This page includes training materials, templates, and resources used in the Arts Education Content Sessions for the NCDPI RttT Summer Institutes 2012.

Agenda - Day 1

Agenda - Day 2



General Overview


Arts Education leaders will receive continued training on the NC Arts Education Essential Standards along with three and one/half hours of facilitated team time with an overall focus of “Addressing Student Needs in an Era of New Content Standards” in preparation for full implementation of the standards in the 2012-13 school year.

At the end of this institute, participants will:

  • Learn about DPI resources and tools to support the initiatives within the RttT Grant
  • Deep dive into the CC and/or NCES in order to meet the learning needs of all students
  • Continue to refine, develop, and plan for the deployment of the new NCSCS across the LEA
  • Understand the new assessments and accountability model

4 questions:

  • What do we want students to learn? (SI 2011)
  • How will we know if they have learned it? (SI 2012 – Data Literacy)
  • How will we respond when they don’t learn it? (SI 2012 – Connecting to Serve All Students/RTI)
  • How will we respond when they already know it? (SI 2012 – Connecting to Serve All Students/RTI)

Learning Strands: (embedded throughout)

  • Data Literacy
  • Connecting to Serve All
  • Digital Literacy

Focus Questions:

  1. How does arts education prepare students to be future ready?
  2. How do the arts connect to other content areas?
  3. What are the implications for meeting the needs of all learners as related to arts education?
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Overall Institute Agenda