Monthly Archives: April 2014

CSD Wednesday Early Release Schedule May/June

It is hard to believe that we are almost finished. Attached is the schedule for the last few Wednesdays.  I hope there will be few changes but it is a crazy time of the year. The following notes may help … Continue reading

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Proficiency Leadership Team Materials: 29 April

This Tuesday we will continue our work on rubrics and standards. The tentative agenda will look like this: Review and finalize the rubric for Practical Problem Solving.  Find it here Final Standard: Creative and Practical Problem Solver Rubric for Rubrics RubricforRubrics Review … Continue reading

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Proficiency Leadership Team: Materials for Monday 14 April

Agenda 1) We will begin by reviewing the Problem Solving Standard and generated rubrics (they are attached below).  I have also attached the assessment examples we generated in Stormboard so that you may look at these rubrics against those activities … Continue reading

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Smarter Balanced Testing: Notes from the Field

As many of you know, we are piloting the new Smarter Balanced Test in several schools around the district.  Although this has been added work and stress for administrators, technology leads, special education staff, and teachers in grades 4 (at … Continue reading

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Proficiency Leadership Team: Home Work for 14 April

We have two tasks to complete before next Monday. Rubric Development As we discussed last week, take the performance indicators developed for Creative and Practical Problem Solver and develop, as a team or individually, a rubric that identifies 4 levels … Continue reading

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Cross Curricular Standards: Rubric Resources

Developing cross-curricular rubrics: Starting with the performance indicators identified for creative and practical problem solver, our next step is to build a analytical rubric that may be used in all classrooms asking students to demonstrate problem solving. Analytical rubrics (example: … Continue reading

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The Guiding Principles’ Creative and Practical Problem Solver

The proficiency based leadership team met yesterday to begin reviewing our Cross-curricular standards and tackled Creative and Practical Problem Solver. From the State of Maine: C. A Creative and Practical Problem Solver Who: Standard C: Is skilled at selecting and … Continue reading

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