1.) The final version of Central’s INSTRUCTIONAL EXPECTATIONS FOR 2011-12 (Shael's memo I referred to on Thursday) can be found at: http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/2241ED97-5B93-43BE-BD6F4B7C372DAFC7/0/201112InstructionalExpectations_FINAL.pdf

2.) The current sample performance tasks (in literacy and math) and accompanying units (known as “Common Core State Standards bundles”) are available at: http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/CommonCoreLibrary/Work/default.htm. Our performance task work has greater complexity than this but these are aligned to the Common Core.

3.) The Common Core State Standards in their entirety can be found at: http://www.corestandards.org/.

4. Professional Development Calendar

Readings - Updated as of 11/19/11


Teams - Revised for March/April - teams will stay as is for February

Observation Tool

5. NYSED: http://usny.nysed.gov/rttt/teachers-leaders/practicerubrics/Docs/Teachscape_Rubric.pdf

6. For those who attended the Rubrics' workshop, here are the Rubrics Examples Allison gave us.