2010 NC Social Studies  K-12  Essential Standards North Carolina Council for the Social Studies   41 st  Annual Conference...
Timeline:  2010 North Carolina  Social Studies Essential Standards <ul><li>Framework for Change, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>AC...
The Social Studies Essential Standards will be implemented, with plans to assess, during the  2012-2013 school year. Imple...
The Instructional Toolkit <ul><li>Priority 1 Tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Crosswalks of 2006 & 2010 standards </li></ul></...
Purpose of the Crosswalks <ul><li>The crosswalk documents:   </li></ul><ul><li>Compare  the 2010 K-12 Social Studies Essen...
Crosswalk Documents <ul><li>The crosswalk documents:   </li></ul><ul><li>Compare  the 2010 K-12 Social Studies Essential S...
Suggestions For Curriculum Planning <ul><li>Crosswalk analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where is the old content? </li></ul><...
What Does It Mean To Unpack Standards? It is the process of identifying what stud ents  will understand ,  know   and   be...
What Does It Mean To Unpack Standards? It is the process of identifying what stud ents  will understand ,  know   and   be...
There Are Three (3) Basic Elements In Beginning To Unpack Essential Standards <ul><li>Identify What A Student Must Underst...
Suggestions For Curriculum Planning <ul><li>Unpacking analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Student Will Understand: </li></u...
The Unpacking Documents Will Be Posted For The Public Spring/Summer 2011
Social Studies K-12 Essential Standards : New, Better, Different <ul><li>Two Areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curricular Desig...
Curricular Design… <ul><li>There are four (4) New, Better, Different  </li></ul><ul><li>elements to the design of the new ...
The Paradigm Shift From Teaching Topically To Teaching Conceptually From Our Current Standards To Essential Standards
Concepts <ul><li>Timeless </li></ul><ul><li>Universal </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract and Broad (to various degrees) </li></ul>...
<ul><li>5.C&G.2   </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the rights and responsibilities of citizens living in a democratic republic...
Structural Changes H –History,  G –Geography and Environmental Literacy,  E –Economics and Financial Literacy,  C&G –Civic...
Coding The Essential Standards
Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy (RBT) <ul><li>Provides the framework used for all North Carolina Essential Standards </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Addition of Personal Financial Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of skills and content </li></ul><ul><li>K-3:...
6-8: New, Better, Different <ul><li>Inclusion of Personal Financial Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of skills and c...
<ul><li>Integration of skills and content </li></ul><ul><li>Civics and Economics: Inclusion of Personal  </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Crosswalk analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Unpacking analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Resource analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Prof...
Professional Development Visit NC Public Schools ACRE PD Page To Keep Current On Growth And Development Opportunities:  ht...
Where To Find The Essential Standards & Instructional Toolkit  <ul><li>NC Public Schools ACRE Standards Page: </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Questions & Answer Session With The Audience </li></ul><ul><li>K-12 Social Studies FAQ Sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Ple...
Social Studies Contacts Interim Section Chief Fay Gore [email_address] Program Assistant Bernadette Cole [email_address] 9...
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  1. 1. 2010 NC Social Studies K-12 Essential Standards North Carolina Council for the Social Studies 41 st Annual Conference Koury Convention Center Greensboro, North Carolina February 25, 2011
  2. 2. Timeline: 2010 North Carolina Social Studies Essential Standards <ul><li>Framework for Change, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>ACRE Project, 2008 (DPI Response to Framework for Change) </li></ul><ul><li>Essential Standards Developed, 2009-2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Adopted by State Board of Education, December 2010 </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Social Studies Essential Standards will be implemented, with plans to assess, during the 2012-2013 school year. Implementation & Assessment
  4. 4. The Instructional Toolkit <ul><li>Priority 1 Tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Crosswalks of 2006 & 2010 standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unpacked clarifying objectives and content documents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other Tools Planned: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment samples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample Learning Progressions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glossary of Essential Terminology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample Units of Instruction </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Purpose of the Crosswalks <ul><li>The crosswalk documents: </li></ul><ul><li>Compare the 2010 K-12 Social Studies Essential Standards and the 2006 North Carolina Social Studies Standard Course of Study (SCOS). </li></ul><ul><li>Provide insight into the similarities and differences between these two sets of standards, especially as it relates to content coverage and cognitive process. </li></ul>http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/acre/standards/support-tools/ Crosswalks Essential Standards Essential Standards Essential Standards
  6. 6. Crosswalk Documents <ul><li>The crosswalk documents: </li></ul><ul><li>Compare the 2010 K-12 Social Studies Essential Standards and the 2006 North Carolina Social Studies Standard Course of Study (SCOS). </li></ul><ul><li>Provide insight into the similarities and differences between these two sets of standards, especially as it relates to content coverage and cognitive process. </li></ul>http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/acre/standards/support-tools/
