Year of Planning Orientation: Curriculum and Work-Based Learning


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  • Critical to understand that the culminating project assessment and end of course exam based on NAF course content and culminating project, and that a qualifying culminating work based learning experience is defined by NAF’s Gold Standards for High School Internships.
  • Year of Planning Orientation: Curriculum and Work-Based Learning

    1. 1. #NAFNext2014 YOP: Curriculum and Work-Based Learning Laura Fidler, Instructional Manager:
    2. 2. Curriculum and Instruction and Work-Based Learning #NAFNext2014 1. What do you need to know during YOP? 2. What do you need to do during YOP?
    3. 3.  Determine Curriculum 4 year Program of Study  If AOE or AOHS, determine curriculum provider Determine Academy Teacher Team  NAF course(s)  Core content teachers  Common Planning Time  NAF Learning Handbook  Assessment set up and preparation (aka SCAS) What do you need to do during YOP? #NAFNext2014
    4. 4. What do you need to know about NAF Curriculum? #NAFNext2014
    5. 5. #NAFNext Student Certification Assessment System (SCAS) Course based assessments • Culminating Project Assessment • End of Course Exam Internship Assessment • Supervisor Assessment of College and Career Readiness
    6. 6. Curriculum & Instruction N U A 3.1 Program of Study/Integration 3.1.a. Academy program of study includes four NAF courses or approved alternative, by completion of the program with themes from these courses integrated into core academic content 3.1.b. Project-based learning is the primary vehicle by which NAF course themes are integrated into the core subjects, providing relevant context for student learning 3.2 Use of NAF Instructional Practices 3.2. a. Academy teachers regularly use NAF-endorsed literacy strategies 3.2. b. Academy teachers share best practices and demonstrate lessons with others in the academy or school and across the NAF network 3.3 Instructional Supports 3.3. a. Academy team, advisory board and school counselors ensure that sufficient academic supports mentoring, tutoring, Saturday classes, and skills workshops) exist to help students succeed in academy and core classes 3.3. b. There is an organized approach to identifying students at risk of failure accompanied by an intervention system to address improvement 3.4. College and Career Readiness 3.4.a Academy intentionally builds students' knowledge related to college, helping them understand the post-secondary system, research college options and navigate issues such as testing, applications and financial aid 3.4. b. All students take a program of study that makes them eligible for admission to a state college 3.4. c. Students have access to post-secondary options through articulation agreements, dual enrollment, Advanced Placement courses, or other formal activities 3.4. d. The academy participates in the NAF student certification assessment process. Notes:
    7. 7. Complete the YOP snapshot. What program of study should we offer? What plans should we make to address the elements under curriculum and instruction?
    8. 8. Work-Based Learning
    9. 9.  Develop 4 year Work-Based Learning Plan Incorporate work-based learning activities that:  Reinforce NAF and core courses  Emphasize college and career readiness skills  Incorporates evaluation process  Internship Completion  Address student career goals through:  Connecting to internships  Individualized learning plans What do you need to do during YOP? #NAFNext2014
    10. 10. What do you need to know about Work-Based Learning? Work-based learning refers to a continuum of activities, both in and outside the classroom. ECCCO AOHS
    11. 11. Work-Based Learning continuum Career Awareness + skills Career Exploration + skills Career Preparation + skills
    12. 12. #NAFNext Develop a 4-year sequential plan Record all the work-based learning experiences that students will complete at each grade level. See the NAF Continuum of College & Career Experiences for ideas. Shaded boxes indicate phases that are not emphasized at that grade level. Align your work-based learning experiences to:  NAF and core academic courses students are taking at the same time,  Learning outcomes students will practice during the experience, and  How students will show they have met the outcomes through projects, reflections or other work products. Work-Based Learning Continuum Aligning to Student Learning Gr ad e Lev el Career Awareness Career Exploration Career Preparation Student learning outcomes NAF and core academic classes Evidence that students met outcomes 9 10 11 12
    13. 13. Work-Based Learning N U 4.1 Work-Based Learning Program 4.1.a. Development of a four-year program of sequenced work-based learning experiences experiences that include activities with career awareness, career exploration, and career career preparation guarantee that students are provided with learning opportunities that opportunities that grow in sophistication, duration, and intensity 4.1.b. Work-based learning activities reinforce NAF and core curricula and emphasize the emphasize the College & Career Readiness skills needed for future success in college and college and the workforce 4.1.c a Continuous evaluation process is in place to assess the effectiveness of the work- work-based learning program and to plan for programmatic refinements 4.2 Internship Completion 4.2.a. Academy develops and sustains compensated internship experiences for juniors and juniors and or seniors 4.2.b. Academy staff and advisory board members work with internship providers to to support logistical needs 4.3 Students' Career Goals 4.3.a. Internship experiences are linked to students' future goals in order to make learning learning more engaging and relevant 4.3.b Written individualized student learning and college/career plans allow for differentiated skill levels and alignment with student interests, personalized internship internship experiences and targeted debriefing, reflection and evaluation
    14. 14. Complete the YOP snapshot. What work-based learning activities do you currently offer? How will your team support the implementation of your WBL plan?
    15. 15. Student Certification Assessment System (SCAS) Course Based Assessments • Culminating Project Assessment • End of Course Exam Internship Assessment • Supervisor Assessment of College and Career Readiness
    16. 16. What did you learn? 1. As a result of this session, I learned______. 2. I still have a question about_________ and will seek the answer through________________.