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  • Ron
  • Scott: Point 1: -students actively schedule their day based on their needs and goals; make appointments for seminars and one-on-one meetings with advisors -students decide how they will address the proficiencies of each core discipline and the districts core competencies; set their own daily goals and timelines; self-monitor and assess progress Point 2: -learning objectives focused on 21 st Century Skills (once again, reference PSD Core Competencies) -supportive, real-world environment (individual advisor, support from each core subject, collaborate w/ peers) Example: student e-mails identified outside expert for research and support; students will establish and maintain their own work calendar to include meetings, seminars, group collaboration, webinars Point 3: -students will be using outside sources from the local and global community Point 4: -students will learn the essential skills and concepts of all core subjects as laid out by the state and district -the use of projects and problem-solving is an authentic way of mastering these skills
  • Julie Point 1 -regular meetings will take place, checkpoints established, progress monitored -advisor will attend to social and emotional needs Point 2 / Point 3 -advisor helps the student make connections -traditional teacher = provides information and answers facilitator = provides guidance for students to find answers Point 4 -advisor will help manage a portfolio of student work and growth as measured by assessments given to all students (WKCE, MAP, Dist. Benchmark Assessments, etc)
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    • 1. 3 February 2011
    • 2. Introduction Management Systems Instructional Practices Reporting Mechanisms Questions
      • Agenda
    • 3.
      • encourages the learning of 21 st century skills
        • Critical thinking and problem solving
        • Creativity and innovation
        • Collaboration
        • Citizenship
        • Communication
        • Information Technology
        • College and career readiness
      • has a schedule dictated by learning
      • promotes teaching students as individuals
      • seamlessly incorporates technology in an authentic manner
      An ideal learning environment…
    • 4.
      • receive an individualized learning plan
      • take ownership of the learning process
      • master 21 st century skills
      • become active participants in the community as a part of their learning experience
      • use project/problem based learning
      In Academy 21, students will
    • 5.
      • become advisors to provide academic support and social guidance
      • ensure the academic rigor of projects
      • become facilitators of learning within the projects
      • focus on measuring student’s overall growth
      In Academy 21, teachers will
    • 6. Sample Student Schedule
    • 7.
      • Business Model
      • Private work space
      • Collaborative area
      • Seminar area
      Learning Environment
    • 8. Management Systems Project Foundry Blogs Conferencing
    • 9. Project Foundry
      • Why we use Project Foundry
          • Management
          • Organization
          • Transparency
      • How it works
    • 10. Blogs
      • Why we use blogs
          • Electronic Portfolio
          • Authentic audience
          • Establish pride
          • Feedback
          • Personal expression
          • Quality control
          • Technology
      • How it works
    • 11. Conferencing
      • Why we conference
          • Communicating progress
          • Student responsibility
          • School-home connection
          • Accountability
      • Conferencing report
    • 12. Instructional Practices Math Seminars Field Experts
    • 13. Math - ALEKS
      • Why we use ALEKS
          • Individualized pacing
          • Management
          • Transparency
          • No ceiling
      • How it works
    • 14. Seminars
      • Why we use seminars
          • Provide direct instruction
          • Deliver to all students
          • Cover essential skills
          • Tailored to students needs
      • How it works
          • Topic requests on Moodle
          • Notes posted on blog
          • Weekly schedule posted
    • 15. Field Experts
      • Why we use Field Experts
          • Authentic learning
          • Direct application
          • Networking
          • Research skills
      • How it works
          • Scripted and modeled
    • 16. Sample Field Experts
      • Water conservatory
      • Botanist from UWM
      • Psychologist from Marquette
      • Travel Agent
      • Architect
      • Spiritual leader
      • Agape Center
      • Chocolate Factory owner
      • PLE teachers
      • Dance instructors
      • Baton Twirling instructor
      • Manager of the Country Springs water park
      • Guidance Counselor
      • Duncan HR employee
      • Head HS football coach
      • WCTC representative
    • 17. Reporting Mechanisms Master Rubric Core Competencies Report
    • 18. Master Rubric
      • Why we use the Master Rubric
          • Report progress
          • Correlate to state standards
          • Monitoring
      • How it works
    • 19. Core Competencies Report
      • Why we use the Core Competencies Report
          • Student reflection
          • Advisor narrative
          • Measure progress
      • How it works
    • 20. Future Dates
      • 2/3 – Parent Information Night 6:00pm
      • 2/11 – Applications for enrollment are due
      • 2/11 – Confirmation date for currently enrolled students
      • 2/25 – Selection of in-coming students
      • 2/28 – Notification letters to 6 th grade families
      • 4/25 – Establish waiting list
    • 21. Final Remarks & Questions
    • 22. Back
    • 23. Back