Self IntroductionI represent the Gates Foundation, so I’m here to address the Philanthropy Perspective on education. I’d like to speak with you about the challenges in the classroom today and one of the specific initiatives underway to address it.[Stephen: Need to add some context language about how this fits within the Gates Foundations Next Generation models efforts and overall education initiatives – based on the topic of the presentation it will be expected]
Transcript of "Concept: Data Driven Professional Development by Team: Double Ds"
Data Driven ProfessionalDevelopment Gail Larson Teresa Jackson Joe Wilson Sara Spillan
What did we create and why is this important?• Problem Statement – Fusing links between student data, self assessment, and professional development• An application that would link a teacher to videos, examples, interviews, etc based on their student and self assessment data as well as instructional coaches suggestions• Teachers need professional development to increase student achievement Editable title in the footer 11/26/2012 2
How did we validate the problem?Research:• Teachers, administrators, and Center for Professional Development workers were interviewed and would like professional development to be more personalized to the teacher – based on standardized data (SLC), self assessment, and instructional coaching recommendationsKey Findings:• 7 million teachers would benefit from personalized differentiated professional development• This would save 60-90 hours per school year – Time spent…. • taking district classes after school • researching videos based on personal needs • meeting with instructional coaches Editable title in the footer 11/26/2012 3