August 2nd, 2012

8:00 Welcome
Common Core Review/Overview





9:00 Rigor
  • Driving Question: What are the key ingredients in a rigorous classroom?

  • Chalk Talk
  • Defining rigor-What does it look like, feel like, and sound like?






  • Rigorous Questions




August 3rd


7:30 Welcome and Review
8:00 Formative assessments





  • Formative Data-Carousel
  • Creating formatives (evidence of learning matrix with essential questions) for beginning of year units

10:00 Writing in Common Core
  • 3-2-1 Bridge
  • Driving Question: How does Argumentative Writing impact us, our students, and our world? (What would our classrooms look like and sound like with the integration of Argumentative Writing?
  • CERCA



  • How could you include this in your classroom for beginning of year unit?

12:45 7th-12th Math Teachers: Shifts in Common Core Math -- facilitated by Tara Swinehart, Valinda Wells, and Rachel Mangum

12:45 7th-9th Teachers: Speaking and Listening Common Core with tech component --





12:45 10th-12th Teachers: Curriculum blueprint to see overlaps in content areas -- facilitated by Tracy Watanabe