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Motivating students by teaching what matters :. Rigor and Engagement in the Social Studies Classroom Social Studies DWSD August 18, 2010 8:30 a.m. – 3:50 p.m. McCallum High School. Austin ISD Social Studies Curriculum Department. Joe M. Ramirez - Social Studies Academic Supervisor

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Motivating students by teaching what matters

Motivating students by teaching what matters:

Rigor and Engagement in the Social Studies Classroom

Social Studies DWSD

August 18, 2010

8:30 a.m. – 3:50 p.m.

McCallum High School


Austin isd social studies curriculum department

Austin ISD Social Studies Curriculum Department

  • Joe M. Ramirez - Social Studies Academic Supervisor

  • Terry Loessin - High School Curriculum Specialist

  • Celeste Smith – High School Curriculum Specialist

  • Jessica Jolliffe - Middle School Curriculum Specialist

  • Janie Maldonado – Middle School Curriculum Specialist

  • Janie McClam - Elementary Curriculum Specialist

  • Lisa Ellis - Secretary

  • Arika Ramirez – Secretary

    _______________________________________414-4361www.austinschools.org/curriculum/soc_stud


Welcome

Welcome!


2010 11 calendar reminders

2010 – 11 CALENDAR REMINDERS

  • The State Board of Education approved the new Social Studies TEKS for final adoption on May 21, 2010. However, the OLD TEKS still guide our planning this year! Professional Development on NEW standards Spring / Summer 2011.

  • World Geography EOC piloted in AISD this Spring 2011(officially implemented in 2012). World Geography teachers should attend today’s sessions preparing them for the EOC!

  • History Alive! Level One training provided by publisher TCI [Teachers’ Curriculum Institute] is scheduled for September 21 – 23 (T-Th) at the new PDC–Baker location!

  • Celebrate Freedom Week Sept 13 – Sept 17 Constitution Day!

  • Newly adopted Social Studies TEKS

  • Information on End-of-Course Assessments

  • 2010-11 State Assessment Calendar

  • 2009-10 TAKS Assessment Results

  • AISD Secondary Social Studies Professional Development catalog

This PowerPoint along with photos from today will be available on the SocStWebsite August 23.


Motivating students by teaching what matters

The FALL 2010 DWSD Program

Please take out your program now as we go over a few items

ADDENDUM TO PROGRAMPlease note the following additionto our session presentations.

___________________________________________________________________________

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENTFinancial Literacy Programs

Session Times II & III Room 117

Want an online tool to make your students financially literate?

Based on national and state standards, students learn in a fun and engaging way. Teachers can monitor student’s scores and compare results. Best of all, it’s a free pilot and can earn you pizza parties and coupons just for participating!

Am I getting credit for being here today? What must I do to make sure I do get credit?Who do I give my Attendance Sticker Sheet to?PAGE 5

When is Lunch?

How do I win a Door Prize?

When will ya’ll put the Freebies table out?

PAGE 6

High School Department Chair Meeting DatesPAGE 20

How do I get trained to develop aHistory Day program on my campus?PAGE 22

SESSION 1: World History has moved from 108 to 110

SESSIONS 2 and 3:LBJ Presidential Library & Museumhas moved from 108 to 135

Art In Historyhas moved from 160 to 117

SESSION 4:

AISD Online & Professional Library Resourceshas moved from 108 to 135


Preparing for an a future college and career planning for high school seniors

Preparing for an A+ Future :College and Career Planning for High School Seniors

The FALL 2010 DWSD Program

Please take out your program now as we go over a few items

Calling all Government and Economics teachers!

Help your students:

  • Realize their dreams of higher education

  • Create a financial plan to support their postsecondary goals

  • Calculate the value vs. cost of their education/career interests

  • Connect them to resources like the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

    Three chances to attend today!

    Choose from sessions 2, 3, and 4. All sessions held in the Library.


Motivating students by teaching what matters

The FALL 2010 DWSD Program

Please take out your program now as we go over a few items

ADDENDUM TO PROGRAMPlease note the following additionto our session presentations.

JUNIOR ACHIEVMENTFinancial Literacy Programs

Session Times II & III Room 117

Want an online tool to make your students financially literate? Based on national and state standards, students learn in a fun and engaging way. Teachers can monitor student’s scores and compare results. Best of all, it’s a free pilot and can earn you pizza parties and coupons just for participating!

PLEASE TURN TO PAGE 4

Am I getting credit for being here today? What must I do to make sure I do get credit?Who do I give my Attendance Sticker Sheet to?PAGE 5

When is Lunch?

How do I win a Door Prize?

When will ya’ll put the Freebies table out?

