Types of Instruction
mASD
Content Knowledge
Coaching
Curriculum
100

Direct instruction - Teacher explains or demonstrates

True or False?

True

100

What year was the mASD ORIGINALLY slated to open?

2018-2019 SY

100

What does the acronym IPG stand for?

Instructional Practice Guide

100

Who created the impact cycle?

Jim Knight

100

What is the district's math curriculum for grades K-5?

EnVision Math

200

Name one of the parts of a lesson plan? What does it mean OR give an example.

a. Anticipatory Set: Attention getter

b. Objectives: Should be clear and focused – It is what the students should be able to do by the end of the lesson.

c. Teaching: The teacher provides the information, and then models expectations.

d. Guided practice: Students demonstrate what they have learned with supervision by the teacher.

e. Checking for Understanding: The teacher questions students to check see if they grasped the concept before proceeding to the next level of learning.

f. Independent practice: Once students have an understanding, they can be given more practice for reinforcement.

g. Closure: Closure is essential At the end of an activity to help students reflect on what they have learned, its purpose, and meaning. Closure helps students draw conclusions and apply what they have learned. Closure lends to a sense of achievement. Students should be able to answer the question, “What did I learn and what does it mean to me today?”

200

True/False

Team building exercises will be a part of every PLC?

True

200

True/ False?

Are the IPGs an evaluative tool?

False. They are developmental.

200

What are the stages of the impact cycle?

1. identify

2. learn

3. improve

200

What is the ELA curriculum for grades K-5?

myView

300

In teacher‐centered methods, the teacher’s role is to present the information that is to be learned and to direct the learning process of students. Students then practice what they have learned. For example, with lectures, the teacher provides information, and students learn by listening.

What type of instruction is this an example of?

Lecture 

300

What is the mission of the mASD?

The Mississippi Achievement School District is committed to providing an educational experience worthy of consumption.

300

Which math domain is unique to kindergarten?

Counting and Cardinality

300

Who is the author of the Art of Coaching?

Elena Aguilar

300

What is the district's math curriculum for grades 6-12?

enVision Math
400

What is mental modeling? Give an example

Assists students in managing their own learning by modeling a problem-solving technique

400

Name two of the mASD's core values.

Accountability, commitment, integrity, teamwork, and compassion.

400

What are the shifts in ELA/literacy? Explain Each.

1. Complexity: Practice regularly with complex text and its academic language.

2. Evidence: Ground reading, writing, and speaking in evidence from text, both literary and informational.

3. Knowledge: Build knowledge through content-rich nonfiction.

400

True/ False?

Coaching is confidential and founded on trust?

True

400

What is the district's ELA curriculum for grades 6-12?

myPerspectives


500

Name at least three types of instruction.

Lecture 

Cooperative Learning 

Discovery Learning 

Whole group discussion 

Demonstration 

Simulation 

Labs

Inquiry 

Project based learning 

Local experts 

Field trips 

Question and answer 

Mental Modeling 

500

What are the 4 Big Rocks of the mASD?

1. Strengthen early literacy and numeracy.

2. Laser-like focus on Tier 1 Instruction.

Just "In Time" Interventions

3. SEL (Leverage a trauma-informed instructional approach by ensuring that our current rhythms anchor on the Trauma-Informed guiding principles.)

4.Mobilize Families and Community Partners

500

What are the shifts in Mathematics? Explain each.

1. Focus strongly where the standards focus.

2. Coherence: Think across grades and link to major topics within grades.

3. Rigor: In major topics, pursue conceptual understanding, procedural skill and fluency, and application with equal intensity.

500

What does PLC stand for?

Professional Learning Community

500

What is the district's socials studies curriculum?

We currently have not adopted one. 

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