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Welcome to the Fidelity Process Session 1 October 10, 2011 Western Region WRESA.

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1 Welcome to the Fidelity Process Session 1 October 10, 2011 Western Region WRESA

2 Process Planning Activity An Opportunity to Self-Assess 2

3 Activity: Stoplight Sort Individually rate your LEA/Charter Come to consensus Record consensus on Google doc Whole group share – celebrate and communicate 3

4 Celebrate and Communicate 4

5 Evaluating Professional Development Revisiting Thomas Guskeys work 5

6 Activity: Table Talk Review professional development evaluation samples Discuss items which provide meaningful data to help inform future professional development in your LEA/Charter 6

7 Activity: Table Talk PD Evaluation Methods Focus group conversations Walkthroughs PLCs Anecdotal notes Suggestion box Informal conversations Surveying students Guskey Levels Level 2 Participants learning Level 3 Organization support and change Level 4 Use of new knowledge and skills 7

8 BREAK! 8

9 A Model Approach to Implementing the New Standard Course of Study Looking at the Instructional Technology Standards 9

10 Instructional Technology Specialists Contact Information Region 1Region 5 Amber Bass-GodfreyOuida Myers Region 2Region 6 Deborah GoodmanCathy Mathews Region 3Region 7 Cynthia SartainMelanie Honeycutt Region 4Region 8 Julian Nichols-WilsonMary Lou Daily 10

11 Future-ready Students for the 21 st Century Every public school student will graduate from high school, globally competitive for work and postsecondary education and prepared for life in the 21 st Century. ~State Board of Education Guiding Mission 11

12 Activity: Information and Technology Standards 1.Each group receives a packet of clarifying objectives from the Sources of Information strand. 2.Order these clarifying objectives across grade levels (K-12) = vertical progression 3.Verify your work with the IT Essential Standards document. 12

13 20th Century Classroom21st Century Classroom Time-basedOutcome-based Focus: memorization of discrete factsFocus: what students Know, Can Do and Are Like after all the details are forgotten. Lessons focus on the lower level of Blooms Taxonomy – knowledge, comprehension and application. Learning is designed on upper levels of Blooms – analyze, evaluate, and create Textbook-drivenResearch-driven Learners work in isolation – classroom within 4 walls Learners work collaboratively with classmates and others around the world Teacher-centered: teacher is center of attention and provider of information Student-centered: teacher is facilitator/coach Little to no student freedomGreat deal of student freedom Fragmented curriculumIntegrated and Interdisciplinary curriculum 13

14 Harness Your Students Digital Smarts 14

15 Harness Your Students Digital Smarts 1.How does this teacher respect the needs of 21 st Century learners? 2.How is she an example of a 21 st Century educator? 3.How do students in the video demonstrate the 4 Cs? 4.What types of literacies did you observe in this video? Why are they important? 5.How does the teacher create an environment that requires students to think critically? 6.How does this teacher prepare students to be globally competitive? 15

16 Harness Your Students Digital Smarts 16

17 North Carolina Description Future Ready Graduate Future Ready Elementary Student (Nicky) 17

18 The P21 Framework Student Outcomes Support Systems 18

19 P21 Student OutcomesN.C. Future Ready Graduate Critical thinkersCritical Thinker Problem solversEffective Problem Solver Good communicatorsEffective Communicator Good collaboratorsStrong Team Contributor Information and technology literateLiterate consumer of media Flexible and adaptableSelf-directed Responsible Worker Innovative and creativeCreative/Innovative Thinker Globally competentKnowledgeable Global Citizen Financially literateFinancially Literate Citizen 19

20 Life and Career Skills Flexibility and AdaptabilityInitiative and Self-directionSocial and Cross-cultural SkillsProductivity and AccountabilityLeadership and Responsibility 20

21 Learning and Innovation Skills CreativityCritical ThinkingCommunicationCollaboration 21

22 Information, Media and Technology Skills Information LiteracyMedia Literacy Information, Communications, and Technology (ICT) Literacy 22

23 Core Subjects and 21 st Century Themes Core Subjects: ELA, World Languages, Arts, Mathematics, Economics, Science, Geography, History, Government and Civics. 21st Century Interdisciplinary themes embedded into the core subjects 23

