Writing

Writing (2014) 

 

2012 & 2013

Curriculum and Instruction

Evidence Links

Demonstrator 1: 
Student Access:
All students have equitable access tohigh quality curriculum and instruction.  Full implementation of a writing curriculum encompasses reading, speaking, and listening opportunties.

 
Demonstrator 2:  
Aligned and Rigorous Curriculum: An aligned and rigorous curriculum provides access to a common academic core for all students as defined by state standards.  
 
Demonstrator 3:  
Instructional Strategies: All teachers implement instructional strategies that provide quality experiences, variety of activities, and access for all students.  
 
Demonstrator 4: 
Student Performance: All students have access to an aligned and rigorous curriculum, where instructional strategies are of high quality and inclusive, resulting in student performance at a consistently high level. 
 
Formative and Summative Assessment  
Demonstrator 1: 
Assessments: Teachers use mutliple formative and summative assessment processes to inform, guide, develop and revise instructional strategies and curriculum to enhance student learning and achievement. 
 
Demonstrator 2: 
Expectations for Student Learning: 
Teachers communicate consistently high expectations and use common standards for student learning in writing. 
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Professional Development and Support Services   
Demonstrator 1: 
Opportunity: 
Professional development opportunities are planned with teacher learning needs in mind, and in response to data available about teacher practice and student learning. 
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Demonstrator 2: 
Participation: 
Teachers participate in writing-specific professional development designed to meet their needs. All teachers participate in professional development focused on 21st century skills. 
 
Administrative/Leadership Support and Monitoring  
Demonstrator 1: 
Policies and Monitoring: School Leadership  establishes and monitors implementation of policies, provides adequate resources, facilities, space, and instructional time to support high quality writing instructional programs. 
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Demonstrator 2: 
Principal Leadership: 
Principals are the primary leaders of all writing efforts and support teacher leadership through shared and distributed leadership strategies and actions.