Systems

Align

  • Roadmap to Success: A Curriculum Mapping Primer
    Details the basics of curriculum mapping and has links to additional resources. (SYS.A.1, SYS.A.2, SYS.A.3, SYS.A.4)
  • Seven Reasons for Standards-Based Grading
    One teacher presents seven reasons for replacing point-based grades with a standards-based system. (SYS.A.3, SYS.A.5, SYS.A.1, SYS.A.2)
  • AchieveTexas
    AchieveTexas promotes the combination of rigorous academics with relevant career education to provide a context for learning and to increase students’ motivation to learn. Programs of study have been developed to represent a recommended sequence of coursework based on a student’s interest or career goal. (SYS.A.4, SYS.A.5)
  • AP Vertical Teams and College Readiness
    Rice University’s Center for College Readiness facilitates customized district training for vertical teaming including core competencies of vertical teams and additional resources. (SYS.A1, SYS.A.2, SYS.A.3, SYS.A.4)
  • High School/College Alignment
    EPIC’s site that has links to different studies looking at how well high schools prepare students to be ready for college. (SYS.A1, SYS.A.2, SYS.A.3, SYS.A.4)
  • Significant Discussions: A Guide for Secondary and Postsecondary Curriculum Alignment
    Details the steps in aligning secondary and postsecondary curriculum. (SYS.A1, SYS.A.2, SYS.A.3, SYS.A.4)

Diagnose

  • National High School Center
    Tool enables schools and districts to identify students who may be at risk of dropping out of high school and to monitor these students’ responses to interventions. (SYS.D.1, SYS.D.2)
  • Career Cruising
    Career Cruising is an online career guidance and planning system that allows individuals to investigate careers, explore education and training options, take interest inventories, and build their own portfolio.
  • Time Management
    PowerPoint Presentation that can be utilized by classroom teacher/counselor to teach the importance of time management and strategies to achieve that end. (SYS.D.3)
  • Managing Your Time
    Offers keys to successful time management with several handouts on how to plan, develop a calendar, and has several templates, videos, and links to assist in time management. (SYS.D.3)
  • AchieveTexas
    AchieveTexas promotes the combination of rigorous academics with relevant career education to provide a context for learning and to increase students’ motivation to learn. Programs of study have been developed to represent a recommended sequence of coursework based on a student’s interest or career goal. (SYS.D.3, SYS.D.4 )
  • Standardized Occupational Components for Research and Analysis of Trends in Employment System (SOCRATES)
    SOCRATES can be used to perform a regional labor market analysis to generate lists of Targeted Industries and Targeted Occupations. (SYS.D.4)

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