North Dakota Elem Princ Conf Feb 6, 2015

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Creating Schools for Modern Learners: One to World Connections:

Creating Schools for Modern Learners: One to World Connections Steve Barkley 2015

Your picture for 2028?:

Your picture for 2028? What does your school look like in 2028? https :// www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpEFjWbXog0

School Change:

School Change Source: Model developed by Stephen Barkley 4 Change in Leadership Behavior Change in PLC and Peer Coaching Change in Teaching Behavior Change in Student Behavior Student Achievement

Slide5:

Tough Choices or Tough Times This is a world in which a very high level of preparation in reading, writing, speaking, mathematics, science, literature, history, and the arts will be an indispensable foundation ……. …comfort with ideas and abstractions is the passport to the good life, in which high levels of education – a very different kind of education than most of us have had – are going to be the only security there is.

Shaping a vision of academic success for all students:

Shaping a vision of academic success for all students A school-wide learning improvement agenda that focuses on goals for student progress

Tough Choices or Tough Times:

Tough Choices or Tough Times …comfort with ideas and abstractions is the passport to the good life, in which high levels of education – a very different kind of education than most of us have had – are going to be the only security there is.

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Are we ready for this student ?

Student Achievement:

Student Achievement How has technology modified or changed your definition of student achievement?

Technology Isn’t Always the Answer:

Technology Isn’t Always the Answer https:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnyHMSz7JDE

Signs of your Mission/Vision/Beliefs:

Signs of your Mission/Vision/Beliefs Which elements are easy to spot and confirm their presence? Which elements are below the surface and require investigation to confirm their presence?

Mission/Vision/Beliefs :

Mission/Vision/Beliefs If I observed for several days in your buildings, where would I see your message in action? What might I observe that could be considered incongruent with your vision?

Where Can Technology Help Close Existing Gaps?:

Where Can Technology Help Close Existing Gaps?

School Change:

School Change Source: Model developed by Stephen Barkley 15 Change in Leadership Behavior Change in PLC and Peer Coaching Change in Teaching Behavior Change in Student Behavior Student Achievement

Student Behaviors:

Student Behaviors What student behaviors need to be initiated or increased to gain the desired student achievement?

George Couros:

George Couros

Student Behaviors :

Student Behaviors Active – Students are actively engaged in educational activities where technology is a transparent tool used to generate and accomplish objectives and learning. Collaborative – Students use technology tools to collaborate with others . Constructive – Students use technology to understand content and add meaning to their learning.

Student Behaviors:

Student Behaviors Authentic – Students use technology tools to solve real-world problems meaningful to them, such as digital citizenship . Goal-Directed – Students use technology tools to research data, set goals, plan activities, monitor progress, and evaluate results .

Teacher Behaviors:

Teacher Behaviors What teacher behaviors are most likely to generate the desired student behaviors?

Teacher Behaviors :

Teacher Behaviors Teach the desired student behavior. Model the desired student behavior.

Dan Meyer:

Dan Meyer Not Bored Don’t know-don’t care. Not Confused Want to know the answer; don't believe they are capable.

Dan Meyer:

Dan Meyer Perplexed Don’t’ know the answer. Want to know and believe they are capable of figuring it out.

Student Engagement:

Student Engagement http :// www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/06/high-school-lets-teens-de_n_2819477.html

Teacher Behaviors:

Teacher Behaviors How do teacher behaviors need to change for your vision to be achieved?

The Future?:

The Future? http ://www.yaelvarga.com/2014/10/20/help-me-learn-about-rocks / A first grader seeks learning support. Check the amount of learning information she received.

How is Professional Development…:

How is Professional Development… …. preparing teachers to create the school of your vision

School Change:

School Change Source: Model developed by Stephen Barkley 32 Change in Leadership Behavior Change in PLC and Peer Coaching Change in Teaching Behavior Change in Student Behavior Student Achievement

Progress :

Progress I mplementation of change: Leadership actions and conversations Teacher conversations Teacher behaviors Student experiences and behaviors Student Achievement What are the early leadership actions needed to move your school toward your vision?

Assessment of leadership effectiveness in communicating values should include the following questions::

Assessment of leadership effectiveness in communicating values should include the following questions: 1 . What do leaders plan for? 2. What do leaders monitor? 3. What do leaders model? 4. What do leaders reinforce through recognition and celebration? 5. What behaviors are leaders willing to confront ? http:// www.mdk12.org/process/leading/principals_role.html

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