Standards-Aligned Systems in Pennsylvania. May 2008 Leslie Trimmer, Ed.D. Tracy Ficca. Goals. Define Standards Aligned Systems, identify its purpose, and understand all segments of the system
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Leslie Trimmer, Ed.D.
What SAS is – What SAS is NOT
The Pennsylvania Standards Aligned
Systems (SAS) is a collaborative product
of research and good practice that
identifies six distinct elements which, if
utilized together, will provide schools and
districts a common framework for continuous
school and district enhancement and
Establish what all
students should know
and be able to
Aligned to PA Standards
A framework specifying Big Ideas,
Concepts, and Competencies
in each subject area/at
each grade level.
Aligned with standards in order
to identifying strategies that
are best suited to help
students achieve the
Chosen as a guide for selecting
only material from textbooks,
reading materials, software,
and any other instructional
resources that are needed
to fit the framework
and match the standards.
A safety net/intervention
all students meet standards
Ed Hub will continue to use the six segments to design the Pennsylvania Standards-Aligned System.
What is the truly important mathematics at this grade level or in this course?
Time is just one aspect of measurement!
Measurement is a critical ingredient to understanding relationships and in applying mathematics to real-world situations.
Grouping by 10’s and Place Value
Place value is the key to all numeration and number sense for real numbers!
PA Math Standards
PA Math Anchors
? Complete Model Curricula
Alignment Guides for
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