Supervising and Evaluating NGSS Instruction
Instructor: David Wells
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) requires administrators to adjust their expectations around supervision and evaluation. Designed for administrators at all grade and experience levels, this course will:
•Increase participant’s overall understanding of the NGSS and how they are organized and implemented in their own school
•Increase participant’s understanding of Project Based Learning and how it can be implemented in their school
•Expand participant’s knowledge of unit and lesson planning that will close achievement gaps and help students use Project Based Learning to master the NGSS
•Increase participant’s knowledge of observation tools such as Danielson’s Framework and Marshall’s Mini-Observation model.
The required texts (either online or provided as part of the course) are:
The Framework for Teaching Evaluation Instrument, 2013 Edition: The newest rubric enhancing the links to the Common Core State Standards, with clarity of language for ease of use and scoring, Charlotte Danielson (free download)
Translating the NGSS for Classroom Instruction, 2013, Rodger W. Bybee, Ph.D.
Rethinking Teacher Supervision and Evaluation: How to Work Smart, Build Collaboration, and Close the Achievement Gap, 2013, Kim Marshall
Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning, 2015, John Larmer, John Mergendoller and Suzie Boss.
For: Vermont Educators – 3 credits through St. Michael’s College
Location: ONLINE – EDU 2.0
Cost:$415.00 (includes 3 credits plus materials)
The Vermont Professional Learning Network (PLN)
Providing professional learning opportunities for Vermont educators in Common Core State Standards and Instructional Leadership through a partnership with the Vermont Agency of Education