On The Road toCollege and Career ReadinessCenter for Curriculum and AssessmentOhio Department of EducationMarcia Barnhart, Assistant Director
Professional Development Event TimelineRegional Meetings on the Standards Fall (Oct.-Dec. 2011)and Model Curriculum Spring ( March –May 2012)• ODE delivers to ESCs• ESCs deliver to districtsTargeted Professional Development Oct. 2011 –May 2012Meetings• ODE trains Regional Content Educators can register on STARS for Facilitators (RCFs) these workshops.• RCFs deliver content-specific workshops across all 5 RttT regions
What is College and Career Readiness?Being qualified for: – A degree-granting postsecondary education, without remediation – A chosen career, ready for advanced training.
Are Ohio Students Ready for College? Percent of Ohio Students Ready for College-Level Coursework (according to ACT benchmarks) 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 72% 50% 58% 40% 48% 30% 34% 20% 28% 10% 0% All Four Areas College College College Social College English Algebra Sciences Biology CompositionACT, “The Conditions of College & Career Readiness, Class of 2010: Ohio.”
Jobs Will Require More Education & Training 1973 2018 28% 38% 72% 62% NO COLLEGE REQUIRED COLLEGE REQUIRED Source: Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, 2010.
Ohio’s Coherent and Integrated Education System:What? Common How? Core and Model State Curricula: Revised March 2011 Standards: June 2010 Aligned System of Assessments: 2014 How Well?
House Bill 1: Content StandardsThe standards shall specify… the coreacademic content and skills… that willallow each student to be prepared forpostsecondary instruction and theworkplace for success in the twenty-firstcentury. (Adopted June 2010) ORC § 3301.079(A)(1)(a)
Ohio’s Standards Development Process• Teams of ODE content experts• Classroom teachers and administrators• Higher education representatives• Content-related organizations• Business representatives• Final standards adopted June 2010
Attributes of the CCSS: English Language Arts• Shift in emphasis from fiction to nonfiction in reading and writing.• Focus on close analysis of texts with evidence to back up claims and conclusions.• Emphasis in teaching literacy skills in and through history/social studies, science, and technical content areas. Based on Reading framework for the 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.
Attributes of the CCSS: MathematicsEngage student in thecontent through theMathematical Practices Math increases rigor for problem solving and critical thinking. The math CCSS align to grade 6 through High school curriculum, including advanced placement classes.
Attributes of theScience StandardsScientific InquiryEngineeringTechnological Design
Ohio is one of 20 states that has been selected to lead an important effort to improve science education for all students.
Attributes of the Social Studies StandardsA Comprehensive Curriculum that: Promotes • Historical Thinking • Civic Participation Includes • Economic Decision-making • Financial Literacy
World Language TimelineCurrent revision process 2011Adoption June 2012Model Curriculum 2013Implementation 2014-2015
Dance, Drama, Music, and Visual Art Adoption June 2012 Model Curriculum 2013 Implementation 2014-2015
SB 210 and The Physical Education Evaluation• Signed in June 2010• Includes four components to be included on the state report card starting with 2012-2013 school year• Not a factor in performance ratings
Senate Bill 210 First ComponentStudent success in meeting benchmarkscontained in physical education standardsadopted under division (A)(3) of Section3301.079 of Ohio Revised Code
House Bill 1: Model Curriculum…the state board shall adopt a modelcurriculum… The model curriculum shall bealigned with the standards, to ensure that theacademic content and skills specified for eachgrade level are taught to students, and shalldemonstrate vertical articulation andemphasize coherence, focus, and rigor.(Adopted March 2011) ORC §3301.079(B)
Model Curriculum Template Content Elaborations Instructional Strategies and Resources Expectations for LearningContentSpecificSections
ELA and Science Model CurriculaModel CurriculaEnglish Language Arts
Comparative Analysis Document Content that is new to Content that is still included at Content that is no longer a focus Kindergarten Kindergarten, but may be at Kindergarten modified or at a greater depthEarth and Space Sciences: Weather can be Earth and Space Sciences: Weather changes Earth and Space Sciences: Living thingsmeasured and has seasonal patterns are long term and short term. cause changes on Earth (now in LS, 2nd(formerly in 2nd grade) Earth and Space Sciences: The moon, sun grade).Earth and Space Sciences: The moon and and stars move in patterns and can be seen Life Science: Plants and animals resemblesun are observed in different positions in at different times of the day or night. their parents. Some variations can existthe sky throughout the day/night. The lit Life Science: Living things are different from among individuals (now in LS, 3rd grade).portion of the moon is different throughout non-living things. Physical Science: Things move inthe month (formerly in 2nd grade). Life Science: Living things are found in different ways (now in 1st grade).Life Science: Living things have certain different areas around the world and have Physical Science: Pushes and pulls cancharacteristics (formerly in 1st and 2nd physical traits to help them survive. change how things move (now in 1stgrades). Physical Science: Objects and materials have grade).Life Science: Living things use body parts to physical properties, can be sorted, and areseek resources (formerly in 1st grade). made up of partsPhysical Science: Some objects andmaterials can be made to vibrate andproduce sound (formerly in 2nd grade).
