# or What does this look like by wuzhenguang

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```									                                     Walkthroughs
Gary S. Thomas, Ed.D.
Superintendent
First Generation
• Walkthroughs were popularized and
• Some of you might remember these
issues: Are walkthroughs evaluative?
How do we collect and analyze data?
What should our walkthrough format be?
• Currently we focus on: Classroom
Environment, Classroom Management,
Instructional Strategies, Differentiation,
Rigor, etc.
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Imagine a Typical High School Math
Gary S. Thomas, Ed.D.
Superintendent
Walkthrough Scenario
• The high school administration team
decides to walkthrough math classes.
• They consult their site or district pacing
guide to discover the Algebra II
teachers are covering Standard 8.0
this week.
• On the board we see:
by completing the square.”
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Gary S. Thomas, Ed.D.
Superintendent

“How do we know if the students are
working on the right stuff?”

“Hmm. Well we know that they are
supposed to be working on standard 8.
I guess we can …”

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consult
•   Pacing Calendar – So we know where the class is supposed to
be!
Gary S. Thomas, Ed.D.
Superintendent

•   Framework – So we know what the standards say
–   http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sr/blueprints.asp

•   CDE Released Questions – So we know what is being assessed
at year’s end
–   http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sr/css05rtq.asp

•   STAR Sample Question – So we know what level the released
questions identify
–   http://starsamplequestions.org/starRTQ/servlet/StarRTQServlet

•   CAHEE Mathematics Blueprint – So we know if the standard is
covered on CAHSEE
–   http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/documents/bpmath03.pdf

–   (The textbook ??????????)

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Calibration Tables to the Rescue!
Gary S. Thomas, Ed.D.
Superintendent

8.0 Students solve and graph
completing the square, or using the   http://calibration.ctap10.org
these techniques in solving word
equations in the complex number
system.

What does this mean?
or
What does this look like?
or
What should the students be
working on!?
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On the left side we
Gary S. Thomas, Ed.D.
have:
Superintendent

- the standard.
- the number of items
on the CST
- indication that this is
an essential standard

On the right side we
have:

- the framework
explanation
- the released sample
items from the CST
- the performance
level
- a link to the rest of
the CST released
items.
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Gary S. Thomas, Ed.D.
- in the clip, did you see any complex numbers?
Superintendent
- in the clip, did you see any ‘word problems’?
- in the clip, did you see any graphing of quadratics?

“Are students working on the right stuff?