Tag Archives: Proficiency

Proficiency- Up Coming Professional Development

PROFICIENCY BASED EDUCATION GRADUATE CERTIFICATE COURSE www2.umf.maine.edu/gradstudies EDU 574 Curriculum, Instr. & Assessment URock (blended course) (3 face-to-face meetings in Rockland or Bath/Brunswick) PBE & GUIDING PRINCIPLES TWITTER CHAT edchatme.weebly.com Weekly Chat (6 Mondays starting April 11, 2016) 8:30-9:30 PM Archived for future reference PROFICIENCY-BASED GRADUATION MDOE Website Self-assessment, planning tools, resources http://maine.gov/doe/proficiency/about/index.html Online—Available any time […]

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Updated SLO Resources and Guidance

The SLO committee met again on Tuesday, 9/27, and we discussed several issues.  Below you will find documents that we used and agreed represented the best approach to developing SLOs in AOS 98.  Many of the documents come from the Rhode Island Department of Education, a state that has been using SLOs for over 10 […]

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Assessment Literacy with NGSS

Please join our Midcoast community of K-12  educators! A  6-module, “Train-the-Trainer” series in which participants gather to learn and deepen their own classroom strategies and then facilitate these sessions in bite-size (hour-long) chunks at study groups back in their own school or district. Stipends and meals provided! ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING in S.T.E.M. and BEYOND How do we […]

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MooseCampME Unconference

MooseCampME An (un)Conference focused on proficiency-based education, located in the heart of Maine. Registration In case you missed this on Twitter, MooseCamp is returning for another round of EdCamp-meets-Proficiency-Based Learning awesomesauce!  We had such a great time last August that we couldn’t wait to do it again… so we upped the date and are having […]

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STEAM Professional Development

Full STEAM Ahead Hi all, If you are interested, there is a grant available, see below, in addition to PD funds.  PS Barbara Greenstone is one of the presenters! Over the two days participants will engage with educators who are currently using STEAM in their classrooms. The engagement will be a combination of presentations by […]

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Proficiency Work Standards/Rubrics

Steps Complete any drafting of standards and indicators. Update the list below by sending me a substitution if you have made changes. Decide on the following: Number of demonstrations of proficiency required Distribution through out 7-12 How many subjects in a content area Number of indicators required to qualify as proficient When is a demonstration […]

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7-12 Proficiency 18 November

Content Area Standards, Indicators, and Rubric Review Members of each department have spent the spring and summer identifying content area standards, drafting indicators, and drafting rubrics for these content area graduation standards. Each department and each department member should review these closely to ensure that they describe measurable outcomes, are important enough to identify as […]

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Agenda Proficiency Team Nov 4 2015

Agenda 12:30-1:00  Review and catch up.  Discuss meetings going forward 1:00-2:30  Review Protocol for Department work. 2:30-3:00  Next steps.  Issues to address. Language in rubric (deficiency vs. proficiency) Benchmarked rubrics Draft Content Area Standards Science NotesSci.Dept.Proficiency1-7 Mathematics MathGraduationStandardsandIndicators MathematicsPracticesRubric AlgebraRubric ProbabilityandStatisticsRubricforIndicators RubricforFunctionIndicators NumbersandQuantityRubric GeometryRubricforIndicators ELA ELA Reading Comprehension ELA Speaking: Performance ELA Speaking: Presentation ELA […]

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Proficiency Materials for Summer

Summer Proficiency Work Hi all.  Thank you for your willingness to continue the development of our Proficiency System.  I will use this post to collect resources and your work.  I will organize it by content area.  The beginning will be general resources that may apply to all departments.  I will pin it to the first […]

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PBE Leadership Team Agenda (3 June 2015)

Agenda Check in.  Review of work completed to date. English-Too big a gap of time between first and second opportunities to work on  standards.  Need for more answers about some of the architecture of the system, so that decisions being made now will fit the system.  Will we be counting proficiency at the 7/8 grade […]

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