24 21st Century Interdisciplinary Themes Global Awareness Financial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial Literacy Civic LiteracyHealth LiteracyEnvironmental Literacy 24

25 Activity: See the IT and 21 st Century Skills 1.In grade-level groups (Elementary, Middle, or High), review a lesson plan that integrates technology. 2.Identify the alignment with the NC Essential Standards for Information Technology. (Provided for some) 3.Identify how the plan aligns to the NC Future- Ready Graduate skills. 4.Make suggestions for 1-2 alternatives for this plan to further align with NC Future-Ready Graduates. 25

26 Activity: MILE Guide Self-Assessment Survey 26

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28 S.M.A.R.T. Goals A short formative assessment 28

29 S.M.A.R.T Can you identify the meaning of each letter in the SMART Goal acronym? –Discuss at your table –Identify each term

30 How many did you get right? 30

31 How many did your team get right? A.1 of 5 B.2 of 5 C.3 of 5 D.4 of 5 E.5 of 5

32 Team Consensus ABCD We dont know how or if SMART Goals guide work in our district. We hope that SMART Goals are used to guide work in our district. We believe that SMART Goals are used to guide work in our district, but cant identify a specific example. We can identify (and quote) a specific SMART goal that guides work in our district. Which Column Best Describes Your Teams Knowledge?

33 SMART Goals guide our work A.Dont Know B.Hope C.Believe D.Know

34 Teacher Understanding If ten teachers in your district were randomly selected and asked what they know about SMART Goals, how many would have a deep understanding?

35 How many teachers would have a deep understanding? A.1 or 2 B.3 or 4 C.5 or 6 D.7 or 8 E.9 or 10

36 LUNCH! 36

37 Analyze Resources and Needs 37

38 Activity: Brainstorm What has your district already done or planned to do to update and align district resources to the expectations of the new standards since Summer Institute? 38

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40 Activity: Give one, get one 40

41 Team Time – Guiding Questions Which of the resources does your team already have? What did you see that could be useful for your team? How do these resources fit into your teams current PD implementation plan? Which resources should be the priority for your team? 41

42 Reflective Learning Organizations Culture Professional Learning Communities Continuous Improvement Data Literacy 42

43 Activity: Brainstorm Characteristics of a Reflective Learning Organization 43

44 Building a Reflective Learning Organization Systems Thinking Personal Mastery Mental Models Shared Vision Team Learning 44

45 PLCs Culture Continuous Improvement Data Literacy 45

46 Culture "School culture is the set of norms, values and beliefs, rituals and ceremonies, symbols and stories that make up the 'persona' of the school. ~Dr. Kent Peterson Culture 46

47 Culture Read the article titled, School Culture Triage. Complete the School Culture Triage Tool individually according to the directions on page 133. Discuss the results at your table. 47

48 Continuous Improvement Collaborative conversations call on team members to make public what has traditionally been privategoals, strategies, materials, pacing, questions, concerns, and results. These discussions give every teacher someone to turn to and talk to, and they are explicitly structured to improve the classroom practice of teachersindividually and collectively. ~Richard DuFour Continuous Improvement 48

49 Continuous Improvement What do you have in place in your LEA/School to promote continuous improvement? 49

50 Professional Learning Communities "Collaboration is vital to sustain what we call profound or really deep change, because without it, organizations are just overwhelmed by the forces of the status quo." ~Peter Senge PLCs 50

51 Activity: What are the characteristics of a high-functioning PLC? Discuss with LEA/Charter Choose top 3 characteristics Be prepared to share out with the group 51

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53 PLCs Essential Questions –What do we want them to know? –How will we know they have learned it? –What will we do if they have not mastered it? –What will we do when they know it? 53

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55 BREAK! 55

56 Generate SMART Goals to Determine Next Steps 56

57 Affinity Diagram Prioritize the Stoplight Sort guiding statements that scored 2 or 3. Write them on a sticky note. Prioritize them as a table group. 57

58 Team Planning Time SMART GOALS Work on SMART goals as relates to priorities discovered during the Stoplight Sort this morning. Report three ideas that your team will be implementing before the next fidelity check. 58

59 Questions for the Action Steps What is the proposed activity? Who needs to be involved? Who is responsible for doing what activities? What are the performance indicators? What are the milestones? Deliverables? What is the timeframe? 59

60 Closure / Evaluation Plus / Delta Homework 60


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