Achieving CommitmentPlease find a seat with your team(look for your team flag). If you don’tknow your team, talk to Jen.April 5, 2013
IHMS Mission & VisionStatementsOur Mission:To provide for the academic successof every studentOur Vision:To ensure that every student learns
Teaming Meeting Norms This is a safe place for teaming; all ideas are worthconsideration. Please be respectful to those around you; avoid sidebarconversations. Use technology to enhance learning online shopping = inappropriate Taking notes = appropriate Cell phones silenced = very appropriate Your participation is needed; please engage in teamingand put away classroom work Everything we do here should reflect our commitment toproviding for the academic success of every student.
Why are we doing teaming?―Interdisciplinary teaming will allow us helpmore students learn. I believe that teamingwill help us as teachers identify and assistTier 2 and 3 students quicker and moreefficiently. I believe that teaming will alsoprovide relevance for students regarding thesubjects that they learn.‖-Jen Call
The Five Functions of aSuccessful TeamCommitmentConflictTrustMastering…Building…Based on The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick LencioniAchieving…
Last Time – Mastering Conflict―By engaging in productive conflict andtapping into team members’ perspectivesand opinions, a team can confidently commitand buy in to a decision knowing that theyhave benefited from everyone’s ideas.‖- Patrick Lencioni
Team Discussion―The two greatest causes of the lack of commitmentwithin teams are the desire for consensus and theneed for certainty.‖-Patrick LencioniWhy are consensus and certaintybad for teams? What strategiescan your team do to overcomethese obstacles?
The Five Functions of aSuccessful TeamCommitmentConflictTrustBuilding…The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick LencioniMastering…Achieving…
―When you know better you dobetter‖What we NOW know better… This change is harder than we thought. The current teams have changed fromMarch…a lot. What we said in the winter about notchanging classrooms to accommodateteaming is no longer true.-Maya Angelou
Worse-Case Scenario―I am amazed at how much power itgives me when I emotionally digestand accept the worse-case scenario.Once I know that I am not going todie from making this call—even if Iam wrong—it releases me to makethe call.‖-Dave Ramsey
Individual free-writeWhat are theabsolute worsethings that couldhappen becauseyou changeclassrooms toaccommodateteaming?
Q & A from Dr. Stensrud Where is my newclassroom? When do I have time tomove? Why are we doing this?
―Classroom movement is a physicalsymbol of our commitment.‖-Dr. Wihongi―This grade reconfiguration is notonly a physical move, it’s aphilosophical move.‖-Dr. McGee
Teams that fail to commit… Create ambiguity among the team aboutdirection and priorities Watch windows of opportunity close due toexcessive analysis and unnecessary delay Breed a lack of confidence and a fear of failure Revisit discussions and decisions again andagain Encourage second-guessing among teammembersThe Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
Teams that commit… Create clarity around direction and priorities Align the entire team around commonobjectives Develop an ability to learn from mistakes Take advantage of opportunities beforecompetitors do Move forward without hesitation Change direction without hesitation or guiltThe Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
Team-Work(aka Homework for Teams) Pack up yourPERSONAL itemsand get ready tomove! Have a greatsummer! We’llstart back withteaming in August.ResultsAccountabilityCommitmentConflictTrust