Delivering the Regents Reform Agenda EASTERN UPSTATE REGION GREAT TEACHERS ACADEMY A Collaboration between GCRTC & WSWHE BOCES• Common Core Standards• Data-Driven Instruction• Teaching Standards & APPR• Teacher Leadership• Technology Integration
GCRTC’S GREAT TEACHER ACADEMY:BUILDING CAPACITY BY DEVELOPING TEACHER LEADERS30 teachers in Salem, North Warren and Saratoga Springsare directly impacted by this pilot.686 teachers will be impacted by those 30 teacher-leadersin their respective districts.4,634 teachers will ultimately be impacted in 32 districts inthe WSWHE BOCES region.
Teaching Response to Intervention EASTERN UPSTATE REGIONASSISTING WHEATLAND-CHILITEACHERS WITH RTI TRAINING
Developing Teacher Leadership FAR WEST REGION TEACHER LEADERS
21st Century Technology Integration FAR WEST REGION
Working Cooperatively to Achieve Our Goals FAR WEST REGION 1. Teacher / 2. Common Core Leader Learning Effectiveness Standards 3. Data 4. Race to Inquiry the Top Initiatives
Working Cooperatively to Achieve Our Goals FAR WEST REGION Goal 1 - Teacher Leader Effectiveness Instructional Leadership Seminar on NYS Teaching Standards: Your Path to Highly Effective Teaching Goal 2 – Common Core Learning Standards Train on CCLS to Curriculum Learning Specialists and District Literacy Teams to promote Career and College Readiness
Working Cooperatively to Achieve Our Goals FAR WEST REGIONGoal 3 – Data InquiryProvided every department with the book Protocols forProfessional Learning and participated in the design ofthe training for Looking at Student Work (LASW).Goal 4 – Race to the Top InitiativesSupporting teachers in studying theelements of instruction and engagingthem in reflective practice based on data.
Collaborating with Higher Education FAR WEST REGIONSharing NYS Teaching StandardsWith Niagara University ClinicalExperience and Partnership Committee
Adapting to our increasingly globalized world FAR WEST REGIONLOTE CurriculumRevision Aligningto Common CoreLearning StandardsandBest InstructionalPractices
Developing Effective Teaching FAR WEST REGION Characteristics of an Effective“SUPER” Teacher!
Developing Effective Teaching in Technology FAR WEST REGION “User-Friendly” Language for Standards 1.6 and 2.1
“Gradually Releasing” Learner Responsibility FAR WEST REGIONTeacher Responsibility Focus Lesson “I do it.” Guided Instruction “We do it.” Collaborative “You do it together.” Independent “You do it alone.” Student Responsibility
Teachers teaching TeachersGREATER ROCHESTER REGION
Teaching with 21st Century Technology Tools GREATER ROCHESTER REGION IPAD TRAINING PILOTforelementaryand secondarymath andELAinstruction
Teaching with 21st Century Technology Tools GREATER ROCHESTER REGION IPAD TRAINING PILOT
Teaching with 21st Century Technology Tools GREATER ROCHESTER REGION IPAD IN CLASS
Teachers Addressing Challenges with Peers GREATER ROCHESTER REGIONTEACHERS PARTICIPATING INCOLLABORATIVE INQUIRY TRAINING
Teaching with 21st Century Technology Tools GREATER ROCHESTER REGIONUSING SKYPE Teachers participating into “Read AcrossAmerica” on Inquiry Training Collaborative Dr. Seuss’sbirthday
Teaching with 21st Century Technology Tools GREATER ROCHESTER REGIONPOSTINGQR CODESTO GET THEWORD OUTABOUT RTTTINITIATIVES
Peer Reviewed Training with Higher Ed LOWER HUDSON REGION ONLINE ACADEMY THROUGH NY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY High-quality, online professional development for educators in the 21st century aligned to SLOsStudent comment:“Thank you for this course. Technology is constantlychanging and to stay current teachers need theseopportunities to apply new strategies in the classroom.”
