Wink ISD

Region 18 Collaboration Day #1: 10/13/15

Welcome!

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Here's what to expect today:

  • Lesson Plan Discussion with YAG and "whole cookie" strategy
  • Recap of August training "Results Driven Instruction"
  • Tri-weekly assessment check in
  • Technology Integration Discussion & Planning Session

Introductions

Please include the following:

  • who you are
  • what you teach
  • other hats you wear
  • the best part of the Fall semester thus far
  • one thing you LOVE about your job
  • one thing you wish you could change about your job
  • one piece of info about you that might surprise the rest of us :)
Autobiography in 5 Short Chapters

Check in with Lesson Planning...

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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
  • Find updated grade 7 Performance Level Descriptors here
  • See 2015-2016 Testing Calendar here

Quick Recap: Face to Face Training Round 1

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

Putting it into Plan: Teaching the Whole Cookie

  • Listen, Speak, Read, Write
  • Writing Focus: Student Friendly Rubrics
  • Recall CommonLit for thematic paired passages & making connections
  • Don't forget Newsela for differentiated news articles by lexile level


Here's our Google Doc of notes today; add to them! goo.gl/S96yTL

For Planning:

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


Looking for Tech Extensions?

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

Check out even more Tech Tools!

Here's a link to a 3 hour presentation on Tech Tools for new teachers: https://www.smore.com/k9f66

Need a no tech option? Try Plickers!

Student Response Systems without Student Devices

https://www.plickers.com/

TEKS Resource System

http://www.teksresourcesystem.net/

To note:

  • YAG (Year at a Glance)

  • IFD (Instructional Focus Document)

  • VAD (Vertical Alignment Document)

  • Performance Assessments

Common Assessments

  • Where are we?
  • Where are we going?
  • How will we get there?


Review logistics of building assessments in eduphoria here: goo.gl/gtXafk

Beyond Expository...

A helpful reminder to give honor to our students' experiences and the importance of writing beyond the tested genre: "Why Narrative Writing Matters" here

Other Random Tools & Resources:

Save the Dates!

Upcoming Region 18 Support Dates:
  • Monday, 11/16
  • Tuesday, 1/19

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!