This is the first in a series of presentations on the process of selecting high quality instructional materials for English Language Arts. This presentation guides staff through the process of reviewing the current resources used as well as data on student performance in ELA using WISEDash. The presentation also introduces the IMPL initiative as well as WISELearn to participants.
The Elementary ELA Curriculum Review is a set of modules based on Phase I of the Instructional Partners Curriculum Support Guide Framework. The modules guide teams as thePlan the Process to Evaluate Instructional MaterialsEstablish Their Vision of Mathematics and Instructional Practices & Core BeliefsDevelop or Adopt the Instructional Materials Review RubricEvaluate Current Instructional Materials and Identify Gaps
Elementary Mathematics Curriculum Review is a set of modules based on Phase I of the Instructional Partners Curriculum Support Guide Framework. The modules guide teams as they Plan the Process to Evaluate Instructional MaterialsEstablish Their Vision of Mathematics and Instructional Practices Core BeliefsDevelop or Adopt the Instructional Materials Review RubricEvaluate Current Instructional Materials and Identify Gaps
This presentation is the fourth presentation in a series on the materials adoption process. Participants identify must-haves and nice to haves when it comes to a new resource. They also engage in possible decision-making approaches and determine local priorities in the decision-making process. Finally, the presentation includes information on how to move from surface level to deep level learning to continue the book study on Visible Learning for Literacy.
This is the final presentation on the series on the Materials Adoption Process. It reviews the materials adoption process and the resources utilized during the process. It also includes the conclusion of the book study on Visible Learning for Literacy.
This survey asks educators to reflect on the materials adoption process and the professional development in which they engaged. When compared with the results from the pre materials adoption survey, data can be gathered on the change in teacher knowledge of the materials adoption process from start to finish.
Over the past 4 years, Hartford Union High School has been working on a curriculum review process to improve secondary mathematics instruction and achievement. Illustrative Mathematics was selected and adopted for the 2021-2022 school year. Teachers participated in summer IM Teach and Learn training as well as Unit Overviews provided by the Math Institute of Wisconsin. Teacher's also participated in an IM PLC session, Unit Planning, and a book study.The following modules contain samples and templates of documents that were used to facilitate the adoption including teacher and student surveys, the IM Implementation Rubric, Unit Planning, and book study guides.Hartford Union High School Curriclum Adoption TeamDustin Burg, Hartford Union High School Math Teacher (Algebra 2 Lead Teacher)Kaite Burns, Hartford Union High School Math Teacher (Geometry Lead Teacher)Kelly Lam, Hartford Union High School PrincipalMike McIntyre, Director of Curriculum and InstructionMallory Smith, Instructional CoachBob Sliwinski, Hartford Union High School Math Teacher (Algebra 1 Lead Teacher)