Next Navigator--A Powerful Tool for Aligning to the Common Core
Agenda •Overview •Alignment to CCSS A Powerful Tool for Aligning to the Common Core •Next Generation Assessments Dr. Felicia Fowler •Questions/Comments Director of Implementation, Educational Partnerships – South Region International Center for Leadership in Education Felicia@Leadered.com | 518-728-1830 Developed in Partnership with SPNAre your students ready for the Are your students ready for the CCSS? CCSS? How do you know?
Common Core State Standards Compare and contrast the following state standards to CCSS •Fewer •Time intensive •Clearer •More detail 1. Identify 2‐3 similarities/differences •Higher •Rigorous 2. Identify the Grade Level ELA – Grade ? ELA – Grade 4 Common Core Common Core State Standard State Standard State Standard Write narratives to State Standard Write narratives to Identify the purpose for develop real or imagined Identify the purpose for develop real or imagined experiences or events writing (i.e. to experiences or events writing (i.e. to using effective technique, using effective technique, entertain, to inform, to entertain, to inform, to descriptive details, and descriptive details, and share experiences.) share experiences.) clear event sequences. clear event sequences. Identify the audience for – Orient the reader by Identify the audience for – Orient the reader by which a text is written. establishing a situation and which a text is written. establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds sequence that unfolds naturally. naturally.
State Test NGA Create a large spinner for a game that has at least eight sectors. Each sector should be assigned a different ‘prize’. Prizes should range in value from most appealing to least appealing. Vary the sectors so that the 3. What are the implications for districts, probability to win a desired prize is much less that the probability to instructional leaders, teachers? win a lesser desired prize. Calculate the theoretical probability of landing on each prize. Conduct multiple trials with the spinner and determine the experimental probability of landing on each prize. Which price has the greatest probability and which prize has the least probability? next|navigator support Corestandards.org•Fewer, clearer, higher•Rigor/Relevance Framework•Consultation with Sue Gendron
Timeline What is next|navigator?Current State Current State Common Core Standards Standards State Standards •Online Tool for Instructional Leaders and Teachers2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 INSTRUCTION •Common Core State Standards Database •Your State Standards DatabaseCurrent State Current State Next Gen •Next Generation Assessment Database Tests Tests Assessments •Work Space to create original NGAs
Is the state standard tested? Create your own assessmentHigh – alwaysMedium – Choose sometimes standards Low – not for often workspace Is the CCSS a high priority Identify Gaps according to NESS? There is no Survey of common core educators, state standard business people, equivalent at parents, this grade community level. members
How do I know if my students CCSS Your State Standard have mastered the CCSS?Sample NGAs
Search by Sample NGA 4‐Point Rubric 600+ Sample NGAs•Aligned to CCSS –Task – toolkit –Scoring Guide –Student Work –Quadrant D –“Current” –Vary in duration –ELA, Math, Science, SS, Career/Tech Ed
My Work Spaces Work Space•My Work Spaces is an area that can be organized and tailored for the user.•In this area, the user can: •Create your own – 4 steps –Create original next generation assessments •next|toolkit aligned to common core state standards •Save/Archive –Organize next generation assessments in folders created by the user •Professional dialogue –Update, view and delete next generation •Professional growth assessments saved in folders –Archive any next generation assessments (including associated files and links)
Alignment Common Core State Standard State Standard Write narratives to Identify the purpose for develop real or imagined writing (i.e. to experiences or events How is it used? entertain, to inform, to share experiences.) using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. Identify the audience for – Orient the reader by which a text is written. establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally. Grade 4 ELA
Planning Assessment Consortia •Appendix B – CCSSInstructional Resources Support •Tutorial – downloadable PDF •Voice over animations •FAQs
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Next Navigator Webinar •Next Navigator Webinar http://www.leadered.com/NextNavigatorWebinar.html Questions? A Powerful Tool for Aligning to the Common Core Dr. Felicia Fowler Director of Implementation, Educational Partnerships – South Region International Center for Leadership in Education Felicia@Leadered.com | 518-728-1830 Developed in Partnership with SPN