Common Core: Where to    Begin and How to      Integrate withDifferentiated Instruction          Katie McKnight, Ph.D.    ...
AGENDA FOR TODAYWhat do we already know about CommonCore State Standards (CCSS)?Why were CCCS created and how do theyimpac...
AGENDA FOR TODAYCollege and Career Readiness Skills and the21st Century Skills---strong connections todifferentiated instr...
SOME GUIDING         QUESTIONS   (ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS)What are the expectations of CCSS? Whatare not the expectations of C...
What do we already know aboutCommon Core State Standards?
What do we already know aboutCommon Core State Standards?
What do we know about CCSS?   The 21st Century 3 Rs Designed to be robust, relevant, and rigorous. Robust: higher level th...
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:Prescribe specific instructional strategiesand/or curriculum.Interventions for students who areperfor...
Why were Common Core State Standards created and how do they impact today’s              classrooms?
Why were Common Core State Standards    created and how do they impact          today’s classrooms? Intended to create gre...
21 st   Century Skills    •PROBLEM SOLVING        •TEAM WORK    •ENTREPRENEURSHIP         •RESEARCH   •CRITICAL THINKING
FIGURING OUT THE FRAMEWORK Close reading of the document is essential. Read the Standards and all goals. Discussion, inter...
Activity: As You Read the StandardsWhy is it structured in this way?What does the language suggest?What do you learn about...
Activity: Part 2Look at the content area and grade levelthat corresponds with your group.Identify some examples of the fol...
Textual Complexity andInterdisciplinary Literacy
Textual Complexity    Textual ComplexityWhat makes a text complex?What are factors that can make a textchallenging for stu...
Determining Textual Complexity is focused          on these three areas:     QUANTITATIVE MEASURES:     QUALITATIVE DIMENS...
MORE RESOURCES FROM LEXILE• Overview video http://www.lexile.com/about-lexile/lexile-video/• •“What Does the Lexile Measur...
Here’s an example• The Qualitative Measures Rubrics• for Literary and Informational Text:  http://www.ksde.org/Default.asp...
Here’s an Example
Knowledge Demands:  Life Experiences
LITERACY ACROSSTHE CURRICULUMThe CCSS make the case for teaching and developing literacy skills across  all content areas ...
STRATEGIES THAT SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF LITERACY SKILLS IN ALL CONTENT AREAS Pre Reading During Reading After Reading V...
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction
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Common Core State Standards and Differentiated Instruction

  1. 1. Common Core: Where to Begin and How to Integrate withDifferentiated Instruction Katie McKnight, Ph.D. Katie@KatherineMcKnight.com
  2. 2. AGENDA FOR TODAYWhat do we already know about CommonCore State Standards (CCSS)?Why were CCCS created and how do theyimpact todays classrooms?Although CCSS do not suggest specificinstructional strategies, differentiatedinstruction is effective in meeting theexpectations of the Standards.
  3. 3. AGENDA FOR TODAYCollege and Career Readiness Skills and the21st Century Skills---strong connections todifferentiated instructionTextual Complexity and InterdisciplinaryLiteracy---DI is a necessary tool
  4. 4. SOME GUIDING QUESTIONS (ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS)What are the expectations of CCSS? Whatare not the expectations of CCSS?How do we build a synergetic contextbetween CCSS, curriculum, assessment, anddifferentiated instruction?
  5. 5. What do we already know aboutCommon Core State Standards?
  6. 6. What do we already know aboutCommon Core State Standards?
  7. 7. What do we know about CCSS? The 21st Century 3 Rs Designed to be robust, relevant, and rigorous. Robust: higher level thinking Relevant: engagement, student involvement, brain-based research Rigorous: high expectations, critical thinking, challenging thinking
  8. 8. WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:Prescribe specific instructional strategiesand/or curriculum.Interventions for students who areperforming below grade level or who havespecial needs.Support for English Language Learners (ELL)
  9. 9. Why were Common Core State Standards created and how do they impact today’s classrooms?
  10. 10. Why were Common Core State Standards created and how do they impact today’s classrooms? Intended to create greater consistency for student performance and expectations among states. NAEP data indicates that the majority of students are not college and career ready.
  11. 11. 21 st Century Skills •PROBLEM SOLVING •TEAM WORK •ENTREPRENEURSHIP •RESEARCH •CRITICAL THINKING
  12. 12. FIGURING OUT THE FRAMEWORK Close reading of the document is essential. Read the Standards and all goals. Discussion, interpretation, close reading and analysis is necessary.
  13. 13. Activity: As You Read the StandardsWhy is it structured in this way?What does the language suggest?What do you learn about theStandards in the introduction?What information and why isthe information included in theappendices?http://www.corestandards.org/
  14. 14. Activity: Part 2Look at the content area and grade levelthat corresponds with your group.Identify some examples of the following:Content StandardsProcess StandardsPerformance Standards
  15. 15. Textual Complexity andInterdisciplinary Literacy
  16. 16. Textual Complexity Textual ComplexityWhat makes a text complex?What are factors that can make a textchallenging for students?
  17. 17. Determining Textual Complexity is focused on these three areas: QUANTITATIVE MEASURES: QUALITATIVE DIMENSIONS: READER CONSIDERATIONS:
  18. 18. MORE RESOURCES FROM LEXILE• Overview video http://www.lexile.com/about-lexile/lexile-video/• •“What Does the Lexile Measure Mean?” http://lexile.com/m/uploads/downloadablepdfs/WhatDoestheL exileMeasureMean.pdf• •“Lexile Measures and the Common Core State Standards”http://www.lexile.com/using-lexile/lexile-measures- and-the-ccssi/• •KSDE Lexile Resource Pagehttp://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=3670• •Kansas Lexile Maphttp://www.ksde.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=LoE9gJxEzAc %3d&tabid=3670&mid=8721
  19. 19. Here’s an example• The Qualitative Measures Rubrics• for Literary and Informational Text: http://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=46 05• The rubric for literary text and the rubric for informational text allow educators to evaluate the important elements of text that are often missed by computer software that tends to focus on more easily measured factors.
  20. 20. Here’s an Example
  21. 21. Knowledge Demands: Life Experiences
  22. 22. LITERACY ACROSSTHE CURRICULUMThe CCSS make the case for teaching and developing literacy skills across all content areas and grade levels. Content literacy is explicit in CCSS. What does this mean? Why is Differentiated Instruction and essential strategy?
  23. 23. STRATEGIES THAT SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF LITERACY SKILLS IN ALL CONTENT AREAS Pre Reading During Reading After Reading Vocabulary Posing Questions and Answers
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