BCHE Presentation- Standards and Textbook
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- 1. New Ohio Academic Content Standards and Online Textbook Roundtable Help us help you! Megan Wood Ohio Historical Society
2. Standards Revision Process
- Board of Education adopted revised standards in 2010
- Over the summer, teams of teachers will be working on Model Curriculum
- Model curriculum needs to be approved by the Board of Education in March 2011
- New assessments to be tested (tentatively) during the 2012-2013 school year
3. Biggest Changes
- StrandsTopicsContent Statements
- History, Geography, Government, Economics
- High School Courses as Syllabi
4. 4 thGrade Example 5. Biggest Changes
- Fourth Grade- Ohio in the United States
- Fifth Grade- Regions and People of the Western Hemisphere
- Sixth Grade- Regions and People of the Eastern Hemisphere
6. 7. Model Curriculum
- Expectations for learning
- Differentiated Classroom Ideas
8. 9. 10. Reactions?
- When do you think your school will begin to use the new standards?
- What has been your reaction or the reaction of your colleagues to the changes?
- What are the opportunities/challenges for classroom teachers?
- What do you need to make the transition?
11. 4 thGrade Online Textbook Project
- Due for release in Fall 2011
- Free to all schools in the first year and then available for a nominal subscription fee
- Material will update annually
- Include: readings, instructional materials, video, audio, primary sources
- OHS will be hiring teachers to help write instructional pieces
12. The Current Challenge
- What is the best way to organize information for teachers based on the new standards?
13. Proposed Units
- 1- Ohios Place and First Ohioans
- 2- Early America and the Ohio Country
- 3- A Growing Country: Northwest Ordinance and Ohio Statehood
- 4- A Nation Evolving: American Sectionalism and Development of Ohio
14. Proposed Units
- 2- History: Early America-Early Ohio
- 3- Government: American and Ohio Government
- 4- Geography: Ohio in the United States: Resources, Places, Environment
- 5- Economics: Entrepreneurs, Innovations, Financial Literacy
- Does the draft outline seem reasonable for classroom teachers?
- Looking at the fourth grade content statements- do our groupings make sense?