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ONE EDUCATIONAL UNIT, ONE PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITY ESU 15 - Paul Calvert & Kelly Erickson
Educational Service Unit 15
9 School Districts *Chase County *Dundy County/Stratton *Hayes Center (112) *Hitchcock County *Maywood *McCook (1,500) *Medicine Valley *Southwest *Wauneta/Palisade
Solution Tree Professional Learning Communities
3 Big PLC Ideas 1. Are we impacting learning? 2. Are we collaborating? 3. Are we using data to make our decisions?
Teaching my dog to speak Chinese...
SHIFT: Focusing on Learning instead of Focusing on Teaching
1. What is it we want our students to learn? 2. How will we know if each student has learned it? 3. How will we respond when some students do not learn it? 4. How can we extend and enrich the learning for students who have demonstrated proficiency? RIGHT WORK???? - Solution Tree
Incisions in the cornea. Remove a small slice. Flap replaced. 6 month recovery Best Practices Story - by Rick DuFour Lasik Eye Surgery Laser 10 Min procedure Take a nap - recovery
“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.” Albert Einstein Is Change Necessary?
ONCE per semester face to face *Every Grade *Every Subject *All 9 School Districts
Standards : 1 inch deep and a mile wide. Narrow the Instructional Focus
UNPACKING STANDARDS Learning Essentials Effective Lessons What do students need to be able to do?.
Google Docs Sharing Best Practices “What I want from the team?”
Google + Google Hangouts Google Community TECHNOLOGY FOR PLC’S
COMMON LANGUAGE ROBERT MARZANO *INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES
AQuESTT for Nebraska Tenet # 1 College and Career Ready (Standards) Tenet # 2 Assessment (NeSA, MAPS, common formative) Tenet # 4 Educator Effectiveness (Evaluation & Marzano) Tenet # 5 Transitions (all subjects and grade level teachers) Tenet # 6 Educational Opportunities and Access (Blended Learning)