Points to Consider 26 Vertical alignment within a programmatic level Consistent use of academic vocabulary Alignment across programmatic levels Capacity of a series to meet the needs of students who can master Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II as well as students who may need the additional support through Algebra I Support and Conceptual Math (21 st Century Algebra). Formative assessment along with prescriptive instruction and intervention Web resources – accessibility both at school and at home Opportunity for teachers to improve their content knowledge The amount of professional development teachers will need to effectively utilize the program, especially important if a bundled program is adopted
January 12 – RESA III Emmanuel Baptist Church, Charleston 9:00 – 5:00 PM January 15 – RESA II Big Sandy Arena, Huntington 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM January 19 – RESA I Beckley-Raleigh County Civic Center, Beckley 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM January 21 – RESA V South Parkersburg Baptist Church, Parkersburg 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM 27 Instructional Materials Caravan
January 23 – RESA VIII James Ramsey Technical Institute, Martinsburg* Time to be determined* January 25 – RESA IV Convention and Civic Center, Summersville 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM January 27 – RESA VI Wheeling Civic Center, Wheeling 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM January 29– RESA VII Location to be Determined 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM 28 Instructional Materials Caravan
30 Changes in Policy 2445.41 Textbook Adoption: Notice, Request, and Instructions to Publishers
31 Language has been changed to address both digital and print books Allow for volume discounts/and standard prices Allows for subscription price models that may be divided over multiple years Allows for electronic teacher editions for electronic materials Requires companies to provide the option of adopting only electronic resource beginning with 2012 adoption year (Science) Included accessibility statements for electronic resources Publishers of primary resources are required to provide Lexile and Quantile Measures
32 Guidelines for Publishers during an Adoption Year: Publishers who submit bids will be made public Details of bids will not be made public until Multiple List approved by SBOE Items on a companies bid may not be given away during the period of time between the call for materials and approval of Multiple List Publishers may not include technology equipment on their bids A blackout period is established during which time publishers cannot contact counties about resources on their bids during the call for materials and review process.
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34 Contact Information firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 304-558-5325 http://wvde.state.wv.us/materials/