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A-G Articulation Strategies for Independent Study

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  • 1. BRIONES SCHOOLBRIONES SCHOOL THE IMPLEMENTATION:THE IMPLEMENTATION: A-G LISTA-G LIST ARTICULATION OF STRATEGYARTICULATION OF STRATEGY FOR INDEPENDENT STUDYFOR INDEPENDENT STUDY Presented by Dr. Marilyn BrouettePresented by Dr. Marilyn Brouette

2. PURPOSE OF A-G COURSESPURPOSE OF A-G COURSES AT BRIONES SCHOOLAT BRIONES SCHOOL Increases Options for Briones StudentsIncreases Options for Briones Students A-G Courses Required for State CollegeA-G Courses Required for State College and University Admissionand University Admission Briones A-G Courses will Transfer to AlhambraBriones A-G Courses will Transfer to Alhambra with Equity for Returning Studentswith Equity for Returning Students Briones A-G Courses will Provide Rigor asBriones A-G Courses will Provide Rigor as Mandated by Education Code and StateMandated by Education Code and State Curriculum Guidelines.Curriculum Guidelines. 3. EDUCATION CODEEDUCATION CODE Education Code Section 51224. The governing board of any school district maintaining a high school shall prescribe courses of study designed to provide the skills and knowledge required for adult life for pupils attending the schools within its school district. The governing board shall prescribe separate courses of study, including, but not limited to, a course of study designed to prepare prospective pupils for admission to state colleges and universities and a course of study for career technical training. 4. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA REQUISITESUNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA REQUISITES MANDATED PRACTICES :MANDATED PRACTICES : Implementation of A-G CoursesImplementation of A-G Courses for Independent Studyfor Independent Study 5. U.C. REQUIREMENTSU.C. REQUIREMENTS FOR INDEPENDENT STUDYFOR INDEPENDENT STUDY Students are expected to spend at least one hour per week per A-G course engaged in interactive instruction and/or academic tutoring/advising. This instruction and/or support may be provided onsite or through virtual means. Students taking a UC-approved A-G course are expected to have regular access (i.e., at least weekly) to a teacher who is a subject expert teacher* in that subject area, whether in person or by phone or email. The teacher should be available to answer students questions about curriculum, explain assignments, and provide feedback on student work. 6. ASSESSMENTASSESSMENT Students should be assessed to ensure mastery of the content standards. Acceptable assessments include, but are not limited to, tests, essays, projects, research papers, presentations, and exams. All courses must have a final exam or a significant final project. 7. PROCTORING POLICYPROCTORING POLICY At least major assessments (i.e., unit tests, final exams) shall be proctored by a qualified professional (e.g., a school teacher, administrator, counselor, or paraprofessional who fulfills an instructional role, librarian, or test center administrator). 8. EVALUATIONEVALUATION OF STUDENT WORKOF STUDENT WORK Student work shall be evaluated by an impartial professional who has been actively involved in the students learning process. 9. WHO IS AN EXPERT?WHO IS AN EXPERT? * A subject expert teacher is defined as an instructor who has taught in a particular subject area for at least three years at the high school or postsecondary level OR has a teaching credential and a bachelors or advanced degree in the subject area OR has been certified as a Highly Qualified Teacher under the Federal No Child Left Behind Act. 10. INDEPENDENT STUDYINDEPENDENT STUDY :: A SUCCESSFUL STRATEGYA SUCCESSFUL STRATEGY 11. INDEPENDENT STUDY WORKSINDEPENDENT STUDY WORKS EFFECTIVE INDEPENDENT STUDYEFFECTIVE INDEPENDENT STUDY Individualized Learning PlanIndividualized Learning Plan High Expectations for Student AchievementHigh Expectations for Student Achievement One-on-One Weekly InstructionOne-on-One Weekly Instruction Web SupportWeb Support Phone/Text/Email Access to a TeacherPhone/Text/Email Access to a Teacher Drop-in for Extra HelpDrop-in for Extra Help Weekly Study HallWeekly Study Hall 12. BRIONES SCHOOLBRIONES SCHOOL U.C. APPROVED COURSE LISTU.C. APPROVED COURSE LIST 13. BRIONESBRIONES U.C. APPROVED COURSE LISTU.C. APPROVED COURSE LIST AA MODERN WORLD PMODERN WORLD P U.S. HISTORY PU.S. HISTORY P CIVICS PCIVICS P CC ALGEBRA 1 PALGEBRA 1 P GEOMETRY PGEOMETRY P GG ECONOMICS PECONOMICS P 14. HISTORY COURSESHISTORY COURSES SPECIFICATIONSSPECIFICATIONS 15. HISTORY/SOCIAL SCIENCE (A)HISTORY/SOCIAL SCIENCE (A) U.C. REQUISITESU.C. REQUISITES All history courses should promote historicalAll history courses should promote historical understanding and critical thinking and encourageunderstanding and critical thinking and encourage analysis that requires going beyond the facts.analysis that requires going beyond the facts. U.S. HistoryU.S. History Course should cover full span of American historyCourse should cover full