# Team A Example of a Worked Example

TEAM A EXAMPLE OF A
WORKED EXAMPLE
How do you find the average gain
needed for students as determined
from a SMART goal?
How To Find The Gains For SMART
Goals
SMART
S=Specific
M=Measureable
A= Aligned
R= Realistic
T=Timely
SMART Goal: Whole Class
virtual class will make
an average 10%
proficiency gains in
Standard Test Scores
by May 2013.
84
82
80
78
current
May
76
74
72
70
Whole Class75.75
Name
Alex
78
73
Anthony
Blair
Brooke
Carmen
Charlita
Douglas
Jorge
Joshua
Kim
Latisha
Li
Rachel
Robert
Rupert
Sara
Seth
Sheetal
Tawayna
Wayne
67
43
91
47
81
58
79
94
79
100
91
48
54
93
88
95
67
89
virtual class will make
an average 10%
proficiency gains in
Standard Test Scores
by May 2013.
Finding Average Score
• 78+73+67+43+91+47+
81+58+79+94+79+100
+91+48+54+93+88+95
+67+89=
1515
(Virtual Organization Portal,
2013)
Finding Average Score
• 1515&divide;20=
•75.75
• 75.75 is the average
class. Our SMART
goal is to make a 10%
increase from this
number.
What score is 10% Higher than 75.75?
• To find a percent of a
number you divide
and multiply the
decimal to the number
• 10/100=.10
• 10% of 75.75 is
• .10 X 75.75=
•7.575
New Score to Strive For
• Average score= 75.75
• 75.75+7.575= 83.325 or the
next whole number, 84
SMART Goal: Whole Class
virtual class will make
an average 10%
proficiency gains in
Standard Test Scores
by May 2013.
84
82
80
December
May
78
76
74
72
Whole Class75.5
SMART Goal: Individual Student
• Alex will raise his
by 10% according to
Standard Test Scores
by May 2013.
88
86
84
82
First
Score
May-13
80
78
76
74
Alex
Alex’s Score
• What is 10% of Alex’s
Score?
• 78X.10=7.8
• Why do we multiply 78
by .10?
• Current score= 78
• 10%=1/100=.10
• What do you do with
7.8 now?