Collegial Conversations for Teacher GrowthTeacher Evaluation ReviewTraining 3
Collegial Conversation What does a collegial conversation sound like? look like? feel like?
Outcomes and ObjectivesOutcome:The FCPS system will develop a commonunderstanding regarding the Framework forTeaching Rubric and the Teacher EvaluationSystem.Objective:Participants will explore the benefits ofcollegial conversations as they relate toprofessional growth.
“My years in a school suggest that the quality of adult relationships within a school has more to do with the quality and character of a school and with the accomplishments of students than any other factor.“ (Stephen G. Barkley, 2011)
the quality of adult relationships Visitation Model Evaluator Teacher Evidence of Effectiveness Collaboration Model Model
the quality of adult relationships Evidence of Effectiveness Model Teacher Teacher Collaboration Model
Collegial ConversationsIncrease student achievementthrough cultivating a teacher’sinstructional repertoireIncrease teacher effectivenessIncrease engagement inprofessional growth anddevelopment It’s all about Growth!!!!
Charlotte Danielson speaksAs you view CharlotteDanielson discussing Principlesof Conversation/ListeningSkills, in the right hand columnof your handout, recordquestions, comments, orthoughts.
Activity: Trios Collaborative ConversationIn triads, designate Teacher A, Teacher B and a Spectator.Teacher A: Talk about one of the three topics below for 1minute.Teacher B: Conduct a 3 minute Collaborative Conversation usingthe stems found in the Principles of Conversation handout.Spectator: Take notes on the conversation. After 3 minutes, thespectator offers feedback about the conversation. TOPICS Your Thanksgiving Traditions Your Best Student Ever Your Funniest Classroom Experience
ReflectionIn table groups, discuss howthe use of the Principles ofConversation/Listening Skillscan lead to a more productiveand focused conversationabout instruction and studentachievement.
Developing a DeeperUnderstandingEducational Impact is available foryou to use for further exploration ofthis or any other topic relatedto the Teacher Evaluation System.For more collegial conversationinformation you are encouraged to usethe Danielson Series:Select Teacher Evaluation, Module 4.
Your TurnPlease complete the survey to provide feedback regarding the training.The survey can be found at http://tinyurl.com/fcpseval3The address is also on the bottom of your Principles of Conversation Skills/Listening Skills handout.