SAS, Brief Intro (K-2)


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Brief introduction to Standards Aligned Systems, developed by PA Dept of Ed.

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    1. 1. Standards Aligned Systems: an introduction M a rch 2010
    2. 2. What is SAS? Collaborative Project Provides common framework Goal = Continuous School Enhancement
    3. 3. 6 Elements
    4. 4. Clear Standards What students should know or be able to do Increase in complexity as student goes through school
    5. 5. Clear Standards Assessment Anchor: Standards that are assessed on PSSAS Eligible Content: Identifies how deeply an Anchor should be covered
    6. 6. Fair Assessments Used before, during, and after instruction Purposes: inform teaching, learn about student achievement
    7. 7. Fair Assessments 4 Types Summative: end of instruction (PSSA) Formative: during instruction for feedback (observations) Benchmark: how student is progressing toward proficiency on grade level (4-Sight) Diagnostic: prior to instruction, find student strengths, weaknesses, knowledge, skills (DRA)
    8. 8. Curriculum Framework Specifies what is to be taught for each subject Includes: Big Ideas: transcend grade levels Concepts: key knowledge specific to grade level Competencies: what students should be able to do, specific to grade level Essential Question: link to the Big Ideas
    9. 9. Instruction Topics that align with the standards. Ensure right level of challenge. Focus teaching based on needs of each student. Implementing strategies to increase student achievement.
    10. 10. Materials & Resources Voluntary Model Curriculum included Units, lesson plans, content resources all aligned to standards. Math, Science, Social Studies, Reading- Writing-Listening-Speaking
    11. 11. Interventions Supports and safety nets for specific student needs
    12. 12. Tools For Teachers My ePortfolio: organize digital resources My Website: website builder Assessment Creator: created standards-based assessments
    13. 13. Putting SAS to the Test Topic: K-2 Geometry
    14. 14. K-2 Geometry Standards* *This revision of standards is still waiting for the adoption phase.
    15. 15. Vertical Viewer K-3 Geometry
    16. 16. Peek into Their Future 3-8 Geometry Standards
    17. 17. Search Standards by Keyword
    18. 18. Options within Standards
    19. 19. Curriculum Framework
    20. 20. Instruction Tab Coming Soon, videos modeling strategies
    21. 21. Materials & Resources
    22. 22. Interventions
    23. 23. Want to try it out?
    24. 24. Images Slide 2: Slide 4: Slide 5: Slide 9: Slide 11:
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