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Sophomore Parent Night The Portfolio process. Rhode Island Diploma System Adopted by the RI Board of Regents in January of 2003 (updated 2008) ► Move.

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1 Sophomore Parent Night The Portfolio process

2 Rhode Island Diploma System Adopted by the RI Board of Regents in January of 2003 (updated 2008) ► Move from Carnegie Units to a new system based on Proficiency using multiple measures  Old Carnegie unit is based on seat time units  SKHS requires 24 units

3 Multiple Measures Requirements for Graduation ► Complete courses  24 credits ► Portfolio ► Comprehensive Course Assessments ► State Tests – NECAP

4 Portfolio Requirements for all students ► 24 submissions –linked to 8 SLEs ► 5 Formative reflections ► One summative reflection ► Exit Oral presentation

5 Comprehensive Course Assessments (CCAs) ► Students submit 8 proficient CCAs  2 math  2 ELA  2 science  2 social studies ► Performance Based part of the final exam  Proficiency = 3  Most students will fulfill this requirement by the end of junior year

6 NECAP Tests New England Common Assessment Program Take Junior Year ► October (Math & ELA) ► May (Science) ► Score ≥ 2 in both Math and Reading meets state proficiency  Remediation will be offered to students who do not score a 2 or better ► Students will be given the opportunity to retake the exam as a senior

7 Portfolio requirements (continued) Students complete an assortment of assignments that link to the school’s 8 Student Learning Expectations (SLEs). Students complete an assortment of assignments that link to the school’s 8 Student Learning Expectations (SLEs). Four academic: A1, A2, A3 and A4 Two civic: C5, C6 Two social: S7 and S8

8 Four Academic SLE’s SLE 1  A1 Critical thinking and problem solving  6 submissions SLE 2  A2 Communicate effectively through reading, writing and speaking reading, writing and speaking  6 submissions and an exit presentation  List of 10 favorite books read during high school with reflective summary

9 SLE 3  A3 is technology literacy  students submit 4 examples of work demonstrating proficiency in 4 different software applications SLE 4  A4 is fine arts proficiency  Students are required to demonstrate proficiency in at least one of the three fine arts  visual, music, or theatre (dance)

10 Two civic  SLE 5 - C5 requires students to demonstrate an understanding of human rights and diversity  1 submission from any course or  may choose a pre-approved self-generated project  SLE 6 - C6 requires students to demonstrate an understanding of political, environmental, social and economic issues affecting our world  1 submission from any course or  may choose a pre-approved self-generated project  may use community service

11 Two Social  SLE 7 -S7 requires students to demonstrate an understanding of the connection between appropriate choices affecting their physical, social and emotional well-being  1 submission from any course or  may choose a pre-approved self-generated project  SLE 8- S8 requires students to identify goals, set priorities and manage their academic progress  Create and manage their portfolio  Complete an ILP with school counselor  2 recommendations

12 How can students keep track? Portfolio Opportunities ► Link courses to portfolio assignments ► Review assignments uploaded to Richer Picture ► SK 102 Checklist SK 102 Checklist SK 102 Checklist

13 Richer Picture ► Richer Picture Richer Picture Richer Picture  Web based portfolio system  Allows access to student work at home ► Students use the digital portfolio in SK 102  Students will write 2 Formative Reflections  Teachers assign tasks for student submission  School counselors guide students as they complete their Individual Learning Plan using “Way to Go Rhode Island”

14 How do students submit work to the Portfolio on Richer Picture? 1. Complete assignment in class  Example: persuasive essay, A2 2. Teacher grades the work 3. Proficient work is uploaded to the Richer Picture Portfolio 4. Teachers assess work on Richer Picture – verifies submission

15 Student Support in the School 1.SK series classes - one per year ( quarter class) ► SK 101 introduction to life at SK and the portfolio process ► SK 102, 103 and 104 – portfolio 2.In classes ► From teachers who provide assignments linked to the school’s 8 SLE’s 3.In Advisory ► From Advisors who review the portfolio process and requirements

16 SK 102 (.25 course) ► Provides support and instruction around new graduation requirements Pass/Fail Mid- Quarter – 3/15/13 2 submissions SLE 1 and SLE 2 2 submissions SLE 1 and SLE 2 5 book summaries 5 book summaries Pass SK Submissions 7 Submissions 5 Book summaries 5 Book summaries 3 Formative Reflections 3 Formative Reflections

17 Communication between school and home 1. Parents can access a student’s portfolio on Richer Picture. 2. Information is sent out on the listserv 3. Information is on the school website 4. Parent nights (one per year) 5. Parent notification (junior year) if student has not met the CCA requirement at the end of 10 th grade

18 South Kingstown High School Website Graduation Portfolio

19 Questions ? Contact information School website click on High School, click on School Links click on Graduation Portfolio


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