Gps mod 9 v2.1


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    For  more  details,  see  the  Field  Guide.
    Welcome  participants.    
    Provide  a  brief  overview  of  the  module.  
    Description: What is happening across the International Studies School Network.  This Module focuses on other ways to provide meaningful feedback to students. Remind participants that they were introduced to a few ways to provide feedback to students for tasks and unit designs, this module will go more in-depth within in area of feedback. It requires participants already understanding the basics of the performance outcomes, the graduate profile, and the instructional approach.
  • Have participants discuss their experience within the network.
  • Have individuals that attended GPS training discuss their experiences.
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  • Outcomes and Expectations:       Design a task with a group of individuals who teach in your content area including assessment and rubric.       Bring student work samples for gallery walk for both October 16th and  December 11th Regional ISSN meetings.       Adopt a non-negotiated list of teacher expectations when designing task.  Please bring for October 16th: Examples of student work that you deem promotes globally competency or college readiness.Copies of your content area performance outcomes/rubrics and anything else that would help with task design.
    See embedded photos labeled Regional Training Los Angeles
  •  Discuss the purpose of the Summer Institute and have individuals identify types of conference sessions that would be most beneficial
    Handouts include Program agendas for summer of 2009 and 2010.
  • Introduce the ISSN Matrix and purpose.
    The ISSN Design Implementation Rubric is intended to assist educators who are part of the Asia Society’s International Studies Schools Network throughout all phases of the development of their schools. The Matrix Implementation Rubric:
    Provides a blueprint for schools in planning, designing, and opening an ISSN school
    Guides implementation and supports school wide reflection and self-assessment of implementation progress
    Provides data needed to plan for continued growth and development as a Professional Learning Community from inception to sustaining a process of continuous improvement; and
    Provides a framework for evaluating the effectiveness of the Asia Society ISSN design principles.
  • Discuss the wide range of expanded learning opportunities for students.
  • Discuss ways to connect or you have connected to schools in the network. i.e. school visits, teacher visits
  • Discuss ways to connect or you have connected to schools in the network. i.e. school visits, teacher visits
  • Recommend that participants join ISSN Ning and Comindworks.
    Recommend that participants ask their school web master to add links to school web page.
  • Gps mod 9 v2.1

    1. 1. 1
    2. 2. Graduation Portfolio Modules 2 Modules Module 1 What is GPS? Module 2 What are Performance Outcomes? Module 3 How are Performance Outcomes Connected to Our Standards? Module 4 What kind of Instruction Supports our Work? Module 5 How do I Design Performance Tasks? Module 6 How do we Design Units that Support this Work? Module 7 What makes a High Quality Unit? Module 8 How do we give Meaningful Feedback to Students? Module 9 How do we connect this GPS work to our work across the network? Module 10 How do Students Manage the Process?
    3. 3. Connections Module 9 3
    4. 4. Objectives Participants will be able to answer: • How do we connect this GPS work to our work across the network? 4
    5. 5. Connecting Across the Network 1. GPS Trainings 2. Regional Meetings 3. Summer Institute 4. Site Visits-1st and 3rd year schools 5. Travel Trips-International and National 6. Schools in the Network 7. ISSN Ning and Comindworks 5
    6. 6. GPS Houston Teams of educators from 15 schools coming together to develop performance tasks within their content areas. Feb 2011 Educators will return with student work to assess work using rubrics. 6 Click to view Houston photos
    7. 7. Regional Training Los Angeles Purpose: To network with other educators within the ISSN network within your content area to design a task. Driving Questions: How do I use the GPS performance outcomes in my content area to help my students become both globally competent and college ready? AGENDA 7:30-8:00:Coffee and pastries. Display items for gallery walk 8:00-8:25:Advisory-Guiding Principle Activity (ISSN Groups, 10-12) 8:25-8:50:Adopting Non-Negotiables of cognitive process when designing tasks (School specific) 8:50-11:30:GPS Task Design, Content specific (ISSN Groups, size of groups will vary) 11:30-12:00:Gallery Walk of student work providing Feedback (Task Design Group) 7
    8. 8. ISSN Summer Institute • Summer current year??? • 2010-Rockville, MD – Focused on the power of student work. There will be opportunities to work in content-specific and grade-level (elementary/middle and high school) groups. • 2009-Arlington, VA – Focused on realizing the vision of an innovative school reform that prepares students to deeply understand and participate in the world and their future beyond graduation. 8
    9. 9. Site Visit International Studies Schools in their 1st and 3rd year • Evening dinner with site visit team and school leadership – Introduce Matrix – Stakeholder Interviews • Day 1 – Classroom observations – Stakeholder interviews • Day and Night 2 – Classroom observations – Stakeholder interviews – Rating conversations – Writing of the Report • Day 3 – Unanswered and follow-up questions – Finish the report – Present the report to staff 9
    10. 10. Matrix-Design Element 5 • Students have a wide range of learning opportunities including electives, after-school, extracurricular programs, field trips, and travel to deepen their international knowledge and skills. 10
    11. 11. Current Schools in the Network Ambassador School of Global Education Ambassador School of Global Leadership Austin Academy for Global Studies Aveson Global Leadership Academy Aveson School of Leaders CSI High School for International Studies Denver Center for International Studies Eastside Memorial Global Tech High School The Global Learning Collaborative Henry Street School for International Studies 11
    12. 12. Current Schools in the Network The High School for Language and Diplomacy Houston Academy for International Studies International Studies School at Sharpstown International School of the Americas International Studies Learning Center International Studies School at Garinger Mathis High School for International Studies MIT @ Vaughn Ogden International High School Rochester Early College International High School (to open in 2011-12 school year) Vaughn International Studies Academy Walter Payton College Prep Math, Science and World Language Academy Yes Prep South 12
    13. 13. Electronic Connections • ISSN Ning – m/ • Comindworks – http://asiasocietypgl.c 2.aspx/DASHBOARD 13
    14. 14. Classroom Follow-up • How will we communicate these ideas to the student? – Advisory? – Content area courses? – Schoolwide? 14