Presentation on theme: "Delaware State Education Association January 12, 2012 Delaware State Education Association January 12, 2012 Delaware World Language Teacher Leader Network."— Presentation transcript:
Delaware State Education Association January 12, 2012 Delaware State Education Association January 12, 2012 Delaware World Language Teacher Leader Network
Welcome and Introductions Appoquinimink School District Brandywine School District Caesar Rodney School District Capital School District Christina School District Colonial School District Delaware DOE Delaware Military Academy Delmar School District Milford School District New Castle County Votech School District Red Clay Consolidated School District Sussex Technical School District
PART I National Perspective on World Language Learning Report from ACTFL Governors World Language Expansion Initiative Update DPAS II Component 5 World Language Student Growth Measures Update
National Perspective National Council of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL) and ACTFL New Position with World Languages as a Career and Work Place Skill P2121 st Century SkillsWorld Languages ACTFLs World Language Crosswalk with ELA Common Core ACTFLs Revised Proficiency Guidelines
National Perspective World Language Teacher Effectiveness ACTFL Delegate Assembly: DE, NC and TN Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning (TELL) Project: www.TELLproject.comwww.TELLproject.com
20 Immersion Schools by 2020 Bloombergs List of Critical International Business Languages Three Statewide Positions Districts Identified by February 1
DPAS II Component 5 Student Growth Measures Work Team (17 Members) Cohort 1 Priority with ELA, mathematics, science and social studies Work Dates: October 3-4; November 14-15; December 6 Cohort 5February 15-16
PART II World Language LeadershipFinding Your Leadership Style Virtues All World Language Leaders Should Possess
World Language Teacher Leaders What does leadership mean in the field of world languages? What are the diverse styles of leadership? What are the qualities and traits of leaders? What is my own leadership style? How does my leadership style affect my ability to work effectively with different groups of people?
Glanzs Five Essentials Everyone can lead in some way to some degree in a given situation at some time. All leaders are not the same. Leadership styles, personalities and traits vary greatly. No one way of leading is better than another. Each leader is talented in a different way. Effective leaderships depends on context. Matching the right leader to a particular situation is the most important. Effective organizations need all types of leaders. Different leaders positioned strategically throughout a school or district can contribute greatly to organizational effectiveness.
REFLECTION Review the description of your dominant leadership style. How does your leadership style contribute to your world language teacher leader position? How does your leadership style help me best serve my school and district?
REFLECTION What can I learn from other leadership quality types?
ROLE PLAY Choose a leadership type that is very different from your own and role play how it feels have this leadership style. What do you like or dislike? Dynamic Assertive = Adaptive Supportive Dynamic Supportive = Adaptive Aggressive Adaptive Assertive = Dynamic Aggressive
Survey Results Which do you manifest the most? The least?
Virtue Cards Use seven index cardsone for each virtue. Label the top of each card with a virtue. Describe the virtue in one sentence. Sequence the cards according to the order in which each one is your strength. If they are equal, then alphabetize. Describe what you might do to enhance the virtue in your work environment or even in your personal life, if appropriate. Set a personal goal for your lowest two virtues.
Reflection How might your knowledge of your leadership virtues help you to become an even better World Language Teacher Leader?
Actualizing a Leadership Role VirtuePage Numbers Courage90-91 Impartiality100-103 Empathy109-110 Judgment116-118 Enthusiasm123-124 Humility129-130 Imagination137-138
PART III Delaware World Language Graduation Requirement Regulation 505 Alternate Ways to Demonstrate Proficiency Students with Special Needs IEPs and World Language Learning Universal Design for World Language Learning Credit Recovery Options
World Language Graduation Requirement 2 Credits for Graduating Class of 2015 2 Credits of the Same World Language Credits by Course Completion or Demonstrated Proficiency
Next Steps Board Conference Call (March) PDMS for Registration for April Meeting (Sussex County) Viewing of STARTALK Module 3, Influencing World Language Departments Arranging Special Presentations