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Week2 part2

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Week2 part2

  1. 1. EDUC W200 Week 2SOURCES OF CONFLICT
  2. 2. EDUC W200 Week 2Teachers experience…• A need to assure that students are learning to the expectation(in other words, the academic standards)o Indiana Academic Standards vs. Common Core State Standardso How to search or read standards?o Push from the top: NCLB / RTTT• A need to accommodate the changing learning styles of thedigital nativeso Digital Natives (Mark Prensky, 2001)o Millennials (Self-Test: How Millennial Are You?)• A need to create innovative learning experiences—oftendiscussed in association with technology. Why?
  3. 3. EDUC W200 Week 2Let’s look at some details…(Things you may want to know, even remember…)
  4. 4. EDUC W200 Week 2ACADEMIC STANDARDS
  5. 5. EDUC W200 Week 2WHY COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS?• Preparation: the standards prepare students to be college-and career- ready upon completion of high school.• Competition: the standards are internationallybenchmarked to help ensure our students are globallycompetitive.• Equity: Expectations are consistent for all – and notdependent on a student’s zip code.• Clarity: the standards are focused, coherent, and clear.Clearer standards help student (and parents and teachers)understand what is expected of them.• Collaboration: the standards permit unprecedentedopportunities for collaboration across states and districts.
  6. 6. EDUC W200 Week 2
  7. 7. EDUC W200 Week 2NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND (NCLB)
  8. 8. EDUC W200 Week 2KEY ELEMENTS OF NCLB• States must develop their own accountability systems(largely standardized tests).• Schools must make “adequate yearly progress” instandardized test scores. (Those that don’t are put on apublished list of “failing schools,” and parents cantransfer their students to another school.)• All teachers must be “highly qualified” (by 2005).• Schools must use “scientifically based” practices andmethods.• Students must be “technology-literate” by eighth grade.
  9. 9. EDUC W200 Week 2NCLB & ACADEMIC STANDARDS• Main reasons for academic standards …• To make sure students are learning what they’re supposedto learn at a particular level• To clearly measure student outcomeso “The standards-based education reform, setting highstandards and establishing measurable goals will improvestudents’ outcomes”o “Whatever each state decides students will learn, eachschool must prove that students are learning it.”
  10. 10. EDUC W200 Week 2OBAMA AND NCLB• The greater push is to hold schools accountable forstudent test scoreso Assessing student performance• Indiana granted NCLB Waiver (May 2012)• What does this mean for Indiana?o More information
  11. 11. EDUC W200 Week 2
  12. 12. EDUC W200 Week 2TECHNOLOGY INSTANDARDS-BASED EDUCATION• Administrators, parents and students haveexpectations about technology use in the classroom• Your students need to meet state standards• It is important for you to know how to integratetechnology into your classroom based on thestandards• This is what w200 is all about!
  13. 13. EDUC W200 Week 2SOLUTIONS…• But what about individualized learning andcustomized learning?• How can you meet the standards and your students’needs?• Webquests are one solution.

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