in the district. This survey report provides college and career advisors' responses and integrates current research on effective college and career advising practices across the nation. Key findings included: (1) college and career advisors serve larger caseloads than recommended by TEA or the national school counselor professional organizations; (2) college and career…
This report presents postsecondary enrollment for AISD’s Class of 2011 during the year after high school graduation. Since 2002, AISD postsecondary enrollment has increased incrementally, from 62% to 68%.
The National Wildlife Federation engaged in a two-year partnership with AISD to build and maintain outdoor learning habitats for elementary and middle school campuses. This report summarizes the findings from the year 2 program evaluation (academic year 2011-2012), focusing on teacher perceptions and curriculum considerations as well as the actual design and usage of the habitats for teaching science in the middle grades.