Rocking the Regents: Analysis and Instruction for the New York State English Regents

Teachers College Columbia University

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Teachers College Columbia University

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This course aims to support teachers who are preparing students for the English Regents to better understand the design of the exam, locate the leverage areas and use relevant data points to develop targeted instruction for students performing at all levels.

By the end of this course students should be able to:

  • Identify the components of the exam and the skills that make the test difficult for some students
  • Analyze data from the exam and use the data to inform targeted instruction
  • Implement dynamic instructional strategies based on student needs and track progress
  • Engage in an online community of other English Teachers who can share ideas and resources

Introduction the English Regents

History of the exam and the values embedded in the test, and the stakes for not getting the passing grade.

Reading the Regents

In-depth analysis of the exam’s three parts: Reading comprehension, Argument Essay, Literary Response

Digging into the Data

Analysis of the Scoring Guides, Rubrics, and Conversion Charts and Student Data Reports

Designing Targeted Instruction

Developing a targeted plan of support for students with different needs through backwards design of macro and micro skills, utilizing the A++ Framework: Access, Agency & Authority

Classroom Instruction & Monitoring Progress

Developing methods for classroom instruction utilizing differentiated instruction and formative assessments to track progress over time.

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Roberta Lenger Kang

Dr. Roberta Lenger Kang serves as Initiative Director for the Center for the Professional Education of Teachers at Teachers College, Columbia University, which advances global capacities in teacher education, research and whole school reform. Roberta has been a high school English teacher, a curr...

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