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1 Rigor and Relevance 101 Al Fabrizio, Assistant Principal for Curriculum Jensen Beach High School, Florida To hear this webinar you will need to choose your audio mode. Go to the control panel in the upper right corner of your screen and click the button of how you will be listening. Your choices: Use telephone Use mic & speakers If using mic & speakers make sure your volume is turned up so you can hear If using the telephone Dial: Access Code: Audio PIN: unique PIN shown in audio control panel on screen Technical difficulties? Contact (518) All participants are on mute.

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3 Rigor / Relevance in the Classroom: What It Looks Like, How to Create It Al Fabrizio International Center for Leadership in Education Assistant Principal

4 What are you preparing our students for? Work High School/College Life

5 The primary aim of education is not to enable students to do well in school, but to help them do well in the lives they lead outside of school.

6 Poll Higher Level of Learning

7 Which of the following is the highest level of learning? 1.Read a description of a science experiment and list the necessary materials to perform the experiment. 2.Locate and read a current article on biotechnology, summarize the innovation and benefits to humans. 3.Read and analyze three original newspaper articles from WW II and identify reasons for public opposition to US entry into the war. 4.Write directions on how to connect new television to cable and DVD recorder.

8 8 High Expectations and Relationships Data-driven Decisions Accountability Articulated Curriculum Rigorous and Relevant Instruction Personalized Learning Professional Learning Communities Partnerships School Climate Leadership Rapidly Improving Schools Characteristics

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10 10 RIGORRIGOR RELEVANCE A B D C Rigor/Relevance Framework High Low Opening Question Read a description of a science experiment and list the necessary materials to perform the experiment. Read and analyze three original newspaper articles from WW II and identify reasons for public opposition to US entry into the war. Write directions on how to connect new television to cable and DVD recorder. Locate and read a current article on biotechnology, summarize the innovation and benefits to humans.

11 Successful Curriculum Reform Why Why Do We Need to Change to Change Schools? Schools? What What Needs to Needs to Be Done? Be Done? How How Do We Do It? It?

12 ???? Why Rigor and Relevance ???? Changing Nature of Work - Technology Global Competition - Its a Flat World Conceptual Age - Requires Whole Brain Thinkers Youth Have Changed - Digital Natives Increased Accountability for Learning Multiple Achievement Gaps Poor Student Engagement Overloaded Curriculum

13 An overloaded curriculum

14 When society changes – so too must education if it is to remain viable!

15 Successful Curriculum Reform Why Why Do We Need to Change to Change Schools? Schools? What What Needs to Needs to Be Done? Be Done? How How Do We Do It? It?

16 ICLE Philosophy Rigor Relevance Relationships All Students

17 ICLE Philosophy Relationships Relevance Rigor All Students

18 Relevance My only skill is taking tests.

19 RI RRIIGORGORRRIIGORGOR RELEVANCE A A B B D D C C Rigor/Relevance Framework High HighLow Low

20 20 Using R/R Framework Design Assessments Select Strategies Plan Instruction Improvement of Teaching and Learning

21 A B D C Rigor/Relevance Framework Knowledge Application

22 Knowledge Taxonomy 1. Recall Knowledge 2. Comprehension 3. Application 4. Analysis 5. Synthesis 6. Evaluation

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24 Basic Nutrition 1Label food by nutritional groups (Knowledge) 2Explain nutritional value of individual foods (Comprehension) 3Use nutritional guidelines in planning meals (Application) 4Examine success in achieving nutritional goal (Analysis) 5Develop personal nutrition goals (Synthesis) 6Appraise results of personal eating habits over time (Evaluation) Knowledge Taxonomy

25 Rigor is… Scaffolding thinking Planning for thinking Assessing thinking about content Recognizing the level of thinking students demonstrate Managing the teaching/ learning level for the desired thinking level Rigor is not… More or harder worksheets AP or honors courses The higher level book in reading More work More homework

26 Application Model 5 Application to real-world unpredictable situations 4 Application to real-world predictable situations 3 Application across disciplines 2 Application within discipline 1 Knowledge of one discipline

