2015-16 High School Registration Meeting December 5, 2014 Review of Agenda & Resources O Agenda O Intranet Registration Page O Parking Lot O Q&A ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? New Information & Issues Credit by Demonstrated Mastery O Students should register as if not earning credit O Central Services will notify high schools of rising 9th grader CDM credits O Schools make needed schedule changes late April/May CPR Graduation Requirements Brian Glendenning Grading Scale & Weighting O SBE Policy GCS-L-004 O Impacts 2015-16 entering 9th grade students O Shifts grade scale to 10 points O Shifts course weights to .5 for Honors and 1.0 for AP/IB O Currently will not require new course codes; will be separated in the master schedule by sections. Q&A ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Refreshers High School Credits in Middle School O Important to ensure that students are in the course code that carries high school credit. O Spanish I: Go ahead and put them into the HS Credit Course Code then remove students who do not receive credit. Rising 9th Grade Course Recommendations O Schools can download their spreadsheet from Quickr (Student Lists / 2014-15 / …) O Schools send spreadsheets to Brian Pittman; Student names will be resorted by high school assignments High School Content Area Course Sequencing & Updates Arts Education Liz Droessler Arts Education REPEAT CREDIT O All Arts courses may be repeated for credit … O Including Honors Level O Except Advanced Placement Arts Proficiency-based Courses Progression now based on demonstration of proficiency No longer “seat time” Course titles reflect the proficiency level O O O O Beginning Intermediate Proficient (Honors) Advanced (Honors) Arts Placement Placement assessments O Consistent tools shared district-wide O Professional judgment with proper documentation Teacher Recommendation High School English Language Arts Sara Overby English Language Arts Course Changes African American Literature and African American Literature (Honors) Creative Writing I and Creative Writing I (Honors) Cultural Media Literacy and Cultural Media Literacy (Honors) Name Change Competency Intervention Reading becomes Reading Competency English Language Arts Using English Elective Courses for Intervention and Enrichment English Language Arts Intervention Integrated Reading Sheltered English (ESL) ____________________ Academic English with SIOP Academic English with ICR Introduction to HS Writing Structured Writing Reading Competency ______________________ SAT/Reading Prep Study Skills Academic English I, II Enrichment AP English III, IV (IB English III, IV) Advanced Forensics Advanced Research and Forensics Leadership in Media I, II Speech Honors Creative Writing Honors Newspaper Honors Yearbook Honors Argument Theory and Practice _________________________ English I, II Honors Speech I, II Creative Writing I, II Newspaper I, II Yearbook I, II Mathematics Sonia Dupree Anna Jackson New 4th Math Course Essentials for College Mathematics (ECM) O SREB Math Ready curriculum O Recommended for students who struggled with Math I, II, III (low C or D) O Accepted by UNC System for MAR O No NCFE, but DPI expects that the teacher’s Standard 6 is populated by another NCFE or the Math I EOC O Schools may choose to replace AFM with ECM or offer both ECM Curriculum O Unit 1: Algebraic Expressions O Unit 2: Equations O Unit 3: Measurement & O O O O O Proportional Reasoning Unit 4: Linear Functions Unit 5: Linear Systems of Equations Unit 6: Quadratic Functions Unit 7: Exponential Functions Unit 8: Summarizing & Interpreting Statistical Data Decision Tree for 9th Grade Math Placement Currently taking Math 8 Currently taking Math I Pattern of Level I or low Level II on Math EOGs Pattern of mostly Level II on Math EOGs and Level II or III on 7th grade EOG Pattern of mostly Level III on Math EOGs and Level III or IV on 7th grade EOG Pattern of mostly high Level III or Level IV on Math EOGs and Level IV or V on 7th grade EOG Pattern of mostly Level III on Math EOGs and Level III or IV on 7th grade EOG Pattern of mostly high Level III or Level IV on Math EOGs and Level IV or V on 7th grade EOG Fundamental Math I & Introductory Mathematics Introductory Mathematics Foundations of Math I (Math IA) & Math IB Math I (onesemester) Special Topics in Math & Honors Math II Honors Math II Currently taking Math II Honors Math III New Math Options Chart Both singleton and paired CTE courses Pairs of CTE courses = 1 math credit Several new CC courses & previous CC courses that are now accepted by the UNC System for MAR Other Math Notes O Algebra II for credit recovery available through spring 2015; after that, students should either use math substitution process or take both Math II & III O Students coming from traditional pathway with Alg I/Geom or Alg I/Alg II credit strongly recommended to take both Math II & III – otherwise there will be significant gaps Other Math Notes O New/revised 4th Math courses expected to launch in 2017-18 O Repeating a course for credit can be a helpful option for rising 9th graders who took Math II or III and struggled Social Studies Abby Stotsenberg Social Studies O Recommendations for honors courses O American History/APUSH Debate AP Audit O Shared as Google Spreadsheet O Please edit as progress is noted Program Updates English as a Second Language Steve West Changes in Course Descriptions O Reflect the language of: O The Language Instruction Educational Program (LIEP) O Comprehensive, Moderate, Transitional O WIDA’s Performance Definitions O Listening/Speaking and Reading/Writing Rubrics O English Language Proficiency Levels • W-APT/ACCESS Scores Changes in Course Descriptions Changes in Course Descriptions * Formerly known as ESL Resource Tutoring • Re-Focus the course to address the academic language and skills needed for success in the content classes rather than a time to re-teach content. *ELLs = English Language Learners English as a Second Language Key Scheduling Information O Student Placement: O Should be made based upon individual student need. O Proficiency level of the students for placement in each course is a general guideline O Revised course descriptions will assist in appropriate placement of ELLs English as a Second Language Freshmen Placement: O 9th grade students should take the same level of ESL in high school that they took in middle school. O Collaboration with the ESL teachers (both middle and high school) is highly recommended for appropriate placement of ELLs. Step-Up Meeting O What: Collaborative meeting where elementary, middle and high school ESL teachers will exchange student information in an effort to improve the transition for ELLs. O When: May 4, 2015 (8:30-4:30) O Where: Crossroads II, Room 1400 O Who: Middle School ESL Teachers – All Day Elementary ESL Teachers – A.M. High School ESL Teachers – P.M. Magnet Program Tamani Powell EXPLORE MAGNETS! TITLE TITLE HERE HERE Office of Magnet andSubtitle Curriculum Here Enhancement AUTHORS NAMES HERE, AUTHOR NAME, AUTHOR NAME Programs K-12 Magnet Program Pathways Office of Magnet and Curriculum Enhancement Programs Leadership & Technology Gifted & Talented International Baccalaureate www.wcpss.net/magnet [email protected] Center for Leadership & Technology •Emphasizes leadership and character development, along with engaging technology applications •Access to: •Project Lead the Way Engineering •Project Lead the Way Biotechnology Research and Development • Cisco Networking Academy •New Tech Project-Based Learning •Digital Arts Career Focused Learning Community •FIRST Robodog – Robotics competition team Office of Magnet and Curriculum Enhancement Programs www.wcpss.net/magnet [email protected] Gifted & Talented •Multiple, daily electives foster in-depth study across disciplines and support a customized educational experience •Expanded visual and performing arts offering •Extensive accelerated course offerings (Honors, AP, IB) •Opportunity to earn an International Baccalaureate Diploma •Offer courses in 9 World Languages Office of Magnet and Curriculum Enhancement Programs www.wcpss.net/magnet [email protected] International Baccalaureate •Emphasizes community service to promote international understanding and responsible citizenship •Begins study of foreign language or second language in kindergarten •Opportunity to receive the International Baccalaureate Diploma at the high school level Office of Innovative Programming www.wcpss.net/magnet [email protected] Magnet Application Process Magnet School Application - January 26 – February 5, 2015 O Online only – available January 26 O Parents create parent account O May identify up to 3 magnet programs – rank order choices O Notification in parent account February 19th Magnet Selection Process O Aligned with Magnet Objectives O Siblings always have highest priority O To create diversity – priority for students living in a area considered as high performing O To fill schools – priority for students in overcrowded school O Pathway– priority for students with magnet status and base students following their program pathway O Applicants assigned a number randomly O Points added according to priority O May apply for Early College without losing Office of Magnet and Curriculum Enhancement Programs www.wcpss.net/magnet [email protected] Frequent Answers O Rising kindergartners or students new to Wake County register at base school – January 15, 2015 O O Magnet application dates – January 26 – February 5, 2015 O O Online application, link