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Educational Services is committed to facilitating learners who intentionally grow through the application of a full range of Depth of Knowledge (DOK) consistently across all subject areas.

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Updated! Taking a Running Record (Video)

Print out the Conventions for Taking a Running Record Document and follow along with the updated Taking a Running Record Video. The purpose of this video is to be able to practice when and how to use the conventions of a running record.


Conventions for Taking a Running Record (Doc)
Taking a Running Record (Video)


New! Short Term Independent Study Resources

Ed Services has compiled Short Term IS (online) resources to support teachers for days 1-10.


The main content areas for TK-1 are Reading, Writing, Math, PE and Reading Foundational Skills. For grades 2-6, the main  content areas are Reading, Writing, Math, Science and Reading Foundational Skills.

In addition, ready-to-use Jamboard activities have been provided for Math and word study. Thinking Maps in google docs have also been provided. Links to the templates and video overviews are below for your reference. Please reach out to your OSICC or Support Specialist for questions.


Grades TK-1 (Days 1-5)
Grades TK-1 (Days 6-10)

Grades 2-6 (Days 1-5)
Grades 2-6 (Days 6-10)


Video Overview TK-1st 

Video Overview 2nd-6th


December PD Opportunities

 Check out the link below to view the professional development being offered this month by our department.

Ed Services December PD


New! VESD Focus Standards

Over the course of 2020-21, as negotiated, the Assessment and Reporting Committee identified Focus Standards which are to be implemented in 2021 and beyond.  Benchmark assessments starting in 2021-22 will assess the Focus Standards (TK-K will continue their agreed upon assessments and 1-2 will continue Running Records as benchmarks for ELA). Check out the link below for a full breakdown of the Focus Standards for grades TK-6.

VESD FOCUS STANDARDS TK-6


New! VESD Units of Study

Check out the link below to view the all new, updated VESD ELA Units of Study:

Updated VESD Units of Study

VESD Units of Study Informational Video


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