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Objectives for this presentation: Recognize when collaboration is needed; review the structure and flow of collaboration; identify skills to use when the collaborative process breaks down PLC Model for Hybrid Course Development Angela Durant-Tyson Instructional Coordinator
What does the CTE classroom of the early 20 th Century...
..have in common with the CTE classroom of the early 21 st century?
Innovation & Change ! Access to web-based content /curriculum/collaborators Increased Emphasis on Relationships, Partnering, and Soft Skills Problems-Based Learning Collaborative Approaches Small Learning Communities
But, in the Race to keep Pace with todays technology and digital learners....
Many teachers are at a Generational Disadvantage....
And all this technology sometimes seems to just ADD to My WORK !
Why focus on Teacher Professional Development? Research shows that each dollar spent on recruiting high-quality teachers and deepening their knowledge and skills nets greater gains in student learning than any other use of an education dollar. (Ferguson, Greenwald, Hedges, & Laine as cited in Darling-Hammond, 1997)
In a learning by doing environment... effective teachers are always modeling the skills they expect learners to master
SKILLS rated MOST IMPORTANT by over 400 U.S. employers : Teamwork / Collaboration Professionalism / Work Ethic Oral and Written Communication Information Technology Application Higher-Order Thinking / Problem Solving source: Southern Regional Education Board
The Professional Learning Community Work collaboratively Focus on Learning, not Teaching Hold ourselves accountable for results
Professional Development Facilitated through PLCs Not an event or series of events but a Process of Continuous Improvement,
Evidence of Higher-Order Thinking Peers exchange ideas Participants are responsible for their own learning Social interaction and acceptance is generally high Self-confidence and personal satisfaction increases Learning becomes needs, interest, and curiosity-based Relevant discussions on important issues are the norm
Empower Leadership Teams Top-down support for bottom-up success
To train 150 teachers to utilize Blackboard LMS grade book and create at least one hybrid/blended course
A national benchmark for online course design Quality Matters (QM) is a leader in quality assurance for online education and has received national recognition for its peer- based approach to continuous improvement in online education and student learning. https://www.qualitymatters.org/
The Process… Quality Matters Certification Identify Power Users Create Training Materials Train the Trainer Logistics and Implementation Feedback
In a time of accelerating change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists. Eric Hoffer
120 Teachers Trained 56 Received Online Teacher Certification 69 Received APPQMR Certification
Warm: Best PD Ever!! Why dont you all do this more often? Cool: Have the QM training after the Boot Camp, so we have a chance to modify our courses. Having it on Friday made us realize what needed to be corrected and made for more work.
Objectives for this presentation: Recognize when collaboration is needed; review the structure and flow of collaboration; identify skills to use when the collaborative process breaks down Questions?
Objectives for this presentation: Recognize when collaboration is needed; review the structure and flow of collaboration; identify skills to use when the collaborative process breaks down Angela Durant-Tyson Instructional Coordinator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org