Standards Brown Bag Lunch Aug 17 2010

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Presentation to OHS staff about the revised Ohio Academic Content Standards in Social Studies.

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Standards Brown Bag Lunch Aug 17 2010

  1. 1. Revised Ohio Academic Content Standards Changes in Social Studies Megan Wood August 17, 2010 www.slideshare.net/meganwood
  2. 2. Current Standards <ul><li>Blue book adopted 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio Graduate Test- 10 th grade </li></ul><ul><li>Suspension of Ohio Achievement Test (Assessment)- 5 th and 8 th grades </li></ul><ul><li>Revision required as part of House Bill 1 (the buget) passed in July 2009 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Process <ul><li>Writers at the Ohio Dept of Education </li></ul><ul><li>Expert Advisory Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Working Group </li></ul><ul><li>Public Comment (twice!) </li></ul><ul><li>Revisions </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio State Board of Education Adoption June 2010 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Model Curriculum <ul><li>Working Group </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Public Comment </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio State Board of Education adoption March 2011 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Testing <ul><li>Field test new assessments 2012-2013 </li></ul><ul><li>New assessments in place Fall of 2014 </li></ul><ul><li>Year-end course assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Nationally Standardized Test (high school) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Changes <ul><li>New Vocabulary </li></ul>
  7. 7. From This:
  8. 8. To This:
  9. 9. Changes <ul><li>New Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Theme - for each grade level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strands- History, Government, Geography, Economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content Statements- No verbs! This is where we align. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Changes <ul><li>Shift in Scope and Sequence </li></ul>
  11. 11. From This
  12. 12. To This:
  13. 13. Changes <ul><li>Shift in Scope and Sequence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inclusion of Pre-K </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 th Grade is Ohio history in an American context </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 th Grade is people and regions of Western Hemisphere (geography focus) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 th Grade is people and regions of the Eastern Hemisphere (geography focus) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shift in dates for 7 th grade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More time to cover in 8 th grade </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Changes <ul><li>Strands collapsed </li></ul><ul><li>No more: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Studies Skills and Methods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People in Societies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Civic Skills and Responsibilities </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Changes <ul><li>High School </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards in course syllabi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes several options for electives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organized chronologically through history content </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online only </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No longer printing and distributing books </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Model Curriculum <ul><li>Content Elaborations (align here) </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations for Learning (verbs, also align here) </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiated Classroom Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Connections </li></ul>
  17. 18. What does it all mean? <ul><li>Transition period- using both sets of standards </li></ul><ul><li>New projects- new standards </li></ul><ul><li>Re-aligning all material </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporating 21 st Century Skills </li></ul>
  18. 19. 21 st Century Skills <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership for 21 st Century Skills </li></ul>
  19. 20. Suggested Next Steps <ul><li>Slowly re-align all programs and leave current alignment up </li></ul><ul><li>Any new programs should use the new standards </li></ul><ul><li>Assess current programming to meet the needs of changing standards, 21 st Century Skills </li></ul>
  20. 21. Opportunities <ul><li>Provide professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Act as a resource provider </li></ul><ul><li>Re-package or re-market programs to meet new standards </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline allows us time to adapt </li></ul>
  21. 22. Resources <ul><li>www.ode.state.oh.us/ </li></ul><ul><li>Use links at the top to find new standards and download </li></ul>
  22. 23. Questions? Comments? Concerns?

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