PAGE 6

High School Department Chair Meeting DatesPAGE 20

How do I get trained to develop aHistory Day program on my campus?PAGE 22


Our objectives for today

DWSD program, p. 4

Our Objectives for Today

  • Understand and begin using the new curriculum documents.

  • Experience new methods of differentiating instruction for all students.

  • Define rigor and develop rigorous lessons.

  • Describe forms of assessment and critical thinking that can be used in my classroom.


Norms and expectations

DWSD program, p. 4

Norms and Expectations

  • Check the program for the sessions you want to attend.

  • Bring your laptop computer to access session-related materials.

  • Be on time to each session and get your Attendance Sheet session stickers from each session’s presenter!

  • Listen and participate in each session, turning off cell phones, pagers and other electronic devices during the sessions.

  • Lunch is on your own. Don’t miss the “Freebies” table during lunchtime.

  • Stay until the end of today’s staff development, submitting your completed Teacher Information Sheet / Attendance Sheet as well as your Exit Slip form at day’s end.

  • Sign-in at tables in the foyer in the morning and again in the afternoon in order to receive full credit for today.


Motivating students by teaching what matters

The FALL 2010 DWSD Program

Please take out your program now as we go over a few items

ADDENDUM TO PROGRAMPlease note the following additionto our session presentations.

JUNIOR ACHIEVMENTFinancial Literacy Programs

Session Times II & III Room 117

Want an online tool to make your students financially literate? Based on national and state standards, students learn in a fun and engaging way. Teachers can monitor student’s scores and compare results. Best of all, it’s a free pilot and can earn you pizza parties and coupons just for participating!

PLEASE TURN TO PAGE 13

Am I getting credit for being here today? What must I do to make sure I do get credit?Who do I give my Attendance Sticker Sheet to?PAGE 5

When is Lunch?

How do I win a Door Prize?

When will ya’ll put the Freebies table out?

PAGE 6

High School Department Chair Meeting DatesPAGE 20

How do I get trained to develop aHistory Day program on my campus?PAGE 22


Austin isd s new curriculum documents

Austin ISD’s New Curriculum Documents

The newly designed district curriculum closely follows the work of Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe (of UBD fame) giving a clear workplanfor our instruction.

UBD—Understanding by Design;

Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe

Begin with the end in mind—the desired results (goals and standards)—

and then develop the curriculum based on the evidence of learning (performances) called for by the standard and the instruction needed to equip students to perform.


Motivating students by teaching what matters

Utilizing the Backward Design Framework

Begin with the end in mind

Identify desired results

(Stage 1)

Determine acceptable evidence

(Stage 2)

Plan learning experiences & instruction

(Stage 3)


Our vocabulary list today

Our Vocabulary List Today

  • Yearly Itinerary

  • Grading Period Snapshot (GPS)

  • Curriculum RoadMap (CRM)

    • Enduring Understanding

    • Essential Question

    • Concept

    • Unit

    • Arc

    • Learning Plan

      • Including model lessons


The learning plan

TheLearning Plan

Using the district’s curriculum documents,

AISD Teachers collaborate in their

content/grade-level PLCs on campuses

in order to plan together and create

rigorous lesson plans

tailored to the needs of their students.

The Social Studies Lesson Plan form is located on the Social Studies website:www.austinschools.org/curriculum/soc_studon theHome Pageand in the Resources section > see “Web Resources” > see “Lesson Planning”


Motivating students by teaching what matters

Where will I find the district’s new curriculum documents for my subject area?

Type “matrix” into any AISD-computer when on the Intranet.

Or,on the Internet at:www.austinschools.org/curriculum


Congratulations

Congratulations!

Beth Hudson, O. Henry Middle School

Texas Council for the Social Studies 2010 Middle School Teacher of the Year!


Congratulations1

Congratulations!

Beth Hudson, O. Henry Middle School

Texas Council for the Social Studies 2010 Middle School Teacher of the Year!

Sally Hunter, Highland Park Elementary School

National Council for the Social Studies2010 Elementary School Teacher of the Year!


Congratulations2

Congratulations!

Administrative Supervisor for Social Studies Joe Ramirez received the 2010 Leon Jaworski Award for Teaching Excellence in Law-Focused Education on June 10, 2010 at the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of Texas.


Thank you

Thank you!

  • McCallum High School for hosting us today.

  • Arika and Lisa – our Super Social Studies Secretaries!

  • Nathan Wellborne from TCI (Teachers’ Curriculum Institute) &Jan Miller from LRE (Law-Related Education)for providing our Top Door Prizes today.

  • And a special thank you to our Presenters.We appreciate all of your hard work and preparation in making today a success.


Please move to session 1

Please move to Session 1

  • Session 1 begins at 9:00!

  • Consult page 14 of your program to locate your grade/subject room assignment.

    Have a great day and a great school year!


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