Presentation on theme: "Core Standards Update on Activities Looking towards Supporting Teacher Decision Making."— Presentation transcript:
Core Standards Update on Activities Looking towards Supporting Teacher Decision Making
Range of Activities The Assessments: PARCC & SMARTER Balance The Organizations Mathematics English Language Arts The States Range of activities
Types of Activities for State Councils Share information with your members Newsletters Conference sessions Workshops Outreach to your State Education Agency (SEA) Draft Statement or set of recommendations
Information to Members Every day the standards are new for someone – so even if you and your leadership are on top of things… Some will try to simply the standards and say this is how our school/district is going to do it. You need to provide information on what decisions need to be made by teachers
What is the current SEA focus on Standards? Finding out who is your state education agencys (SEA) Standards contact(s) Finding out what the SEA is planning to do to implement the Standards What is there timeline? Are teachers helping to make those decisions? Could your council be on an advisory board?
Developing Statements Short – one to three pages Research support - data Outcomes, evaluation Clear path to reaching goals
IRA moving forward Developing statement on formative assessment Developing set of recommendations on what the key issues are and will be Sessions at IRAs Annual Meeting in Chicago Website will have information www.reading.org Developing materials