Support Planner V4

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Support Planner V4

  1. 1. The Support Planner Informing people working with people © 2008 Ivan Webb Pty Ltd
  2. 2. Using this PowerPoint <ul><li>This PowerPoint is based on Version 4 </li></ul><ul><li>The contents provide an overview of </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>how the Planner ‘works’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the thinking behind its design </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Possible uses of the PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>for professional learning (step through it) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>to review the effectiveness of current support practices </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Working through it </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pause and reflect - discuss the content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Check out the website for additional content as required </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Follow the hyperlinks to associated material </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Philosophy of the Planner <ul><li>Constructivist change management </li></ul><ul><li>We construct (and reconstruct) our knowledge , actions and arrangements so that we can </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>know what is happening </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>make sense of what is happening </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>respond to what is happening </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>In our more successful practices: we work with others work on the systems; focus on what works ; and make it is easier for the next person to do well </li></ul><ul><li>Here & now is the best starting point </li></ul><ul><li>Success and well-being are the key outcomes </li></ul>
  4. 4. Fundamental principles <ul><li>Everything we do with the Planner requires professional judgement </li></ul><ul><li>The use of the Planner reveals as much about the users as it does about the subjects </li></ul><ul><li>There are several levels of response </li></ul><ul><li>While the Planner helps keep records, at its best, it is a communication device </li></ul>
  5. 5. Continuous improvement <ul><li>The Planner is designed to support </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the MAPS continuous improvement cycle </li></ul></ul></ul>Monitor activities & experiences Analyse Plan Support
  6. 6. The Planner as a tool <ul><li>The Planner is a tool made up of </li></ul><ul><li>Forms for viewing, entering and editing data </li></ul><ul><li>Reports for viewing and/or printing information </li></ul><ul><li>Buttons to navigate around the Planner and to select reports </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogues boxes to refine your selections and navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlinks to email, websites, associated documents </li></ul><ul><li>Tabs provide access to some sets of data </li></ul>
  7. 7. Planner contents - data… <ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>about the student </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>about what is happening </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>initial responses to what is happening </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Actions </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>everyday support for the student ( ISPs ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>specific actions and interventions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Reports – individual, class and whole school </li></ul><ul><li>Links to key documents – letters, reports, IEPs </li></ul>
  8. 8. Observations <ul><li>About the student </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic information: name, class, date of birth…. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History – personal and educational </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance/needs ratings and Needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alert </li></ul></ul><ul><li>About what is happening (together with) </li></ul><ul><li>Initial responses to what is happening </li></ul>
  9. 9. Student Observations <ul><li>About what is happening including </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Incidents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Achievements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contributions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Progress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regular monitoring results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Questions or concerns </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Planner - Main Menu <ul><li>This the starting point for all components and activities associated with the Planner, e.g., </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviewing a student, class… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entering and editing data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintaining codes, placements, ratings… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessing reports and printouts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Virtually everything in the Planner is only one </li></ul><ul><li>or maybe two, clicks away from the Main Menu </li></ul>
  11. 11. 1. Professional practice is required 2. Links to support & additional information
  12. 12. 4. Click here to review all students with a current ISP 3. Click here to review and support a student 5. Click here to review a particular class 6. Click here to manage data on student performance & needs
  13. 13. 7. Click here to add and place students : Student ID is critical 8. Click here to edit codes : few codes are hard wired 9. Click here to edit class names ready for new class placements 10. Click here to access to a wide range of reports
  14. 14. 11. Click here to quickly add and update support actions 12. Click here to quickly add and update observations
  15. 15. 13. The MAPS cycle 14. Link to associated documents 15. Teacher resources
  16. 16. Support a Student <ul><li>Click on the Support a Student button </li></ul><ul><li>Enter the surname (or part thereof) </li></ul><ul><li>Navigate to the student (if necessary) </li></ul><ul><li>The upper half of this form contains general, ‘big picture’ information </li></ul><ul><li>The lower half of the form contains more detailed data in tabs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Observations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plans and Actions, and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arrangements & Contacts </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. 3. Support indicators 5. Current goal for this student 4. Performance & needs ratings 1. Personal & educational history of this student 2. Critical information
  18. 18. 6. All observations recorded for the past 30 days
  19. 19. 7. The results of daily monitoring
  20. 20. 8. Incidents only (no other observations)
  21. 21. 9. All observations
  22. 22. 10. The key things that impact on the student’s capacity to achieve success and well-being
  23. 23. 11. The everyday things that are being done to support the student
  24. 24. 12. The other actions that are intended to support the student
  25. 25. 13. The Agreements form enables ‘contracts’ to be developed and managed
  26. 26. 14. The Timetable form enables management of the student’s exceptions to the regular timetable
  27. 27. 15. Navigation buttons 18. Reports for this student 16. Pop-up the codes 19. More reports for this student 17. Links to documents
  28. 28. Review a Class <ul><li>From the Main Menu click the Review a Class button and select the class </li></ul><ul><li>All the above information is also available from this view </li></ul><ul><li>The user can work through a class systematically to </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>update all records </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>bring staff and records up-to-date </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>attend to those students who are not overtly problematic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>This view is ideal for staff conferencing </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>many schools schedule conference times </li></ul></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Review ISPs <ul><li>As for the Class view but for all students with </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Support Plans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows records for those students with their ISP box ticked </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Useful to quickly check how these students ‘are travelling’ </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. Click here to find out more about these reports (start with ) Other useful reports are available from the Main Menu and the various student forms

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