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Jefferson Elementary Wichita Falls ISD February 7, 2013. S. K. T E. A. What do all these letters mean?. T. E. OP. E. S C. C. Curriculum Soup. R. A. A. T. S. How did I do on my homework?. You missed all of them. Joke. Well, I had to give you a zero. Is that bad?. Oh, well….

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What do all these letters mean

Jefferson Elementary

Wichita Falls ISD

February 7, 2013

S

K

TE

A

What do all these letters mean?

T

E

OP

E

SC

C

Curriculum Soup

R

A

A

T

S


How did I do on my homework?

You missed all of them.

Joke


Well, I had to give you a zero.

Is that bad?


Oh, well…

Better than nothing!


Introduction
Introduction

Ward Roberts

  • Job: Secondary Math Curriculum Specialist (WFISD)

  • Experience: Numerous state-wide curriculum committees (including CSCOPE)

  • Also: Former student, Jefferson Elementary

Hi.


What do all these letters mean1

Jefferson Elementary

Wichita Falls ISD

February 7, 2013

S

K

TE

A

What do all these letters mean?

T

E

OP

E

SC

C

Curriculum Soup

R

A

A

T

S


Questions
Questions:

?

TEKS

STAAR

CSCOPE


State curriculum
State Curriculum:

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E

K

S

  • Texas

  • Essential

  • Knowledge and

  • Skills


Who manages the teks
Who manages the TEKS?

  • Texas

  • Education

  • Agency

Where can I find the TEKS?



http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785


Sample teks for grade 4
Sample: TEKS for Grade 4http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

See Handout!


Teks vertically aligned
TEKS = Vertically Alignedhttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785


How are the teks developed
How are the TEKS developed?http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

Teachers

Committees:

TEA

Curriculum Experts

Community Leaders

Final Approval:

SBOE

TEKS


http://www.tea.state.tx.us/sboe/http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

State

Board Of

Education

SBOE


Marty Rowleyhttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

(Amarillo)


Teks revisions
TEKS: Revisions!http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

  • TEKS revised periodically (every 8-10 years)

  • Most recent: Mathematics


New math teks
New Math TEKShttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785


Assessment test
Assessment (Test)http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

  • How do we know if students are mastering the curriculum?

  • How are schools held accountable for teaching the TEKS?

State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness

STAAR


Staar tests
STAAR Testshttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

What do we know about STAAR?

  • Old Tests (TAKS)

  • New Structure (STAAR)

  • Sample Items (a few…)


Staar teks
STAAR = TEKShttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

STAAR assesses the TEKS.

The Test is over the Curriculum.

  • Every item is coded to a specific student expectation.

Teaching to the Test?

More like:

Testing what we teach.


Staar structure
STAAR Structurehttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

  • TEKS

  • Categories

  • Items

  • Format


http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/staar/http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

Information available!


http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/staar/http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

Also:

Released Test Questions


According to TEA…http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785


Complexity
Complexity?http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

Compare:

  • How do the items differ?

TAKS

STAAR

TO


  • Extra stepshttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

  • More information

  • Additional reasoning

TAKS

STAAR

TO


At school
At school…http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

CSCOPE

In WFISD:

  • How do teachers handle all of this?

  • What is my child doing in the classroom to prepare?


www.mycscope.ushttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

www.cscope.us/parent portal


From teks
: from TEKShttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

TEKS Clarification Document

K&S

TEKS

Verbs

SE

Nouns

Examples

“Specificity”

Notes


From teks1
: from TEKShttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

Vertical Alignment Document

TEKS

Compares multiple grade levels

Same stuff


From teks2
: from TEKShttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

Year at a Glance (Calendar)

Units

TEKS bundled in each unit

Time Frame


From teks3
: from TEKShttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

Unit: Instructional Focus Document

Everything…


What a teacher sees…http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785


Sample Lessons http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

VAD

YAG

Unit Test

IFD


Teacher resources
Teacher Resourceshttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

Suggested Time Frame

TEKS

Suggested Procedures

Handouts

Notes for Teacher


Sample activity
Sample Activityhttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

I’m thinking of a shape…


Also unit tests
Also: Unit Testshttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

But not ALL multiple-choice

STAAR Format

Everything aligned to TEKS


Teacher flexibility
Teacher Flexibility?http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

“Suggested”

“Possible”

“Optional”


Teacher district flexibility
Teacher/District Flexibility.http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

CSCOPE is NOT a Lock-Step Curriculum

CSCOPE does not place mandates on teachers.

(WFISD might…)


District decisions
District Decisionshttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

Curriculum Councils


Cscope vs wfisd
CSCOPE vs. WFISDhttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785


Review
Reviewhttp://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

?

TEKS

STAAR

CSCOPE


Questions1

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Questions?

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Contact me
Contact me!http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=6148&menu_id=720&menu_id2=785

Ward Roberts

  • [email protected]

  • 235-1021, ext. 15009

Bye.

Thanks!


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