Teaching & Learning Information and Resources

Last Updated: 6/19/2021 11:50 AM

Instructional Coaches provide support for teaching and learning by leading professional learning, guiding unit development for the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards, modeling best practices, assisting in formative assessment test development, analyzing data, and monitoring student achievement.   Please visit staff pages for contact information or visit content specific pages for additional information and resources. 

Assessments developed by the Georgia Department of Education, Decatur County Schools, College Board and other agencies are administered annually.  Tests include but are not limited to the Georgia Milestones Assessment System, AP exams, SAT/PSAT, ACT, ACCUPLACER, local checkpoints and other.  To access the Decatur County Assessment Plan, Decatur County Assessment Calendar, State Testing Window and related information please visit the Assessment and Student Growth link under Departments. 

Curriculum and Instruction in Decatur County Schools is based on the Georgia Standards of Excellence and the College Board requirements for AP courses. Instructional tools to enhance student engagement and optimize learning are vary by grade level and content area.   For additional information please visit individual content pages to access standards, pacing guides, and a variety of instructional resources.
 

Professional Learning is the foundation of continuous improvement in Decatur County Schools.   Formal and informal learning opportunities are provided via in-house experts, regional improvement specialists, and state/national/international experts.  Face-to-face opportunities, webinars and video segments are the primary service delivery methods and offerings are responsive the annual needs determined through surveys, data analysis, observations and strategic planning sessions.  For additional information, please visit the Professional Learning link under Departments.

 

 

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ONLINE RESOURCES for STUDENTS and PARENTS
 

IMPORTANT LINKS

TEACHING AND LEARNING GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS (currently being updated for 2021-2022)

DECATUR COUNTY TEACHING AND LEARNING STRATEGIC PLAN 

LITERACY FLOW CHART 

MATH FLOW CHART

STEM PROGRESSION

GENERAL RESOURCES

Georgia Standards of Excellence - standards and resources

GA Milestone Achievement Level Descriptors

What Is My Child Learning?

Promotion and Retention Guidelines