Essential Question: How will the new standards implementation affect me as a curriculum leader?
Norms for Today Our Work will be Messy Our Work may not have Closure Dialogue will create Understanding Each Voice has Value
Standards Matter! They are the heart of our curriculum Our materials support our core learning standards, not the other way around We would not be here having this conversation today if standards did not matter
Today’s Outcomes: 1.Develop an understanding of the potential changes that the standards revision process will create. 2.Develop a deeper understanding of the new standards, grade level expectations, and student outcomes.
Uncovering the State Perspective Text Rendering Activity (Read pages 1-12 of the New Standards) – What practices might the state be trying to end? – What practices might the state be trying to begin? – What are the implications for our district? Chart Beginnings/Endings
Consultancy Protocol What should curriculum accomplish? What are the responsibilities for each group? – District – School – Teacher What structures could create greater sustainability? What did you hear? What didn’t you hear?
Educational Belief Systems Complete Survey – How might you be like your peers? – How might you be different from your peers?
Concerns Based Adoption Model Awareness Information Personal Management Consequence Collaboration Refocusing What is it? How can I make it work? How can I sync w/ others? How does it work? Is it worth it or working? How does it affect me? How do we make it better?
QuickWrite How might this transition affect me? How might this transition affect my peers?
Standards-Based Teaching/Learning Cycle Count off by 4 at your table Read and highlight important information from your text section Share the critical components of what you learned As a leader, what are the implications of effectively supporting teachers in using the Teaching/Learning Cycle?
Moring Closure QuickWrite – What endings are you anticipating for yourself and your colleagues? – What beginnings are you anticipating for yourself and your colleagues? – Share with small group – Share with whole group
Old/New Comparisons Old & GoneStill ThereAdded & New
CDE’s Comparisons Green indicates no significant difference between the revised grade level expectation and current objectives Yellow indicates that there is a change in some of the content from the current objectives to the revised grade level expectation Red indicates new content to the grade level
Thompson Frameworks Should we leave our Thompson Curriculum Frameworks behind? – What would be the implications? – Where do we need to spend our energy? – What should we “do” as a district? – What should be the grade level/course outcomes in our district?
Activating Your Prior Knowledge What do you know about Essential Learnings or Power Standards? – Table Chat What do you know about Common Assessments? – Table Chat Large Group Share
Selecting Essential Learnings Does it have endurance? Do we really expect our student to retain the knowledge and the skills over time as opposed to merely learning it for a test? Does it have leverage? Will proficiency in this standard help the student in other areas of the curriculum and other academic disciplines? Does it develop student readiness for the next level of learning? Is it essential for success in the next unit, course, or grade level?
Discuss & Identify Which evidence outcomes in your grade/course are essential? – Discuss in small group – Share out with Large Group
Feb 3 District Wednesday Knowing what you now know, what might be knowledge that our teachers need to be prepared for the new Colorado State Standards and implementing them in a standards- based teaching/learning cycle?
Meet & Confer High School gathering Middle School gathering – Create and agenda that you will lead for your peers on Feb 3. Elementary focus at the school site level – What would you encourage your leadership team to focus upon? – What would you encourage your principal to focus upon?
Closure Reflect on your morning QuickWrite New QuickWrite – How will the new standards implementation affect me as a curriculum leader? Share with small group Share with whole group