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  1. The Redesign for ‘09 Making schools work for learners who will spend their lives in the 21st century

  2. The Redesign for’09 • Schedule for Grades 6-8 • Using the PRFC schedule • 6th grade on same schedule as 7th & 8thgrade • Addition of 6th grade flex course • Aiming for increased flexibility, more time for advisory groups & creation of an 8th period to address school-wide initiatives • Recommending trimester calendar

  3. The Redesign for’09 • Renaming of Applied Arts courses to Encore courses • Redesigning Encore courses to implement and reflect skills of the 21st Century and to align with the high school SLC model • Redesigning and expanding elective courses to increase exposure to the high school SLC model

  4. The Redesign for ‘09 • Credits and Graduation Requirements - Grades 6-8 • Preparing students for high school • Credits will be earned to ensure mastery and ensure meaningful middle school experiences • Supports in place to help students with credit completion if necessary • Some classes may count for graduation requirements such as World Language

  5. The Redesign for ‘09 • Safe, Nurturing Environment • Teams – Grades 6-8 • Increase teacher training and accountability on teaming to improve interdisciplinary teaming • Exploring looping of teachers with students grades 7-8 • Advisory Groups – Grades 6-8 • 6th grade pure advisory program • 7th and 8th looped advisory • Longer advisory time to strengthen relationships • Improve and implement advisory curriculum

  6. The Redesign for ‘09 • 8th Period • PBIS • Web • Career/Post Secondary Planning • School-wide literacy • Service Learning • School-wide test preparation • Extensions and curriculum support

  7. The Redesign for ‘09 • Integrated Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment – Grades 6-8 • World language – Introduce earlier • 6th grade – exploratory class • 7th & 8th grade – require 1 trimester class • 7th & 8th grade – option for year-long class to meet graduation requirements

  8. The Redesign for ‘09 • Integrated Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment – Grades 6-8 • World Language • Students to demonstrate proficiency to move to next level • Additional opportunities in Spanish • Introduce Chinese • Exploring the number of languages we can support and how best to organize

  9. The Redesign for ‘09 • Integrated Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment – Grades 6-8 • Exploratory classes around MDE’s “Foundation, Knowledge and Skills” as content organizer • Add “Project Lead the Way” – pre-engineering program currently at CHS

  10. The Redesign for ‘09 • Next steps • Dividing up and purchasing teacher resources to open 3 middle schools. • Determine the number of sections at each level and putting together teams of teachers. • Determining the number of encore staff in each building. • Building a master schedule that allows implementation of new programming.

  11. The Redesign for ‘09 • Determining what can be phased in over time • Making sure we continue to building the foundation that will allow our students to feed into the two high schools • Making sure all the curriculum revisions are addressing our rigorous standards and meeting the needs of students in the 21st century. • Making sure our current students are receiving a quality education

  12. The Redesign for’09 • Schedule for Grades 9-12 • All planning since last Board update has assumed using the PRFC schedule • Schedule assumption has allowed planning for interdisciplinary teaming

  13. The Redesign for ‘09 • Safe, Nurturing Environment • Teams – Grades 9-12 • Interdisciplinary teams for 9th & 10th grade • Exploring some teachers looping in 9th & 10th grade for continuity and relationships

  14. The Redesign for ‘09 • Integrated Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment – Grades 9-12 • From freshmen experience to grade level experiences • Continue Advance Placement, College in Schools, and PSEO • Seniors may be required to demonstrate learning through a ‘capstone’ project and / or service learning

  15. The Redesign for ‘09 • Integrated Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment – Grades 9-12 • Concentrated areas of study for Juniors/Seniors • Offers opportunities to explore interests in depth • Would address core requirements thematically through reading, projects, activities

  16. Chaska/Chanhassen High Schools’ Concentrated Areas of Study

  17. Area of Study Model

  18. Area of Study Arts and Communication Fields of Interest Communication Arts Performing Arts Visual Arts

  19. Area of Study Global Studies Fields of Interest Business, Marketing, and Finance World Cultures and Languages World Politics and History

  20. Area of Study Health Sciences and Human Services Fields of Interest Health Science / Biomedical Human Services and Public Safety Education and Training

  21. Area of Study S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Fields of Interest Manufacturing Engineering / Architecture & Construction Science

  22. The Redesign for ‘09 • Credits and Graduation Requirements – Grades 9-12 • Must reflect state law – physics or chemistry now required as well as algebra II; algebra moving to grade 8 • Design team directs competency in world language • Must prepare students for post-secondary programs

  23. The Redesign for ‘09 • Next steps • Program of Study Development • Curriculum Teams working on course addition, modification, and deletion • PBIS for Safe and Nurturing Environment • Professional Development on Uniform Grading Practices and Teaming • Registration Guide by January