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KYAE Common Core Standards PD Materials, Units 1-4

Welcome to KYAE Skills U's professional development materials for standards-based instruction focusing on the KYAE Skills U Common Core Standards. Scroll down to see Unit 2, 3 and 4.

 

Unit 1: English Language Arts

Unit 1 introduces program directors and their instructors to the Common Core State Standards and their connection to adult education and literacy.

Introduction to Facilitator's Guides: Understanding the Standards We Teach -- English Language Arts (1,030K PDF)

Unit 1: English Language Arts Program Directors' Orientation

Unit 1A: English Language Arts Learning Communities -- Unpacking the Components of Standards

Unit 1B: English Language Arts Learning Communities -- Aligning Resources to Standards

Unit 1: English Language Arts Coaches' Orientation

 

Unit 1: Mathematics

Unit 1A: Mathematics Learning Communities -- Unpacking the Components of Standards

Unit 1B: Mathematics Learning Communities -- Aligning Resources to Standards

Unit 1: Mathematics Coaches' Orientation

 

Unit 2: English Language Arts

Unit 2 prepares adult educators to design units of instruction through a lead-standards approach, develop lessons for their units and conduct a lesson study.

Introduction to Facilitator's Guides: Translating Standards into Curriculum: The Lead-Standards Approach (2,145K DOCX)

Unit 2: English Language Arts Program Directors' Orientation -- Translating Standards into Curriculum
Unit 2A: English Language Arts Learning Communities -- Translating Standards into Curriculum
Unit 2B: English Language Arts Learning Communities -- Translating Standards into Curriculum
Unit 2: Directors' Debriefing Meeting -- Translating Standards into Curriculum

 

Unit 3A: Focus on Assignments -- Working Together to Improve Teaching and Learning, Formative Assessment

In Unit 3A, KYAE emphasizes the need for ongoing formative assessment throughout a lesson.

 

Unit 3B: Focus on Assignments -- Working Together to Improve Teaching and Learning

Unit 3B, Focus on Assignments, utilizes the Critical Friends model to encourage instructors to examine each other’s everyday assignments and the resulting student work to determine standards alignment.

 

Unit 4: Observing Standards-In-Action

Unit 4, Observing Standards-in-Action, helps program administrators create a visible presence in their classrooms, enabling them to recognize the components of good standards-based instruction.