Presentation on theme: "Curriculum Redesign – the Next Steps Prepared by the SAPDC Learning Facilitators Spring 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Curriculum Redesign – the Next Steps Prepared by the SAPDC Learning Facilitators Spring 2014
Today’s outcomes…. What will you take back to your school? Review of the Competencies Linkages to the Curriculum How do you plan to assess achievement of the competencies Areas of professional development where we need to focus
Modern Curriculum Development has taken on a wider scope because our society has become increasingly complex; causing an increased need for curriculum to cease being a static product, and become a living process capable of adjusting to constantly changing times by being in continual contact with a broad segments of our society and a globalized world Considering Alberta’s Curriculum Development Model
It’s the nature of the beast! The nature of modern Curriculum Development is… that it comes together in bits and pieces. Alberta’s Curriculum Development Model
21 st Century learners Take as many Post It notes as you need Write one thought on each Post It note One expectation that you have for your own child, students in this district, students in this school, for an employee of yours You may write more Post It Notes as you watch the video
High School Engagement A Student’s 10 Expectations Around this room you see charts with the titles of each competency Please put your Post It where you think it might fit Use the Parking Lot if you are not sure
INSPIRING EDUCATION: THE JOURNEY BEGINS
THE 10 MULTI-DISCIPLINARY COMPETENCIES a) Know how to learn b) Think critically c) Identify and solve complex problems d) Manage information e) Innovate f) Create opportunities g) Apply multiple literacies h) Demonstrate good communication skills i) Demonstrate global and cultural understanding j) Identify and apply career and life skills
Take one yellow and one blue counter each 3
Jigsaw Activity Find the people who have the yellow tiles with your number (1 – 5) There are matching numbers posted around the room – meet there Take your Competency handouts, and a pen with you (and sticki notes if you prefer to use those) You will read and discuss the competency that matches your numbered yellow tile A guide for your discussion is on the next slide
Jigsaw and Expert Groups Discuss: What is currently happening in your school, in your class. Implications for instruction role Implications for assessment Talk about a lesson, activity, or project you have done, or seen done at your school, or at another school, that meets your competency.
Check the number on your blue counter Find the group who match your number. The numbers are posted around the room.
Time to Share Please return to your tables Take turns to share the information from your competencies
GALLERY WALK As you go around the room, note some of the suggestions from your colleagues.
Indicator Chart – this is NOT a rubric
What will you take back to your school? Review of the Competencies Linkages to the Curriculum Areas of professional development where we need to focus How do you plan to assess achievement of the competencies