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1 A New Adventure...freshmen pioneers

2 Why???? A diploma with meaning Life-ready Habits that last a lifetime

3 How???? Use the technology Use the best of what we already know Change the system

4 What has changed... Time – no longer the biggest factor Success – re-calibrated and measure against the skills and knowledge needed Culture – students have choices, but then have added responsibility

5 Terms to hold on to... MCL – Mass Customized Learning – attempting to have all students reach potential by ‘customizing’ instruction to their needs and abilities MOD – Modular Scheduling – 21, 20-minute sections of time Capacity Matrix – Identifies what a student should know and do, what they practice to develop the skills and knowledge, how they show they have mastered the topic SOP – Standard Operating Procedures

6 A few more terms to hold on to.. Tiger Perch – upper balcony in commons SAM – Student Achievement Module IMC – Instructional Materials Center SSS – Student Success Supervisor Triangulated Counseling (TC) – Three adults for every one student TAP – Teacher/Advisor Program EduCate – Software program to track progress, better than Infinite Campus

7 What will it all mean... More face-to-face time – more intense relationship with instructors Non-comparative education More opportunity to accelerate and certainty of mastery Maturity and ownership by students More flexibility to pursue any avenue The world and all its treasures

8 Some details...capacity matrix

9 Schedule....

10 SOP’s... ID’s visible at all times Arrive on time to each module Purposeful movement Computer always open to state , always charged, schedule on desktop Habits of Mind and Top 20 principles Tiger Perch, Study Area, IMC SOP’s

11 The first three.... Orientation will last the first three days – Laptop and technology information Capacity matrix understanding and expectations Scheduling and practice SOP clarity Top 20 and Habits of Mind TAP and Triangulated Counseling (TC)

12 Some announcements... Follow on Twitter Follow on Facebook – harrisburghighschool41- 2-sd All students will need a graphing calculator by the first Monday – TI-84 or TI-83

13 Questions??? ?????

14 Boldly go.....we are!!


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