Please answer the following questions by posting to your group's topic page. You can either post by editing
your group's topic page or typing your answers in a word document and downloading the file into your group's
topic page.

1. What CSIP goal is your action research targeting? Justify how your action research will support this CSIP.

Improvement in ITBS and ITEDS in problem solving for math and science reasoning.

2. What does your data say to justify needing to pursue this action research? List the specific sources of data.

We are not hitting the 80% proficiency for these standardized tests. We can justify this by looking at previous 3 years of standardized tests.

3. Explain how your action research will meet the criteria of the Five Characteristics of Effective Instruction from the Iowa Core.
Provide information that supports all of the characteristics that apply to your action research topic.

Teaching for understandings, Rigor and relevance, student-centered