New on the Standards & Resources Site


The Arts
  • Behind the OSPI-Developed Assessment tab:
    • OSPI-Developed Performance Assessments have been added for dance, music, theatre, and visual arts.

Health and Fitness
  • Behind the OSPI-Developed Assessment tab:
    • The new OSPI-Developed Assessment "My Friend Morgan" has been added.

Educational Technology
  • Behind the OSPI-Developed Assessment tab:
    • OSPI-Developed Assessments - Designed for the elementary, middle and high school grades, they integrate science, math, health, English language arts, social studies and the arts. K-2 teachers can take advantage of a simplified checklist. Classroom activities are well guided, easy to use and come equipped with a comprehensive inventory of free and low-cost digital resources.

The Integrated Environmental and Sustainability Learning Standards
- Stories from the Field -
  • Behind the Instructional Support tab:
    • Stories from the Field: Examples of Integrated Environmental and Sustainability Education - To support the implementation of K-12 Integrated Environmental and Sustainability Education Learning Standards, OSPI solicited examples from teachers across the state of what it looks like when students are engaged in integrated environmental and sustainability education. These "Stories from the Field" represent real lessons, units, extensions, projects, and programs across grade levels and in different subject areas.

Be sure to take a look at:

Math
  • Behind the Instructional Support tab:
    • Additional Mathcasts, which are short screencasts that explain and solve mathematical problems, have been added.
  • Behind the Assessment tab:
    • Updated test and item specifications have been added.

Science
  • Science connection links to the Math standards

Social Studies
  • Behind the Instructional Support tab:
    • Links to the Tribal Sovereignty Curriculum


Don't forget these handy features for all content areas...
 
    Search by Topic: This tool makes it possible to search the standards by skill and grade level/grade band to identify which standards contain specific skills. By selecting a grade level/grade band or several grade level/grade bands, it is then possible to enter a specific skill and view all the standards that contain that skill. Look for this icon:
   
 
    Find Key Content Documents: Look for this icon in the green box to the right to access key content documents:
   


Coming soon:
   
  • More Educational Technology OSPI-Developed Assessments
  • Science instructional support materials