1. FLAP Goals (K-12) 1. IncreaseMeasurable Students’ Mandarin ExpectedObjectives Outcomes Proficiency 2. Increase Teacher Mastery 3. Increase accelerated course offerings (secondary) 4. Create fully articulated curriculum units 5. Create reflective systems feedback for teachers and students.
Boston Jiayou FLAP Activities Boston FLAP 3 YR Professional Development 3 YR Pl an Curri cul um. Development & Assessment Mandarin Improved AP & DVD Product/ Student Coll egeSeries Process Learning Level Classes Eval uation 5
Overview: Building on BPS Chinese Thematic Curriculum Units Incorporates listening, speaking, reading and writing & 5 C’s e get do w How e? How can ther comparisons be made between the Jiayou Units “known” and the “new”? K-12 Wh lesson at kinds of are ne s and pract e ic key pe ded to mas es rforma te nces? rMA Foreign Language Curriculum Frameworks American Council of Teachers of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Infusion of MA Content Curriculum Frameworks Curriculum 6
Theme: Myself Stage I ( for ES)Proficiency Stage I –Low Stage I –Mid Stage I- HighBenchmarksText Type Single word -Single word -Mostly short Isolated words Words sentences -Memorized -A string of short phrases sentences -Simple -Use a few sentences cohesive devisesLanguage Greet and State one’s Ask and answerFunctions respond to name and grade simple questions greetings Count 0-20Example
BPS Chinese Jiayou FLAP Program Language ProficiencyCommon Formative Assessments Grades Test A Test B K-4 Oral Oral 5-8 Part 1: Oral Under development Part 2: Literacy 9-12 Part 1: Oral Under development Part 2: Literacy
LET’S EXAMINE DATA INMULTIPLE WAYS BYCOHORTS OF STUDENTS
Sample Target Data for Performance• Cohort A: 85% of 53 students in grades 11/12 (who started Mandarin Program in Kindergarten) will reach pre-advanced level.• Cohort B: 85% of 25 students in grades 11/12 (who started Mandarin Program in 7th & 8th grade) will reach intermediate mid-high level.• Cohort C: 85% of 105 students in grade 5 (who started Mandarin Program in Kindergarten) will reach Novice High level.
Forty-five studentsrepresenting 85% of 53students in total whohave completed a fullyarticulated Chineseprogram fromkindergarten throughgrades 11 and 12achieved Intermediate toAdvanced levels inChinese proficiency asmeasured by TSOR.Cohort A reached targetproficiency. October 2011 Results Cohort A: K-12
Fourteen studentsrepresenting 56% of 25students in total who havecompleted a fullyarticulated Chineseprogram from grades 7/8through grades 11 and 12achieved Intermediate toAdvanced levels in Chineseproficiency as measured byTSOR. Cohort B did notreach target proficiency.October 2011 Results Cohort B: Gr. 7-12
Seventy-five studentsrepresenting 71% of 105students in total who havecompleted a fullyarticulated Chineseprogram from gradesKindergarten through grade8 achieved Novice High orhigher levels in Chineseproficiency as measured byTSOR. Cohort C did notreach target proficiency.October 2011 Results Cohort C: Gr. K-5