Beresford Structural Rebuild March 5, 2019 12:30-4:00

Beresford Planning Team document

  • Building Updates—Vision Tab

  • Review 2018-19 Plans

  • Establish 2019-20 Goals


Future Planning

Instructional Day Reflection

Beresford Middle School February 13, 2019 1:30-3:30

Assessment Showcase

bring at least 2 examples of assessment beyond the traditional assessment suite

Assessment article: Assessing Online Learning


Student Ownership

Flexible Curriculum Development


Beresford Implementers January 15, 2019

CEU request

Choice Boards

State Library resources: access update—GeoIP!! No barcode /password needed for at home access!

ELA/Math Progressions

Mitchell (elementary) Resources

Master report card

Growth Report Card

Math Progressions Fractions

ELA Rubric

ELA Progression

Harrisburg Resources

Math Continuum


We are using the Daily 5 and Café structures

10 day plan

Posters (SOP’s etc)

SD DOE Disaggregated Standards

Math: 2018 new disaggregated standards

ELA new 2018 disaggregated standards

Beresford Structural Rebuild November 13, 2018 12:30-4:00

Beresford Planning Team document

  • Building Updates—Vision Tab

  • Review 2018-19 Plans

Instructional Day Reflection

Grading video

  • Discussion

Future Planning

Beresford Implementers October 3, 2018 2:15-4:00 PM

Midterm Progress letter

C2D2 Look Fors

Instructional Day Reflection


  • Streamable Learning

  • Freckle

  • OpenEbooks is a free service for qualifying schools. One needs to sign-up to get an access code for each learner. OpenEbooks provides access to high quality ebook content with unlimited access; learners can check out content for 56 days before needing to check it out again.

    1.      How to sign-up

    2.      More information and eligibility; for example, schools who are Title 1 or Title 1 eligible are eligible to sign-up for OpenEbooks.

    3.      Here’s the catalog so you can see what books are available.

Beresford 2nd Grade October 3, 2018 8:30-12:00 pM

Customized Learning Continuum

Empower/Planning Instruction

Beresford Elem Implementers Friday AM Aug 31

 Backward Map for Customized Learning


Learner Reflection Video

Example of Geometry Choice board

Example of Reflection Using Padlet in Math

Student reflection examples

Example with reflection starters

FlipGrid for student reflection | Guide

Grading from the Inside Out

Chap 5 - Reassessment

Video for Parents

Lennie Recommendations for this year: 

  • Utilized Julie's extensive knowledge on OER and content development/choices

  • Utilize Julie's extensive knowledge on digital skills and how they apply to CL

  • Utilize Julie's extensive knowledge on primary sources and how they become powerful in a CL environment

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

8:45-12:00 Implementers (Elementary & MS/HS)

Customized Learning

Flexible Curriculum

Coding and Makerspaces



Reflection on the Day


1:30-3:00 2nd Grade Implementers

Customized Learning 101


  • Empower videos from Harrisburg

    • Travis Lape from Harrisburg has created a series of videos explaining how Empower works from both the teacher and student view


Wednesday, April 11, 2018

10:30-1:00 MS/HS--meet with implementers individually

1:00-4:00 Elementary

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

9:00-noon--meet with implementers individually

1:15-2:30 info session for K-2



Plan for another day....



January 24, 2018 Implementers

December 7, 2017 Structural Rebuild

Five Levers chapter 4

What does customized look like? Instructional Day Reflection







Nov 1, 2017 Implementers

Empower walk-through 4 stages: matrix, rubrics, lists, descriptors

Grade level demos of Empower

Discussion on proficiency scales vs progress scales; competency vs standards-based

Oct 4, 2017 All Staff 6-12


Focus on Marking and Grading Practices

Curriculum Redesign

Sample Math Report

May 3, 2017 Implementers

Review of TIE Conference/Visits/LMS

Review of workplans

Beresford Folder

Contributing to Flexible Curriculum

Flex curriculum: choice board (Josh video) 



April 20, 2017 Structural Rebuild Planning

Beresford Folder

Assessment Article

Parent Survey Sample

Parent Videos

Standards Evolution

What do we want to see longterm (fall 2018):

  • Elementary

  • MS/HS

Where do we need to be next school year to achieve the longterm?


March 28, 2017 Implementers

Standards Evolution

  • Math

  • ELA

  • Using Flexible Curriculum

    • what instruction will be needed to get to mastery?

    • how is instruction going to be delivered?

    • what formative assessment will be used?

    • what will be used as final affirmation?

Learner Agency




February 22, 2017 Implementers

Update on Standards Evolution and Flexible Curriculum work: Curriculum Redesign

Update on Learner Agency

Flexible Grouping


Structural RebuildDec 6, 2016

Beresford Folder

What are your perceptions of what Customized Learning means?

Five Levers Book

Levers discussion

(PDF Reader for PDF Version) 

WBW Home

First look at Weight-bearing Wall process:
1) What could you do (different from current practice) if the WBW is no longer in the way?
2) Identify barriers that prevent you from doing this today.
3) What ways  could you reduce/eliminate barrier?

Work Plan Development

Parent Survey Sample