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Henry Work Folder


August 23, 2018

May 11, 2018


February 9, 2018


  • Updates on Empower & Science Matrix 
  • Delivery of instruction self reflection activity
  • Professional learning growth reflection
  • Next steps after considering data gathered

Empower update

Science Flexible Curriculum

Results of delivery of instruction self reflection activity

Professional Learning Growth Reflection Activity

Snowball activity:

Overall, what is the most notable change or shift in the capacity (knowledge and skills) at your school since starting the journey with CL?

At your school, what resource and/or professional opportunity has been the most instrumental for acquiring new knowledge and skills essential for success in the CL environment?

Complete the next step reflection on the work plan

Dates discussion: 

  • Road Show
  • TIE conference
  • MCL Summit




November 10, 2017




Tracking student learning - a look at a possible tool

Confirming the Depth of Learning

DOK Posters.jpg


September 15, 2017


What does authentic learning look like?

 Authentic Learning topics:

  • Project Based Learning
  • Objective Development – Student Project Development

Development time and share out


What does authentic learning look like? Chalk Talk - small group, whole group

Authentic Learning Topics - Project Based Learning



Explore the following Project Based Learning project resources. Select one that interests you and use the Essential Project Design Checklist to evaluate the project. Be prepared to share with your table.

Planning the Hook

Do: Fill out Hook in the Collaborative Planning Guide

Next Steps: Planning Document Initiation (calendar/project design guide)

Step by Step Guide to the Best Projects

What If........ students developed their own projects based on objectives you set before them?

Project Based Learning books in TIE Reads!

Learner Agency Update:

April 7 - 8:30-2:00

Summer Curriculum Redesign Event

How to Assess in a Customized Learning Environment

Formative Versus Summative Assessment

"How did formative assessment inform your instruction or decisions this week?"

Formative Assessment:

Three Important types of assessment:

March 24

How to Assess in a Customized Learning Environment


  • Defining Mastery
  • Marking and Grading Practice Discussion
  • Formative versus Summative Assessment
  • Exploring Assessment Strategies
  • Creating Rubrics, Checklists, and Student-Self-Assessments

Stephanie Reaching the Point of No Return

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

Rick Wormeli - Defining Mastery

PDF - Read pages 10-12

What are you willing to accept as evidence of mastery?

PDF - Read pages 13-17

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

The New Evolution Charts

Grading Practices

Structural Rebuild Team

January 20, 2017

Link to shared folder

Survey Data discussion

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

Day 1 - Morning

Introduction and discussion of Customized Learning

Introduction to CustomizedU

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 - Praise and its Affect on Student Growth

Mindset Resources for the classroom

How Can Students Learn from Failure?

The Gift of Failure

Constructive Feedback and Re-Do's

Stories of Famous Failures

Famous Failures


Other Resources for Implementing Mindset in the Classroom


Growth Mindset Feedback Tool


Mindset Coach

PDF Reader for Mindset Coach

Sherry's Pinterest Board