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LCS Curriculum Blueprints: Integrating Curriculum Maps, Pacing Guides, and Focus Calendars: Secondary Session Dee Ann Wilson August 9-10, 2012.

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1 LCS Curriculum Blueprints: Integrating Curriculum Maps, Pacing Guides, and Focus Calendars: Secondary Session Dee Ann Wilson August 9-10, 2012

2 Common Board Configuration Date: Aug. 9, 2012 Benchmark: Team leaders will analyze the different components of the Curriculum Blue Prints. Bell Ringer : Hands Alive High Five Essential Question: How does the Curriculum Blue Print drive instruction? Vocabulary: Instructional Focus Benchmarks, Learning Goals, Essential Content, Essential Questions, Resources Objective: Team leaders will be able to explain the different components of the Curriculum Blue Prints. Agenda: Gradual Release I Do: Explanation for Blue Prints We Do: Review the different sections of Blue Prints You Do: Write questions for the Parking Lot for Q & A session from 3-4 pm. Agenda: Gradual Release I Do: Explanation for Blue Prints We Do: Review the different sections of Blue Prints You Do: Write questions for the Parking Lot for Q & A session from 3-4 pm. Summarizing Activity: Essential Question Reflection Summarizing Activity: Essential Question Reflection Homework: At school sites team leaders will explain how to interpret and implement the Curriculum Blue Prints. Learning Goal: School leadership team members will become familiar with the Curriculum Blue Prints so they can share them with their faculties.

3 Lake County Schools Vision StatementVision Statement A dynamic, progressive and collaborative learning community embracing change and diversity where every student will graduate with the skills needed to succeed in postsecondary education and the workplace. Mission StatementMission Statement The mission of the Lake County Schools is to provide every student with individual opportunities to excel. Lake County Schools is committed to excellence in all curricular opportunities and instructional best practices. This focus area addresses closing the achievement gap, increased graduation rate, decreased dropout rate, increase in Level 3 and above scores on the FCAT, achieving an increase in the number of students enrolled in advanced placement and dual enrollment opportunities and implementing the best practices in instructional methodology. Summer Leadership Institute

4 21 st Century Skills Tony Wagner, The Global Achievement Gap Summer Leadership Institute 1. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 2. Collaboration and Leadership 3. Agility and Adaptability 4. Initiative and Entrepreneurialism 5. Effective Oral and Written Communication 6. Accessing and Analyzing Information 7. Curiosity and Imagination

5 High Effect Size IndicatorsHigh Effect Size Indicators Summer Leadership Institute The Departments identified set of indicators on high effect size instructional and leadership strategies with a causal relationship to student learning growth constitute priority issues for deliberate practice and faculty development. -Florida Department of Education, 2012

6 Learning Goal with Scales Tracking Student Progress Established Content Standards Multi-tiered System of Supports Clear Goals Text Complexity ESOL Students Summer Leadership Institute School Leadership High Effect Indicators Classroom Teacher High Effect Indicators Feedback Practices Facilitating Professional Learning Clear Goals and Expectations Instructional Resources High Effect Size Strategies Instructional Initiatives Monitoring Text Complexity Interventions Instructional Adaptations ESOL Strategies

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8 We Heard Your Concerns In teachers requested that the following three documents be merged into one. Instructional Focus Calendars Pacing Guides Curriculum M aps Administrators gave input stating it was difficult for them to carry three different documents on classroom visits.

9 A LIVING DOCUMENT Still a work in process Teachers and administrators are requested to assist with the process. The curriculum mapping process started in The documents have yearly been refined and retooled. This year we included transitions for CCSS and PARCC.

10 A LIVING DOCUMENT Teacher writing teams assisted with the process. Blue prints went through a vetting process We are in the process of blending the Common Core Standards into the blue prints. In K-1 are solely based on the Common Core Standards.

11 STILL A WORK IN PROCESS Curriculum Blue Prints have been released for all tested areas. Currently released on the Intranet In the future they will also be released on the Internet.

12 STILL A WORK IN PROCESS Schools are strongly encouraged to use the Curriculum Blue Prints. We value your expert eye as you use these documents and look forward to your continued input on the Curriculum Blue Prints.

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14 Title Box Unit Course Grade

15 Time Allowed This section fulfills the purpose of the old pacing guide.

16 Instructional Focus Benchmarks All annually assessed benchmarks will be listed in this section. They will be linked to a specific page on CPALMS which will list for each benchmark: General Information Test Item Specifications Sample Test Items Access Points Focus Calendar The Edusoft mini-assessments that are to be addressed during this period of study will be listed here. There is not one listed for this particular unit because this is the first unit of the year. Vocabulary for this unit

17 Learning Goals, Objectives, & CCSS Learning Goals & Objectives for this unit. This section will include the tie to the Common Core State Standards, when applicable. Links will also be available.

18 Standards Additional standards taught within this unit will be listed in this section.

19 Essential Content & Understanding As in previous maps, this section will include tips on teaching key concepts, manipulatives/strategies suggested for instruction, as well as critical attributes in this unit of study.

20 Essential Questions This section further supports Common Board Configuration.

21 Resources & Links This section will include resource suggestions for remediation, enrichment, and writing opportunities within this unit of study, as well as ways to support higher order questioning and tasks.

22 Participant Scale and Reflection (Please complete and turn in) Summer Leadership Institute 0-Not Using No understanding or implementation steps taken away 1-Beginning Little understanding and inconsistent implementatio n steps taken away 2-Developing Moderate understanding and implementatio n steps taken away 3-Applying Consistent understanding and implementation steps taken away along with monitoring componets for effective execution 4-Innovating In addition to criteria of Applying, enhanced understanding, implementation, monitoring, and execution take aways


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