Elk Mound-High Quality ELA Resources

The goal of this grant is to engage in a process for reviewing high quality instructional resources for ELA in grades preK through 8.
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Develop a Local Lens Presentation

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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.

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Annie Kongshaug

Know and Winnow Your Choices Presentation

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This is the second presentation in a series on the materials adoption process. This presentation guides participants as they create a vision for English Language Arts Instruction. It also includes an introduction to EdReports and guides participants through reviewing materials using EdReports. The presentation also includes the first section of a book study on Visible Learning for Literacy.

Material Type: Other

Author: Annie Kongshaug

Post Materials Adoption Survey

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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.

Material Type: Other

Author: Annie Kongshaug

Making a Decision Presentation

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 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. 

Material Type: Other

Author: Annie Kongshaug

Investigate the Materials Presentation

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This is the third presentation in a series on the materials adoption process. This presentation leads participants through the process of utilizing the EQuIP rubric to evaluate lessons and units. In the session, participants build knowledge of the rubric and then use it to evaluate specific resources. Additionally, the presentation includes a focus on surface level literacy learning that is described in the book Visible Learning for Literacy.

Material Type: Other

Author: Annie Kongshaug