Two Maps to streamline Lesson Planning
Concept Driven Plan Editing from ALCA on Vimeo.
In Arch, concept and standards maps provide a key role in greatly simplifying the day-to-day process of aligning concept and standards elements to lesson plans and student work.
Watch the video above to discover how a teacher can quickly reflect on their planned instruction and the students' coursework modifying it as needed to match the plan's concept and standards maps. Discover how one can easily vet out how specific content vocabulary and skills are being applied to the planned activity while also having quick access to map-specific resources to include in that activity.
Day to day engagement of concept and standards mapping (at least in Arch) simplifies the process of alignment in very pragmatic ways across planning, student coursework, instructional strategies, and the assessments being used.
Concept Mapping! What is it?
Concept Mapping within Arch identifies concepts essential for students to master to ensure learning of identified standards. It also streamlines the process of aligning these concepts to standards, units, lesson plans, assessments, and portfolios. First, concept mapping combines:
Second, once the concept maps have been created, you can now use these maps to streamline your day-to-day planning, instructional, and assessment practices while enhancing overall quality of these practices.
The 2016 Summer EOI test data has now been finalized, completing the finalization of all 2015-16 OCCT test data. ALCA will be contacting member school districts with instructions on how to upload their Summer data into Arch. Non-member school districts interested in analyzing their test data in Arch’s Comprehend data management system may contact ALCA at 580.227.1007 for details. Check out the Arch video below to see what Comprehend can do for you!