NAF Next Presentation AOHS Curriculum

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A look at NAF'S Academy of Health Sciences curriculum and lesson design.

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    1. 1. Overview of the AOHS Program of Study and the NAF Curriculum Peter Weinstein, Pearson Foundation 1
    2. 2. AOHS Program of Study Year 1 • Healthcare Careers Exploration • Personal Health & Wellness* Year 2 • Principles of Anatomy and Physiology 1 & 2 Year 3 • Global Health and/or Specialized courses Year 4 • Specialized courses and/or Certification course *Still to be confirmed
    3. 3. Structure of a NAF course  1 semester (75 – 80 class periods)  Class periods are 50 minutes long  A NAF course is “one size fits most”  Includes a culminating project  Advisory board members have roles in every course  Every course is correlated to the applicable Common Core State Standards 6
    4. 4. Curriculum Development Timeline 2011-2012 School Year 2012-2013 School Year 2013-2014 School Year 2014-2015 School Year 2015-2016 School Year Course(s) Written • Healthcare Careers Exploration • Global Health • Foundations of Anatomy & Physiology I and II • Biotechnology • Personal Health & Wellness • Specialty Courses Course(s) Piloted • Healthcare Careers Exploration • Global Health • Foundations of Anatomy & Physiology I and II • Biotechnology • Personal Health & Wellness • Specialty Courses
    5. 5. Driving Question for Global Health Which global health issue is worthy of being a focus at an international health summit? 2
    6. 6. What skills and types of knowledge would students need to produce a presentation like this? 3
    7. 7. Structure of a NAF lesson  Each lesson includes three main components: Lesson Plan, Student Resource, Teacher Resource. Some also include PowerPoints, videos, and other file types.  Each lesson includes one or two assessment products  All documents are in Word format to be edited as needed  Every lesson includes at least one literacy activity  Extensions and cross-curricular activities are provided at the end of each lesson 7
    8. 8. A Look at NAF Lesson Design Read, Group, Share: • Which elements of this lesson are familiar to you? • What seems new and interesting to you? • How would you characterize the instructional arc/flow/sequencing of this lesson? 8
    9. 9. A Look at NAF Instructional Practices Working with a partner, find these practices in the lesson and complete the Instructional Practices Graphic Organizer 9
    10. 10. Where are the courses? 10
    11. 11. Thank You! • What Questions Do You Have? 21

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