  7. 7. Suggestions For Curriculum Planning <ul><li>Crosswalk analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where is the old content? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How can existing resources be repurposed? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional materials </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Staff </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where is the new content? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What new resources may need to be developed? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How can new resources be developed? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What training or PD will be needed? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. What Does It Mean To Unpack Standards? It is the process of identifying what stud ents will understand , know and be able to do once they have mastered the standard. Why Is It Important To &quot;Unpack&quot; Standards? <ul><ul><li>It helps: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>guide curriculum development, instructional planning, assessment, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>and student learning. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>guide teachers away from just teaching what is important to them </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>or what they have an affinity for ( e.g., spending enormous amounts of time on </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>particular periods, events while ignoring other essential periods, events, etc .). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>prevent misalignment of what is written, what is taught and what </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>is assessed and tested. </li></ul></ul></ul>From This To This Essential Standards 6-8 K-2 Electives 9-12 Essential Standards Clarifying Objectives 3-5
  9. 9. What Does It Mean To Unpack Standards? It is the process of identifying what stud ents will understand , know and be able to do once they have mastered the standard. Why Is It Important To &quot;Unpack&quot; Standards? <ul><ul><li>It helps: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>guide curriculum development, instructional planning, assessment, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>and student learning. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>guide teachers away from just teaching what is important to them </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>or what they have an affinity for ( e.g., spending enormous amounts of time on </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>particular periods, events while ignoring other essential periods, events, etc .). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>prevent misalignment of what is written, what is taught and what </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>is assessed and tested. </li></ul></ul></ul>From This To This
  10. 10. There Are Three (3) Basic Elements In Beginning To Unpack Essential Standards <ul><li>Identify What A Student Must Understand </li></ul><ul><li>(Conceptual Knowledge) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Concept(s) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Identify What A Student Must Know </li></ul><ul><li>(Factual Knowledge) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Concepts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Critical Content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Identify What A Student Must Be Able To Do (Procedural Knowledge) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Skills </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Suggestions For Curriculum Planning <ul><li>Unpacking analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Student Will Understand: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What additional understandings might be beneficial? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What essential questions can be developed from the “Understand” statements that have been unpacked? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Student Will Know: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What content would be beneficial to add to a local document for elaboration of the unpacked content? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Student Will Be Able To Do: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What tasks or additional steps might need to be addressed in order for a student to be able to master a skill? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. The Unpacking Documents Will Be Posted For The Public Spring/Summer 2011
  13. 13. Social Studies K-12 Essential Standards : New, Better, Different <ul><li>Two Areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curricular Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content Development </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Curricular Design… <ul><li>There are four (4) New, Better, Different </li></ul><ul><li>elements to the design of the new standards. </li></ul><ul><li>The Social Studies Essential Standards: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Are Conceptual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are Written To Strands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are Structured & Coded Differently </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use only one (1) verb </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. The Paradigm Shift From Teaching Topically To Teaching Conceptually From Our Current Standards To Essential Standards
  16. 16. Concepts <ul><li>Timeless </li></ul><ul><li>Universal </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract and Broad (to various degrees) </li></ul><ul><li>Examples Share Common Attributes </li></ul><ul><li>Represented by 1-2 words </li></ul>Current Eleventh Grade United States History - Competency Goal 8 The Great War and Its Aftermath (1914-1930) - The learner will analyze United States involvement in World War I and the war's influence on international affairs during the 1920's. Essential Standard USH.H.6.1 Understand the impact of war on American politics, economics, society and Culture. Conceptual Standards…are focused on “transferable ideas”
