Conway Public Schools

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2014

PARCC Samples

Teachers, students and parents can prepare for PARCC testing with several tools released earlier this spring through PARCC Online. The website includes a practice site with resources, sample items, and a tutorial demonstrating the navigation and tools available on the technology platform.

CurrentNews:

Summer, 2014

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Professional Development

The District PD Calendar is used throughout the regular school year but doesn't provide the summer session detials or registration.

Be sure to register for summer PD sessions on escWorks.

ComingEvents:

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August, 2014

School Begins

Training for new employees will be August 6-8, 2014.

All teachers return for in-service on Monday, August 11.

Students return on Monday, August 18.

Testing Schedules

ACTAAP & PARCC Assessments

Please do not schedule events on testing dates.

ELA & Math CCSS

Resources

Please check the District Curriculum Share Folder for ELA UbD documents and resource materials.

Science & CCSS

Arkansas State Board of Education

The Arkansas State Board of Education has endorsed the use of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) as a basis for the next stage of work in the development of a new K-12 Arkansas Science Curriculum Framework. Committees of Arkansas educators are working to develop middle school pathways and create high school courses.

Social Studies
& CCSS

ADE Resources

ADE has a list of curriculum resources, including Social Studies, to aid all educators in understanding the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and its implementation in Arkansas. Click here to go to the ADE website for more information.

Common Core State Standards

Timeline

2010-2011:

  • July 12, 2010 - Arkansas adopted the Common Core State Standards
  • Assessment on AR Frameworks (Benchmark & EOC)
2011-2012:
  • Implementation of K-2 CCSS
  • Assessment on AR Frameworks (Benchmark & EOC)
2012-2013:
  • Implementation of 3-8 CCSS
  • First Year Field Assessment of CCSS
  • Assessment on AR Frameworks (Benchmark & EOC)
2013-2014:
  • Implementation of 9-12 CCSS
  • Second Year Field Assessment of CCSS
  • Assessment on AR Frameworks (Benchmark & EOC)
2014-2015:
  • Full implementaion of CCSS
  • PARCC Assessment on CCSS for ELA and Math
  • ACTAAP Benchmark for Science Gr 5 & 7, and ACTAAP EOC for Biology

CCSS Information and Resources

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