C.H.I.P.S AcademyA Thomas Partnership ersons rump kaggs rias orton
What is Value -Added? Define what you know about value added within the circle. In the frame write the different references from which you definition is based upon. Share your circle map with your elbow partner. Record the differences. Prepare to share out. Value Added
Value Added…A Working Definition The amount of growth over time that adds value to your previous work with students based on your growth as an educator. Value added is a growth model, measuring teacher performance and the efficacy of instructional practices.
The Value Added ApproachAdding Value to Teachers and Students Value -Added Evaluations Practice of culturally relevant pedagogy Demonstration of leadership. Involvement in school activities/operations beyond the classroom. Student self assessment and reflections. Feedback on instruction Creation of student artifacts and teacher portfolios Teacher reflection on practice Revised Domains DOMAIN 1: PLANNING AND PREPARATION DOMAIN 2: THE CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT DOMAIN 3: INSTRUCTION DOMAIN 4: PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES Current Evaluation System Domains Based of the California Teaching Standard 1: Engaging and Supporting All Students in Learning Standard 2: Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments For Students Standard 3:Understanding and Organizing Subject Matter For Student Learning Standard 4: Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for All Students Standard 5: Assessing Student Learning Standard 6: Developing as a Professional Educator
What does Value -Added Mean to teachers?
VAM has very high expectations
VAM is extremely complex
schools and teachers contribute to growth
achievement is dependent on non-educational inputs
VAM tries to separate educational inputs from others (e.g., family or student background)
TUNING YOUR UNDERSTANDING Of VALUE-ADDED METHOD Review Protocol(blue handout) Begin Protocol Protocol Activity
Staff reconvenes to for further view of current and proposed VAM evaluations. The new certificated evaluation is presented with the added components (See slide 4). First semester training on proposed VAM Domains 1& 2 will occur; WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE? Second semester we will introduce and train on the final two domains: 3-Instruction &4-Professional Responsibilities.WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE? Following CSTs we will have a debrief about the pilot program for implementing the VAM and receive staff’s feedback . Next school year evaluation on domains 1-Planning Preparation and 2-Learning Environment will begin. Timelines and Benchmarks
We asked , “Are out teachers being valued for the way that they learn and collaborate in this discourse of value-added method of teacher evaluation? Circle Map Activity –will stimulate dialogue and knowledge constructionof staff current definitions and knowledge base of value-added evaluations. Tuning Protocol – offers the scaffolding approach to learning where the facilitator provides more support in the early stages of understanding of VAM. Review and feedback of current evaluation-allows the teachers to see themselves co-learners engaging in a deeper approach to learning about what affects them. Andragogy