Cfp freshmen parents092611


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Cfp freshmen parents092611

  1. 1. CREDIT FOR PROFICIENCY AT T.D.W.H.S<br />Presentation to Parents about Basic CFP Principles and Techniques<br />
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  3. 3. learning<br />Focus on what is learnt<br />Specific Learning Targets (Proficiencies) are defined clearly for students<br />Student studies are all focused on the Learning Targets<br />Evidence of learning continuously sought by teachers<br />Emphasis on the importance of learning for life and future survival<br />
  4. 4. Standards<br />All learning is linked to Standards –State, National or International<br />Every subject is broken down into multiple Standards<br />Learning Targets derive from each Standard<br />Assessments evaluate that students have acquired the learning implied by the Standards<br />
  5. 5. Assessments<br />Students can only earn credits by being proficient in Assessments<br />Assessments may be taken multiple times<br />Students are expected to retake Assessments that are not Proficient<br />Assessments are all formative<br />Some Assessments are summative as well<br />
  6. 6. GRADING <br />To earn credit, students must earn A, B, or C grades<br />Non credit work earns an ‘I’<br />An ‘A’ grade identifies Mastery<br />A ‘C’ grade denotes Proficiency<br />‘I’ stands for both ‘Incomplete’ and ‘In Progress’<br />An ‘I’ grade can, and should, change to a Proficiency Grade<br />
  7. 7. HOMEWORK AND CLASSROOM ASSIGNMENTS<br />Usually these activities are not scored<br />Are vital for practice<br />Must be completed by students<br />Should be reviewed by teachers to provide formative information for Teacher and Student<br />
  8. 8. T. eacher a. ccesst. ime<br />TAT is time each day teachers are available for students to relearn material, retake assessments and make-up for missed class time.<br />TAT is time each day where teachers are required to support student learning through extra tutoring and support of students’ learning<br />Students are expected to access TAT when they need academic support from teachers<br />Students may be assigned to TAT by school staff for academic support purposes, in which case the student must be there<br />
  9. 9. credit<br />T.D.W.H.S. only issues credit for a mark of 70% or more<br />Students need 26 credits to graduate with a regular North Wasco County School District Diploma<br />The 26 regular Diploma Credits must include at least:<br />4 English<br />3 Math<br />3 Science<br />1 Health<br />1 PE<br />3.5 Social Studies<br />
  10. 10. The Future of our school is …<br />Essential Skills focused<br />Common Core Standards<br />Technology integration<br />50/50 teacherized and computerized<br />Kahn Academy, on-line learning, <br />Focused on integrating with our community, and preparing for the world of our children’s future.<br />
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