College and career ready military children


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College and career ready military children

  1. 1. College and Career Ready Standards: What Does That Mean for the Military Connected Student?
  2. 2. • What Does the Common Core Mean to You?
  3. 3. What do we already know about the College and Career Readiness and the Common Core Standards? T-P-S Activity Turn to a neighbor (or 2) and discuss what you already know about CCR Standards for about 2 minutes.
  4. 4. To succeed in 21st century college and careers, students need to be able to: 1. Solve problems 2. Manage oneself 3. Adapt to change 4. Analyze / conceptualize 5. Reflect on / improve performance 6. Communicate 7. Work in teams 8. Create / innovate / critique 9. Engage in learning throughout life
  5. 5. What are the Common Core Standards? • Fewer, clearer, and higher • Aligned with college and work expectations • Rigorous content requiring higher-order thinking and application of knowledge • Internationally benchmarked • Evidence-and/or research-based
  6. 6. -23collegeready.pdf Pages 4-9
  7. 7. #MilFams hold education in high regard and use it to make decisions: • about keeping family together when new orders arrive. • about staying in the Military or getting out.
  8. 8. So what is the impact of the new standards on Military students? • The increased likelihood of comparable education across districts and states reduces obstacles to mobile students regardless of their zip code
  9. 9. Before Common Core
  10. 10. What do you do as a teacher when your new 7th grade class walks in the door excited for the new year and one of the students says, “This is the same book I used last year in 6th grade in Georgia.” and you are the only show in town?
  11. 11. before College and Career Ready Standards
  12. 12. before College and Career Ready Standards
  13. 13. When did you learn about adverbs? • FOMPM&feature=share&list=PLkYxpZ25t ZTJk8erfZX4jf8i_zr6XGZbk
  14. 14. Now there is a much more level playing field. ds-in-your-state/
  15. 15. Learning to tell time • CCSS.Math.Content.1.MD.B.3 Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks. • CCSS.Math.Content.2.MD.C.7 Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m. • CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.A.1 Tell and write time to the nearest minute and measure time intervals in minutes. Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of time intervals in minutes, e.g., by representing the problem on a number line diagram. • CCSS.Math.Content.4.MD.A.2 Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time,…
  16. 16. Adverbs in the CCSS • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1e Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
  17. 17. • Increased alignment between K-12 and post- secondary narrows the gap in college and career readiness – This will influence families in their decisions to move or not with their Service Member because there are often feelings of their child not being “ready” for college if they graduate from a particular school/state. So what are other impacts of the new standards on Military students?
  18. 18. One last impact is on RESEARCH • Increased likelihood of comparable assessments between states allows for longitudinal data tracking
  19. 19. Questions/Discussion
  20. 20. Thank you!
  21. 21. Available in the Expo at lunchtime. All profits go to College of Education student scholarships. Available on iBooks (free)