New Ohio Academic Content Standards and Online Textbook Roundtable Help us help you! Megan Wood Ohio Historical Society
Standards Revision Process <ul><li>Board of Education adopted revised standards in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Over the summer,...
Biggest Changes <ul><li>Vocabulary: </li></ul><ul><li>Strands—Topics—Content Statements </li></ul><ul><li>Four Strands: </...
4 th  Grade Example
Biggest Changes <ul><li>Fourth Grade- Ohio in the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Fifth Grade- Regions and People of the W...
 
Model Curriculum <ul><li>Content elaborations </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations for learning </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional ...
 
 
Reactions? <ul><li>When do you think your school will begin to use the new standards? </li></ul><ul><li>What has been your...
4 th  Grade Online Textbook Project <ul><li>eTech and OHS </li></ul><ul><li>Due for release in Fall 2011 </li></ul><ul><li...
The Current Challenge <ul><li>What is the best way to organize information for teachers based on the new standards? </li><...
Proposed Units <ul><li>Chronological: </li></ul><ul><li>1- Ohio’s Place and First Ohioans </li></ul><ul><li>2- Early Ameri...
Proposed Units <ul><li>Thematic </li></ul><ul><li>1- First Ohioans </li></ul><ul><li>2- History: Early America-Early Ohio ...
Feedback <ul><li>Does the draft outline seem reasonable for classroom teachers? </li></ul><ul><li>Looking at the fourth gr...
Thanks! <ul><li>Megan Wood </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio Historical Society </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>6...
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  • What is the purpose of this roundtable? To give teachers a sense of the new standards and model curriculum, get feedback about reactions, and get feedback on a new project aimed at the new standards.
  • Talk about how I worked on the standards throughout the process.
  • Handout the new standards and show the changes
  • Show in the fourth grade example
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  • Hand out the outline for chronological and explain that both will have the same content, only organized in different ways.
  • BCHE Presentation- Standards and Textbook

    1. 1. New Ohio Academic Content Standards and Online Textbook Roundtable Help us help you! Megan Wood Ohio Historical Society
    2. 2. Standards Revision Process <ul><li>Board of Education adopted revised standards in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Over the summer, teams of teachers will be working on Model Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Model curriculum needs to be approved by the Board of Education in March 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>New assessments to be tested (tentatively) during the 2012-2013 school year </li></ul>
    3. 3. Biggest Changes <ul><li>Vocabulary: </li></ul><ul><li>Strands—Topics—Content Statements </li></ul><ul><li>Four Strands: </li></ul><ul><li>History, Geography, Government, Economics </li></ul><ul><li>High School Courses as Syllabi </li></ul>
    4. 4. 4 th Grade Example
    5. 5. Biggest Changes <ul><li>Fourth Grade- Ohio in the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Fifth Grade- Regions and People of the Western Hemisphere </li></ul><ul><li>Sixth Grade- Regions and People of the Eastern Hemisphere </li></ul>
    6. 7. Model Curriculum <ul><li>Content elaborations </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations for learning </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiated Classroom Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Connections </li></ul>
    7. 10. Reactions? <ul><li>When do you think your school will begin to use the new standards? </li></ul><ul><li>What has been your reaction or the reaction of your colleagues to the changes? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the opportunities/challenges for classroom teachers? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you need to make the transition? </li></ul>
    8. 11. 4 th Grade Online Textbook Project <ul><li>eTech and OHS </li></ul><ul><li>Due for release in Fall 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Free to all schools in the first year and then available for a nominal subscription fee </li></ul><ul><li>Material will update annually </li></ul><ul><li>Include: readings, instructional materials, video, audio, primary sources </li></ul><ul><li>OHS will be hiring teachers to help write instructional pieces </li></ul>
    9. 12. The Current Challenge <ul><li>What is the best way to organize information for teachers based on the new standards? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chronological </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thematic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A combination </li></ul></ul>
    10. 13. Proposed Units <ul><li>Chronological: </li></ul><ul><li>1- Ohio’s Place and First Ohioans </li></ul><ul><li>2- Early America and the Ohio Country </li></ul><ul><li>3- A Growing Country: Northwest Ordinance and Ohio Statehood </li></ul><ul><li>4- A Nation Evolving: American Sectionalism and Development of Ohio </li></ul>
    11. 14. Proposed Units <ul><li>Thematic </li></ul><ul><li>1- First Ohioans </li></ul><ul><li>2- History: Early America-Early Ohio </li></ul><ul><li>3- Government: American and Ohio Government </li></ul><ul><li>4- Geography: Ohio in the United States: Resources, Places, Environment </li></ul><ul><li>5- Economics: Entrepreneurs, Innovations, Financial Literacy </li></ul>
    12. 15. Feedback <ul><li>Does the draft outline seem reasonable for classroom teachers? </li></ul><ul><li>Looking at the fourth grade content statements- do our groupings make sense? </li></ul><ul><li>Other comments? </li></ul>
    13. 16. Thanks! <ul><li>Megan Wood </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio Historical Society </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>614.297.2343 </li></ul><ul><li>www.slideshare.net/meganwood </li></ul>

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