Presentation on theme: "Becoming a World Class Leader: Navigating the Transition to Common Core Mathematics: Middle School Transition January/February Leadership I and II."— Presentation transcript:
Becoming a World Class Leader: Navigating the Transition to Common Core Mathematics: Middle School Transition January/February Leadership I and II
A Summary of Our Transition Work Summer 2011—Examined on-grade level courses and how to begin transition to Common Core Standards. Fall 2011—Examined GT and above-grade level courses and how to begin transition to Common Core Standards.
The Team Summer: Jenny Novak, OSM Octavia Cutsail, MVMS Michelle Dugan, LEMS Nancy Cornelius, GMS Chong Na, GMS Kelly Nitsch, PaMS Leah Gray, EMMS Julianne Cochran, OMHS/MHHS Meghan Hearn, MST Karen Baird, Spec Ed, HCMS Fall: Jenny Novak, OSM Melissa Waggoner, OMMS Holly Cheung, ELMS Sue Pope, HCMS AnnMarie Varlotta, DMS Greta Wildasin, MHMS Christy Dellota, LEMS Katie Barbagallo, GT
How teachers will be supported ITLs & MISTs have been made aware of changes & will be given tools to help support their team Transition “Essentials” have been developed Spring PD day will be deep dive focus on what they will be teaching next year Curricular Projects have begun In process of developing a series of CPD course opportunities ranging from 1-3 credits
Spring Writers AnnMarie Varlotta (DMS)—Lead Holly Cheung (ELMS)—Lead Mike McMillion (ELMS) James Ro (ELMS) Leah Gray (EMMS) Nancy Cornelius (GMS)—Lead Chong Na (GMS) Karen Pfeffer (HCMS) Christy Dellota (LEMS) Michelle Dugan (LEMS) Deena Sutch (LEMS) Jenna Maple (MWMS) Juliet Han (MWMS) Greta Wildasin (MHMS)— Lead Amelie Flynn (MHMS) Laura Behrens (MHMS) Kennedy Paynter (MHMS) Liz Zinger (MHMS) Octavia Cutsail (MVMS)— Lead Melissa Waggoner (OMMS)—Lead Genevieve Rawlings (OMMS) Kelli Nitsch (PaMS)—Lead Karen Stiller (WLMS) Katie Ryan (WLMS)
Curriculum Teams will develop Essential Questions/Big Ideas A minimum of 2 UDL lessons for each content cluster per grade A minimum of 2 disciplinary literacy samples for each content cluster per grade A minimum of 2 worthwhile math tasks for each content cluster per grade Resources to support the conceptual development of mathematical content. (We will identify existing resources and/or develop new resources.) Common misunderstandings by content cluster and grade Seminar Resources Link and reference current pencasts/podcasts, PD tools Link to any NCTM sample lessons or disciplinary literacy samples (pending approval of resources) Link to additional resources as appropriate
Table Discussions 1.What are the current challenges facing [parents/family/community, teachers]? 2.What plans and actions have you put in place to support the transition to the Common Core? What strategies have you used? What has worked well for this stakeholder group? 3.When you think about your role, what do you need (in terms of professional growth) to ensure that you are ready and able to lead stakeholders (e.g., teachers, students, parents, colleagues, community stakeholders, etc.) through this era of reform?