27 Basic Nutrition Application Model 1Label food by nutrition groups 2Rank foods by nutritional value 3Make cost comparison of foods considering nutritional value 4Develop nutritional plan for a health problem affected by food 5Devise a sound nutritional plan for a group of 3 year-olds who are picky eaters

28 Rigor/Relevance Framework 28 KnowledgeApplication Low High 1. Recall Knowledge 2. Comprehension 3. Application 4. Analysis 5. Synthesis 6. Evaluation 1. Knowledge of one discipline 2. Application within discipline 3. Application across disciplines 4. Application to real world predictable situations 5. Application to real world unpredictable situations

29 29 16 RIGORRIGOR RELEVANCE AB DC RoutineMemorization Four Quadrants of Learning ComplexAnalytical Challenging Real World Practical Hands On High Low Acquisition A Application B Adaptation D Assimilation C

30 Quadrant D Lesson Benefits INCREASE UNDERSTANDING MAXIMIZE TIME ON TASK INCREASE RETENTION AND REDUCE RE-TEACHING INCREASE STUDENT INTEREST AND ENGAGEMENT

31 What does student engagement look like?

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35 Quadrant A name label define select identify list memorize recite locate record definition worksheet list quiz test workbook true-false reproduction recitation Verbs Products

36 A B D C High School Examples Analyze the graphs of the perimeters and areas of squares having different-length sides. Determine the largest rectangular area for a fixed perimeter. Identify coordinates for ordered pairs that satisfy an algebraic relation or function. Determine and justify the similarity or congruence for two geometric shapes. Obtain historical data about local weather to predict the chance of snow, rain, or sun during year. Test consumer products and illustrate the data graphically. Plan a large school event and calculate resources (food, decorations, etc.) you need to organize and hold this event. Make a scale drawing of the classroom on grid paper, each group using a different scale. Calculate percentages of advertising in a newspaper. Tour the school building and identify examples of parallel and perpendicular lines, planes, and angles. Determine the median and mode of real data displayed in a histogram Organize and display collected data, using appropriate tables, charts, or graphs. English: Select books and read to younger children. Math: Provide examples to illustrate properties of real numbers. Science: Demonstrate modulation of sound waves using computer animation. Social Studies: Recognize why international trade takes place and the role of exchange rates.

37 A B D C Middle School Examples Analyze the graphs of the perimeters and areas of squares having different-length sides. Determine the largest rectangular area for a fixed perimeter. Identify coordinates for ordered pairs that satisfy an algebraic relation or function. Determine and justify the similarity or congruence for two geometric shapes. Obtain historical data about local weather to predict the chance of snow, rain, or sun during year. Test consumer products and illustrate the data graphically. Plan a large school event and calculate resources (food, decorations, etc.) you need to organize and hold this event. Make a scale drawing of the classroom on grid paper, each group using a different scale. Calculate percentages of advertising in a newspaper. Tour the school building and identify examples of parallel and perpendicular lines, planes, and angles. Determine the median and mode of real data displayed in a histogram Organize and display collected data, using appropriate tables, charts, or graphs. English: Use library reference tools. Math: Calculate volume of regular solids. Science: Observe wave properties of light using soap bubbles. Social Studies: Discover characteristics of society in earlier decade by reading historical documents, such as wills and letters.

38 A B D C Elementary Examples Analyze the graphs of the perimeters and areas of squares having different-length sides. Determine the largest rectangular area for a fixed perimeter. Identify coordinates for ordered pairs that satisfy an algebraic relation or function. Determine and justify the similarity or congruence for two geometric shapes. Obtain historical data about local weather to predict the chance of snow, rain, or sun during year. Test consumer products and illustrate the data graphically. Plan a large school event and calculate resources (food, decorations, etc.) you need to organize and hold this event. Make a scale drawing of the classroom on grid paper, each group using a different scale. Calculate percentages of advertising in a newspaper. Tour the school building and identify examples of parallel and perpendicular lines, planes, and angles. Determine the median and mode of real data displayed in a histogram Organize and display collected data, using appropriate tables, charts, or graphs. Science: Memorize names of planets in solar system. Math: Find the lines of symmetry in letters of the alphabet and numerals. English: Create a list of commonly misspelled words. Social Studies: Read a biography of a Native American.

