Common Core State Standards Ohio’s New Learning Standards Implications for Christian Schools GCCAA Meeting – February 21, 2013
Our mission…“Competing” or “Serving” Biblical Worldview Strong Academics Teaching students to think, learn, evaluate, defend, communicate Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10
Ohio’s New Learning Standards • English language arts • Mathematics • Science • Social Studies • Physical Education • Fine Arts • World Languages • Financial Literacy • Entrepreneurship • Business Education Ohio-Developed Standards
English language arts • Grades 3 – 8 and high school • Mathematics • Grades 3 – 8 and high school • Operational school year 2014-15 PARCC-Developed Assessments Ohio’s Next Generation Assessments State-Developed Assessments Science Grades 5, 8 and high school Social Studies Grades 4, 6 and high school Operational school year 2014-15
Common Instructional Shifts A change in the action or practice within the profession of teaching to positively impact the learning of all students in all academic areas.
Ohio’s NLS Three Common Instructional Shifts 1. Build a deep understanding of content and effectively apply learning within and across disciplines. 2. Craft responses based on evidence including: demonstrate understanding, explain reasoning, and/or justifya position. 3. Use technology appropriately, strategically and ethically in academic and real-world settings.
A note about the Common Instructional Shifts… Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships • Promote a progression and sophistication of skills • Applicable to academic and real-world environments • Foster collaboration and connections across disciplines There are specific shifts within ELA and Math.
Remembering Bloom’s New Old
The Rigor/Relevance FrameworkInternational Center for Leadership in Education www.leadered.com
“Gap Analysis” Note the content Note the level of cognitive demand Does instruction need to shift? GA Documents can be found on ODE site After analyzing, review model curriculum …especially for free resources
Implementing the Instructional Shifts with All Learners More Educational Acronyms!!!! UDL UbD ECD All frameworks for excellent teaching
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) • Key Components: • multiple means of presentation • multiple means of action and expression; • multiple means of engagement • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDvKnY0g6e4&feature=related • (right click to open link)
Understanding by Design(UbD) • a framework for improving student learning • emphasizes the teacher's role as a designer of units for learning • helps teachers clarify learning goals, create assessments of student understanding, and design effective and engaging learning activities.
Evidence-Centered Design (ECD) in the Classroom ECD can inform a deliberate and systematic approach to instruction that will help to ensure daily classroom work leads to all students meeting the CCSS.
Student Learning Objectives Dr. Randy Ross of ACSI has clarified that chartered, non-public school teachers do not need to meet the requirement for writing SLOs. We are more than welcome to do so, and the Summit County ESC offers workshops on writing SLO by content area.
Ohio’s New Learning Standards: Shift #1 https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/geometry-lesson-quadrilaterals?fd=1 https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/third-grade-mental-math?resume=0 https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/problem-solving-math?resume=0 (right click to open links) Build a deep understanding of content and effectively apply learning within and across disciplines.
Ohio’s New Learning Standards: Shift #2 The Teaching Channel: Evidence and Arguments – Multiple Ways of Experiencing a Text https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/literacy-analysis-lesson (right click to open link) Craft responses based on evidence to demonstrate understanding, explain, and/or justify.
Ohio’s New Learning Standards: Shift #3 Use technology appropriately, strategically, and ethically in academic and real-world settings.
What is OUR “common core”? “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’There is no commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:29
Resources http://www.achieve.org/publications/implementing-common-core-state-standards-role-elementary-school-leader-action-brief http://www.celt.iastate.edu/teaching/RevisedBlooms1.html http://www.parcconline.org/ http://www.nextnavigator.com/content/userfiles/files/Verbs.pdf http://www.ode.state.oh.us/GD/Templates/Pages/ODE/ODEDetail.aspx?page=3&TopicRelationID=1230&ContentID=125742&Content=140572