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Presentation slides at the Annual Meeting of NCSM in Philadelphia - turning vision into sustainable action

Presentation slides at the Annual Meeting of NCSM in Philadelphia - turning vision into sustainable action

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  • 1. 5/8/12   Leadership Discipline: Turning Strand: Mathematics Leaders Vision Into Action! Translate Vision to PracticeThe reality is that on most days your Focuses on mathematics leadership work exhausts you. You are trying really hard… coaches, specialists, teacher leaders, and PD providers and the Your true leadership work, is to train work they do to support andin the disciplines that will enable you encourage teachers for to lead well, and that will transformwho you are as a PLC school leader. education reform in enhancing mathematics teaching and Timothy D. Kanold learning in their classroom © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold Did You Decide? We lead/influence To Become a mathematics from the middle. education teacher and leader… and enter into the messy world of leading and influencing other Adults? © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold Your Positive High Relational Is Your Positive High RelationalEnergy Important? Energy Important?Rath and Conchie (2008) Pheffer and Sutton (2008)Weaknesses: 9% 60-75% worse aspect of the job is their boss or aStrengths: 73% peerFull Engagement © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold 1  
  • 2. 5/8/12   Is Your Positive High Relational Is Your Positive High Relational Energy Important? Energy Important? Kouzes and Posner (2006)  Daniel Goleman… You are to foster a relational capacity The single best predictor of among the various adults in your career success… sphere, recognizing when it is low, and if so, providing Is the quality of your immediate feedback relationship with your for improvement. very first supervisor © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold Could you train to get better? © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold 1 2 3 4 5 Vision Action Plusing Energy Inspiring  A set of actions you intentionally practice, through continuous training, to improve your ability to lead. © Timothy D. Kanold 2  
  • 3. 5/8/12  Discipline ofVision and Values Noel Tichy – Your Teachable Point of View or TPOV Better at … “A cohesive set of ideas and concepts that a person is able to clearly articulate to others.” © Timothy D. Kanold SMP 6: Attend to precision Your TPOV for Effective Instruction •  state the meaning of the symbols they use Describe one vital teacher or •  label the axes to clarify context of administrator behavior… the problem Your Vision for effective Instruction Share with shoulder partners non-negotiable… non discretionary… © Timothy D. Kanold Comic:   © Timothy D. Kanold © Institute for Mathematics & Education 2011 Turning your Vision for Instruction Reconciling Your Experience with the Into Action! Research and Evidence Your “non-negotiable” How can your PLC team distinguish Vital Teacher/Administrator your experiences from actual Instructional Behavior – evidence? How certain are you that your Instructional Vision component is 5 Levels of certainty in a right thing to pursue in your current PLC 2012-2013? Instructional © Timothy D. Kanold practices… © Timothy D. Kanold 3  
  • 4. 5/8/12  Reconciling Your Experience with the Reconciling Your Experience with theResearch and Evidence Research and Evidence5 Levels of certainty in your practices…   3. Local Evidence— This is what I have  1. Opinion — This is what I believe seen based on the experiences of my and I believe it sincerely. friends and colleagues.   4. Preponderance of evidence — This  2. Experience — This is is what we know as a profession, inwhat I have seen based many different contexts and across allon my personal observation  locations (Research and data). © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. KanoldReconciling Your Experience with theResearch and Evidence Levels of Certainty5 Levels of certainty in your practices… YES - Evaluating the Evidence – John Hattie (2009) meta-analysis of over 8005. Mathematical Certainty —This what I studies… have seen with 100% certainty. There is no need for a debate. Professional Development…The Non-negotiable behaviors as a PLC- .62 © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold PLC Leaders Are Different… Discipline of AccountabilityYou Translate vision to practice and Celebration by becoming a tenacious steward of the vision… Better at …And enlisting others to do the same… p.43 © Timothy D. Kanold 4  
  • 5. 5/8/12  Leading implemented change: The Leadership for Momentum TowardLeadership Discipline of Implementation (P.51-52)Accountability and CelebrationThe promise to yourself and others to monitor stakeholder actions that will lead to thoseimproved results; with consequences. © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. KanoldLeadership Strategies for Moving PLC Leadership Strategies forVision into Action Moving Vision into Action   Take a few minutes to read the 8 What are additional specific suggestions on the Blue steps you can take as a PLC handout… leader/ to get better at   Identify one strategy you will closing the Vision develop in yourself during Implementation gap? 2012-2013…   State a commitment you will make and share… © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. KanoldThe Leadership Discipline of The Goal of Your Leadership is TierAccountability and Celebration 1 and Tier 2…p.56Everyone is a leader and steward… Everyone must be involved in the Accountability/ Celebration PLC culture…The three Tiers of Accountability and Celebration © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold 5  
  • 6. 5/8/12   The Beauty of a PLC…The Team Rejecting Victim Speak p. 53 Acts as an Inequity Eraser   Effective school leaders move Equity begins with the their school culture away from a   selection and implementation of “Blaming Others” mindset, tasks, toward systemic and effective   the assessment of those tasks, self-ownership at every level…   the technology used &   The fidelity of feedback and RTI   Avoiding the mysterious “THEY”   If it so widely variant from teacher to teacher, then what? GAPS! © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold The Leadership Discipline of Accountability and Celebration The Tall Poppy Syndrome!   Accountability/celebration of Page 73… Student Results   Accountability/Celebration of Adult Actions   Your # 1 Job – monitor both with consequences Note Cards © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold The CCSSM May Be Our LastDiscipline of Opportunity to Get it RightReflection and The unprecedented adoption of theBalance same set of mathematics standards by nearly all states … provides the opportunity for educators nationwide Better at … to press the “reset” button on mathematics education. © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold 6