2010-2011 District Work


District Meeting Dates: Nov. 3, Jan. 12, Feb. 23, March 23, April 27



Sept 1-district meeting-1:45 pm - 3:00 pm-LHS-Room 103

Handout:
  1. Introductions of new staff/Welcome
  2. Wikispaces for information and as a resource
  3. District Exams on protected wiki
  4. P-12 council information/roles-Take brainstorming and design a plan for the other 5 meetings (p-12 council is comprised of hs dept chairs, ms and elem reps)
  5. Main district charge for all content areas-alignment of standards-Phase 1
  6. Move into teams-designated team leaders and numbered name tags
  7. In teams examine basic course map and standards alignments
  8. In teams-examine targeted proficiency ranges-discuss charts
  9. Brainstorm goals for the year in small groups for the P-12 council



Nov. 3, 2010 District meeting-1:45 pm - 3:00 pm-LHS-Room 103

  1. Agenda:
  2. District goals
  3. Data Dialog:
  4. 3 modes of communication-What are we already doing?


Jan. 12, 2011 District meeting-1:45 pm - 3:00 pm-LHS-Room 103


Agenda-Anchors papers-How do we create consistency when evaluating student writing?

  • Working with student writing assessments to determine anchor papers. Dept. chairs will bring student examples collected from teachers so we have authentic examples. Anchor paper discussion template:
  • What learner "can do" doc examples from Jefferson Ct. Public Schools, Kentucky-to help us focus on learning outcomes for each thematic unit using :"can do" examples.

Where: LHS Room 103
When: 1:45-3:00 pm
Who : all middle school and high school world languages teachers

Special note:
Elementary wl teachers will meet at Coyote Ridge with Priscila Quiros to share curriculum ideas.

Three modes doc. -1.12.11
What learner "can do" doc examples from Jefferson Ct. Public Schools, Kentucky-to help us focus on learning outcomes for each thematic unit using :"can do" examples.



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Feb. 23, 2011 District meeting-1:45 pm - 3:00 pm-LHS-Room 103


Agenda

Where: LHS Room 103
When: 1:45-3:00 pm
Who : all World Languages teachers


1. New test dates for district writing assessment-April 11-27
2. Review RAFT template for writing prompts
3. Write new 2011 district writing prompts for Spanish 1-3, French 1-2, German 1-2
4. Put new prompts on TSD assessment wikispace
5.


March 23, 2011-District Meeting- 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm-LHS-Room 103
Here is the agenda:

World Languages District meeting-March 23
Loveland High School-room 103
1:45 pm

1. Finish district writing prompts for common assessments this April: New test dates for district writing assessment-April 11-27
a. 4 prompt choices for each of this levels and language: Sp. 1, Sp. 2, Sp. 3; Fr. 1, Fr. 2; Ger. 1, Ger. 2
b. 2 prompt choices for each of these levels: Sp. 1a, Sp. 1b; Fr. 1a, Fr. 1b (middle school)
c. All prompt cover sheets must look the same: template: Times New Roman 12, student directions, word counts as before (ready to go before you leave today. We need a separate document for each level, language. Send completed prompts to me.)
d. Here is what you have right now: French and German prompts Spanish I, II, III prompts
e. Spanish III team: Diane Wooster, Kelley Parkhurst, Molly Sederberg, Nancee Deason, Genie Rys, Jodi Moorcroft, Ana Rojas-Rymes.
f. Rest of Spanish teachers will be in Spanish i and II; then help with Sp. 1a/1b
g. Word Counts: Level 1-100-125; Level 2-125-150; Level 3:-150-175/ Level 1a-50-75; Level 1b: 100-125
2. Update on Sp. 2 test -common assessment for this year
3. Summer plans-dates/ teams/ credit

April 27, 2012-District Meeting- 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm-LHS-Room 103
Here is the agenda:

World Languages District meeting-April 27
Loveland High School-room 103
1:45 pm

1. Check-in for district assessments: Assessment located here. You must join the wiki to have access.
a. What is happening with writing assessment? Have you entered the grade? Do you have questions? Record using conversion chart for writing grade-changes it to percentage. Then the percentage ranges for the proficiency grade are
90-100-AP (advanced proficient)
80-89-Prof (proficient)
70-79-PP (partial proficient)
60 and below-NP (Not proficient)
NT (not taken-used only as a last resort)
Conversion chart for writing assessment: external image msexcel.png Rubric Revised Converstion2001.xls

b. Selected response-exam day in your building-uses a scantron-Record grade.
The percentage ranges for the proficiency grade are
90-100-AP (advanced proficient)
80-89-Prof (proficient)
70-79-PP (partial proficient)
60 and below-NP (Not proficient)
NT (not taken-used only as a last resort)
How to enter both grades into Infinite Campus:

2. Summer classes are now in Coursewhere-4 classes (2.5 credits)

3. Standards Summaries-Examining the three 3 modes-our learning priorities-the basis for our new standards-based rubrics
4. Developing Learner targets for our thematic units:Let's try one. (part of our summer work): How will this lead us to the UBD (Understanding by Design-Backward Design Unit Template coming in the near future?)
Example from Kentucky:
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4. Celebrate the year.
5. ACTFL Early registration information ACTFL