Ventana School - Documents for DOWNLOAD


ASSESSING 21ST CENTURY SKILLS

August 7 & 8 Agenda (pdf)

PowerPoint Slides (.mov)

T-Chart (pdf)

Comprehensive List of 21st Century Skills (pdf)

Assessment RUBRIC Template (pdf)


INTEGRATING CURRICULUM WITH BIG QUESTIONS (AUGUST 29)

The Association Tool® Tutorial

PowerPoint Slides

Reading: National Education Commission, The Prisoners of Time (1994)

Reading: Teaching With The Big Ideas

Reading: Grant Wiggins, What Is A Big Idea?

Reading: Edwin Ellis, Theresa Farmer, Jane Newman, Big Ideas About Teaching Big Ideas, Teaching Exceptional Children (2005)

Reading: Joanne Olson, Concept Focused Teaching, Science and Children, (2008)

Sample BIG QUESTIONS K - 8

Sample BIG QUESTION Ideation

Big Question Template

Draft Kindergarten Yearly Plan

Draft First Grade Yearly Plan

Draft Second Grade Yearly Plan

Draft Third Grade Yearly Plan

Draft Fourth Grade Yearly Plan

Draft Fifth Grade Yearly Plan

Draft Sixth Grade Yearly Plan

Sample Upper Grades (3-6) Product Rubric


DESIGN THINKING

DesignThinking(PowerPoint).pdf

_Design_Challenge_Rubric_K-2.pdf

_Design _Challenge_Rubric_3-5Grade.pdf

_Bullis_D-Think_Template_Teachers.pdf

_Bullis_BLANK_ChallengeTemplate.pdf

Curriculum Integrated Design Challenges (pdf)

Kindergarten - Citizenship

1st Grade - Pet Safety

2nd Grade - Car Seat

3rd Grade - Indian Artifact

4th Grade - California Tour (Landforms)

5th Grade - Shopping With Parents/Kids