Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Studies and Research Committee Presentation Board of Directors Meeting November 16, 2013 Chair: Elizabeth Goldsmith-Conley Members: Boomer Crotty, Pamela.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Studies and Research Committee Presentation Board of Directors Meeting November 16, 2013 Chair: Elizabeth Goldsmith-Conley Members: Boomer Crotty, Pamela."— Presentation transcript:

1 Studies and Research Committee Presentation Board of Directors Meeting November 16, 2013 Chair: Elizabeth Goldsmith-Conley Members: Boomer Crotty, Pamela Godt, Katie Ludes, Karen Walker, Kaitlin Shiaras

2 Charges ❖ Disseminate analyses and syntheses of research to IRC members ❖ Develop networks within Illinois of researchers with similar interests ❖ Work with teachers, state personnel, researchers, and other relevant parties to identify problems and issues which should be studied ❖ Serve as the “research arm” of the IRC with responsibility for preparing “white papers.”

3 Current Projects ❖ Survey of What’s Hot, What’s Not (new!) ❖ Books for Struggling Readers (ongoing) ❖ Research Network (ongoing) (Please note your suggestions on form)

4 What’s Hot, What’s Not Survey Goals ❖ Compare IRC members’ perceptions to IRA’s ❖ Use results to shape our committee’s focus ❖ Share results with IRC councils

5 Comparing Survey Procedures IRCIRA Participantsleadership retreat attendees 25 selected literature leaders Time Periodsummerspring/summer Methodwritteninterview Questions3329 Identical23

6 Hottest of the Should be Hot IRC - 11 Topics IRA - 5 topics Adolescent Literacy* (Godt )99%100% Comprehension94%100% Critical Literacy92%100% Early Intervention* (Godt )97% Informational92%100%

7 Hottest of the Should Be Hot (cont.) IRCIRA Motivation96% Preschool Literacy Inst/Exper. Professional Staff Dev.91%100% Struggling Rdrs 3* & above97% Teacher Education for Reading91% Technology93% Writing* (Godt )97%100%

8 Coldest of the Should be Cold IRCIRA Phonemic Awareness at least 75% agree Phonicsat least 75% agree High Stakes Assessment at least 70% agree

9 Insights Salient Topics ❖ Adolescent Literacy ❖ Writing ❖ Struggling Older Readers ❖ Motivation ❖ Early Intervention

10 Experts Mentioned Most Often Johns, Jerry4L’Allier, Susan2 Elish-Piper, Laurie3 Liapis, Jill2 Endress, Deb3 Reichel, Anne2 Beltchanko, Laura2Shanahan, Timothy2 Doyle, Kathleen2Walter, Maria2

11 OTHER EXPERTS MENTIONED Arkebauer, Cindi Barclay, Kathy Bear, Donald Bohnenstiehl, Gail Borgia, Laurel Bredemeier, Jenny Brown, Gill Brown, Rhonda Courtney, Gretchen Crossland, Bert Cummins, Sunday Dugan, Kay Ferrolli, Lou Gray, Tracy Harris, Violet Hartman, Todd Huizinga, Gail Moller, Karla Okrasinkis, Jeanne Owens, Roxanne Palincsar, Annemarie Pelts, Tammy Rhodus, Kathi Layne, Steven

12 Top Books Cited CAFE 4 Close Reading 4 Igniting a Passion for Reading4 Notice and Note 4 Daily 5 3 Choice Words 2 The Book Whisperer 2

13 Other Books and Articles See Handout

14 Changes for Next Year’s Survey Directions more clearly written so expectations are more defined Add questions which specifically asks to choose 3 topics from the list you would want your council to offer a program on Your suggestions for additional items?

15 Struggling Readers (Hot Topic) Annual Conference Workshop Presentation Wiki Page Facebook Page

16 Research Network Communicator Interviews: May 2013 Karen Walker - Policies for Creating an Effective Independent Reading Program Feb Peter Fisher Word wizard vocabulary strategy in 1 on 1 setting Nov Stephanie McAndrews Identifying & Supporting Transformative Teacher Leaders Aug 2012 Donna Herman Supporting Learning Disabled Readers

17 Current Researcher Network Plans Task - Replacing Meet an IRC Researcher Looking for IRC researchers in hot topic areas - Posting ad in Communcator Creating Fcbk Page for interview write-ups Creating Current List and posting on IRC pg

18 Suggestions Please turn in any suggestions you have


Download ppt "Studies and Research Committee Presentation Board of Directors Meeting November 16, 2013 Chair: Elizabeth Goldsmith-Conley Members: Boomer Crotty, Pamela."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google