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1 Common Core State Standards: From Standards to Practice
WA-ACTE Summer Conference- Yakima, WA Presented by Dr. Karen Bergh Dr. Vivian Baglien Sarah Mc Coy, MS August 5, 2014

2 Common Core State Standards
Adopted by 47 states (Washington State in 2011) Provide: **Consistent learning expectations for all students. **Clear standards that focus on understanding over memorization. **Emphasis on the critical topics students need to succeed after high school. **Faster testing results, more focused online testing system Washington plans to be fully implemented by school year and student achievement will be measured by a new assessment system.

3 Where are you in the planning and implementation process?

4 The Standards- What they do and do not do:
Do define what all students are expected to know and be able to do, do not define how teachers teach. Do focus on what is most essential, do not describe all that can or should be taught . Do recognize the literacy components that are critical to college readiness, do not define the whole of readiness.. Do set grade specific standards, do not define the intervention. Do not define the full range of supports for special needs. Do not define the nature of advanced work for those who meet the standards prior to graduation

5 Common Core Standards for English Language Arts/Literacy
Is an integrated model of literacy The standards proposes that responsibility for students’ literacy development (reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language) is shared within the school College and Career Readiness: Demonstrate independence Build strong content knowledge Comprehend as well as critique Value evidence Respond to the varying demands of audience, task, purpose, and discipline Use technology and digital media strategically and capably Come to understand other perspectives and cultures

6 Common Core State Standards: Three changes in English Language Arts/Literacy:
I. Building knowledge through content rich nonfiction. II. Reading, writing, and speaking grounded in evidence from text both literary and informational. III. Regular practice with complex text and its academic language.

7 Common Core State Standards- Math
Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them Reason Abstractly and quantitatively Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others Model with mathematics Use appropriate tools strategically Attend to precision Look for and make use of structure Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning

8 Common Core State Standards: Three Changes in Math
I. Focus strongly where the Standards focus II. Coherence: thinking across grades, and linking to major topics within grades. III. Rigor: in major topics pursue: conceptual understanding, procedural skill and fluency, and application with equal intensity.

9 What does this mean?

10 Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
How do you see STEM layering with Common Core, 21st Century Skills, technical knowledge and skills, and core academic knowledge?

11 Instruction Changes How will we approach teaching?
Teaching changes from giving students the answer to having students apply knowledge to real world situations. Students must find the answer and explain Shift from content knowledge from teacher to content knowledge from a balance of reading, writing, lecture, and hands on experience.

12 We will now think Integrated Interdisciplinary
Lessons planned around multiple standards, integrating reading, writing, speaking/listening, and language. Interdisciplinary Pair up with other disciplines to create a unit Cross-curricular conversations among teachers and between them.

13 7 ways the Common Core State Standards will change your classroom
Depth not width--- Nonfiction, not fiction Evidence is required Speaking and listening Technology is part of most/all standards 21st century skills are emphasized across subject area An increase in rigor

14 How will this look in our content area?

15 Standards into Practice: Some Examples & Applications
Presented by Dr. Vivian G. Baglien, Instructor Auburn Mountainview High School

16 Putting Your Frameworks to Work
Established frameworks should be the foundation of your teaching Instead of parking the document on the back shelf, use it ! Combine the frameworks with technology and you have a recipe for student understanding and success.

17 Begin with a Standard The lesson is based on grade-level standards, is meaningful and relevant It is beyond the task at hand (e.g., relates to a broader purpose or context such as problem-solving, citizenship, etc.), and helps students learn and apply It contains transferable knowledge and skills.

18 Standards into Practice
National Standard- example Parenting : Evaluate the effects of parenting roles and responsibilities on strengthening the well being of individuals and families. What is the competency or content standard desired in the outcome behavior or learning target? Next develop the outcome or learning target.

19 Learning Targets Learning targets are easier than you think!
What do want your students to learn? Refer to your framework either those done in your district, OSPI or Natefacs website. Learning targets are those power standards identified by Family and Consumer Sciences National Standards and Competencies -

20 Example from Baby Unit, Independent Living
Power Standards: PS 1: FCS Analyze strategies to manage multiple roles and responsibilities (individual, family, career, community, and global) Learning Target or Outcome- Analyze roles and responsibilities of parenting Teaching application-Students will research and analyze the costs of raising a baby for one year in a group project.

21 Student Project on the Costs of Raising a Child

22 Example from Baby Unit- Independent Living
Learning Target: Students will research and analyze the costs of raising a baby for one year in a group project. The Cost of Raising a Child From Birth to One Year Directions: You will develop a brochure or power point that will cover one of the assigned topics. This is done individually, even though others are working on the same topic. Create a colorful, informative and accurate brochure or info-graphic that would outline and describe the costs of raising a child for one year in your area. Common CORE Standards: SL1 Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on- one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11–12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively ET1.1.1Generate ideas and create original works for personal and group expression using a variety of digital tools- Power Standards: PS 1: FCS Analyze strategies to manage multiple roles and responsibilities (individual, family, career, community, and global) STEM- Technology- Use a variety of technology and online tools to gather information, analyze, prowess and present information. Math-M1.5.C Make valid inferences and draw conclusions based on data.

23 Example: Lessons linking Common Core and 21st Century Leadership Skills
Sarah Mc Coy

24 Teacher Resources for Common Core and STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Colorado STEM Academy A national database of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Learning Zone Express Ohio FCS Standards with Common Core Utah FCS Comprehensive paper on how clothing courses align to STEM Concepts Wisconsin FCS- section 5 Texas - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) Local news report from Bismarck, North Dakota on the success of teaching STEM concepts in FACS curriculum. 91b6-001cc4c03286.html Content area resources STEM sources that support education Wisconsin FCS Standards STEM concepts as they relate to teaching content by area and grade level. Washington State STEM beginnings and Common CORE NEA comprehensive tools, lessons and STEM resources

25 Contacts: Dr. Vivian Baglien- vbaglien@auburn. wednet
Contacts: Dr. Vivian Baglien- Web Site- Dr. Karen Bergh- Sarah McCoy, MS-

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