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Rigor

  1. 1. Rigor – What is it and why do people keep talking about it? PJ Caposey Assistant Superintendent/ Principal Meridian 223 @principalpc
  2. 2. GA Scholars
  3. 3. Tell me about what has changed in education over the past 4 years?
  4. 4. President Obama Arne Duncan Secretary of Education RTT CCSS
  5. 5. Gov. Quinn Stand For Children Illinois Jonah Edelman SB 7 & HB 315
  6. 6. Policy-makers think that teachers have not made school ‘hard’ enough for kids
  7. 7. Can you define rigor in terms of your future professional practice?
  8. 8. Name some Educational buzzwords, fads, etc. RtI NCLB Literacy PLCs ESL RTT CCSS
  9. 9. Will Rigor fade away like so many other educational fads and trends? Why or why not?
  10. 10. What is curriculum?
  11. 11. TIME FOR AN ACTIVITY Split into 6 groups - - - -
  12. 12. 2 minute lesson-plan on social media in the classroom – 10 minutes of planning
  13. 13. • Group 1 – Provide students factual knowledge about social media in the classroom • Group 2 – Provide students understanding social media in the classroom • Group 3 – Provide students a chance to apply social media in the classroom • Group 4 – Provide students a chance to analyze the use of social media in the classroom • Group 5 – Provide students a chance evaluate effectiveness of social media in the classroom • Group 6 – Provide students a chance to create a plan of deployment for social media in the classroom
  14. 14. Reflective Questions • Is creating any level of lesson plan more difficult than the other? • Which level (generally) has the teacher do the most work? The student? • Think back to your favorite class in elementary, middle or high school – what made it your favorite? Were you just memorizing stuff? • If you are facilitating learning can you do all of the other stuff associated with good instruction more easily or with more difficulty (differentiation, provide feedback, ask higher level questions, engage students, etc.)
  15. 15. ACTIVITY TWO
  16. 16. • Create outcome statements about Golden Apple – do you know what they are? • Let’s work together to create outcome statements for each level of Bloom’s about Golden Apple – Knowledge – Understand – Apply – Analyze – Evaluate – Synthesize

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