Bladen County 6-12 MathCommon Core State Standards Welcome Introduction Information Planning
Professional Learning Community • County Level : Dr. Marilyn Lee • District Level : BCS Design Team • School Level : Leadership Team • Individual Level : Teachers
Agenda For Today:Focus Questions • What are we doing here? • What is Ready,Set,Go? Race to the Top? ACRE? Common Core? Essential Standards? Unpacking Documents? Crosswalks? • What is a WIKI? Do I really need one?
Matching Activity Using the slips in the envelope on your table, work in your group to match the names to the definitions.
Fantastic! Marvelous! You Go Girl! You The Man! Wonderful!
Currently (2011-2012): Teaching NC SCoS Assessing NC SCoS Next (Fall 2012): Teaching Common Core State Standards Assessing Common Core State Standards What‘s New?
Be Informed! • New curriculum (CCSS) is now: FEWER-less to cover DEEPER-more detailed HIGHER-higher level
Stay Informed! • We have created a resource to provide information to all teachers at all times! • It’s our WIKI ! • You will be invited to join the BCS 6-12 Math WIKI page! (How exciting!) • There, you will be able to access information about the CCSS with all the resources we can create, borrow, or steal. : )
Plan within your school when you’ll meet as a PLC. Be lead by your Leadership Contact person. Always have agenda and sign-in sheet Discuss rolling out the new CCSS Decide on any PD you may need as a school/individual Complete Modules and print certificates (file in notebook in your front office) Become familiar with the Documents Watch for changes/new information as it becomes available from DPI Look for PD opportunities Share! Share! Share! (Our chain is only as strong as the weakest link) What Do We Do Now?
Did We Do It? • Do you know why you’re here? • Feeling “Ready ,Set ,Go”? • Confident in your “Race to the Top”? • Is ACRE more than a parcel of land? • Does CCSS affect you? ES? • Ready to walk the Crosswalk? Unpack? • Feeling WIKI-ready?