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CaMSP October 2014 Newsletter

Request for Project Online Resources

Public Works is requesting all Cohort 10 Projects to send their projects' links to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.who will include them on the Cohort 10 Resources page. They have received a number of links. Several examples of Cohort 10 sites are listed below.

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Making Hippos Dance: Implementing NGSS in the Classroom

Rebecca Hite's article highlights the monumental challenges implementers of NGSS face. She provides thoughtful ideas on where to begin to transform current curriculum into one that is aligned to the NGSS.

 

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Computer Science Update

  1. AB 1539: Content standards: computer science
    1. Requires the Instructional Quality Commission to consider developing and recommending to the SBE, on or before July 31, 2019, computer science content standards for kindergarten and grades 1-12, inclusive, pursuant to recommendations developed by a group of computer science experts.
    2. AB 1539 is available at http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201320140AB1539

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Formative Assessments: The Digital Library

The Smarter Balanced Assessment System has three components: the Summative Assessments, designed for accountability purposes; Interim Assessments, designed to support teaching and learning throughout the year; and the Digital Library, designed to support classroom-based formative assessment processes.

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Science Assessment: The Next Generation

Performance Expections, blended knowledge, performance assessments, and clustering test questions around a main idea are a few of the topics in this article.

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