Welcome to the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment site! I will continue to build out this site with updated information on all CIA and proficiency-based happenings here at RSU #10. Thanks for dropping by.
I’m headed into my third year as the RSU #10 Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. As always things continue to change in the CIA world. MDOE has approved new standards in science and social studies , so we’ll be looking at both content areas. We’ll be assessing proficiency-based practices this year. As a district… Continue reading About
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires all states and LEAs to provide an annual report card to inform stakeholders about the progress of students and schools on indicators of student achievement, graduation rates, status of ESEA accountability and information on fully certified teachers information… Continue reading ESEA Assurances
Trust the Magic of Beginnings The best time of the year is the start of school. New beginnings, a fresh start, and here we go. Educators and students both have new attitudes, a summer worth of change (and maybe growth), and they are able to tackle the new year different from the way they left… Continue reading It’s the Start of School!
Well, it’s that time of year again, when Maine Department of Education (MDOE) releases Elementary, Secondary Education Act (ESEA) report card as required by the U.S. Department of Education and Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Now that’s a whole lot of acronyms for one sentence. What does this mean? Basically that the state has to… Continue reading ESSA & Assurances
2017-18 Testing Results Each year the state requires students in grades 3-8 and in their third year in high school to take a state assessment. The test is administered in March and the results are shared in November. The state testing data for 2017-18 is in and open to the public. The link is at… Continue reading State Data
Here are a couple of questions I hear from parents — How do you know what is required on a student project or what will be on an assessment or what an assignment will cover? Also, how do I know how my child’s done on a test? The answer to all those questions is —… Continue reading Measuring Student Success – Rubrics