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Instructional Services Division (ISD)

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District Professional Development Calendar

Welcome! The Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment team has planned Professional Development to support implementation of the California Common Core Standards. Staff may access Blackboard to view the PD calendar for the year. 

Seven District Goals for Instruction: All Subjects, Pre-K - Grade 12

1. Continuum of Cognitive Rigor – Depth of Knowledge

  • Instruction and assessment at all Depth of Knowledge levels
  • Students engage in cross-curricular learning activities and integrated performance tasks that embed the 3 R’s: 

    Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships

2. Literacy in All Content Areas

  • Reading and writing strategies taught in all content areas
  • Appropriately complex and rigorous reading material in all classes
  • Students respond to questions, citing evidence from text
  • Students write argumentative and informative essays, citing evidence from text and additional resources

3. Mathematics for Conceptual Understanding and Procedural Fluency

  • Essential Learning Standards
  • Explicit connection to the 8 Math Practice Standards
  • Students engage in performance tasks and assessments to demonstrate a progression of mathematical skills & reasoning

4. Instructional Lesson Design reflects the 4 C’s: Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, & Creativity

  • Collaborative Structures
  • Layers of Facilitation
  • Gradual Release of Responsibility (GRR)
  • Next Generation Learning
  • Essential Understanding and Questions

5. Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)

  • Equity and Access
  • Behavioral and Academic RtI
  • Onboarding
  • Restorative Practices

6. Career Technical Education Pathways (CTE)

  • College and Career Readiness (CCR) exploration and preparation
  • Instruction emphasizes 21st Century workplace skills:
    • 7 Survival Skills: Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Adaptability, Entrepreneurship, Communication, Accessing Information, Creativity

7. Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math (STEAM)

  • Integration of STEAM in Math/Science instruction to prepare students for college and career success in STEAM fields

 

 

 

Instructional Division

Dr. Judy A. Fancher, Ed.D.
Asst. Superintendent
Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment PreK-12

Hacienda La Puente USD
15959 Gale Avenue
City of Industry, CA 91745
Tel: (626) 933-3806