Standards Aligned System

The Standards Aligned System (SAS), developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, is a comprehensive, researched-based resource to improve student achievement. SAS identifies six elements that impact student achievement: Standards, Assessments, Curriculum Framework, Instruction, Materials & Resources, and Safe and Supportive Schools. Schools and educators across Pennsylvania are supported in their efforts to implement SAS by the development of a state-of-the-art portal.

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December 3-5, 2017

PDE’s SAS Institute, Innovative Students…Innovative Educators, is scheduled for December 3 – 6, 2017, at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center. This year’s Institute will feature George Couros, author of “The Innovator’s Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity.“ With the overarching theme of innovation, sessions on December 4 and 5 will focus on the following:

  • Classroom Innovation - giving students a voice, choice and autonomy; where the teacher becomes a leader and facilitator (versus boss of the classroom and feeder of content).
  • Leadership Innovation - leadership that influences others to move towards positive results.
  • Technology Innovation - “…learning the technology is not the innovation; it is what you do with it that becomes “new and better” which embodies the innovation we seek.”

December 6, 2017

A Personalized Learning half-day session will offer attendees the opportunity to do a virtual tour of schools awarded personalized learning grants last year. Schools include Central York Middle School, Hydetown Elementary School, North Montco Technical Career Center, Warrior Run High School, Indiana Junior High School, and Everett Area Elementary School.

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Innovative Students. . . Innovative Educators

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