26 October Common Core State Standards and Diverse Urban School Students: Using Multi-tiered Systems of Support. October 26, 2018 By Christine Prusha Education & Professional Development Multi-Tiere System of Supports, Common Core works, MTSS 0 What Is MTSS? A Multi-Tiered System of Supports is the term used to describe an evidence based model of education that employs data-based problem-solving techniques to integrate academic and behavioral instruction and intervention. This integrated instruction and intervention system is provided to students in varying levels of intensities- or tiers-based on student needs. This needs-driven decision-making model seeks to ensure that district resources reach the appropriate students (and schools) at suitable levels of quality and concentration to accelerate the performance of ALL students. The Council of the Great City Schools is the only national organization exclusively representing the needs of urban public schools. Founded in 1956 and incorporated in 1961, the Council is located, in Washington, D.C., where it works to promote urban education through legislation, research, media relations, instruction, management, technology, and other special projects. https://www.cgcs.org/domain/146 Related Omaha Middle School, High School and College Students Explore How Travel Changes A Person March 12 A MUST READ! The students filed into classrooms to listen to stories from around the world... EDUCATING FOR A DIVERSE DEMOCRACY Teachers and Parents Check This Out: Classroom resources, professional development, magazines and publications. Gilmore: Consultant helps OPS principals tap their wellspring of power November 27 Nice article about how we are enhancing the education of our students Explore Omaha's Hidden History Making Invisible History Visible is an Omaha Public Schools project that focuses on studying minority history and the contributions minorities have made both to the city of Omaha and the state of Nebraska. Classroom Example of Teaching Complex Text: Butterfly Butterfly Video: A 10-minute video of a New York City kindergarten ELL classroom illustrating Lily Wong Fillmore’s technique for ensuring that all students can access complex text using academic vocabulary and build confidence in the use of complex sentences as they study the metamorphosis of butterflies. Reconstructing Curriculum The program curriculum will consist of intensive reading, discussion, class lectures, video presentations, group presentations, and lesson plan writing. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.