Moral purpose, when it stares you in the face through students and your peers working together to make lives and society better, is palpable, indeed virtually irresistible. The collective motivational well seems bottomless. The speed of effective change increases exponentially. Collective capacity, quite simply, gets more and deeper things done in shorter periods of time.
CREATIVE IDEAS RISK CELEBRATIONS MEASUREMENT AND MODIFICATION VISION AND BELIEFS
My Work My Time Design together Implement individually Shared responsibility for student achievement Helping each other Modify Individual Behavior, Consensus on implementation Individual Franchise Team
My Work My Time Design together Implement individually Shared responsibility for student achievement Helping each other Modify Individual Behavior, Consensus on implementation ACTION Individual Franchise Team Vulnerability Trust
Staff development that has as its goal high levels of learning for all students, teachers, and administrators requires a form of professional learning that is quite different from the workshop-driven approach. The most powerful forms of staff development occur in ongoing teams that meet on a regular basis, preferably several times a week, for the purposes of learning, joint lesson planning, and problem solving. These teams, often called learning communities or communities of practice, operate with a commitment to the norms of continuous improvement and experimentation and engage their members in improving their daily work to advance the achievement of school district and school goals for student learning. www.nsdc.org
What leadership is needed to bring about the desired teacher performance ? EVALUATION Outside Criteria SUPERVISION MENTORING PEER COACHING Teacher’s Choice
Joyce/Showers Research Figure 5.2 Training Components and Attainment of Outcomes in Terms of Percent of Participants Components Study of Theory Demonstrations Practice Peer Coaching Beverly Joyce and Bruce Showers (2002) Student Achievement Through Staff Development 3 rd Edition. Ch. 5: Designing Training and Peer Coaching: Our Needs for Learning. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Knowledge (thorough) 10 30 60 95 Skill (strong) 5 20 60 95 Transfer (executive implementation) 0 0 5 95 — OUTCOMES —
… the link between principal action and student achievement, one finding is most powerful: the degree to which the principal participates as a learner in helping teachers figure out how to get classroom and schoolwide improvement (Robinson,Loyd,and Rowe 2008)
MY STUDENTS WON ’ T READ AN ASSIGNMENT SO I DON ’ T SEE HOW I CAN DO ANYTHING OTHER THAN PRESENT INFORMATION IN CLASS HOPING THEY WILL REMEMBER SOME OF IT.
You are worried that presenting information in class won ’ t get the student achievement that you want.
Teaching students with a history of low performance is worrisome. Their success can be extremely uplifting and fulfilling.
Practice Empathy Teacher- Looks like PLC’s will be decreasing my personal planning time. Teacher-This student has nor responded to a single intervention that the team has suggested and I am going to be held accountable.
SUPPORTING STATEMENT UNQUALIFIED TOTALLY AGREE QUALIFIED AGREE WITH LIMITS SUPPORT FOR SOMETHINGELSE DISAGREE/PRIVATE ACCEPT REINFORCE ACCEPT PART GIVE LIMITS ACCEPT RIGHT TO OPINION SUPPORT SOMETHINGELSE
Too many students don’t care about their grades… there is no way to motivate them to work. Failing them isn’t a threat.
Many student are not motivated by grades. Have you ever had a student who worked hard and did well and wasn’t interested in the grade?
Collective Capacity –Fullan(2010) The power of collective capacity is that it enables ordinary people to accomplish extraordinary things—for two reasons: ..knowledge about effective practice becomes more widely available and accessible on a daily basis ...working together generates commitment
Collective Capacity –Fullan(2010) Moral purpose, when it stares you in the face through students and your peers working together to make lives and society better, is palpable, indeed virtually irresistible. The collective motivational well seems bottomless. The speed of effective change increases exponentially. Collective capacity, quite simply, gets more and deeper things done in shorter periods of time.