Online Technology Tools for the 21st Century LOWER HUDSON REGIONAn online teaching andlearning communitywhich provides educators the use of social networkingtools, collaborative groups, personal web pages, andelectronic classrooms. Connect and collaborate with colleagues Enhance skills with professional development e-Classroom: Create classrooms in the clouds
Delivering the Regents Reform AgendaNEW YORK CITY REGION 150 School-Based Teacher Centers Borough- Network Based Teams Focus Areas Networks Common Core Data-Driven Instruction Teacher Leadership Technology Integration Study Professional Groups Development Institutes Citywide Conferences
Delivering the Regents Reform Agenda NEW YORK CITY REGIONNavigating Informational Text:Shifting Perspectives, Changing Practice• Analyze the CCLS instructional shifts in literacy.• Explore the features of complex informational texts.• Apply strategies - close reading, patterned reading - to comprehend• complex texts.Shifts in Mathematics Instruction: Standards to Practice• Focus on major cluster of concepts – operations collaborate and number Troy teachers and algebraic thinking and the plan at high school system to promote fluency and mastery.• Create cognitively demanding learning experiences using Standards for Mathematical Practice.• Learn effective strategies to deepen conceptual understanding of: • Numbers and Operations-Base 10 (PreK-2) • Fractions (Grades 3-5) • Ratios and Proportional Reasoning (Grades 6-12)
Teaching and Learning with Technology NEW YORK CITY REGION• Explore Web 2.0 tools for online communication, collaboration and production aligned with the CCLS.• Examine lesson plans, activities and resources on Verizon Thinkfinity and SAS Curriculum Pathways. Technology Integration Professional Development - modeling the use of web 2.0 to communicate, collaborate and share published work
Delivering the Regents Reform Agenda NEW YORK CITY REGIONData-Driven Instruction – Response to Intervention186 NYC School Teams - 6 Networks Data Sources o screening data o diagnostic assessments Children’s First Network o progress monitoring Schools Supported Troy teachers collaborate and CFN 531 Data is used to… CFN 530 o design small group high school plan at instruction 31 25 CFN 532 27 o monitor student progress 37 36 CFN 533 CFN 534 o identify areas for re-teaching 30 CFN 535 o provide students with feedback
Delivering the Regents Reform Agenda NEW YORK CITY REGION Master /Turnaround Lesson Study Focused on Teachers teaching and Instructional learning Impact on Lead Coaching aligned to the Student Teachers Common Core Learning Standards National Study Groups BoardCandidates
Using 21st Century Technology LOWER HUDSON REGIONTAMING THE COMMON CORE MONSTERCollaborate Clarify Explore Create Reflect This Virtual PLC allows teachers to collaborate in a safe environment explores 6 shifts required in ELA instruction provides activities for new standards provides access to online resources, sample lessons and a process to assess current teaching and determine what instructional modifications will better align instruction to Common Core Criteria.
Collaborating with Higher Education LOWER HUDSON REGION Teacher Leaders Program Certificate of Advanced StudyCollaboration with Manhattanville College15 credit certificate programPrepares candidates forTeacher Leader roles such as: Literacy Coach Instructional Facilitator Inquiry Team Leader
Coaching Initiative for Teachers LOWER HUDSON REGIONProvides highly qualified coaches just an email awayCoaches cover the following areas: Elementary and Secondary Content / CCLS Technology Integration Special Education National Board Certification Leadership Training Higher Education / Pre-Service Partnerships
Delivering the Regents Reform Agenda SOUTHERN TIER REGION GETTING TO THE COREA Conference for Educators by Educators A Collaboration among ALL 12 STTCN Centers • Common Core Standards • Data-Driven Instruction • Teaching Standards & APPR • 21st Century Skills • Technology Integration
Delivering the Regents Reform Agenda SOUTHERN TIER REGIONUsing the 3 Priorities of the Teaching Standards to Design Common Core UnitsA Collaboration among DTC, L-GTC, TCTC & TSTBOCES • Common Core Standards • Data-Driven Instruction • Teaching Standards & APPR • 21st Century Skills • Technology Integration
Delivering the Regents Reform Agenda SOUTHERN TIER REGION A CALL TO ACTION:Using Common Core for College & Career Readiness For High School & College ELA & Math • Common Core Standards • ELA Shifts • Math Shifts • 21st Century Skills
Online Academy High-quality, online professional development for educators in the 21st century Online Academy provides professional development opportunities specific to subject areas aligned to student learning objectives Instructors complete rigorous, peer reviewed training through New York Institute of TechnologyStudent comment:“Thank you for the opportunity to take this course. Technology is constantlychanging and in order to stay current teachers need these opportunities to applynew strategies in the classroom.”
Current professional development opportunity… “Taming the Common Core Monster” Collaborate Clarify Explore Create Reflect This Virtual PLC allows teachers to collaborate in a safe, non-threatening environment. The six shifts required in all ELA instruction are explored in a series of segments which provide teachers with activities designed to increase understanding of the new standards, easy access to online resources, sample lessons and a process for assessing current teaching and determining what instructional modifications are needed to align instruction more fully to the Common Core Criteria.
Teacher Leaders Program Certificate of Advanced Study Collaboration with Manhattanville College 15 credit certificate program Prepares candidates for Teacher Leader roles such as: Literacy Coach Instructional Facilitator Inquiry Team Leader
Coaching InitiativeAvailable to all teachers in the Lower Hudson NetworkThe Initiative provides highly qualified coaches who arejust an email awayTeachers may contact one of these coaches to ask forassistanceCoaches cover the following areas:
Teacher Responsibility Focus Lesson “I do it.” Focus Lesson “We do it.Guided Instruction “You do it together.” Guided Instruction “You do it alone.” Independent Student Responsibility
“Gradually Releasing” Learner Responsibility FAR WEST REGIONTeacher Responsibility Focus Lesson “I do it.” Focus LessonGuided Instruction “We do it.” do it” “We Guided Collaborative “You “You together.” Instruction do it do it together” Independent “You do itdo it alone” “You alone.” Student Responsibility