August 20, 2019 8:30-12:00


June 3-7, 2019 9:00-3:00 Learning Progressions Work

Video: Customized Learning at Beresford

Learning progressions

-TIE review

-elementary learning progressions

-what standards to identify for Edgemont

April 23, 2019 6:30-8:00 PM Structural Rebuild

March 14, 2019 8:00-12:00

Sample Math Report (OneDrive)

reflection questions:

  • What is it that shows us they haven’t achieved mastery

  • What do we report on this learner who is working on it but not there yet?

Report card samples

Report card reflections


Edgemont Standards work

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August 20-21, 2018 8:00-4:00



May 8, 2018 6:30-8:00 PM Structural Rebuild

Edgemont CL Planning Document

Instructional Day Reflection


March 23, 2018 8:00-12:00

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Edgemont CL Planning Document

  • Review Work Plan

  • Update classes taken

  • Number of students impacted by CL

Edgemont Learner Agency Implementation

  • Check-in--how's it going?

Instructional Day Reflection


July 10-12, 2018 Watertown: Curriculum Redesign

January 12, 2018 8:00-12:00

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Introduction: Google Proof, Learner Agency and Assignments

Learner Agency--Application


Mastery is....   My students are literate in my subject when they........

Rick Wormeli - Defining Mastery

What are teachers in the Field saying about Mastery and Assessment?

PDF - Read pages 10-12

Do: Create your Mastery Statement (blue cell)

PDF - Read pages 13-17

Do: What are you willing to accept as evidence of mastery? (green cells)

Bea video

Do: Homework, report cards, recommendations (orange cells)

Formative Versus Summative Assessment

Activity: Formative Assessment Strategies

Fair Isn't Always Equal - Rick Wormeli

Wormeli Symbaloo

Three Important types of assessment:

  • Portfolios

  • Rubrics for tasks, projects, products, and presentations

  • Student self-assessment



October 27, 2017

Edgemont Planning Team Document

Edgemont CL Planning Document

  • Review Work Plan

Sign-up to meet this afternoon

Grading Practices

Curriculum Redesign

Sample Math Report

Learner Agency

Edgemont CL Planning Document

  • Update Implementer tab (name/email)

  • Implementer tab: update courses

  • Reflection


August 30, 2017 6:30-8:00 pM

Structural Rebuild Meeting

Edgemont Folder

Edgemont CL Workplan

  • What do you plan to do this year? (what are you working on for this year?)

  • What does the planning team need to look at to make a plan for next year?






Professional Learning

March 24, 2017

Learner Agency

Learner Agency Resources

Math Standards Evolution


What is the difference between equality and equity?

What is the difference between equality and equity?

Higher Order Thinking

Webbs doc

Webbs Planning Chart

Joshua Schmidt

Subscription e-resources: direct access inside school and barcode/password access at home. Will bring barcode and password for your school
South Dakota State Library e-resources(complete listing)
Specific resources to look at today:
SIRS Discoverer (K-8+)
SIRS Issues Researcher (6-12+)

Free resources
CK12 (heavy math and science, adding others all the time) (K-12)
Gooru (varied lessons K12)
OpenEd (was all free; purchased by ACT, some premium)
Khan Academy (heavy math and science)
Learn Zillion (math and ELA) (elementary)

Structural Rebuild

March 6

Link to shared folder

Report out on Gayville-Volin visit

Workplan (Using Workplan tab of the planning document.)

  • Develop Outcome Statements and Activities

  • Apply timelines and who's responsible

  • Data for monitoring and evaluating

  • Quality control

Professional Learning

January 13, 2017


Growth Mindset: The Brain is Malleable

Ownership of Learning

4 Simple Ways to Let Students Drive Their Own Learning


Webb Levels PDF

Planning Documents

Marking and Grading Practices

Seven Strategies for Assessment of Learning


Rick Wormli - Defining Mastery

Open Education Resources


November 7 - Structural Rebuild

Link to shared folder

Examine Teacher and Parent Presurvey Data

Reflection Process (Using process page from planning document, reflect individually first, then develop a team focus.)

  • What does this survey tell us that we didn't know already?

  • What implications does this have for professional development?

Levers discussion

  • How can we make sure our work goes beyond tweaking a structure and impacts instruction and student learning?

First look at Weight-bearing Wall barrier process

1) What could you do (different from current practice) if the barrier is no longer in the way?
2) Identify barriers that prevent you from doing this today.
3) What ways  could you reduce/eliminate barrier?

First for 9-Month School Year

Now choose two more from the WBW Home page and do the process twice. (May be in groups or one group, depending on planning team size.)

Workplan (Using Workplan tab of the planning document.)

  • Develop Outcome Statements and Activities

  • Apply timelines and who's responsible

  • Data for monitoring and evaluating

  • Quality control

What is the difference between equality and e

What is the difference between equality and e

October 28, 2016 - Face-to-Face with Staff

Logan LaPlante

Learner Agency

Learner Agency Handout


Mindset Quiz



Mindsets and Equitable Education


IN what areas do you think we have a fixed mindset? or growth mindset?

Carol Dweck


In a fixed mindset, people believe their basic qualities, like their intelligence or talent, are simply fixed traits. They spend their time documenting their intelligence or talent instead of developing them. They also believe that talent alone creates success—without effort. They’re wrong.

In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment. Virtually all great people have had these qualities.


How Can Students Learn from Failure?

The Gift of Failure

Constructive Feedback and Re-Do's

Stories of Famous Failures

Famous Failures




Sherry's Pinterest Board