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The Indiana Transition to The Common Core State Standards
The Indiana Department of Education is pleased to announce a three-part professional development series on Indiana’s plan for transitioning to the Common Core State Standards. This series was developed jointly by the Indiana Department of Education and The Curriculum Institute.

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Session I

Intended Audience: Curriculum Directors and District-level Administrators
Overview:
  • Transitioning to the Common Core Standards with the Indiana multi-year transition plan
  • Update on the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) Consortium
  • Strategies for utilizing Indiana’s Instructional and Assessment Guidance documents
  • Discussion on the requirements of Indiana Academic Standards versus the Common Core State Standards
  • Development of a district-wide action plan
 
Session II

Intended Audience: Curriculum Directors and District-level Administrators
Overview:
  • Update on the PARCC content framework and additional resources
  • Student achievement data and assessments
  • Requirements of PARCC assessments verses the ISTEP+ assessment
Session III

Intended Audience: Curriculum Directors and District-level Administrators

Mathematics
  • Learn to perform a close reading of the Standards for Mathematical Practice to develop a clear understanding of the content and skills and embedded in the standards
  • Learn to integrate the Standards for Mathematical Practice into the Indiana Academic Standards for Mathematics
  • Learn to integrate, instruct, and assess the recommended added CCSS math standards for 2011-12
  • Learn to utilize a resource analysis tool to gauge degree of alignment of local resources to teach CCSS

English Language Arts
  • Learn to perform a close reading of the literacy standards to develop a clear understanding of the content and skills and embedded in the standards
  • Discuss student behaviors associated with literacy standards at various grade levels
  • Learn to integrate CCSS literacy requirements with the Indiana Academic Standards for English Language Arts
  • Learn to integrate, instruct, and assess the recommended added CCSS English Language Arts standards for 2011-12

Aligning Classroom Assessments to CCSS Requirements
  • Learn to develop instructionally sensitive classroom assessments
  • Align assessments to Mathematics and English Language Arts content
  • Align assessments to the levels of cognitive demand embedded within the CCSS

Action Planning
  • Discuss district and building-level next steps in CCSS implementation
  • Plan for next CCSS PD Sessions in Mathematics and English Language Arts

PARCC Update
  • Provide any updates to the PARCC assessment