NC Standard Course of Study has been completely overhauled and new standards are to be implemented in classrooms beginning in 2012-13. These online resources are designed to help teachers pattern their instruction and classroom student assessments to the state's newly adopted curriculum.
Transylvania County Schools is providing professional development in these new standards. Professional development will be implemented through face-to-face meetings and online modules and activities.
Every effort is being made to provide opportunities for administrators and teachers to participate and collaborate in professional development while learning the new standards.
The TCS overall implementation and training plan includes:
Transition Year (2011-12): Knowing our standards and planning to implement. By the end of this year teachers will:
Implementation Year (2012-13): Refining our curricula, sharing best practices, developing common pacing and benchmark assessmentCommon Core / Essential Standards: A one stop shop with links to resources such as new standards, crosswalks, and assessment information
Sample Session 1 Training Materials for CC-ES