Eye of Integration• What is it? A tool that facilitates integration of concepts and skills across content areas and applications.• Purpose: To encourage depth, rigor, and relevancy in Ohio classrooms.• Components: – Topic, essential question or big idea – Universal Skills or 21st Century Skills – Content area specific integration
New Assessments“The state board of education shall…develop achievement tests aligned withthe academic standards and modelcurriculum for each of the subject areasand grade levels required by section3301.0710 of the Revised Code.” ORC 3301-13-01 (C)(1)
Ohio’s New Assessments: HB153►K-8 • Combine reading and writing into a single English language arts assessment • Establish 3 performance levels (instead of 5)►High School • College Test • Series of End of Course exams • Senior Project 25
New Generation Assessments Assess all students, except those with “significant cognitive disabilities” Administer online, with timely results Use multiple measuresSource: Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 68 /Friday, April 9, 2010 pp. 18171-85
Assessment ConsortiaBoth PARCC & SMARTER Balanced consortia will have :► English language arts and mathematics assessments► On-line testing► Interim and summative components► Item Types • Multiple choice • Extended response • Technology-enhanced • Performance assessments► High school tests: End-of-course vs. End-of-year► Teachers involved in developing and scoring tests
Assessment TimelineState Board Adopted Development Phase: Standards • Test development June, 2010 • Field testing • Standards setting 2012 - 2014 State Board First Assessment Adopted Model Administration Curriculum 2014-2015 March, 2011 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
What Should Districts Do Now?• Become familiar with: – Common Core State Standards – Revised standards – Model curricula for each• Utilize crosswalks and comparative analyses to identify changes in content and levels of rigor• Assure that all students have access to high quality instruction and challenging curriculum• Develop support structures for struggling students• Watch for new opportunities and resources• Be skeptical of easy alignment and quick fixes
State Transition Timeline June 2010- 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 July 2011 School Year School Year School Year School Year Phase 4 - Complete Phase 3 - Alignment and Initial Transition and FullPhase 1- Communication and Phase 2 - Alignment and Transition ImplementationAwareness Refinement Implementation of Statewide awareness and Curriculum alignment to the alignment and Continued initial implementation of local curriculum & understanding of the new new standards aligned curriculum and instruction aligned academic standards and National assessment instruction to the CC and model curriculum consortia and state National assessment state revised Participating member in both assessment development standards. national assessment work consortia and state assessment development National and state consortia OAA and OGT assessments assessments fully work OAA and OGT assessments aligned to the Ohio’s 2001 operational aligned to the Ohio’s 2001 and 2002 academic OAA and OGT assessments standards Accountability and 2002 academic standards Accountability based on theto the Ohio’s 2001 aligned Development and implementation of necessary resources based on the new and 2002 academic standards national- and and professional development for a successful transition Accountability based EducationalOAA and OGT to Ohio’s Integrated on the System Accountability based on the state- level OAA and OGT OAA and OGT assessments