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This was a presentation for the 2012 International Reading Association in Chicago, IL.

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  • Note: you have to go to presentation mode to see the polls initially. They will show up if you are connected to the Internet.POLL Everywhere Text: My students are mostlyPress F5 or enter presentation mode to view the poll\r\nIn an emergency during your presentation, if the poll isn't showing, navigate to this link in your web browser:\r\nhttp://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/LTE4MDYzOTkxNDgIf you like, you can use this slide as a template for your own voting slides. You might use a slide like this if you feel your audience would benefit from the picture showing a text message on a phone.
  • Note: you have to go to presentation mode to see the polls initially. They will show up if you are connected to the Internet.POLL Everywhere Text: I am interested in learning about: (multiple choice answers – National efforts in reading; International efforts in reading, Disciplinary reading, What other states are doing in reading; and Becoming involved in an international effort to improve reading)Press F5 or enter presentation mode to view the poll\r\nIn an emergency during your presentation, if the poll isn't showing, navigate to this link in your web browser:\r\nhttp://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/LTE5ODQ3OTcwMjMIf you like, you can use this slide as a template for your own voting slides. You might use a slide like this if you feel your audience would benefit from the picture showing a text message on a phone.
  • Note: you have to go to presentation mode to see the polls initially. They will show up if you are connected to the Internet.POLL Everywhere Text: The biggest literacy need in my area is:Press F5 or enter presentation mode to view the poll\r\nIn an emergency during your presentation, if the poll isn't showing, navigate to this link in your web browser:\r\nhttp://www.polleverywhere.com/free_text_polls/MjI4ODc0Mzk4If you like, you can use this slide as a template for your own voting slides. You might use a slide like this if you feel your audience would benefit from the picture showing a text message on a phone.
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  • The Morgridge International Reading Center is located at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. The University of Central Florida is the second largest university in the United States and the largest university in the state of Florida. Current enrollment for the Fall 2010 term exceeded 56,000 students taught by over 1700 faculty members. The main campus in Orlando is on 1,415 acres. The university provides 183 bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and 29 doctoral programs. Students come from all 50 states in the United States and 140 countries. With the main campus housed in Orlando, Florida, where there are approximately 132 languages and dialects spoken, UCF is a prime location for the Morgridge International Reading Center.
  • The Morgridge Family Foundation is a private foundation whose vision is to become leaders in venture philanthropy so that the neediest of the needy will have greater opportunities to receive quality education.  The foundation also supports several early childhood literacy and health initiatives.
  • Sample of percentage of eighth-grade students who reached the TIMSS advanced international benchmark in mathematics and science, by country: 2007
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  • in the global classroom, the role of the learner has transformed from:
  • Students need to assume a “connected stance” in order to learn from technological sources. Connected Stance is at the nexus of high engagement and high participation.
  • Note: you have to go to presentation mode to see the polls initially. They will show up if you are connected to the Internet.POLL Everywhere Text: What about New Literacies? (This is anything having to do with technology, kind of like “new math” – confusing and resource intensive, A content area teacher’s dream; Requires a thinking skill set: critical thinking, higher-order thinking)Press F5 or enter presentation mode to view the poll\r\nIn an emergency during your presentation, if the poll isn't showing, navigate to this link in your web browser:\r\nhttp://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/LTIxMjQ3OTE2MDQIf you like, you can use this slide as a template for your own voting slides. You might use a slide like this if you feel your audience would benefit from the picture showing a text message on a phone.
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IRA 2012 Chicago IRA 2012 Chicago Presentation Transcript

  • Professional learning and leadership:An international resource for the art, craft, and science of disciplinary literacy acquisition and instruction Sandra L. Robinson, Susan J. Wegmann, Enrique A. Puig 2012 International Reading Association Convention
  • Session objectives:• Immerse literacy educators in breakthrough resources in research and appropriate instructional practices• Provide on-line high quality materials, programs, and professional learning opportunities• Engage university-based research scholars and school- based practitioner scholars in dialogic conversations• Employ technology to disseminate and collect information• Respond in a timely manner to ensure professional learning• Demonstrate materials and access to models of appropriate instructional practices
  • Presenters and point of view:Sandra L. Robinson – historical perspectiveSusan J. Wegmann – programmatic perspectiveEnrique A. Puig – theoretical foundation
  • Theoretical foundation:• Literacy learning is complex (Clay, 2001)• Literacy enterprises are an aesthetic as well as an efferent endeavor (Rosenblatt, 1978)• Knowledge is socially constructed (Vygotsky, 1978)• Attention, motivation, and situation need to be in harmony for learning to be productive (Csíkszentmihályi, 1997)• Opposing views are seen as strengths rather than hurdles towards seeking solutions (Bakhtin, 1981)• Adult learning is a solution-seeking endeavor (Knowles, 1984)• Universal conditions of learning need to be in place for optimal literacy learning to occur (Cambourne, 1988)
  • University-based research scholar/ School-based practitioner scholar• Florida Literacy and International Reading (FLaIR) Fellows• International Collaborative Partnerships• International Society for the Social Studies• Florida Literacy Coaches Association• Pre-K – 12 Classroom Teachers
  • CONTINUUM OF PROFESSIONAL LEARNINGPublic voice Private voice Inner voiceInteractive coaching Intraactive coachingFacilitate a Provide an Co-teach with a host Confer, Facilitate RtI2 team Facilitate lessonworkshop to observation lesson teacher in an observe, and or literacy study or actionimprove to improve learning observation classroom debrief to leadership team to research tolearning and and instruction to improve learning improve investigate adaptive improve learninginstruction based on static and and instruction based learning and challenges using and instructionbased on dynamic on static and dynamic instruction using static and dynamic usingassessment assessment assessment assessment assessment assessmentIncreased external scaffolding Decreased external scaffoldingSubject-centered pedagogy Solution-seeking andragogy Transformation may occur when teachers or his or her coaches are provided opportunities to observe, co-teach, confer, study, research, and reflect on practices based on behavioral evidence. Note: The term observation lesson has been used to replace demonstration lesson to denote the opportunity being Adapted from: provided versus a model lesson to emulate. Puig, E.A. & Froelich, K.S. (2011), 2nd ed. The literacy coach: Guiding in the right direction. Allyn & Bacon/ Pearson.
