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2016-2017 GHS Quick Links

AESOP Leave Request Budget Spreadsheet (2016-17) General Fund CANVAS Log-In CANVAS Help Guides E2 Log Infinite Campus (Teacher Edition) Infinite Campus (Student & Parent Portal) Infinite . . .

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2016-2017 Evaluation Materials

Track I Evaluation Materials (Complete) *   Track I IPDP *   Track I Mid-Year Reflection *   Track I IPDP End of Year Summary *   Pre-Observation Form *   Post-Observation Reflection . . .

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2016-2017 Professional Development Resources

Faculty Meeting/Professional Development Agendas:  August 19, 2016 September 12, 2016 October 3, 2016 October 28, 2016 January 9, 2017 February 6, 2017 November 7, 2016 ( AIW:  Scoring . . .

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2016-2017 AIW Resources for Scoring Instruction

Pre-Instruction Reflection Instruction Rules of Thumb Instruction Feedback Form

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Resources to Support Construction of Knowledge

CONSTRUCTION OF KNOWLEDGE: Skilled adults in diverse occupations and participating in civic life face the challenge of applying basic skills and knowledge to complex problems that are often novel or unique. To reach an adequate . . .

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Resources to Support Elaborated Communication

ELABORATED COMMUNICATION: Accomplished adults in a range of fields rely upon complex forms of communication both to conduct their work and to present its results. The tools they use — verbal, symbolic, graphic, and visual . . .

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Resources to Support Value Beyond School

VALUE BEYOND SCHOOL: Students make connections between substantive knowledge and public problems or personal experiences they are likely to have faced or will face in the future. Lessons can have value for students beyond simply achieving . . .

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Resources to Support Higher Order Thinking

HIGHER ORDER THINKING: Higher-order thinking requires students to manipulate information and ideas in ways that transform their meaning and implications, such as when students combine facts and ideas in order to synthesize, . . .

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Resources to Support Depth of Knowledge and Conceptual Understanding

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE AND CONCEPTUAL UNDERSTANDING: Knowledge is deep when it focuses on a concept, theme, or problem central to an academic, professional, or applied discipline. Deep knowledge reflects complex understanding of these . . .

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Resources to Support Substantive Conversation

SUBSTANTIVE CONVERSATIONS: Talk is about concepts, themes, and problems in the discipline and includes higher order thinking such as making distinctions, applying ideas, forming generalization, or raising questions, not just the . . .

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Intervention Ideas for Struggling Students

Avoids assignments & tasks Does not complete assignments during classtime Does not finish assignments because of reading difficulties Does not interact wtih peers Does not interact with teachers Does . . .

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