39 Quadrant B apply sequence demonstrate interview construct solve calculate dramatize interpret illustrate scrapbook summary interpretation collection annotation explanation solution demonstration outline Verbs Products

40 A B D C High School Examples Express probabilities as fractions, percents, or decimals. Classify triangles according to angle size and/or length of sides. Calculate volume of simple three- dimensional shapes. Given the coordinates of a quadrilateral, plot the quadrilateral on a grid. Analyze the graphs of the perimeters and areas of squares having different-length sides. Determine the largest rectangular area for a fixed perimeter. Identify coordinates for ordered pairs that satisfy an algebraic relation or function. Determine and justify the similarity or congruence for two geometric shapes. Obtain historical data about local weather to predict the chance of snow, rain, or sun during year. Test consumer products and illustrate the data graphically. Plan a large school event and calculate resources (food, decorations, etc.) you need to organize and hold this event. Make a scale drawing of the classroom on grid paper, each group using a different scale. English: Participate in a debate on a current political issue. Math: Calculate frequency of vibration of various piano strings. Science: Apply Laws of Gases to design gas storage containers. Social Studies: Locate and interpret current and historical economic data, i.e., GDP, CPI, employment.

41 A B D C Middle School Examples Analyze the graphs of the perimeters and areas of squares having different-length sides. Determine the largest rectangular area for a fixed perimeter. Identify coordinates for ordered pairs that satisfy an algebraic relation or function. Determine and justify the similarity or congruence for two geometric shapes. Obtain historical data about local weather to predict the chance of snow, rain, or sun during year. Test consumer products and illustrate the data graphically. Plan a large school event and calculate resources (food, decorations, etc.) you need to organize and hold this event. Make a scale drawing of the classroom on grid paper, each group using a different scale. Calculate percentages of advertising in a newspaper. Tour the school building and identify examples of parallel and perpendicular lines, planes, and angles. Determine the median and mode of real data displayed in a histogram Organize and display collected data, using appropriate tables, charts, or graphs. English: Conduct a meeting using parliamentary procedures. Math: Calculate percents of daily requirements met through a typical school lunch. Science: Build a simple electrical circuit to illustrate digital principle of computers. Social Studies: Research what items cost in other countries and use exchange rates to relate to US prices.

42 A B D C Elementary Examples Express probabilities as fractions, percents, or decimals. Classify triangles according to angle size and/or length of sides. Calculate volume of simple three- dimensional shapes. Given the coordinates of a quadrilateral, plot the quadrilateral on a grid. Analyze the graphs of the perimeters and areas of squares having different-length sides. Determine the largest rectangular area for a fixed perimeter. Identify coordinates for ordered pairs that satisfy an algebraic relation or function. Determine and justify the similarity or congruence for two geometric shapes. Obtain historical data about local weather to predict the chance of snow, rain, or sun during year. Test consumer products and illustrate the data graphically. Plan a large school event and calculate resources (food, decorations, etc.) you need to organize and hold this event. Make a scale drawing of the classroom on grid paper, each group using a different scale. Science: Develop a food list for a space trip. Math: Sort quantities to discover fractions of the whole. English: Present a story through a computer graphics application. Social Studies: Describe the geographic and climactic characteristics of your local community.

