Presentation on theme: "Project CRISS Awareness Cele Oldham and Laura Sachs August 9-10, 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Project CRISS Awareness Cele Oldham and Laura Sachs August 9-10, 2012
Common Board Configuration Date: August 9 & 10, 2012 Benchmark: District goal #4: Highly Developed and High Performing Staff Benchmark: District goal #4: Highly Developed and High Performing Staff Bell Ringer : Pause & Reflect on EQ Bell Ringer : Pause & Reflect on EQ Essential Question: How do teachers prepare students to engage in a variety of strategies in order to become independent learners? Essential Question: How do teachers prepare students to engage in a variety of strategies in order to become independent learners? Vocabulary: Project CRISS active persistence metacognition strategic self- direction text complexity student reflection Vocabulary: Project CRISS active persistence metacognition strategic self- direction text complexity student reflection Objective: Learners will have an awareness of the Project CRISS framework for teaching and learning Objective: Learners will have an awareness of the Project CRISS framework for teaching and learning Agenda: I Do…Introduction to Project CRISS Frameworks for Teaching and Learning We Do…Engage in active persistence through applied learning strategies You Do…Apply new learning to current practice Agenda: I Do…Introduction to Project CRISS Frameworks for Teaching and Learning We Do…Engage in active persistence through applied learning strategies You Do…Apply new learning to current practice Summarizing Activity: CBC review, Learner Reflection Card, EQ revisited Summarizing Activity: CBC review, Learner Reflection Card, EQ revisited Homework: visit Project CRISS website at www.projectcriss.com www.projectcriss.com Homework: visit Project CRISS website at www.projectcriss.com www.projectcriss.com Learning Goal: Learners will understand frameworks for teaching and learning which promote students’ deep understanding of content. Learning Goal: Learners will understand frameworks for teaching and learning which promote students’ deep understanding of content.
Lake County Schools Vision StatementVision Statement A dynamic, progressive and collaborative learning community embracing change and diversity where every student will graduate with the skills needed to succeed in postsecondary education and the workplace. Mission StatementMission Statement The mission of the Lake County Schools is to provide every student with individual opportunities to excel. Lake County Schools is committed to excellence in all curricular opportunities and instructional best practices. This focus area addresses closing the achievement gap, increased graduation rate, decreased dropout rate, increase in Level 3 and above scores on the FCAT, achieving an increase in the number of students enrolled in advanced placement and dual enrollment opportunities and implementing the best practices in instructional methodology. Summer Leadership Institute
21 st Century Skills Tony Wagner, The Global Achievement Gap Summer Leadership Institute 1. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 2. Collaboration and Leadership 3. Agility and Adaptability 4. Initiative and Entrepreneurialism 5. Effective Oral and Written Communication 6. Accessing and Analyzing Information 7. Curiosity and Imagination
High Effect Size IndicatorsHigh Effect Size Indicators Summer Leadership Institute “The Department’s identified set of indicators on high effect size instructional and leadership strategies with a causal relationship to student learning growth constitute priority issues for deliberate practice and faculty development.” -Florida Department of Education, 2012
Learning Goal with Scales Tracking Student Progress Established Content Standards Multi-tiered System of Supports Clear Goals Text Complexity ESOL Students Summer Leadership Institute School Leadership High Effect Indicators Classroom Teacher High Effect Indicators Feedback Practices Facilitating Professional Learning Clear Goals and Expectations Instructional Resources High Effect Size Strategies Instructional Initiatives Monitoring Text Complexity Interventions Instructional Adaptations ESOL Strategies
Instructional Frameworks (Liang and Dole, 2006) Are: Sets of principles or ideas that organize instruction based on principles of teaching. Tools to simplify complex ideas. Are Not: Scripted Found in teachers’ manuals Simple procedures such as a concept map or a K-W-L
FRAMEWORK FOR TEACHING Guides planning Informs instruction using the… Project CRISS Frameworks FRAMEWORK FOR LEARNING Allows learners to deeply understand what they read, view, hear, and do by… preparing them for learning, facilitating engagement and long-term retention, developing lifelong, reflective learners. Pg 7-18
FRAMEWORK FOR LEARNING Being a Metacognitive Learner PREPARE for Learning: Be Metacognitive! ENGAGE & TRANSFORM: Be Actively Persistent! REFLECT on Learning Background Knowledge Purpose Setting Author’s Craft Writing Discussion Visualizing Organizing Process: How I learned (My metacognition) Content: What I learned
FRAMEWORK FOR TEACHING PREPARE for Learning: Be Metacognitive! ENGAGE & TRANSFORM: Be Actively Persistent! REFLECT on Learning Background Knowledge Purpose Setting Author’s Craft Writing Discussion Visualizing Organizing Process: How I learned (My metacognition) Content: What I learned PLAN for Instruction Enduring Understandings (Content & Process) Assessments (Formative & Summative) Evaluate Student Needs Content Materials
Power 1: Main idea, thesis... Power 2: Support or detail of a Power 1 Power 3: Support or detail of a Power 2 Power Thinking Pg 38 PT-1 Project CRISS ® 2006
Power Thinking Example 1. Clothes 2. Hot weather 3. Shorts 3. Tank Tops 2. Cold weather 3. Sweater 4. Wool PT-2 Project CRISS ® 2006
Power Writing Rules 1. The Power 1 sentence tells the number of Power 2s. Examples: Fractions can be used in the “real” world in three ways. The Nez Perce Indians and the U. S. Government interpreted the “ownership” of land in two totally different ways. 2. [Optional] Use only active verbs in sentences. Active verbs are those other than the “to be” verbs. PT-3 Project CRISS ® 2006
MATHEMATICS 1. I learned three things about fractions yesterday. 2. I can use percent calculations in two ways while shopping. LANGUAGE ARTS 1. (author) wrote three short stories which illustrate man’s struggle against nature. 2. Before reading a text, I need to prepare myself by doing three things. Sample Power 1 Sentences For Different Content Areas PT-4a Project CRISS ® 2006
SCIENCE In the wild, plants and animals coexist in two ways. Air pollution exists for three reasons. SOCIAL STUDIES John F. Kennedy experienced three major conflicts during his term. Of all the rights protected in The Bill of Rights, I think two relate to my life in important ways. PHYSICAL EDUCATION I need to improve my overall fitness for four reasons. Knowing the rules of a sport can help me in three ways. PT-4b More Power 1 Sentences Project CRISS ® 2006
Pattern Puzzles help students... Understand patterns and structures. Sequence events or process steps. Categorize or group information. Recognize main ideas and details (when combined with Powers). PT-5 Project CRISS ® 2006 Your turn! Let’s give it a try!
Training Schedule for 2012-13 October 18 & November 1, 2012 February 7 & 21, 2013 18 MIP points Includes textbook and materials Substitutes paid through the Professional Development and Leadership Department
Participant Scale and Reflection Take a moment to reflect on your learning. Please mark an “X” to show your level of proficiency with the session materials and content. Provide additional comments below. Summer Leadership Institute 0-Not Using No understanding or implementation steps taken away 1-Beginning Little understanding and inconsistent implementation steps taken away 2- Developing Moderate understanding and implementation steps taken away 3-Applying Consistent understanding and implementation steps taken away along with monitoring components for effective execution 4-Innovating In addition to criteria of Applying, enhanced understanding, implementation, monitoring, and execution take aways Your thoughtful comments are welcomed and appreciated.