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Science Curriculum Review Team. April 26, 2011. Agenda. Briefly review remaining science data. Tony Rainsberger will provide commentary and examples of science ACT items. Review recommendations submitted by team members and identify recommendations for Board. Group’s Purpose & Composition.

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Science curriculum review team

Science Curriculum Review Team

April 26, 2011


Agenda

Agenda

  • Briefly review remaining science data.

    • Tony Rainsberger will provide commentary and examples of science ACT items.

  • Review recommendations submitted by team members and identify recommendations for Board.


Group s purpose composition

Group’s Purpose & Composition

  • Purpose: To utilize the review process to strengthen Oakwood’s K-12 science programming.

    • Provide input

    • Propose ideas

    • Serve as watchdog/accountability check

    • Involve stakeholders

  • Composition: K-12 science teachers, administrators, content experts, and parents and community members.


Group s scope of work

Group’s Scope of Work

  • Review the K-12 science audit report commissioned by Oakwood and conducted by an outside Audit Panel of content experts (university professors). The audit evaluated Oakwood's current K-12 science program and identified strengths and suggestions for growth.

  • Review Oakwood's science data (ITBS, OAA, OGT, AP, ACT, etc.).

  • Consider recommendations for changes from internal and external stakeholders.

  • Make recommendations for changes to the Board of Education.


Science data

Science Data

  • Part II(B) (today)

    • Iowa Test of Basic Skills

    • Advanced Placement exams

    • College Connection Data

    • Disaggregated data (gender, race/ethnicity)


Advanced placement data

Advanced Placement Data


Ap data 2009

AP Data (2009)


Ap data biology

AP Data: Biology


Ap data chemistry

AP Data: Chemistry


Ap data physics

AP Data: Physics


Iowa test of basic skills data

Iowa Test of Basic Skills Data

Fall, 2010


Iowa test of basic skills data1

Iowa Test of Basic Skills Data


College connection data

College Connection Data*

* Data from 2005-2007 (2005: Miami; 2006: OSU; 2007: UD)


College connection data1

College Connection Data*

* Data from 2008-2010 (2008: OU; 2009: WSU; 2010: Denison)


College connection data2

College Connection Data*

  • Qualitative data regarding science preparation:

    • Astro easy with physics background (D)

    • Good teachers (D)

    • AP bio helped a lot (D)

    • The science department teachers approached students exactly the same as the college professors do. (W)

    • Bio training under tough--but--fair Teacher’s Name left me ready for the biology trilogy. (W)

    • Everything we learned in my…science classes I have learned about from my time at Oakwood. (W)

    • I had trouble in this when I was there, classes run with the most advanced rather than slower. (O)

    • Awesome, our program at Oakwood was very helpful.

    • I’m not good at science, but I did okay in nutrition because I studied a lot.

    • I took Chem 121. I got an “A” in the course. Chem made more sense the 2nd time I took it.

* Data from 2008-2010 (2008: OU; 2009: WSU; 2010: Denison)


Data by gender oaa ogt

Data by Gender: OAA & OGT


Data by gender pltw

Data by Gender: PLTW


Data by gender ap courses

Data by Gender: AP Courses


Data by subgroup oaa ogt 2010

Data by Subgroup: OAA & OGT (2010)


Evaluating prioritizing recommendations

Evaluating & Prioritizing Recommendations

  • Group: We will briefly review all recommendations submitted to our team from team members.

  • Individually: For each recommendation, evaluate and mark it with a dot sticker according to the following system:

    • I support this recommendation. It should be a high priority.

    • I support this recommendation. It should be a medium/low priority.

    • I do not support this recommendation.

      You may also write comments/questions on the recommendations. Put a * by these.


Evaluating prioritizing recommendations1

Evaluating & Prioritizing Recommendations

  • Kim will:

    • Compile all feedback on the recommendations and draft a document that incorporates the recommendations that received strong support.

    • Send a copy of the document to all Science Curriculum Review Team members.

  • Team members will have the opportunity via email to provide feedback on this document.

  • The final version of the document will be shared with the Oakwood Board of Education at its June meeting.


Next steps

Next Steps

  • May, 2011

    • Finalize recommendations to the Board.

  • June, 2011

    • Present recommendations to the Board. Would anyone like to participate in this meeting (6/20/11 at 7:30 PM)?

    • Identify timeline for working groups (teacher/admin members of the Science Curriculum Review Team). Teachers, please provide feedback on the draft timeline/working group process when it is emailed to you.


Questions thank you for being part of this fast paced and important process

Questions?Thank you for being part of this fast-paced and important process!


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