College Readiness Curriculum

Oakland Early College highlights and features
Michigan Early and Middle College Association March 25, 2011
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

A couple of overarching themes:
this is not exhaustive--goal is to highlight a few salient features ... So much of our college readiness curriculum overlaps into multiple areas ... ... and so much is integrated with the college ... that said:

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Component 1: Academic preparation and alignment
Phase 4: full implementation fully individualized academic pacing and curriculum use of compass and content-specific testing custom designed cns 1100 course as gateway course Focus class and academic success skills courses student success seminars and integrated tutoring integrated multi-level counseling program Embedded and integrated tutoring drop-in math lab, writing lab, power hour informal crosswalking as appropriate--clarity of prereq skills
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Component 2: Non-core content skill development
Phase 4: full implementation custom designed cns 1100 course as gateway course academic success skills and online reflective portfolios mentoring and orientation program development of new content-specific required coursework focusing on wagner’s 21st century skills capstone programs including 13th seminar and internship/externship program cornell notes, office hours, test prep courses and more built into focus courses substantial embedded community outreach internship, externship, more
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Component 3: social maturity development
Phase 4: full implementation mentorship and orientation programs Focus and seminar courses as well as town hall teach-ins and leadership programs capstone programs including 13th seminar and internship/externship program embedded multi-level counseling and related programs student-centered, student-led approach to co-curricular programs integration with college student life emphasis on self- and peer-advocacy power of the site
Wednesday, April 27, 2011