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WS Presentation 2010

Who are we and What do we do?

Jennifer Conklin

on 14 April 2010

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The Grant Provide administrators and educational leaders from the WNY region with an awareness of how education is being revolutionized to meet the needs of 21st Century learners.
Participants receive information, resources, and professional development related to effective use of technology to impact student achievement
Jenny Conklin
Shannon Logan GRANT COORDINATORS Enhancing Education through Technology To build capacity for educational leaders, specifically district and building level administrators, to adopt and advocate effective technology integration and 21st Century school reform.
To build the capacity of teachers to create and disseminate high quality learning experiences aligned with New York State Standards and 21st Century skills and strategies. To build the capacity of instructional leaders to develop and/or support systemic models of professional development and act as turnkey trainers for effective technology and 21st Century skills in integration.
to engage students in activities based on their interests and need;
to provide authentic learning experiences that enable students to attain and strengthen 21st century skills;

to prepare our students for the 21st century workforce. LEAD http://www.wnyric.org/eett 1.Designing Professional Development 8. Data-Driven Professional Practice 2. Content Knowledge & Quality Teaching 3. Research-based Professional Learning case study #1 Developed consensus around a vision for student learning that includes both academic content and 21st century skills. Promotes, facilitates, models, and supports comprehensive integration of technology and
21st century skills into ALL aspects of education. Encourages and promotes teacher leadership to model and foster the integration of 21st century skills and technology. ARTIFACT ARTIFACT ARTIFACT CREATE EVALUATE 4. Collaboration 7. Parent, Family, and Community Engagement case study #2 case study #3 6a. Professional development provides opportunities for educators to create a safe, inclusive, equitable learning community where everyone can participate. 6. Student Learning Environments 6c. Educators analyze and use data about students to refine educational practices and promote optimal learning environments. Professional development is job-embedded, customized,
and collaborative giving educators access to learning communities, coaches, mentors, technologies, and instructional strategies that
enhance student learning. Student work demonostrates mastery in core subject content, as well as 21st century skills including critical thinking, innovation, collaboration, technology proficiency and information literacy. ARTIFACT ARTIFACT ARTIFACT ARTIFACT 5. Diverse Learning ARTIFACT ARTIFACT ARTIFACT Synchronous workshop presentation made available for asynchronous access to promote reflection, respond to diverse learning styles of adults, and reinforce learning. Asynchronous collegial community of learners provide a safe space/opportunity for teachers to examine and discuss their practice, as well as to share new knowledge on ways to implement differentiated instructional and assessment strategies 5a. Professional development focuses on developing educators' knowledge of the learning styles, needs, and abilities of their students, as well as the diverse cultural, linguistic, and experiential resources that their students bring to the classroom. 5.b Professional development provides opportunities for educators to develop knowledge and skills necessary to design and implement differentiated instruction and assessment strategies that meet the needs of all learners. ARTIFACT Teacher: RACHEL WAGNER, 6th Grade Science
Mission: Developing a 21st Century Classroom
WHAT? WHEN? WHERE? HOW? WHO? www.surveygizmo.com
http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/ODM2NDA1NzU Educational leaders to collect and analyze data about the needs and expertise of staff to deliver high quality, 'just in time' professional learning opportunities. MILE Guide Assessment 8a. Educators learn how to analyze and collect multiple sources of data through out the year to monitor progress and adjust instructional practice. http://www.p21.org/mileguide/ Teachers experience first hand how technology can be used to provide ongoing learning opportunties in the classroom to gather qualtiy data in an understandable format to promote optimal student learning. http://cheektowagadi.ning.com http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/EETTExperts
WHY? 4c. Professional development maximizes the use of technology to broaden the scope of collaboration. 4a. Educators need to communicate effectively, to listen to the ideas of others, to exchange and discuss ideas, to work in diverse teams, and to share responsibility as they work toward a common goal. 4b. Educators must work with all stakeholders to provide quality learning opportunitites that promote student achievement. Wikispaces Twitter Ning Wallwisher Moodle Adobe Connect Staff Development: Differentiated Instruction MS Staff Development
Tonawanda Middle School
Principal: Dr. Jim Newton 3a. Professional development is based on current research in teaching, learning, and leadership. 2a. Learning experiences and resources are provided for educators that address NYS Learning standards and relate core content with skills. 2b. Professional development provides opportunities for educators to examine, observe, practice, and receive feedback on their use of research-based instructional strategies to improve student learning. http://www.p21.org/ Educators are practitioners of quality curricular design as they are able to 'unpack the standards' and teach for understanding, with a purposeful focus on 21st century skills. 3b. Professional development includes ongoing opportunities for educators to read and reflect on current research to improve teaching and learning. Differentiated Instruction
Formative Assessment
Curriculum Mapping
Active Literacy
Project-based Learning
Comprehension Strategies
Reader's/Writer's Workshop
What Works...
Vocabulary Instruction
Critical Thinking Skills

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