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EWalk PACE: Using Walkthrough Data to Drive Professional Development Plans and Reinforce Academic/CTE integration and Quality CTE instruction Mary Rodman,

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1 eWalk PACE: Using Walkthrough Data to Drive Professional Development Plans and Reinforce Academic/CTE integration and Quality CTE instruction Mary Rodman, PhD. Michael Curley, Ed. D. ACTE Vision December 2013

2 Introductions  Mary Rodman, PhD.  Retired Executive Director with 34 years’ experience  Consultant – PA Department of Education  Edu-Entrepreneur – Zezza Curley Associates, LLC  Michael Curley, Ed. D  Retired Executive Director with 35 years’ experience  Consultant – Pa Department of Education  Edu-Entrepreneur – InnerLink, Inc. and eWalk PACE Representative

3 PA – Technical Assistance Program  CTE Improvement – Literacy, Numeracy and Skill Attainment  Intensive Services – TCTW Workshops, MAX Teaching, PA Inspired Leadership (Administrator Training), Coaching, NOCTI Prep Materials  Pennsylvania Association of Career Technical Administrators – CT Distinguished School Leaders  Results NOCTI – Dramatic Increase in Scores Literacy/Numeracy – Increases in scores at higher rate than regular population Increased CTE Awareness and Emphasis by Stakeholders

4 eTools for Schools Students  eWalk Plus- Teacher Effectiveness, Video Coaching, Peer to Peer Observations, Evidence and Artifacts  Force Field Posters – A new way to teach!  Navigate – Safe Schools  Health eTools for Schools – Health & PE, School Nursing  Student Health Force – Online Health Education and Wellness Tracking  VIVA – Online Modules: Video Interactive Virtual Anatomy  Student Assistance Software – Tracking SAP

5 Session Goals/Objectives  Essential Question How can we efficiently collect and analyze real-time data to inform instructional decisions and professional development needs?  Goals Understand and apply the rationale for the administrative walk-through strategy Learn about the PA Technical Assistance and two school’s implementation plan Apply the implementation process with state-of-the- art technology

6 Using Data  School Improvement Plans: Technical Assistance Program – TCTW/HSTW – Perkins Improvement - Career and Technical Distinguished School Leader What do you look for to improve student performance?  Example - Demonstration of an eWalk iPods/iPads Laptop  Review a Walk-Through Report PA Department of Education Workforce Education Teacher Preparation and Training Reading Muhlenberg CTC Educator Effectiveness

7 Examples from the Field  PA Technical Assistance – CTE School Improvement Walk Through: Reinforce integration and instructional planning/practices  Reading Muhlenberg Career and Technology – Foundations Template: Reinforce school philosophies  Teacher Education and Preparation – Penn State University Field Model  Teacher Effectiveness – North Montco Technical Career Center

8 Why walkthroughs...  Increased principal presence/awareness  Focus on expectations and instructional outcomes  Increased teacher-student time on task  Snapshot, system-wide data  Professional development needs and assessment  Higher quality, specific conversations  Increased learning (student, teacher, administration)

9 Before you start...  Determine why  Identify previous experiences  Talk to faculty  It’s a strategy – align with other improvement efforts  Create instrument  Establish consistent guidelines  Provide training  Include non- administrators  Pilot instrument and revise, if necessary

10 More Q’s before you start...  Who will analyze data?  How will data be analyzed?  What are the threats to the process?  What is the consistent terminology?  With whom will the data be shared?

11 Methods  eWALK-PACE Electronic medium Easy entry Easy collection Automatically records routine data: date, time, observer, etc. Immediate feedback Easy processing Easy analysis and report  Paper Method Paper medium Requires clerical entry Easy collection Requires multiple copies Requires processing Requires storage Requires manipulation

12 Look for...  Objective or EQ posted  Vocabulary or word wall  Graphic organizers or visual aids  Differentiated assignments  Technology to enhance instruction  Academic integration  Rubrics or assessment guides

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14 eWalk ® PACE

15 iPhone / iPod Touch iPad (HD) Android Desktop (Win, Mac, Linux) PalmOS Windows Mobile BlackBerry Web (IE, Firefox, Safari, Chrome) Available on most mobile and web platforms

16 Mobile assessments

17 Counters and timers

18 Management walkthroughs/rounds Health and safety checklists Physical activity monitoring Staff evaluation, assessment Plant/equipment inspections Group assessment Incident tracking Education and Health Applications

19 Reports with graphs

20 eWalk ® PACE – Examples of Walk Throughs being used in PA

21 After the first year...  Reflection How did it improve instruction? Why? What did not work? Why? What is the focus of instruction next year? How can the process be improved? How can the instrument be improved?

22 Walk-throughs – Do’s and Don’ts  They should Enhance learning Be communicated Used for professional development Be focused Be the tool Be inclusive Increase learningJust another gimmick  They should not Be a distraction Be a secret Be used for evaluation for specific teachers Be random or unfocused Be the outcome Be exclusive

23 Contact Information  For more information on eWalk PACE, or call (717)


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