43 Quadrant C sequence annotate examine report criticize paraphrase calculate expand summarize classify diagram Verbs Products essay abstract blueprint inventory report plan chart questionnaire classification diagram discussion collection annotation

44 A B D C High School Examples Express probabilities as fractions, percents, or decimals. Classify triangles according to angle size and/or length of sides. Calculate volume of simple three- dimensional shapes. Given the coordinates of a quadrilateral, plot the quadrilateral on a grid. Obtain historical data about local weather to predict the chance of snow, rain, or sun during year. Test consumer products and illustrate the data graphically. Plan a large school event and calculate resources (food, decorations, etc.) you need to organize and hold this event. Make a scale drawing of the classroom on grid paper, each group using a different scale. Calculate percentages of advertising in a newspaper. Tour the school building and identify examples of parallel and perpendicular lines, planes, and angles. Determine the median and mode of real data displayed in a histogram Organize and display collected data, using appropriate tables, charts, or graphs. English: Discuss role of media in a democracy. Math: Construct truth tables as a shorthand method for discussing logical sentences. Science: Write test questions to illustrate understanding of empirical gas laws. Social Studies: Answer data-based questions using copies of historical documents.

45 A B D C Middle School Examples Analyze the graphs of the perimeters and areas of squares having different-length sides. Determine the largest rectangular area for a fixed perimeter. Identify coordinates for ordered pairs that satisfy an algebraic relation or function. Determine and justify the similarity or congruence for two geometric shapes. Obtain historical data about local weather to predict the chance of snow, rain, or sun during year. Test consumer products and illustrate the data graphically. Plan a large school event and calculate resources (food, decorations, etc.) you need to organize and hold this event. Make a scale drawing of the classroom on grid paper, each group using a different scale. Calculate percentages of advertising in a newspaper. Tour the school building and identify examples of parallel and perpendicular lines, planes, and angles. Determine the median and mode of real data displayed in a histogram Organize and display collected data, using appropriate tables, charts, or graphs. English: Analyze commercials for fact or opinion. Math: Fill in missing numbers of ordered pairs for and algebraic function. Science: Discuss the impact of fat and cholesterol in nutrition and health. Social Studies: Identify and analyze primary and secondary source documents to understand usefulness of each.

46 A B D C Elementary Examples Express probabilities as fractions, percents, or decimals. Classify triangles according to angle size and/or length of sides. Calculate volume of simple three- dimensional shapes. Given the coordinates of a quadrilateral, plot the quadrilateral on a grid. Obtain historical data about local weather to predict the chance of snow, rain, or sun during year. Test consumer products and illustrate the data graphically. Plan a large school event and calculate resources (food, decorations, etc.) you need to organize and hold this event. Make a scale drawing of the classroom on grid paper, each group using a different scale. Calculate percentages of advertising in a newspaper. Tour the school building and identify examples of parallel and perpendicular lines, planes, and angles. Determine the median and mode of real data displayed in a histogram Organize and display collected data, using appropriate tables, charts, or graphs. Science: Classify a group of similar objects to create a dichotomous key. Math: Use a balance to predict and determine equivalent value. English: Describe mystery objects to partners to strengthen use of descriptions. Social Studies: Contrast citizens roles/responsibilities under different forms of government.

47 Quadrant D evaluate validate justify rate referee infer rank dramatize argue conclude evaluation newspaper estimation trial editorial radio program play collage machine adaptation poem debate new game invention VerbsProducts

48 A B D C High School Examples Express probabilities as fractions, percents, or decimals. Classify triangles according to angle size and/or length of sides. Calculate volume of simple three- dimensional shapes. Given the coordinates of a quadrilateral, plot the quadrilateral on a grid. Analyze the graphs of the perimeters and areas of squares having different-length sides. Determine the largest rectangular area for a fixed perimeter. Identify coordinates for ordered pairs that satisfy an algebraic relation or function. Determine and justify the similarity or congruence for two geometric shapes. Calculate percentages of advertising in a newspaper. Tour the school building and identify examples of parallel and perpendicular lines, planes, and angles. Determine the median and mode of real data displayed in a histogram Organize and display collected data, using appropriate tables, charts, or graphs. English: Develop guidelines for publishing content on Internet pages. Math: Determine types of measure- ments/calculations involved in designing everyday items. Science: Discuss the ethical, social, and emotional consequences of genetic testing. Social Studies: Conduct a survey and analyze results on First Amendment issues related to Internet use.