  17. 17. <ul><li>5.C&G.2 </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the rights and responsibilities of citizens living in a democratic republic. </li></ul><ul><li>7.C&G.1 </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the role that citizen activism plays in affecting societal change. </li></ul><ul><li>10.C&G.4 </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate the extent to which active participation by citizens positively impacts democracy. </li></ul><ul><li>12.C&G.2 </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze the civil rights movements of the 20th Century in terms of the ways in which various groups of Americans organized, advocated, and protested. </li></ul>Following The Conceptual Progression of a Strand From Elementary to Middle to High
  18. 18. Structural Changes H –History, G –Geography and Environmental Literacy, E –Economics and Financial Literacy, C&G –Civics and Governance, and C –Culture S t r a n d
  19. 19. Coding The Essential Standards
  20. 20. Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy (RBT) <ul><li>Provides the framework used for all North Carolina Essential Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Common language used for all curriculum areas </li></ul><ul><li>Two-Dimensional: Cognitive Process and Knowledge Dimension </li></ul><ul><li>Use of a single verb </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Addition of Personal Financial Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of skills and content </li></ul><ul><li>K-3: Increased focus on chronological thinking </li></ul><ul><li>4 th Grade: North Carolina History (pre-colonial to Reconstruction) </li></ul><ul><li>5 th Grade United States History (pre-colonial to Reconstruction) </li></ul><ul><li>5 th Grade: Canada and Mexico have been removed to provide a more in depth study of the United States </li></ul>K-5: New, Better, Different
  22. 22. 6-8: New, Better, Different <ul><li>Inclusion of Personal Financial Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of skills and content </li></ul><ul><li>6 th Grade: Shift from a study of Europe and South America to a geographic and cultural study of the world (Ancient World through Exploration) </li></ul><ul><li>7 th Grade: Shift from a study of Africa, Asia and Australia to a geographic and cultural study of the world (Age of Exploration to the present) </li></ul><ul><li>8 th Grade: A parallel study of North Carolina and United States History (Revolution to the present) </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Integration of skills and content </li></ul><ul><li>Civics and Economics: Inclusion of Personal </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>United States History: Part I and Part II </li></ul><ul><li>World History: Major focus of study is mid 15 th century to the present </li></ul><ul><li>New Electives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>20 th Century Civil Liberties and Civil Rights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Cold War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>American Humanities Seminar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World Humanities Seminar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sociology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Turning Points in American History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>21 st Century Geography </li></ul></ul>9-12: New, Better, Different
  24. 24. <ul><li>Crosswalk analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Unpacking analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Resource analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development Needs Assessment </li></ul>Don’t Forget These Suggestions For Curriculum Planning
  25. 25. Professional Development Visit NC Public Schools ACRE PD Page To Keep Current On Growth And Development Opportunities: http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/acre/profdev/ <ul><li>Concept Based Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Unpacking and Curriculum Development </li></ul><ul><li>Content Specific Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upcoming Training Opportunities: </li></ul></ul>Professional Development Currently Being Developed DATE LOCATION June 27-29, 2011 Grove Park Inn, Asheville (Region 8) 290 Macon Avenue, Asheville, NC 28804 | 828.252.2711 July 12-13, 2011 Kinston High School, Lenoir County (Region 2) 2601 North Queen Street, Kinston, NC 28501 | 252.527.8067 July 19-20, 2011 Pasquotank High School, Pasquotank County (Region 1) 1064 Northside Road, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 | 252.337.6880 July 26-27, 2011 Southern Middle School, Moore County (Region 4) 717 Johnson Street, Aberdeen, NC 28315 | 910.693.1550 Spring 2011 PFL Training Date Regions Location April 26, 2011 7 & 8 Enka: WRESA April 27, 2011 5 & 6 Charlotte: Federal Reserve May 3, 2011 1 & 3 Wilson: Barton College May 4, 2011 2 & 4 Wilmington: UNCW
  26. 26. Where To Find The Essential Standards & Instructional Toolkit <ul><li>NC Public Schools ACRE Standards Page: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/standards/ </li></ul>Zoomerang Survey Link: http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/WEB22BX9XYFA54/ This survey is a request for information that will allow the social studies team to better plan and provide services to social studies teachers and those who provide curriculum support to them.
  27. 27. <ul><li>Questions & Answer Session With The Audience </li></ul><ul><li>K-12 Social Studies FAQ Sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Please remember to review our FAQ sheet for responses to frequently asked questions from teachers and stakeholders. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Social Studies Contacts Interim Section Chief Fay Gore [email_address] Program Assistant Bernadette Cole [email_address] 919.807.3847 – Social Studies Office Elementary Grades Jolene Ethridge [email_address] Middle Grades Fay Gore [email_address] Jennifer Ricks [email_address] High School Dalton Edwards [email_address] Michelle McLaughlin [email_address] Thank You For Attending Our Update Session. Please Feel Free To Contact Us At Any Time.

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