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Dance Theatre World Languages Drivers Education Alma Simpson, Coordinator 21 st Century Instructional Materials Instructional Materials Review Committee Orientation
Welcome & Introductions
The Adoption Process West Virginia is one of 22 Adoption States WV Educators write the criteria. The Department Issues a Call to Bid. Interested vendors submit bids, sign a contract & post a bond. WV educators review materials. Approved materials are placed on Official State Multiple List.
Adoption Cycle The establishment of groupings and periods of adoption complies with W. Va. Code §18-2A-1, Adoption of Textbooks, Instructional Materials and Learning Technologies. The West Virginia Instructional Materials Review/Advisory Committee, acting as a total body, is expected to select textbooks (instructional materials) for each group for recommendation to be approved and published in the yearly Official State Multiple List of Instructional Materials. West Virginia Code §18-2A-1
ADOPTION PERIOD* July 1 - June 30 Group SUBJECTS Required subjects, as applicable, in Early Childhood Education, Middle Childhood Education, and Adolescent Education, unless otherwise indicated. Early and Middle Childhood Education Adolescent Education 2008 to to 2015 II English Language Arts (Composition, Grammar, Handwriting, Journalism and Speech) Music Visual Art English Language Arts (Composition, Grammar, Handwriting, Journalism and Speech) Music Visual Art 2009 to 2015VIForeign Language Driver Education Dance Theatre 2010 to to 2015 IV Mathematics Family & Consumer Science Vocational Agriculture Mathematics Family & Consumer Science Vocational Agriculture 2011 to 2017 IIISocial Studies 2012 to 2018V Science Health Science Health 2013 to 2019I English Language Arts () English Language Arts (Literature) 2014 to 2020II English Language Arts (Composition, Grammar, Handwriting, Journalism Spelling and Speech) English Language Arts (Composition, Grammar, Handwriting, Journalism Spelling and Speech)
(2013)2019 English Lang. Arts K-12 Reading/Literature Integrated Programs Spelling (2011)2017 Social Studies K-12 (2010)2016 Mathematics K-12 Family & Consumer Science Vocational Agriculture Instructional Material Adoption Cycle Instructional Material Adoption Cycle English Lang. Arts K-12 Composition Grammar Handwriting Journalism Speech ( 2007) 2008 (2012)2018 Science K-12 Health K-12
Criteria Developed (October) Multiple List Approved (November) Multiple List Available to Counties (December/January) Call to Bid issued (January) Bids Submitted (March) Counties Adopt (May 1) Review of Instructional Materials (May) Publisher Hearings (July) Deliberations (August) Appeals (September)
The Criteria Criteria developed by classroom teachers based on content standards and objectives, learning skills, and technology tools. 21 st Century content Lexile Measures
State Curriculum Framework National Standards NCLB State Teachers National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) National Associations State Associations District Curriculum School Curriculum Assessment School/District/State Instructional Materials Professional Development Best Practices
Evaluating the Correlation Four areas of evaluation: Part I: Generic Criteria Part II: Learning for the 21 st Century Part III: General Evaluation Criteria Part IV: Specific Criteria Each category is evaluated separately. Generic Criteria must match 100% Average of 80% for remaining categories in order to be approved.
Review for… Generic Criteria (representation) Ethnic groups Gender balance Age populations Specific Criteria Based on Content Standards and Objectives of Required Subjects 21 st Century Criteria Clear connection to learning in and for the 21 st Century
Use of Criteria Generic Criteria assures that various groups of people are equally represented and fosters a biased free attitude within students.
Use of Criteria West Virginia Department of Education 21st Century Learning Skills Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills. Information and Communication Skills. Interpersonal and Self-Direction Skills and use these 21 Century Tools 21 st Century Tools Problem-solving tools (such as spreadsheets, decision support, design tools) Communication, information processing and research tools (such as word processing, , groupware, presentation, Web development, Internet search tools) Personal development and productivity tools (such as e-learning, time management/calendar, collaboration tools)
Use of Criteria Specific Criteria: Publishers develop curriculum correlations Teacher Review Teams verify publisher correlations, assess depth and breadth of the content, and determine curriculum delivery Deliberation tool for the review team to recommend adoption based upon depth and validity of the content
Assessing the Content I = (In-Depth) extensively addresses the criteria item A = (Adequate) addresses criteria item adequately M = (Minimal) criteria item addressed minimally and would require additional (supplemental) materials to develop the concept N = (Non-Existent) not acceptable as presented
Qualifications for Approval Based upon all the criteria for subject and grade level, 80% of the criteria must be rated I or A to be an accepted program For an accepted program to qualify as an in-depth program, 80% of the criteria rated I and A must be rated I For Example: If the criteria consists of 100 items, at least 80 of those items must receive a score of I or A.
Additional Review Practices: Assessment West Virginia Department of Education Examine instructional materials for student assessment practices criteria reference assessment performance assessment portfolio assessment inquiry assessment (investigation, exploration, research) laboratory investigation (hands-on) application of skills across curriculum writing in the content area integration of concepts with other area of study authentic applications of skills
Resources to be Reviewed Teacher edition Student edition Items that are bundled in order to meet the criteria In this case, all items should come in one package. Access to technology must be provided.
Lets Talk Ethics
§ Guidelines Any/all item(s) submitted for bid and accepted for inclusion on the state multiple list shall not be given away during the contract period, except for those items defined in Section 7.
§ Guidelines Free and/or Loaned Items - Each vendor shall declare on the bid any/all free and loaned items that will be given to any county or school free of charge upon adoption/purchase. … No changes will be permitted after the vendor hearing date and the declaration shall become part of the contract for the adoption period All items to be loaned or given free, supplementary or otherwise, shall be provided during the review/hearing period for committee members to observe if requested by the Advisory Committee.
West Virginia Code 18-2A Adoption of Instructional Materials West Virginia Department of Education § 18-2A-9 Gifts and bribes to influence adoption of books, instructional materials or learning technologies a felony; penalty … no person shall receive, solicit, or of books, instructional materials or learning technologies… accept a gift, present, or thing of value to influence that individual in the vote for the adoption guilty of a felony, not less than one year in penitentiary
Acceptable Gifts WV Ethics Commission
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Contact me or your Committee Chairperson when questions arise.