School Improvement through Local Curriculum Development
Pre-planning Webinars
April 10, 2018
Curriculum Leaders
Session One


May 8, 2018
Curriculum Leaders
Session Two





Institute Description:
During this three-day session, participants will support the development of local science curriculum by focusing on specific school improvement tools. K-12 vertical teams from districts will work collaboratively to review, adapt and improve existing science resources. Local, state and national science resources will be shared.
Date
Location
Address
June 19-21, 2018
Central Location
Franklin County Central Office
53 West River Road, Louisburg, NC
June 26-28, 2018
Eastern Location
Beaufort County Education Tech Center,
820 North Bridge Street, Washington, NC
June 26-28, 2018
Western Location
Mathematics & Science Education Center,
Appalachian State University
151 College Street, Boone, NC
Resources:


NC School Improvement Webpage NC Star Resources
Agenda
DAY 1
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Welcome and Introductions & Agenda
9:15-9:30 NC Star Indicators & MTSS Tier I Instruction Connections with the Development of Local Curriculum
9:30-10:30 School Improvement Tool 4: High Expectations Communicated to All!
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:00 Flipgrid- Share Out
11:00-12:00 School ImprovementTool 5: Elements of a High Quality Curriculum
12:00-1:30 Lunch on your own
1:30-2:00 School Improvement Tool 6: Standards-based Curriculum & Instruction Design Process
2:00-3:30 School Improvement Tool 17: Vertical Teams Develops Curriculum Map
3:30-4:00 Reflection and Wrap-up
HW Assignment: What area(s) in your curriculum would you like to improve? Why? What tools do you need to make this happen?

Day 2
9:00-9:15 Review Reflection Themes
9:15-12:00 RBT Overview/ 4 DuFour Questions
12:00-1:30 Lunch on your own
1:30-3:30 School Improvement Tool 7: Deconstruction
School Improvement Tool 8: Evaluating Learning Targets (Grade-level team)
School Improvement Tool 9: Evaluating Learning Targets (Vertical team)
3:30-4:00 School Improvement Tool 10: Advantages/Disadvantages of Doing the Work Ourselves & Reflection
HW Assignment: Complete Flipgrid reflection to share.

Day 3
9:00-9:15 Review Reflection Themes
9:15- 12:00 School Improvement Tool 11: Assessment for Learning
School Improvement Tool 12: Assessment of Learning
12:00-1:30 Lunch on your own
1:30- 3:45 School Improvement Tool 13: Designed Instruction
3:45-4:00 Reflection/Evaluation/Next Steps