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Meeting Minutes - March 7, 2017

March 7, 2017

For a PDF version of the below minutes, please click here. 

Location

Issaquah Valley Elementary – Portable 6, Monday, February 27, 2017, 7:30am – 2:30pm

Attendees

Issaquah High  Holly Beaird 
Liberty High Diane Allen
Skyline High Christine Wieland
Maywood Middle Bree Chang
Pine Lake Nicole Ray
Maywood, Admin Jason Morse - AB
Maywood, Special Education           Shannon Pullins 
TLS, Admin Dawn Wallace
TLS, Science TOSA          Lena Jones
TLS, ELL Tricia Cecil
TLS, Ed Tech Valerie Buck

- Please Bring: laptop or similar, Biology Adoption Binder

Agenda

  • Goals for the day:
    • 9a to 10a: SEPUP Lab-Aids Presentation
    • 10:15a: Google Expeditions with Valerie Buck
    • Use the EQUIP rubric to assess texts and resources
    • Select materials to field test
  • “High School Biology Materials Selection Charter” updated 10/18/2016
    • Consensus model: 80% of the team must agree.
      • 80% of the team must be present
      • 5 classroom biology teachers must be present
  • Google Expeditions
    Google Expeditions graphic
  • Selection for Field Testing
    • SEPUP Science and Global Issues Biology - Blue
    • HMH Dimensions Biology – Green
    • Miller Levine Biology - Parrot
  • Field Testing Planning

         Schools      First Second Third
    MMS      HMH Dimensions      SEPUP Miller Levine
    ISHS
    SHS
    Miller Levine      HMH Dimensions      SEPUP
    LHS
    PLMS
     SEPUP Miller Levine      HMH Dimensions    
  • Any field testing sequence at BLMS, IMS, or PCMS will depend on available materials.

New Materials Today:

  • Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life
    • Cengage, 2016
  • Biology: The Dynamic Science 4e
    • Cengage, 2017
  • HMH Science Dimensions Biology:
    • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (student edition today, teachers editions released Thursday)
  • Repeat: Neighboring Districts (information below)
    • Requested Kendall/Hunt Insights in Biology 12/9/2016
      • Text available online. Have not received printed edition
  • Handouts:

Neighboring District Curriculum

District Curriculum  Link 
Mercer Island Biology (Holt-McDougal, 2012) by Stephen Nowicki
link is no longer active http://www.hmhco.com/shop/education-curriculum/science/secondary-science/holt-mcdougal-biology
Lake Washington Biology Houghton Mifflin (2015) Teacher ISBN: 978-0-547-68772-8 Student ISBN: 978-0-547-68779-7
link is no longer active http://www.hmhco.com/shop/education-curriculum/science/secondary-science/holt-mcdougal-biology
Everett BSCS Biology: A Human Approach with additional resources  
https://k12.kendallhunt.com/program/bscs-biology-human-approach-fifth-edition
Highline BSCS Biology: A Human Approach with additional resources (specifically notes that book checkout is optional)
https://k12.kendallhunt.com/program/bscs-biology-human-approach-fifth-edition
Snoqualmie Valley           BSCS Biology: An Inquiry Approach Levels 1, 2, 3 
https://k12.kendallhunt.com/program/bscs-science-inquiry-approach
Seattle District Developed http://spsbiology.pbworks.com/w/page/74555582/SPS%20Biology
Auburn District Developed  http://www.auburn.wednet.edu/cms/lib03/WA01001938/Centricity/Domain/49/Biolog yPowerStandards_2012-2013.pdf 
Tahoma District Developed  
Federal Way District Developed "NGSS Life Science" Using NGSS Standards - realigned to NGSS Life, NGSS Earth, etc 
Bellevue District Developed “Biology”, then IB or AP
 
Renton Insights in Biology, 2nd ed. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt, 2007 
https://k12.kendallhunt.com/program/insig hts-biology-2nd-edition
Shoreline Insights in Biology, 2nd ed. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt, 2007 
https://k12.kendallhunt.com/program/insig hts-biology-2nd-edition
Northshore Insights in Biology, 2nd ed. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt, 2007 
https://k12.kendallhunt.com/program/insig hts-biology-2nd-edition
Kent Integrated Sciences and then AP, IB, or UW Biology 

Mukilteo Kendall Hunt A Human Approach Biology
http://www.kendallhunt.com/ahumanapproach/
Edmonds Pearson Biology https://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com/snpapp/login/PsnLandingPage.jsp?showLandingPage=true 
Riverview Prentice Hall • Biology
http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/ind ex.cfm?area=view&wcprefix=cbk&wcsuffix= 9999