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1 Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Service Menu Fiscal Year 2015 Description of Services Professional Development Services MVESC Member Districts Curriculum Council, Principal Forums, Assistant Principal Forums, Resident Educator Task Force, School Counselor Forums, Mentor FPR Support, Mentor Orientation, Collaboration Coordination, Music and Art Collaboration $7, Services Desired District-Based Professional Days for Curriculum, Assessment, Instruction 15 Days $8, Days $13, Days $19, Professional Development Series- Supporting Growth Math Series Math: On Task! Want to implement math tasks by their DOK level, incorporate Interactive Computer activities, and learn to write performance assessments? Help your students prepare for the Next Generation Assessments. $ per person $ MathED Camp Campers, bundle standards and apply the PLD Rubric to help blend mathematical practices and thinking activities to improve Value-added scores. Expand vocabulary skills and fine-tune assessments for greater accuracy and data you can use. $ Math Tool Time! Explore resources to enhance student engagement. Learn to effectively incorporate Web 2.0 tools into your classroom. Bring your students to a mastery level of technology use with online tools for assessments and future learning. $ Project-based Learning in Math Investigate meaningful questions for real world problems that promote critical thinking. Structure tasks to develop collaboration and application of mathematical skills, concepts and reasoning. Learn to integrate other academic areas when applicable. $ Raising Teacher Effectiveness in Mathematics Coaching support for developing or ineffective teachers. The focus will be to improve content knowledge and instructional strategies based on the needs of an individual teacher or groups of teachers. $ per day Algebra I Algebra II Geometry Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 Grades Days 10 days 15 days 20 Days

2 ELA Series Text Complexity- Understanding and Implementing Text Complexity, Supporting Students Movement up the Staircase of text Complexity Extending Lesson Understanding with Vocabulary Development of the Common Core- strategies-including CODE from Core Six, Using BFK Vocabulary Tool, and other research (Isabel Beck Marzano, and others Writing from Sources- strengthening writing performance-developing narratives, informational and argumentative writing based on sources. Writing/Reading Rubric Use-how to use as part of instruction, to track progress of students (teacher use, student use (self-tracking) and peer feedback. Raising Teacher Effectiveness in ELA Coaching support for developing or ineffective teachers- improving content and skills based on the needs of an individual teacher or groups of teachers. $ per day 5 Days 10 days 15 days 20 Days Science Series Building Academic Vocabulary- target words that are conceptually important and essential for understanding central ideas. Learn critical strategies to immerse your students in textual content. Performance Tasks Tasks Create strong tasks to engage students and measure student learning. Determine academic expectations and the appropriate type of evidence needed. Discover techniques to construct tasks and rubrics to evaluate them. Learn monitoring strategies for yourself and students. 2

3 Science Series Cont. Integrated Units- Find the right hook to lead students into inquiry-based explorations where interdisciplinary content standards are woven together. Use key strategies to help students to think critically, design and conduct investigations, analyze their information and communicate their results. Science Toolkit Engage your students in the art of scientific investigations! Learn to transform those cookbook labs! Use discrepant activities and innovative techniques that require students to think logically, ask questions and look for evidence. Incorporate science lab journals using formal and informal writing methods. MVESC for each grade band (1 Day, Up to 6 Participants) Plus the cost of the Science Toolkit for each participant ($20.00) Raising Teacher Effectiveness in Science Coaching support for developing or ineffective teachers- improving content and skills based on the needs of an individual teacher or groups of teachers $ per day Social Studies Reading Historical Documents- Close Readings of Historical Documents, themes and lessons learned from history, Historical Thinking (Sourcing, Contextualization, Corroboration, Close Reading) Pricing TBD Writing and Research Common Standards and Instructional Expectations, Using APA Format, Processes of Researching, Sourcing, Contextualization, Corroboration, Close Reading) How to make History Come Alive- Best practices in Social Studies that create Active Learning- Teaching through themes, discussions of how concepts relate to past and current and future- using technologies to increase interaction and student motivation. Pricing TBD Applying Webb s DOK 3 & 4 to Develop Social Studies Lessons, Activities, Formative Assessments, and Performance Tasks that are aligned to Ohio s Next Generation of Assessments. How to create good assessment tasks in Social Studies- collaborate to develop good assessment examples. $ per person Grades K Grades 1 Grades 2 Grades 3 3

4 Today s Learner Using Web 2.0 Tools in the Classroom Teaching and Using 21 st Century Learning Skills- Collaboration, Communication, Creative Problem Solving, Critical Thinking Putting i in the Classroom- Using ipad, iphone or ipod to promote interactive learning into your classroom. Explore many apps that can propel instruction and student interaction at a new level. Instructing and Supporting Student Research in the Classroom- Resident Educator Support Resident Educator Mentor Training- 1 Full Day and 3 (4:30pm to 6:30pm) sessions (1 per Quarter)-includes Cognitive Coaching, RE Program Requirements, Resident Educator Program Coordinator (Fulfills district requirement for RE Program Training) $ per mentor See District Days Above Evaluation Ohio Teacher Evaluation System Training- Register in STARS Grant Funds OTES: Coaching to Guide Professional Growth- Participants will build a common understanding of evidence needed in the 10 OTES Standard Areas of the rubric. Participants will develop coaching techniques in OTES reinforcement and refinement areas, utilizing Marzano s 41 Reflective Elements. $ per educatorincludes Robert Marzano s Book, Becoming a Reflective Teacher Ohio Principal Evaluation System Training Grant Funds Value-Added Support Grant Funds 4

5 Distance Learning Membership- See attached sheet for descriptions. Video Conferencing District Membership $7, Video Conferencing School Package $6, Distance Learning Preschool Package $7, Distance Learning Literacy Package $5, Distance Learning Mathematics Package $5, Distance Learning College and Career Ready Package $6, IVDL Coursework Packages Base Price + Instructor Price Customized Professional Development Workshops See Flyer. Coming Soon! MVESC Media Room ASL I & II $10, Starting at $ Gifted- See attached sheet for descriptions. Coordinating Services: Testing, Identification, Coordinators Meetings, Parent Sessions Initial Cluster/Readiness: 4 days of P/D utilizing a blended learning approach Cluster Follow-up Support: 1 day of PD at MVESC and 3 days in the district Gifted Connections and Student Opportunities: Connections, the God, Flag, and Country Speech Competition, the Laws of Life Essay Contest, and an Academic Showcase for WEP projects Coming Soon! Gifted Data Base- System will identify, plan, track progress and improve communication. $6, $2, $3, $2, TBD 5

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