I nstructional s upport l eadership N etwork. September 13, 2013 METS Center. Welcome & Introductions. Link to Resources for Today. Agreements… (please use Today’s Meet to comment on agreements.). Be open to learning new strategies. Be an active participant.
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September 13, 2013
Instructional Support Leaders will be able to…
Halle Booth, Instructional Specialist
The framework is designed to help realize a vision for education in the sciences and engineering in which students, over multiple years of school, actively engage in science and engineering practices and apply crosscutting concepts to deepen their understanding of the core ideas in these fields.
A Framework for K-12 Science Education p. 1-2
Discuss what you have written down on your self- reflection and compare your findings with the people at your table.
Summarize your tables findings and prepare to share out.
What have we learned?
1. Asking questions (science) and defining problems (engineering)
2. Developing and using models
5. Using mathematics and computational thinking
6. Constructing explanations (science) and designing solutions (engineering)
7. Engaging in argument from evidence
8. Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
Coherent Science Instruction
The framework is designed to help realize a vision for education in the sciences and engineering in which students, over multiple years of school, actively engage in scientific and engineering practices and apply crosscutting concepts to deepen their understanding of the core ideas in these fields.
Framework pg. 8-9
Who is on your District Leadership Team and what the plan to scale the Network goals ?
Read over and become familiar with “ your” grade level standards
Past, present, Future…
PGES Webpage: http://education.ky.gov/teachers/HiEffTeach/Pages/default.aspx
Professional Learning: http://education.ky.gov/teachers/HiEffTeach/Pages/PGES--Overview-Series.aspx
Share “guide to professional learning”: http://education.ky.gov/teachers/HiEffTeach/Documents/Guide%20to%20TPGES%20PL.docx
Lync Sessions in EDS—Emphasize SGG sessions:
PGES Lync Sessions-How to Video
Register for a Lync Session
Register for an Archived Lync Session
EDS Help (next slides) (https://powersource.pearsonschoolsystems.com/portal/ciits/ )
Webcasts and Newsletters (Headline news): http://education.ky.gov/teachers/HiEffTeach/Pages/PGES-Headline-News.aspx
Roster Verification (https://powersource.pearsonschoolsystems.com/repository/schoolnet/pdf/ciits_qrc_verfiying_roster.pdf)
Self-Reflection in EDS (Please see “Help” in EDS for further directions)
Peer observation module available (See note at the end of agenda)
Caseload manager (https://powersource.pearsonschoolsystems.com/repository/schoolnet/pdf/CIITS_QRC_CaseloadManagement.pdf )
Choosing A Model (District Decision: 3 & 1 OR 2 & 2)
1st Window Sept 1-Oct 31
First Administrator Observation (Depending on Model: Full or Mini/Partial)
Pre/post conference protocol (District decision on use of questions and format)
Teacher Professional Growth and Effectiveness System
All measures are
Student Growth %
Student Growth Goals
LDC/MDC Classroom Evidence
Congruency to standards
Measures ask students to demonstrate mastery of the identified skills/concepts at the level of rigor intended in the standard
Selected measures reach the level of rigor expected across the district
Each district team will sit together to summarize learning and plan next steps.
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