Presentation on theme: "Launching the Common Core State Standards We need to prepare our students for 21 st Century Learning in an information age with technology innovations."— Presentation transcript:
Launching the Common Core State Standards We need to prepare our students for 21 st Century Learning in an information age with technology innovations that will be developed that we can not yet even imagine!
How will teaching and learning change in the 21 st Century? http://youtu.be/yfpa9uTWdJE
Communication Collaboration Critical Thinking Creativity In order to prepare our students to become 21 st Century Learners they need to master the skills needed for school and work known as the 4c’s.
21 st Century Skills and the 4c’s are infused in the Career and College Ready Standards which are the end goals of the Common Core Standards Each grade level Common Core Standard spirals with increasing difficulty from Kindergarten to Career and College Ready
Career and College Ready Standard examples: Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when reading or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. Prepare and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
SMUSD will fully implement the Common Core State Standards in 2014-2015 We will take the new national test with Common Core Standards in Spring of 2015 We have two years to make the transition!
Where did the Common Core standards come from? Council of Chief State School Officers and National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, teachers, school administrators, and experts worked together to provide a clear and consistent framework to prepare students for college and workforce. Standards adopted by most states. Currently each state has its own set of standards; student expectations vary from state to state.
Focus -narrow and deepen the scope Coherence connecting across grade levels Fluency -speed and accuracy Deep understanding Application of concepts Dual Intensity - practice and understand Shifts in Common Core Math
K-12 Mathematical Practice Standards Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. Reason abstractly and quantitatively. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. Model with mathematics. Use appropriate tools strategically. Be precise. Look for and make use of structure. Look for and express regularity in repeating reasoning. There are two sets of Standards in math: Math Practice Standards and Math Domain Standards
Counting and Cardinality (K only) Operations in Algebraic Thinking(K-5) Number and Operations in Base Ten (K- 5) Measurement and Data (K-5) Geometry (K-5) Number and Operations-Fractions (grades 3-5)
New Common Core Assessments Who is creating them? SMARTER-Balanced Assessment Consortium Who else is using these tests? Currently 29 states What is the purpose? To develop a comprehensive and innovative assessment system for grades 3-8 and grade 11 in English Language Arts and Mathematics aligned to the Common Core Standards so that students leave high school prepared for post secondary success in college or a career.
Summative assessments aligned to College and Career Readiness Standards Computer adaptive Administered during last 12 weeks of school year Results will show achievement and growth Question types: 1. Selected Response 2. Constructed Response 3. Extended Response 4. Performance –Based Tasks 5. Technology-Enhanced 6. Technology-Enabled How will the National Assessments be different than the STAR?
Grade 3 Math Selected Response Example Student Question
Grade 3 Math Selected Response Students answer all four questions to provide teachers with formative assessment results on student understanding of the content.
Transition Plan for 2013-14 Implement CCSS math units and assessments Implementation of CCSS writing Implement Kindergarten ELA and Math units, assessments, and report cards PLC Leaders will continue to develop ELA units for implementation in 2014-15
There are Big Changes ahead and we will be ready! The next video clip illustrates how teaching and learning will change in the 21 st Century using the 4c’s Collaboration + Communication + Critical Thinking+ Creativity
Partnership for 21Century Learning presents: Above and Beyond http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7K MM387HNQk