49 A B D C Middle School Examples Analyze the graphs of the perimeters and areas of squares having different-length sides. Determine the largest rectangular area for a fixed perimeter. Identify coordinates for ordered pairs that satisfy an algebraic relation or function. Determine and justify the similarity or congruence for two geometric shapes. Obtain historical data about local weather to predict the chance of snow, rain, or sun during year. Test consumer products and illustrate the data graphically. Plan a large school event and calculate resources (food, decorations, etc.) you need to organize and hold this event. Make a scale drawing of the classroom on grid paper, each group using a different scale. Calculate percentages of advertising in a newspaper. Tour the school building and identify examples of parallel and perpendicular lines, planes, and angles. Determine the median and mode of real data displayed in a histogram Organize and display collected data, using appropriate tables, charts, or graphs. English: Create a Bill of Rights for your school or classroom. Math: Use graphing calculators and computer spreadsheets to organize and analyze data. Science: Develop a concept for a new product and research the process for patenting the design. Social Studies: Research and present opinions of candidates running for office.

50 A B D C Elementary Examples Express probabilities as fractions, percents, or decimals. Classify triangles according to angle size and/or length of sides. Calculate volume of simple three- dimensional shapes. Given the coordinates of a quadrilateral, plot the quadrilateral on a grid. Analyze the graphs of the perimeters and areas of squares having different-length sides. Determine the largest rectangular area for a fixed perimeter. Identify coordinates for ordered pairs that satisfy an algebraic relation or function. Determine and justify the similarity or congruence for two geometric shapes. Calculate percentages of advertising in a newspaper. Tour the school building and identify examples of parallel and perpendicular lines, planes, and angles. Determine the median and mode of real data displayed in a histogram Organize and display collected data, using appropriate tables, charts, or graphs. Science: Design a candy dispenser that works without gravity. Math: Calculate change of values to double or halve a recipe. English: Create new words to describe phenomena or objects. Social Studies: Research a location in the US and explain why it is a good place to live.

51 RIGORRIGOR RELEVANCE A B D C Rigor/Relevance Framework TeacherWork Teacher/Student Roles StudentThinkStudent Think & Work StudentWork High Low

52 Successful Curriculum Reform Why Why Do We Need to Change to Change Schools? Schools? What What Needs to Needs to Be Done? Be Done? How How Do We Do It? It?

53 Backwards Design – Begin with the End in Mind Alignment of Instruction and Assessment Student-centered Rigor/Relevance - Instruction Key Elements

54 Planning Rigorous and Relevant Instruction STEPS Student Performance Focus of Learning Assessment Learning Experiences R/R Step 1Step 2Step 3Step 4 Student Learning Standards Best Practices Reading Student Differences Alignment with Performance Alignment with Assessment

55 Planning Rigorous and Relevant Instruction 1. Focus of Learning What defines/drives learning? 2. Student Performance What are students expected to know/do and at what level of Rigor/Relevance? 3. Assessment How will you assess desired performance? 4.Learning Experiences What activities will enable students to achieve student performance?

56 RIGORRIGOR RELEVANCE AB D C Rigor/Relevance Framework Teacher gives students a real-world question to answer or problem to solve High Low

57 RIGORRIGOR RELEVANCE AB D C Rigor/Relevance Framework Students seek information to answer question or solve problem High Low

58 RIGORRIGOR RELEVANCE AB D C Rigor/Relevance Framework High Low Students test the relevancy of the information as it relates to the question or problem

59 RIGORRIGOR RELEVANCE AB D C Rigor/Relevance Framework High Low Students reflect on the potential use of the new information as a solution

60 RIGORRIGOR RELEVANCE AB D C Rigor/Relevance Framework High Low Students apply the information learned to answer the question or to solve the problem

61 RIGORRIGOR RELEVANCE AB D C Rigor/Relevance Framework Students seek information to answer question or solve problem High Low Students reflect on the potential use of the new information as a solution Students test the relevancy of the information as it relates to the question or problem Students apply the information learned to answer the question or to solve the problem

