BTSA Orientation Agenda Welcome/Purpose Program Overview Completion of MOU HR Contact Updates Essential Components of Instruction Effective Instructional Strategies Classroom Implications Next Steps On-line Assignment – Induction Standard 6 Program Completion Evaluation
BTSA Orientation Local District Contact Information Refer to Local District Brochure and website: Local District Specialist Office Technician Human Resource Contact Sheet MOU
BTSA Orientation Calendar FACT Work Time Sessions (Interim Support Provider) dates Local District Seminar Dates (Attend one per semester) Fall date Spring date Mid-Year Advisement Dates (Choose ONE) January 6, 2011 (Winter Break) January 22, 2011 February 5, 2011 Make-Up – March 23, 2011 Summary of Teaching Practice/Portfolio Review Dates
BTSA Orientation Guiding Questions How might I use today’s learnings to increase my effectiveness in the classroom? What program components are remaining in order to successfully complete my credential requirements Do I understand the context of my classroom?
BTSA Orientation Today’s Focus Essential Components for Instruction
BTSA Orientation Effective Instruction The connection to Formative Assessment Models of effective strategies Based on feedback from Participants & Support Providers
BTSA Orientation Brainstorm Discuss with your table: What are some of the components of effective instruction? How do you recognize effective instruction when you see it? Be prepared to share out with whole group
BTSA Orientation Essential Components for Instruction Remove the Essential Components for Instruction from your packet Locate the prompts that have your number next to it Be prepared to take notes on your assigned prompts* Locate the prompt indicated by “All” Be prepared to discuss academic vocabulary as indicated by this prompt * Table number corresponds to your assigned prompt number
BTSA Orientation Kay Toliver Video
BTSA Orientation Synthesizing Your Observation Discuss what you observed from the video based on your assigned prompt Make a list of “key points” to share out as a group
BTSA Orientation Whole Group Share Share the “key points” from your area of observation Discuss the development of academic language (vocabulary development) Discuss the overall concept of how this can impact your instructional practice
BTSA Orientation Step 2 of Orientation Requirements Online Orientation Component ◦ See “Assignment” page toward the end of your packet
BTSA Orientation Next Steps Begin focusing on the Inquiry process with your support provider Calendar your Local District Spring Seminar Register for the Mid-Year Make-Up Advisement Session on March 23, 2011 ONLY IF you have missed a previous Mid-Year Advisement Take Surveys: District (posted on website in April) State (Check LAUSD website for link) Attend your Final Exit Portfolio Review/Summary of Teaching Practice File for Clear Credential!! * Charter Schools go to the link posted on the BTSA website (http://acts.lausd.net/btsa)http://acts.lausd.net/btsa
BTSA Orientation Closing Fill out evaluation Review your “Ticket Out The Door” Complete the necessary requirements to allow you to proceed to the completion of your program!