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									Instructional Materials:
         The Future is Here.
What is Happening Nationally?
  SMARTER Balanced
Assessment Consortium
Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium
Assessment Design

 The Consortium will provide the following by the
   2014-15 school year:
    3. Formative tools and resources
    4. Responsible flexibility
    5. Distributed summative assessment
      a. Content clusters throughout a course
      b. Most appropriate time for each student
      c. Scores rolled up

                            Smarter Balanced Assessment Cons
Assessment Design

  Grade/ ELA   Type of     Type of Data   Frequency       Number of     Administrati   Scoring
               Component   produced                       items         on Mode        Method

  3-8          Summative   Scale score    Once            30 Selected   Computer       Computer
               assessing   for            annually – 1-   response      Adaptive,      Adaptive:
               Common      achievement    2               3 Extended    SR, ECR, TE    automated
               Core        and growth     opportunitie    constructed                  computer
                                          s               response      Computer       scoring
                                                          7             Delivered:
                                                          Technology    teacher        Performance
                                                          enhanced      administere    Event
                                                          1             d              Combination
                                                          Performance   performance    of AI and
                                                          event         event          teacher

                  Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium
Assessment Design

Grade/ ELA   Type of     Type of Data   Frequency     Number of    Administration   Scoring
             Component   produced                     items        Mode             Method
HS           Summative   Scale score    Once          30           Computer         Computer
             assessing   for            annually –    Selected     Adaptive, SR,    Adaptive:
             Common      achievemen     1-2           response     ECR, TE          automated
             Core        t and          opportuniti   3                             computer
                         growth         es            Extended     Computer         scoring
                                        Must be       constructe   Delivered:
                                        administere   d            teacher          Performanc
                                        d at grade    response     administered     e Event
                                        11, may       7            performance      Combinatio
                                        administer    Technolog    event            n of AI and
                                        in grades 9   y                             teacher
                                        & 10          enhanced
                                                      ce event
Publishing Industry

 • Realities from the Past
 • Realizations of the Present
 • Visions for the Future
Social Studies Adoption

 • Recently completed the criteria setting, call for
   bid and adoption process for social studies
   instructional materials
 • No materials considered for adoption met the
   criteria for Grades K-8
 • Limited resources for Grades 9-12 met the
 • The few texts meeting criteria are books
   currently under adoption or the materials met
   criteria a a minimal level.
What about Science?
• This is the year we are scheduled to establish
  criteria for social studies
• We have previously convened a group of science
  teachers to revise the current CSOs.
• However, when talk of Common State Standards
  began, we put our most recent revisions on hold.
• The Common State Standards are not ready; we
  cannot use them for criteria setting.
• Do we adopt the shelved standards, use these as
  basis for criteria setting and ignore the Common
  State Standards for Science for 6 years if we find
  aligned quality interactive digital resources?
Technology Infrastructure
 • Do we have the technology infrastructure
   to support the interactive digital resources
   being created by the publishers left

 • Do we have the technology infrastructure
   to support the assessments described in
   the SMARTER Balanced awarded grant?
What We Know
 All content area teachers across all programmatic
 levels report limited access to technology for
 instructional purposes.

 Most refer specifically to computers used almost
 exclusively for assessment purposes when they
 talk about technology.

 Social studies and science teachers report limited,
 or no, access to technology for instructional or
 assessment purposes.
We must build the technology
infrastructure upon a solid
foundation of equitable access by
all content areas for
instructional purposes.
The West Virginia Response
Common State Standards
 Three Phase Plan
 1. Study, develop an understanding of, and
    place the Common Core Standards for
    English and Mathematics into the WV
    Framework (2010-2011)
 2. Alignment of Common Core Standards for
    English and Mathematics with current
    instructional materials, identify gaps and
    create digital resources to fill gaps (2011-
 3. Alignment of all Teach 21 resources to the
    Common Core Standards (2012-2013)
We have recommended that the WV Board of
Education and WVDE continue to support the
currently adopted content, learning skills and
technology tools standards and objectives
throughout the life of the contract with CTB that
supports the administration of WESTEST2.
It is our recommendation that the State Board
of Education revise Policy 2445.40 to delay the
adoption of instructional materials for two years
and that they request that county school
systems use the funding normally set aside for
the purchase of instructional materials during
those two years to build their technology
infrastructure to support interactive digital
resources in the classroom.
The WVDE Office of Instruction also
recommended that we convene a group of
teachers representative of the critical mass of
teachers implementing quality Global 21
instruction in their classrooms to advise WVDE
on next steps in assuring that all teachers
and their students have equitable access to
quality instructional materials, as well as the
technology necessary to implement Global
21 in their classrooms. You are that group.
Guidance to County Systems
 • From this group and others we will identify
   representatives to come together to prepare a
   guidance document to present to the State
   Superintendent of Schools and the Cabinet
 • We must build the technology infrastructure to
   support interactive digital resources aligned to
   the mission of Global 21, the recently released
   common core state standards for English and
   mathematics, and the common state standards
   for social studies and science, currently under
Support for Social Studies
• We will not engage in instructional materials
  adoption process for any content area during two-
  year delay.
• Next adoption process will begin in 2012 and focus
  on placement of quality instructional materials in
  social studies classrooms in 2013.
• WVDE will assemble team of teachers to
  collaboratively design electronic Global 21 resource
  materials to supplement current instructional
• Strong recommendation county school systems
  give priority to social studies teachers as they build
  technology infrastructure.

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