STEM MI ChampionsSURVEYS OF ENACTED CURRICULUMTeacher Orientation Gary Money August 2 and 3, 2011
SEC Collaborative • MichiganDepartment of Education http://www.michigan.gov/mde/ • Council of Chief State School Officers www.SECsurvey.org • Wisconsin Center for Education Research www.SEConline.org
Objectives of the Teacher Orientation Session • Answer questions concerning the Surveys of the Enacted Curriculum (SEC). • Understand the teacher’s role in the SEC. • Learn how the SEC uses topics and cognitive demands to describe instruction. • Understand how to complete the online survey questions. • Learn to register and begin a session with the survey.
Expectations of Teachers • Complete all sections of the survey. • Provide an accurate account of: • What is taught. • Teacher expectations for students. • Instructional practice. • Survey completion time is approximately 90 minutes.
Three Sections of the SEC • School and Target-Class Description • Instructional Content • Instructional Practice
School and Target-Class Description • Provide a general description of your school. • Provide a general description of the target-class you will consider as you complete the survey.
School and Class Description Click Submit to save your responses and continue.
Instructional Content • Part A: Topics taught and Time devoted to instructional topics • “What students should know” • Part B: Expectations of students/cognitive demand • “What students should be able to do with what they know”
SEC Time on Topic Qualifiers Time on Topic • 0 = None • 1 = Slight coverage (less than 1 class/lesson) • 2 = Moderate coverage (1-5 classes/lessons) • 3 = Sustained coverage (more than 5 classes/lesson Note:The entire school year is always the time frame for time on topic.
Instructional Content–Time • Indicate the time spent during the course of the school year.
Cognitive Demand • Content Standards have inherent cognitive demand. • Your instructional activities also have cognitive demand. • The SEC intend to measure the cognitive demand relative to content instruction.
Cognitive Demand Activity • With a partner, read the instructional activities on the worksheet and indicate the cognitive expectation for one activity. • With your partner, discuss responses. • Then, with the large group, we will review our answers and facilitate discussion around the answers.
SEC Response Codes for Cognitive Demand • 0 = No emphasis • 1 = Slight emphasis • 2 = Moderate emphasis • 3 = Sustained emphasis Note: Emphasis doesn’t need to equal 100%.
Instructional Practice • Homework • Instructional practices • Assessments • Opinions and beliefs • Classroom instructional preparation • Professional development • Personal characteristics • Formal course preparation
Instructional Practices Respond to the questions using the scales indicated in all sections.
Log on to the Web Site www.seconline.org
Registration • Click on the Registrar button.
Registration • Select Michigan
Registration • Click the Register button.
Registration • Enter a unique user name and password. • Enter a valid e-mail address.
Registration Click Continue.
User Information Agreement • For research purposes it is sometimes desirable to merge SEC data with other data • it is true that administrators are not able to link names with data, researchers may receive teacher names (if the teacher checks the box associated with the teacher release statement) -John Smithson,WCER
Survey Sections • This screen provides information about the status of your survey.
Technical Assistance • E-mail assistance • email@example.com • Toll-free phone help (9 a.m.–6 p.m. EST) • 888-454-0195
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