62 62 Research When to Use Strategy Based on Rigor/Relevance Framework

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64 Instructional Strategies: How to Teach for Rigor and Relevance

65 Selection of Strategies Based on Rigor/ Relevance Framework Page 1

66 Selection of Strategies Based on Rigor/ Relevance Framework Page 2

67 67 RIGORRIGOR RELEVANCE A B D C Rigor/Relevance Framework Strategies High Low Compare and Contrast Summarizing Design a Real World Product Teach Others Make, Produce, Perform Role Play

68 KNOWLEDGEKNOWLEDGE A P P L I C A T I O N A B D C Rigor/Relevance Framework Activities Projects Problems

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70 Types of Assessment Multiple Choice Constructed Response Extended Response Process Performance Product Performance Portfolio Interview Self Reflection Rigorous and Relevant Instruction

71 71 13 Low High LowHigh Traditional Tests Performance Rigor/Relevance Framework

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73 KNOWLEDGEKNOWLEDGE A P P L I C A T I O N Extended Response Extended Response Product Performance Product Performance Portfolio Portfolio Product Performance Product Performance Interview Interview Self Reflection Self Reflection Process ProcessPerformance Product Performance Product Performance Multiple Choice Multiple Choice Constructed Response Constructed Response sessments

74 RIGORRIGOR RELEVANCE A B D C Rigor/Relevance Framework RightAnswer Did Students Get it Right? RationalAnswerRightQuestions RightProcedure High Low

75 Determine the level of Rigor and Relevance on state tests. Develop your tests to parallel state tests when preparing for them. Use performance assessment when you want Quadrant D achievement Keep level of assessment consistent with expectation for performance. Let students know assessment in advance R/R and Assessment Suggestions.....

76 Design Gold Seal Lesson - culminate w/ performance Modify existing lesson - add high RR performance (adapt Gold Seal Lesson) change assessments change strategies Interdisciplinary instruction Integrate academics in CTE and Arts Ways to Increase Rigor/Relevance

77 77 Creating Gold Seal Lessons

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79 79 Steps in Gold Seal Lessons 1. Start with a focus of unit (grade, course, topics, title) 2. Identify the Student Learning 3. Brainstorm the Student Work 4. Create Performance Task 5. Create Assessment 6. Build Rest of Lesson 1. Add Procedures to Performance 2. Prepare Student Materials 3. Link to Standards/Essential Skills 1. Start with a focus of unit (grade, course, topics, title) 2. Identify the Student Learning 3. Brainstorm the Student Work 4. Create Performance Task 5. Create Assessment 6. Build Rest of Lesson 1. Add Procedures to Performance 2. Prepare Student Materials 3. Link to Standards/Essential Skills

80 Starbucks Scenario. Starbucks® is contemplating a viral marketing strategy and has hired your digital design company to conceptualize and develop a design solution to effectively promote the Starbucks® brand. Having been briefed by the client,your team brainstormed various design concepts and decided to develop an animation sequence. Description. Working as a member of a design team, you are to develop a 20 to 30 second animation sequence using After Effects®. Additionally, you are to develop a design proposal that explains your solution. Subsequently, your team presents its solution to the client.

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85 Sources of Gold Seal Lessons Publications Original K lessons K-8 or lessons each Subject specific - 30 lessons Curriculum Matrix - samples Successful Practices Network and growing Gold Seal Lesson Service

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87 ABCD Which Quadrant is labeled as High Rigor and High Relevance? This quadrant also leads to greater student engagement and learning retention. Rigor/Relevance Framework Quiz

88 Effects of Rigor/Relevance Framework Simple, versatile and powerful Something new that builds on what teachers know Inclusive Shift focus to Student Learning Avoids defending current practice Framework for selecting strategies and assessments Agenda for collaboration Natural build 88

89 Questions and Answers with Al This is the end of the presentation portion. Submit questions at this time and stay on to hear the answers. If you are logging off, thank you for attending and we will you with follow- up information. For more information

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