span of American history World History, Culture and Historical GeographyWorld History, Culture and Historical Geography Transregional/Transcultural historyTransregional/Transcultural history American GovernmentAmerican Government Must focus on federal levelMust focus on federal level Economics is under the Rubric of Social Studies GEconomics is under the Rubric of Social Studies G 16. BRIONES SCHOOLBRIONES SCHOOL IMPLEMENTATION OF U.C. APPROVEDIMPLEMENTATION OF U.C. APPROVED SOCIAL STUDIES COURSESSOCIAL STUDIES COURSES 17. IMPLEMENTING RIGORIMPLEMENTING RIGOR SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUMSOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM Course Objectives Articulate State StandardsCourse Objectives Articulate State Standards District Approved Standards Based Textbooks are Core MaterialDistrict Approved Standards Based Textbooks are Core Material Chapter Tests and Essay Exams are IncludedChapter Tests and Essay Exams are Included Assignments are Created for each Era StudiedAssignments are Created for each Era Studied Assignments are Embedded into Course OutlineAssignments are Embedded into Course Outline Projects, Research Papers, and Film Analysis are AssignedProjects, Research Papers, and Film Analysis are Assigned Publisher Websites, such asPublisher Websites, such as www.classzone.comwww.classzone.com are Usedare Used Computer Assisted Learning Activities are IncorporatedComputer Assisted Learning Activities are Incorporated 18. Instructional MethodsInstructional Methods A. Independent Study AssignmentsA. Independent Study Assignments B. Discussions with TeacherB. Discussions with Teacher C. Reading in Primary and Secondary SourcesC. Reading in Primary and Secondary Sources D. Research Projects (written and/or oral)D. Research Projects (written and/or oral) E. Multimedia -Video, CD and AudioE. Multimedia -Video, CD and Audio F. Computer Research and PresentationF. Computer Research and Presentation G. Field TripsG. Field Trips H. Wall and Desk MapsH. Wall and Desk Maps I. Oral Presentations at Group Activity NightsI. Oral Presentations at Group Activity Nights J. Problem Based LearningJ. Problem Based Learning M. Integrated Curriculum ModelM. Integrated Curriculum Model 19. KEY ASSIGNMENTSKEY ASSIGNMENTS Extensive Writing ActivitiesExtensive Writing Activities Hands-On ProjectsHands-On Projects Research Papers in MLA FormatResearch Papers in MLA Format Creative WritingCreative Writing Art ProjectsArt Projects Oral Presentations using Multi-MediaOral Presentations using Multi-Media Assessments within AssignmentsAssessments within Assignments 20. ASSESSMENTASSESSMENT Assessment and Evaluations:Assessment and Evaluations: A. Tests and QuizzesA. Tests and Quizzes B. Research Projects and PapersB. Research Projects and Papers C. Teacher and Student CreatedC. Teacher and Student Created Materials and ActivitiesMaterials and Activities D. Computer Assisted AssessmentD. Computer Assisted Assessment 21. MATH COURSESMATH COURSES SPECIFICATIONSSPECIFICATIONS 22. MATHEMATICS (C)MATHEMATICS (C) U.C. REQUISITESU.C. REQUISITES Any level of math taken over two years isAny level of math taken over two years is acceptable, but credit is granted only for one yearacceptable, but credit is granted only for one year Honors courses must be at least at the mathHonors courses must be at least at the math analysis or pre-calculus levelanalysis or pre-calculus level UC, CSU and high school faculty are working toUC, CSU and high school faculty are working to revise and clarify math and science guidelinesrevise and clarify math and science guidelines 23. IMPLEMENTATION OF U.C. APPROVEDIMPLEMENTATION OF U.C. APPROVED MATH COURSES AT BRIONESMATH COURSES AT BRIONES 24. BRIONESBRIONES INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORTINSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT Math Tutor by AppointmentMath Tutor by Appointment Glencoe Web SupportGlencoe Web Support Personal TutorPersonal Tutor Supplemental ActivitiesSupplemental Activities Practice TestsPractice Tests Math WorkshopMath Workshop Peer TutoringPeer Tutoring 25. IMPLEMENTING RIGORIMPLEMENTING RIGOR OF MATH CURRICULUMOF MATH CURRICULUM Course Objectives Articulate State StandardsCourse Objectives Articulate State Standards District Approved Standards Based Textbooks are Core MaterialDistrict Approved Standards Based Textbooks are Core Material Frequent Testing and AssessmentFrequent Testing and Assessment Assignments have Real World ApplicationsAssignments have Real World Applications Assignments are Embedded into Course OutlineAssignments are Embedded into Course Outline Multiple Problem Solving Strategies are TaughtMultiple Problem Solving Strategies are Taught Projects and Portfolios are RequiredProjects and Portfolios are Required Computer Assisted Learning Activities are IncorporatedComputer Assisted Learning Activities are Incorporated 26. Instructional Methods and/or StrategiesInstructional Methods and/or Strategies A.A. Independent Study AssignmentsIndependent Study Assignments B.B. Use of Grap