at WCPSS.net beginning on January 26th You may apply to up to 3 magnet programs O O Students must be active and have an student identification number to apply for a magnet or an early college You will be able to rank them first choice, second choice, third choice When you apply, you will apply to the school that hosts that program for your address O Use the address look-up link on the Student Assignment page to identify schools that serve your address O Incoming siblings of magnet students are guaranteed a seat if they apply on time O Selection process also includes priorities for students living in High Performing areas, over-crowded schools or students with prior magnet status O If all students in a residence (siblings) cannot be selected, then none are selected O Any student not selected for their first choice school is placed on a waitlist. O Even if you are selected for your second or third choice O There is no decline option – once a student is selected for a school that school becomes their assigned school. To attend a different school or return to base, they must apply during the early or final transfer rounds O There are no test or performance requirements to apply to a magnet program however students interested in the AIG Basics program at the middle school level must be AIG identified prior to submitting an application. Office of Innovative Programming www.wcpss.net/magnet [email protected] WEB www.wcpss.net/magnet EMAIL [email protected] PHONE 919-431-7355 Career & Technical Education David Wehbie Agricultural Education O Considerations for Scheduling: O Horticulture II needs to be scheduled in the Spring semester on the block schedule due to the growing season and availability of plant material needed to teach the required curriculum. Family & Consumer Sciences O Name Changes: o Apparel and Textile Production I o Apparel and Textile Production II (available for Honors credit) O Delete Course: o Apparel III- Design (Honors) Business, Finance, and IT New Prerequisites: BD10 Multimedia and Webpage Design - Microsoft Word & PowerPoint is now a prerequisite for Multimedia and Webpage design New Courses: BP40 Computer Science Principles (will be offered for AP credit beginning 2016-2017 school year) Computer Science Course Sequence: BP40 Computer Science Principles BP10 Computer Programming I BP12 Computer Programming II 2508 AP Computer Science Family & Consumer Sciences O Considerations for Scheduling: • Early Childhood Education I & II- must be scheduled between 9:30-1:30 if using yellow busses to transport students to internship. • Foods courses that require the use of the lab / kitchens should have daily access to the lab facility. • Foods class size should be capped at 4 students per kitchen station (most facilities have 5 kitchens) to maintain safety, sanitation, and ensure the ability to deliver the curriculum. • ProStart- Please notify CTE Central services if you will be adding this program at your school. • Teen Living class size should be capped at 25. This course has sewing and foods labs experiences as part of the standard curriculum. Health Science O New Course: Biomedical Technology II This course focuses on: o Genetics, o Neurobiology, o Sleep disorder and biological rhythms, o Bioethics, the evolution of medicine o Use of technology to study cellular and molecular biology. The curriculum was developed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essentials standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences. Health Science O Consideration for Course Offerings O Pharmacy Technician – o Teacher must have the Pharmacy Technician Certification to teach. o CTE will only support a maximum enrollment of 10 students per school. ($299 per student) o Offered to seniors during the spring semester. O Health Science II- needs to be capped at 20 students due to required CPR certification and to provide the clinical job shadowing experience that is a part of the honors requirements for the course New Automotive Courses Helping Students Concentrate Academic Year Student Entered High School 2015-16 What Career Cluster Do I Use? 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 Use This Document Clusters Document in Excel, October 2014 Clusters Document in Excel, October 2014 Clusters Document in Excel, October 2014 Clusters Document in Excel, October 2014 Cluster Transition (Word doc) https://sites.google.com/a/wcpss.net/cte-updates/ Q&A ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Collaboration Session NCVPS Summer Options O Parents will have to get approval from their assigned high school on the Dual Enrollment form. O The should not expect approval for any course that is offered at the school. Q&A ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? The End.