Confederation of Oregon School Administrators
Unit Mapping Quality Checklist: This checklist will help teachers and administrators review Step 1 unit maps, helping them guide next steps for improvement of the maps.
Unwrapping standards summary (4:19):
The fifth-grade team at Grant Community School in Salem, Ore., reviews the progress they have made in addressing all of the elements of the unwrapping process.
Building the Language of Mathematics for Students: The Hood River School District offers a page of resources to help build appropriate math vocabulary for students.
"What if assessment was used to elevate learning rather than to rank students?" This blog entry talks about the importance of building a "growth mindset" into every student.
Deconstructing Standards Template: This simple one-page form offers an efficient way to unwrap a standard.
Rick Stiggins' five keys
to assessment quality
provide the larger
picture into which
our multiple measures
must fit. Click on the
title for a
poster size graphic.
Designing meaningful CFAs: A chart looking at target-method match.
Comprehensive observation form: The rubric design of this form allows teams to look at their strengths and target considerations for next steps. Best if printed in color, two-sided.
An actual data team takes on the first step of the team process. This particular school finds it most efficient for their teams work in a shared space, so background noise is present.
Tools for Teams:
Agendas, walkthroughs, team norms and roles -- we've got it all for you.
Click here for details.
"The downfall of low-performing schools is not their lack of effort and motivation; rather, it is poor decisions regarding what to work on."
- Richard Elmore
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