Michael connelly- schmoker draws on this research- college and career readiness
In looking at the chart paper around the room, where do these components fit in the teacher decision categories?What are the sub-decisions that fall into each of these?
HS SS Video clip- as you watch the clip, what evidence do you see?
Read through emailThese “units” will promote critical thinking. Although we may not fully create a unit today based on the specific criteria, we will be moving toward the creation of one with the work we do.
What does this mean for your teaching? These are the highlights from the common core that you can begin addressing today?
OverviewShow video- http://engageny.org/resource/common-core-in-ela-literacy-shift-1-pk-5-balancing-informational-text-and-literature/ 10 minAsk teachers to think about…
Mix-Pair-ShareFind someone new and share your thinking with someone you have not had a conversation with today
Broome-Tioga BOCES January 10, 2012
What would you like to learn? How would you like to be engaged? What other strategies would you use to help you take on the new learning?
Define the components of effective teaching and their critical attributes Identify the needs of the 21st century learner Describe the instructional shifts of the common core Identify critical thinking verbs List the attributes of an effective question Develop learning outcomes and guiding questions that promote critical thinking
Welcome and overview The 21st century learner The common core learning standards Components of Effective Teaching (Review) The New Taxonomy of Educational Objectives Effective Questioning to Promote Critical Thinking Closure and Next Steps
What skills are necessary in the 21st century for college and career readiness? What can we do as teachers to help students learn these skills? What evidence is there in the text that supports this?
Latest research… 21st Century Skills… Critical and Creative Thinking Problem formulation Problem Solving Research Accessing and integrating vast Interpretation amounts of information Collaborating Communication Effectively Communicating Precision and Accuracy Developing Positive (Connelly, Michael) Relationships Flexibility and Adaptability
If you had to summarize the components of effective teaching to a colleague, what would you say? Think…write Share with the group
Teaching Decision #1 Teaching Decision #2What do I want the students to How will I teach so the students learn? learn? TEACHING DECISONS Teaching Decision #3 Teaching Decision #4How will I know ALL students How will I respond if students have learned? have learned?...if they have not?
What’s working well? What questions do you have? What evidence do you see?
• Balancing Informational and Literary Text• Building Knowledge in the Disciplines• Staircase of Complexity• Text-Based Answers• Writing From Sources• Academic Vocabulary
Grades PK- Grades 6-5: 12:50%Literary 80%Text Information al Text by50% 12th GradeInformational Text
Balance of Just Right Text and Grade Level Text(with high levels of support for accessto higher level text)
Tier 1 Words:Common, every Tier 2 Words:day words Typically not defined in the textTier 3 Words: Define,Content area describe,specific words principled, theory, etc.
“The power of generous amounts ofclose purposeful reading, rereading,writing and talking… these are theessence of authentic literacy: theseactivities are the foundation for atrained, powerful mind-and apromising future.” Mike Schmoker – Results Now, 2006
Draw a picture or diagram to showthe relationship between the 6shifts -or-Write a couple of sentences thatexplain the connections.
http://engageny.org Find curriculum exemplars ◦ The Gettysburg Address Scan the exemplar… ◦ Where are the components of effective teaching? ◦ What feedback might you give the writer based on the components of effective teaching?
From… To…Identify the components ofeffective teachingLabel the parts of a cellDescribe the main characterList reasons why water is anecessary resourceExplain how civilization alongthe Nile River progressed overtime
Review your current objectives What level of thinking do they address? How could they be modified to promote more critical thinking?
Focus on what is important Use explicit cues What does this sound like? Ask inferential questions Ask analytic questions