Kansas College and Career Readiness Standards. KCCRS. It ’ s a new way of learning and processing information. Why all the hpye with KCCRS?. Need for Change in the Educational System. Predominantly school are still designed as they were for the industrial period
These standards are our renewedopportunities to:
16 Habits of Minddrawn from research on human effectiveness, descriptions of remarkable performers, and analyses of the characteristics of efficacious people
from Costa, A.L. & B. Kallick. Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind: 16 Essential Characteristics for Success. ASCD, 2008.
The Human Body
Balancing Informational and Literary Texts
(Link to 6-12)
Building Knowledge in the Disciplines
Expectation of proficiency and independence in reading grade level text
Text Exemplars and Sample Performance Tasks
Thank you for hands and feet
that keep a beat,
for ears that hear,
and eyes that see.
Thank you for each bendy knee.
Staircase of Complexity
When you eat fresh fruits
and vegetables and protein
foods like meat, milk, and
beans you are giving your
body the things it needs to
Staircase of Complexity
2nd – 3rd Grade
Argumentative writing is especially prominent in the CCSS
Samples of Student Writing
4th – 5th Grade
Writing from Sources
Ramp up instruction of Tier Two words
Mathematical Practices and 6 Shifts - Considerations
Mathematical Practices(pages 6-7 of the document)1. Make sense of problems and persevere insolving them.2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.3. Construct viable arguments and critiquethe reasoning of others.4. Model with mathematics.5. Use appropriate tools strategically.6. Attend to precision.7. Look for and make use of structure.8. Look for and express regularity in repeatedreasoning.
-To qualify for the Dynamic Learning Maps and KAA assessment, students must qualify for both sections below.
1. The student has a significant cognitive disability
2. The student is learning content standards linked to (derived from) the Kansas College and Career Ready Standards
3. The student requires extensive direct instruction and substantial modifications and supports to achieve measureable gains in the grade- and age-appropriate curriculum.
Question- Did you make the decision based on:
A disability category or label
Poor attendance or extended absences
Native language/social/cultural or economic difference
Expected poor performance on the general education assessment
Services student receives
Educational environment or instructional setting
Percent of time receiving special education
8. English Language Learner (ELL) status
9. Low reading level/ achievement level
10. Anticipated student’s disruptive behavior
11. Impact of student scores on accountability system
12. Administrator decision
13. Anticipated student’s emotional duress