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AEA9: Iowa Core Webinar. April 7, 2011. Questions?. Please type any questions you might have regarding Iowa Core, in the chat box. Nicole will look at them, then we will answer at the end of the Webinar . Questions from the field:. How often are schools updating their plan?

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questions
Questions?
  • Please type any questions you might have regarding Iowa Core, in the chat box.
  • Nicole will look at them, then we will answer at the end of the Webinar.
questions from the field
Questions from the field:
  • How often are schools updating their plan?
  • When an action item is completed, how do we note that on the EdInfo site?
  • At what point do we add the next action step to our plan? (IE: we have 1.a.1 done, do we add the next step?)

Big thanks to Preston for submitting these tough questions!

what s going on
What’s going on?
  • All schools/districts across the State are engaging in the Spring Peer Review Process, where teams will share progress made & work to update plan to include evidence
  • Waiting for financial word
  • ICAT not updated yet (mid-April date)
      • Follow: bniebling on Twitter for updates
end of year survey
End-of-Year Survey
  • We will be sending out an end-of-year survey via “Survey Monkey” to be completed by May 1, 2011
  • It will contain many of the same questions as last year’s, but helps with future planning
  • Please let your colleagues know the linkwill be coming as a broadcast.
posted info videos
Posted Info Videos

New Video from DE:

“From Common Core to Iowa Core”

http://www.iowa.gov/educate/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2111

ALSO, new English/Language Arts & Math Videos (from DE) posted at:

www.corecurriculum.iowa.gov

moodle server change
Moodle Server Change
  • It was a “Heartland” link, now it’s an “AEA Statewide” link
  • There are transitioning now, once all content over, not done yet . .
  • After the change over date, message will be prompted, “Site no longer valid.”
  • More information to follow via email to Iowa Core listserv

ADDRESS:

http://moodle.aeapdonline.org

state of iowa educational summit in july
STATE OF IOWA EDUCATIONAL SUMMIT IN JULY
  • July 25-26 at the Iowa Event Center in Des Moines
  • United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote speech on Monday morning, July 25th
  • More information at #iaedsummit, in April “School Leaders” update, or office of the Governor
jason glass director
Jason Glass, Director
  • Follow @ jasonglassia
  • Articulates Three Areas of Focus:
    • Clarity needed around standards and assessment system
    • Focus on the human capital system
    • Innovative Education
aea9 web page updated
AEA9 Web Page Updated
  • Dates & Links Added
  • Content Updated

www.aea9.k12.ia.us

no may webinar why
No May Webinar . . Why?
  • Response that teams need to watch the others
  • Teams NEED to be updating Iowa Core Implementation Plans
  • Teams NEED to be making Iowa Core decisions/focus for ‘11-’12 school year
  • NOT because we know you’re busy . . . This work is important!
2011 2012 dates
2011-2012 DATES

Iowa Core Specific Content

2011 2012 webinars
2011-2012 Webinars
  • 3:40-4:40 pm (note time change)
  • No Registration Necessary, no cost

DATES

    • September 8
    • October 13
    • November 10
    • December 8
    • No January!
    • February16
    • March 7 (note Wednesday!)
    • April 12
    • May 10
iowa core sessions 11 12
Iowa Core Sessions ‘11-’12
  • New Addition to programming!
    • Will include Peer Review, Leadership Team development, & transformational change

DATES

  • Bettendorf Service Center:

October 3, 2011 & February 6, 2012

  • Muscatine Service Center:

October 10, 2011 & February 14, 2012

  • Maquoketa Hurtsville Center:

October 28, 2011 & February 21, 2012

  • REGISTRATION AVAILABLE SOON!
  • No cost to participate.
alignment sessions 11 12
Alignment Sessions ‘11-’12

DATES

  • Technical Training: September 22, 2011
  • Leadership Team Training: August 8, 2011 or January 9, 2012
  • Results Data: November 28, 2011 or June 7, 2012
  • REGISTRATION AVAILABLE NOW!
  • No cost to participate.
constructing the opportunity to learn
Constructing theOpportunity to Learn

We must raise the level of teaching so that each and every student is prepared for the 21st Century.

We are to the point in redesigning curriculum for whom it is constructed . . . the students.

iowa core vision
Iowa Core Vision

Each and every K-12 student will learn and demonstrate understanding of the essential concepts and skills identified in the Iowa Core for life in the 21st Century.

No matter what happens, we can’t lose sight of the vision!

where are you did you cross any bridges this year major reform or tweeking
Where are you? Did you cross any bridges this year? Major reform or “tweeking”?

DISCUSS NOW HONESTLY

or

INDEPENDENTLY WRITE HONEST RESPONSE TO BE SHARED

outcome six
OUTCOME SIX

Instruction

outcome six1
Outcome Six

Outcome Six is probably the most complex of the outcomes and has the potential forthe greatest impact for students.

this outcome is about
THIS OUTCOME IS ABOUT . . .
  • Collaborative teams working together in schools to improve student achievement AND instruction
  • Understanding what effective instruction looks like, feels like, sounds like THEN making appropriate changes to provide strong instruction
  • 80% of the students learning the content of the Iowa Core
theory of action
Theory of Action

If content is challenging and relevant and teachers routinely deliver instruction that demonstrates the characteristics of effective instruction, then student learning and performance will increase.

discuss
Discuss
  • What does that mean for your teachers?
  • What does that mean for your students?
  • What does this mean for you?
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Outcome Six -

To Be Continued . . . .

contact information reminder
CONTACT INFORMATION REMINDER
  • Amy Wichman, awichman@aea9.k12.ia.us, 563.344.6484 Twitter: a_wichman
  • Nicole Peterson, npeterson@aea9.k12.ia.us, 563.344.6583

Twitter: peterson_n

PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL IF YOU NEED ANYTHING!