Welcome to PDE’s SAS S tandards A ligned S ystem www.pdesas.org
What is SAS? <ul><li>It is a new structuring tool or system for developing lessons, assessments, and curriculum for teache...
Main Goal: Student Achievement
Component 1 - Clear Standards <ul><li>Describes what exactly every student should know by grade levels for each core class...
Component 2 - Fair Assessments <ul><li>Identifies 4 type of Assessment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summative - unit exam </li></...
Component 3 - Curriculum Framework <ul><li>Restructured approach (general ideas to specific concepts) </li></ul><ul><li>Bi...
Component 4 -Instruction <ul><li>Standard-aligned instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Right level of challenge </li></ul><ul><li...
Component 5 - Materials and Resources <ul><li>Web-based catalog of resources </li></ul><ul><li>Includes: </li></ul><ul><ul...
Component 6 - Interventions <ul><li>Assistive standard-based supports for varying student needs </li></ul><ul><li>Subject ...
Conclusions <ul><li>Increased web-based information and catalogs of resources </li></ul><ul><li>Different way of structuri...
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Pdesas

  1. 1. Welcome to PDE’s SAS S tandards A ligned S ystem www.pdesas.org
  2. 2. What is SAS? <ul><li>It is a new structuring tool or system for developing lessons, assessments, and curriculum for teachers, aides, and administrators. </li></ul><ul><li>Identifies 6 major components to student achievement </li></ul><ul><li>More web-based </li></ul>
  3. 3. Main Goal: Student Achievement
  4. 4. Component 1 - Clear Standards <ul><li>Describes what exactly every student should know by grade levels for each core class </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards - very specific testable knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anchors - broader topics that may align with a few standards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Restructured website to help research and use standards and anchors </li></ul>
  5. 5. Component 2 - Fair Assessments <ul><li>Identifies 4 type of Assessment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summative - unit exam </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formative - quiz or homework checks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benchmark - concept/skill mastery test </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diagnostic - pretest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web-based assessment creator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for real standard-aligned exam questions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rich resource bank for PSSA preparation </li></ul>
  6. 6. Component 3 - Curriculum Framework <ul><li>Restructured approach (general ideas to specific concepts) </li></ul><ul><li>Big Idea </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Essential Question(s) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Concepts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Competencies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eligible Content (anchors/standards) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Web-based guide to writing a standard-aligned curriculum </li></ul>
  7. 7. Component 4 -Instruction <ul><li>Standard-aligned instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Right level of challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Implementing new/different teaching strategies to increase all student achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Web-videos that demonstrate particular strategies </li></ul>
  8. 8. Component 5 - Materials and Resources <ul><li>Web-based catalog of resources </li></ul><ul><li>Includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lesson/unit plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional activities and content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web content </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Searchable by grade or band of grades </li></ul>
  9. 9. Component 6 - Interventions <ul><li>Assistive standard-based supports for varying student needs </li></ul><ul><li>Subject specific strategies </li></ul>
  10. 10. Conclusions <ul><li>Increased web-based information and catalogs of resources </li></ul><ul><li>Different way of structuring lessons (Big Idea first) </li></ul><ul><li>Increased attention to standards and anchors (as well as assessment) </li></ul>

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