Beyond Teaching to the Test

First things first…

This is a virtual experience. You will need to use the Zoom platform on your computer, coupled with a working webcam and microphone, to fully engage with this experience. If you have any technical difficulties you should reach out to your facilitator ASAP. Please plan to arrive at least 5 minutes before the session begins to account for any technical difficulty.

Session-Specific Information: For relevant assignments, links, and resources, please see the appropriate headings under each session. These will be updated prior to each session.

Add To Your Calendar: https://goo.gl/GnJcjR

Login Address: https://teachforamerica.zoom.us/j/2040787348

Call-in Number (Optional): 646-558-8656 or 408-638-0968

Meeting ID: 204 078 7348

Collaborative Work Space: https://goo.gl/nKxiVM

Our First Discussion: The Archetype Does Not Work

Wednesday, March 29, 6:00-7:30 PM

Assignment

  • Make sure that your mastery tracker is up-to-date and ready to share!

Outline 

  1. Open – Collaborative Teams
  2. Learn – Archetypes Versus Reality of Review
  3. Discuss – Creating a Culminating Plan
  4. Collaborate – Defining Our Opportunities

Session Resources

Coming Soon!

Our Second Discussion

Wednesday, April 13, 6:00-7:30 PM

Assignment

The assignment (DUE EOD 4/10) is to use one of the nine tools that we discussed during our first session to provide some equitable review in your classroom. Be prepared to share artifacts.

Outline 

  • Reflecting on our remediation practice (using the nine tools)
  • MDE Performance Level Descriptors
  • Performance Tasks as Review + Classroom Menus
  • Growth Mindset during testing season

Session Resources

Our Final Discussion

Wednesday, April 26, 6:00-7:30 PM

Assignment

Give a new performance task to your students and grade all of their work using the QUASAR Rubric! Share the results with Ethan, your TLD Coach, and Megan by April 26th!

Outline 

  • Capstone Conversations
  • Culminating Projects

Session Resources

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