Greenwood ISD

District Support Day #1: 10/14/15

Welcome!

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Here's what to expect today:

  • Lesson Plan Check In Discussion
  • Higher Level Thinking Questions Discussion
  • Differentiation Strategies Discussion
  • Plan related activities & lessons


Here's our Google Doc of notes today; add to them! goo.gl/6hJJJf

Check in regarding your classes

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TEA: All things STAAR

NEW update from TEA for 2016 4 and 7 STAAR Writing Test: here
  • Find released tests here
  • Find all things writing (rubrics, sample comp boxes, student samples, etc.) here
  • Find updated writing grade 7 STAAR redesign here (10/5/15)
  • Find updated grade 7 Performance Level Descriptors here (10/5/15)
  • See 2015-2016 Testing Calendar here
  • See the updated testing Dictionary Policy here

Reminder: Face to Face Training Round 1

Here's the link to Face to Face Training, Round 1: go.esc18.net/RDIelar1

Differentiation:

Teaching the Whole Cookie

Recall: Listen, Speak, Read, Write


Differentiated Reading:

  • Recall CommonLit for thematic paired passages & making connections
  • Don't forget Newsela for differentiated news articles by lexile level

For Planning:

  • Depth of Knowledge Chart (click here)
  • Bloom's Planning Guide Chart (click here)
  • Padagogy Wheel: technology integration (click here)



Differentiate with Tech Extensions:

Check out High Tech Verbs to find extensions, tools, and apps to correspond with your planned objectives: hightechverbs.wikispaces.com

Questioning

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TEKS Resource System

http://www.teksresourcesystem.net/

To note:

  • YAG (Year at a Glance)

  • IFD (Instructional Focus Document)

  • VAD (Vertical Alignment Document)

  • Performance Assessments

Assess & Engage with Kahoot!

Engage your students with an interactive and competitive review!

  • Use Kahoot! to review and interact with your students and gamify your classroom
  • Ideas: review concepts, vocabulary, grammar, elements of a STAAR rubric, classroom rules, multiple choice questions
  • Enrich: have students create their own Kahoots! to play as a class
  • Let's play! Go to kahoot.it
  • Ready to create your own for free? getkahoot.com

Need a no tech option? Try Plickers!

Student Response Systems without Student Devices

https://www.plickers.com/

Other Random Tools & Resources:

Save the Date! Face to Face RDI: Round 2

Face to Face Training: Sessions are live and registration is open for the next round of face to face training!


Additional Greenwood ISD Campus Support Dates:

  • Wednesday, 1/20
  • Wednesday, 3/23

Thanks for today!

Please provide us with some feedback and suggestions for next time! go.esc18.net/kilefeedback

Laura Kile

Don't hesitate to contact me with follow up questions, requests for resources, and to share the great things that are happening in your classes!