  • Literacy acquisition and instruction from an ethnographic perspective
  • Critical role of developing a common language in a professional learning community • Improves communication and allows for better interpretation of data • Expands thinking by applying new concepts to known words • Economizes on time when meeting to discuss adaptive challenges • Develops a sense of community • Creates a safe environment The Literacy Leadership Team: Sustaining and Expanding Success. Froelich, K.S. & Puig, E.A. (2010)
  • Sandra L. Robinson• International need for the Morgridge International Reading Center• Importance of a cohesive instructional PK – 20 plan
  • An international resource to support the professional learning andleadership necessary to sustain and expand success in schools Sandra L. Robinson
  • A historical perspective for the need of the Morgridge International Reading CenterLocation X
  • A generous gift . . . Morgridge Family Foundation
  • Purpose…• Collect and disseminate educational information based on innovative research.• House a comprehensive collection of global reading initiatives.• Serve as a hub of connectivity.• Provide opportunities for professional learning.
  • Holistic PK-20 education A holistic PK-20 education consolidates established and proven educationalpractices with current resources and future needs. The creation of a cohesive PK-20system will better prepare students for the jobs of the 21st century.
  • Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study - TIMSS
  • Progress in International Reading Literacy Study PIRLSGeneral findings:• The Russian Federation, Hong Kong SAR, and Singapore were the three top-performing countries.• Participants with the highest average achievement overall, also tended to have the highest averageachievement for literaryand informational reading and for the comprehension processes.• Girls had significantly higher reading achievement than boys in all except two countries(Luxembourg and Spain).• For about half the participants, almost all of their students demonstrated at least some basicreading competencies.• In about half of the participants, almost all students reached the Low International Benchmark.• In about half of the participants, three fourths of the students reached the IntermediateBenchmark and about two fifths reached the High Benchmark.• Singapore and the Russian Federation had the greatest percentages of high-achieving students,with about 19% reaching the Advanced Benchmark.
  • The importance of a cohesive instructional plan for PK-20• Cooperation among educational levels has to be in place in order to equip and prepare students.• A cohesive PK-20 instructional plan identifies strengths and scaffolds students to ensure success• Education is the common denominator
  • Susan J. Wegmann21st Century Learning Environment: • Learner’s Role • Content Knowledge • Programmatic perspectives
  • The Role of the Learner • Teacher-directed • Average group centeredFIXED • Predetermined • Set content area • scheduled TO • Individualized constructivist approach • Learner-centeredFLUID • Fast-changing • Interactive • asynchronous
  • Connected Stance toward Literacy in the Disciplines
  • Content KnowledgeTHIS? OR THAT?• Skim and Scan • Contemplative reading• Pick and Click • Expanded Thought• Copy and paste • Creative Thinking• Link and LOL • Authentic Connections• Consensus • Individuals constructing• Profit driven search engines information • Intelligent search enginesCarr, N (2010) The Shallows: What The Internet Is Doing To Our Brains.. New York:W.W. Norton & Company.
  • New Literacies STANDARDSHigh Expectations Differentiation CULTURAL COMPETENCIES Empathy Engagement-service CREATIVE PRODUCTIVITYProblem-solving Authentic connections
  • Implications for Literacy Instruction• 21st Century Learning Environment• Connected Global Learning• Disciplinary Literacy at forefront
  • Questions and DiscussionSandra L. Robinson – historical perspectiveSusan J. Wegmann– programmatic perspectiveEnrique A. Puig – theoretical foundation
  • mirc.ucf.edu