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1 On The Road to College and Career Readiness Hamilton County ESC Instructional Services Center Christina Sherman, Consultant

2 How will the revised standards impact you, you students, and your district? What can you expect over the next few years? What can you do to help make this a smooth transition?

3 Being qualified for: –A degree-granting postsecondary education, without remediation –A chosen career, ready for advanced training. What is College and Career Readiness?

4 ACT, “The Conditions of College & Career Readiness, Class of 2010: Ohio.” Are Ohio Students Ready for College?

5 Jobs Will Require More Education & Training NO COLLEGE REQUIRED COLLEGE REQUIRED Source: Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, 2010.

6 Ohio’s Coherent and Integrated Education System: Model Curricula: March 2011 Aligned System of Assessments: 2014 Common Core and State Revised Standards: June 2010 What?How? How Well?

7 House Bill 1: Content Standards prepared for postsecondary instruction the workplace The standards shall specify… the core academic content and skills… that will allow each student to be prepared for postsecondary instruction and the workplace for success in the twenty- first century. (Adopted June 2010) ORC § (A)(1)(a)

8 Ohio’s Revised Standards

9 NEW FEATURES:  Fewer, clearer, and higher  Internationally benchmarked  An aligned model curriculum  College and career readiness  Content and skills  Coherence, focus, rigor NEW FOCUS: Ohio’s Revised Standards Reflect

10 COMMON CORE  English Language Arts  Mathematics  Science  Social Studies OHIO’S REVISED STANDARDS Ohio’s Revised Academic Standards

11 Attributes of the CCSS: English Language Arts Shift in emphasis from fiction to nonfiction in reading and writing. Focus on close analysis of texts with evidence to back up claims and conclusions. Emphasis in teaching literacy skills in and through history/social studies, science, and technical content areas. Based on Reading framework for the 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

12 Attributes of the CCSS: Mathematics Engage student in the content through the Mathematical Practices Problem solving Reasoning Modeling Using tools Making arguments Precision Structure

13 Attributes of the Science Standards Scientific Inquiry Engineering Technological Design

14 Ohio is one of 20 states that has been selected to lead an important effort to improve science education for all students.

15 Attributes of the Social Studies Standards Promotes Historical Thinking Civic Participation Includes Economic Decision-making Financial Literacy A Comprehensive Curriculum that:

16 ELA, Mathematics, Social Studies and Science standards currently available. Standards will be expanded to include: – social and emotional approaches to learning – physical well-being

17 Revised and New Standards in Other Content Areas World Languages (Revised) Fine Arts (Revised) Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship (New) Business Education (New)

18 SB 210 and The Physical Education Evaluation Four components for the report card: 1.Student success in meeting the benchmarks as found in the PE Standards 2.Compliance with local wellness policy 3.Participating in BMI 4.Participating the physical activity pilot

19 High School- Higher Education Alignment Project Striving to reduce remediation by aligning: High school math and English course sequences and content to college readiness expectations Teacher preparation programs to expectations for college readiness

20 State Transition Timeline State Board Adopted Model Curriculum March, 2011 State Board Adopted Standards June, 2010 Transition Complete June, 2014 Transition: Teacher development Local curriculum revision Assessment development

21 How will the revised standards impact you, you students, and your district? What can you expect over the next few years? What can you do to help make this a smooth transition?

22 Ohio’s New Generation of Assessments

23 New Generation Assessments More rigorous tests measuring student progress toward “college and career readiness” Have common, comparable scores across member states, and across consortia Provide achievement and growth information to help make better educational decisions and professional development opportunities Source: Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 68 / Friday, April 9, 2010 pp

24 New Generation Assessments Assess all students, except those with “significant cognitive disabilities” Administer online, with timely results Use multiple measures Source: Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 68 / Friday, April 9, 2010 pp

25 Ohio’s New Assessments Consortium developed assessments English language arts grades 3 – 8 and high school Mathematics grades 3 – 8 and high school Assess the Common Core Standards Operational school year State developed assessments Science grades 5 and 8 and high school Social Studies grade 5 and 8 and high school Assess the revised Ohio standards Operational school year

26 Assessment Consortia SMARTER Balanced (SBAC):  Consortia of 29 States  Attributes: Computer-Adaptive Formative Assessments (optional) Performance Tasks Rapid reporting system to inform instruction and accountability Partnership for Assessment of Readiness (PARCC):  Consortia of 24 states + D.C.  Attributes: Computer-Based Through Course Assessments (might be optional) Performance Tasks Rapid reporting system to inform instruction and accountability

27 Assessment Consortia Both PARCC & SBAC consortia will have : ► English language arts and mathematics assessments ► On-line testing ► Interim and summative components ► Item Types Multiple choice Extended response Technology-enhanced ► Performance Task assessments ► High school tests: End-of-course vs. End-of-year ► Teachers involved in developing and scoring tests

28 Ohio’s New Assessments: HB153 July 2011 Changes High School –National Standardized Assessment –Series of End of Course exams –Senior Project –No date given for implementation 28

29 Ohio Assessment Timeline State Board Adopted Model Curriculum March, 2011 State Board Adopted Standards June, 2010 First Assessment Administration Development Phase: Test development Field testing Standards setting

30 How will the revised standards impact you, you students, and your district? What can you expect over the next few years? What can you do to help make this a smooth transition?

31 Questions?


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