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Module One: Leadership Development

Core Leadership Team (PDF)
Iowa Core Flyer (PDF)
Iowa Core Overview (PDF)
Iowa Core - Session 1 (PPT)
Leadership Processing Chart (DOC)
Skills and Behaviors of Leadership Team Members (PDF)
Vision and Guiding Principals (PDF)

Module Two: Setting the Stage for Change

Frayer Poster (PDF)
Iowa Core - Session 2 (PPT)
Leading Schools: Distinguishing the Essential from the Important Article (PDF)
Teaching for Understanting Definition (PDF)
Teaching for Understanding (PDF)

Module Three: Characteristics of Effective Instruction - Assessment
Intro to Self Study

Alignment Basics (DOC)
Assessments 'of' and 'for' Learning (PDF)
Carousel Cheat Sheet (DOC)
Carousel Poster (DOC)
Curriculum Definitions (DOC)
District Self Study Guide (DOC)
Ferreting Out Formative Assessment (DOC)
Iowa Core Implementation Plan Framework (PDF)
Leadership Module 3: Implementation Plan Framework (PPT)
Leadership Module 3: Introduction to Content Alignment (PPT)
Mathematics Core Content Standards and Benchmarks - Algebra Example (DOC)
Overview of District Self Study (PPT)
Screening Assessment Definition (DOC)
Vocabulary Words (PDF)

Module Four: Characteristics of Effective Instruction - Rigor and Relevance/Essential Concepts and Skills

Characteristics of Effective Instruction and Assessment (PDF)
Deep Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge (PDF)
Essential Concepts and Skill Sets (DOC)
Essential Concepts and Skill Sets (PPT)
Iowa Core - Session 4 (PPT)
Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum (PDF)
Video Reflection (PDF)

Module Five: Characteristics of Effective Instruction - Student Centered Classrooms and Teaching for Learner Differences/Professional Development Plan

Characteristics of Effective Instruction Definitions (PDF)
Creating Learner Centered Schools: Dreams and Practices (PDF)
Implementation Plan Recording Procedures (PDF)
Iowa Core - Session 5 (PPT)
Student Centered Classrooms (DOC)
Vignette Document (DOC)
Vignette Form (DOC)

Module Six: 21st Century Skills

21st Century Skills Inventory - grades 3-5 (DOC)
21st Century Skills Inventory - grades 9-12 (DOC)
21st Century Skills Presentation (PPT)
Debriefing Questions for Video Clips (DOC)
Linking the Implementation Plan to the Observation Guide (DOC)

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