Standards Aligned Systems:
               an introduction



M a rch 2010
What is SAS?


Collaborative Project

Provides common framework

Goal = Continuous School Enhancement
6 Elements
Clear Standards


What students should know or be able to do

Increase in complexity as student goes through
school
Clear Standards

Assessment Anchor: Standards that are assessed
on PSSAS

Eligible Content: Identifies how deeply an
Ancho...
Fair Assessments


Used before, during, and after instruction

Purposes: inform teaching, learn about student
achievement
Fair Assessments
4 Types

 Summative: end of instruction (PSSA)

 Formative: during instruction for feedback
 (observation...
Curriculum Framework
Specifies what is to be taught for each subject

Includes:

 Big Ideas: transcend grade levels

 Conc...
Instruction


Topics that align with the standards.

Ensure right level of challenge.

Focus teaching based on needs of ea...
Materials & Resources


Voluntary Model Curriculum included

 Units, lesson plans, content resources all
 aligned to stand...
Interventions



Supports and safety nets for specific student
needs
Tools For Teachers

My ePortfolio: organize digital resources

My Website: website builder

Assessment Creator: created st...
Putting SAS to the Test



Topic: K-2 Geometry
K-2 Geometry Standards*




  *This revision of standards is still waiting for the adoption phase.
Vertical Viewer

   K-3 Geometry
Peek into Their Future
    3-8 Geometry Standards
Search Standards by
     Keyword
Options within Standards
Curriculum Framework
Instruction Tab



Coming Soon, videos modeling strategies
Materials & Resources
Interventions
Want to try it out?



http://pdesas.org
Images

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Slide 4:    www.flickr.com/photos/mr_mum1968/396209370...
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  • SAS, Brief Intro (K-2)

    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? http://pdesas.org
    24. 24. Images Slide 2: www.flickr.com/photos/lumaxart/2137737248/ Slide 4: www.flickr.com/photos/mr_mum1968/396209370/ Slide 5: flickr.com/photos/8068581@N02/1497583360 Slide 9: flickr.com/photos/piper/46059383/ Slide 11: www.flickr.com/photo.gne?id=3143079032
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