SCHOOL LIBRARIES @ THE CORE!MASL Fall Conference 2013
LEAD HIGH-LEVEL, TEXT-BASED DISCUSSIONSMake sure questions are grounded in the text, and that students refer to the text when respondingSource: Eye on Education - 5 Things Every Teacher Should be Doing to Meet the Common Core State Standards
FOCUS ON PROCESS, NOT JUST CONTENTProvide students the opportunity to discover information on their own
FOCUS ON PROCESS, NOT JUST CONTENTEmphasize the learning process in the context of research emphasis on short, focused research projects, develop independence using print and digital resources
CREATE ASSIGNMENTS FOR REAL AUDIENCES AND WITH REAL PURPOSEUse real audiences and give students more authentic experiences
TEACH ARGUMENT NOT PERSUASIONVery distinct difference argument requires logic and reasoning based on sound research and evidence
INCREASE TEXT COMPLEXITYFor choosing text look at qualitative, quantitative , and reader and task considerations, raise the level of content by using multiple sources and exposing students to multiple perspectives
DISCUSSION QUESTION:What do you see as your role in the implementation of the MD. Common Core State Curriculum in your school?
Creating sound persuasive arguments with evidenceReading comprehension strategiesEffectively using primary and secondary sourcesReading and analyzing complex textsReading and comprehending informational text in all content areasIowa Association of School Librarians, Rita Martens of the Iowa Department of Education, Nudging Toward Inquiry Blog, Kristin Fontichiarohttp://www.schoollibrarymonthly.com/curriculum/Fontichiaro2011-v28n1p49.html
CC EXPERTRESOURCE EXPERTISETECHNOLOGY LEAD PDFOUNDATION IN MULTIPLE LITERACIES/PROJECT BASED LEARNINGYOUR Role!
E/LAMATHSTEM LITERACY IN HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES& SCIENCE/TECHNICAL SUBJECTSWhere are we TODAY?
5.0 Share Findings/Conclusions: Students will be able to follow an inquiry process to share findings/conclusions in an appropriate format to support written, oral, and multimedia information products and evaluate the products and the processes in an ethical manner.
4.0 Interpret Recorded Data/Information: Students will be able to follow an inquiry process to interpret recorded data/information to createnew understandings and knowledge related to the information need in an ethical manner.
6.0 Appreciate Literature and Life-long Learning: Students will be able to demonstrate an appreciation of literature and multimedia as areflection of human experience and use the inquiry process for life-long learning.
School Libraries @ the Core! - Resource Links
Jay Bansbach, Program Specialist School Librariesjbansbach@msde.state.md.us