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Self-Guided Strong Classrooms Self-Assessment slides

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  1. 1. Strong Classrooms Self-Assessment Conditions for Highly Effective Literacy Learning Version: 1.0 September 2016 - © The Educator Collaborative, LLC | All Rights Reserved. Schools may photocopy for internal use. TheEducatorCollaborative.com @TheEdCollab /TheEdCollab
  2. 2. The Strong Classrooms Self-Assessment contains evidence-based, practical areas that can lead to critical conversations at your school that directly impact student literacy achievement.
  3. 3. Evaluation without Fear The Strong Classrooms Self-Assessment is directly aligned to positive, affirming, collaborative practice. There are no punitive labels here. Instead, points of reflection and self-assessment activities directly link to opportunities for professional collaboration. Research shows that teachers involved in meaningful, collaborative practice lead to the strongest student outcomes and have the highest job-satisfaction.i i - See document for citations: bit.ly/StrongClassrooms
  4. 4. The 4 Areas Each of the Four Areas in the Strong Classrooms Self-Assessment are strategically chosen indicators. Much like a pediatrician will check a child’s temperature to evaluate current overall health, these indicators help to reveal key focus points that improve, or when lacking can repress, student learning.
  5. 5. Conditions for Highly Effective Literacy Learning
  6. 6. Area 1: Global, Diverse Citizenship Conditions for Highly Effective Literacy Learning
  7. 7. Area 1: Global, Diverse Citizenship Area 2: Differentiation and Learning Mindset Conditions for Highly Effective Literacy Learning
  8. 8. Area 1: Global, Diverse Citizenship Area 2: Differentiation and Learning Mindset Area 3: Family Partnerships Conditions for Highly Effective Literacy Learning
  9. 9. Area 1: Global, Diverse Citizenship Area 2: Differentiation and Learning Mindset Area 3: Family Partnerships Area 4: Collaborative Professional Practice Conditions for Highly Effective Literacy Learning
  10. 10. The Strong Classrooms Self-Assessment is intended to be non-evaluative. Instead, it invites not only self-reflection but evaluation columns of the document are directly tied to collaboration. Evaluation ➡ Collaboration
  11. 11. Evaluation ➡ Collaboration
  12. 12. Self-Assessing
  13. 13. Self-Assessing 1. Choose an “Area” 2. Follow a “Do this” activity 3. Self-Assess each bulleted item
  14. 14. Self-Assessing 1
  15. 15. Self-Assessing 2
  16. 16. Self-Assessing 3 {
  17. 17. Self-Assessing Place a check mark OR date in the corresponding column. See the document for descriptions of each column. bit.ly/StrongClassrooms
  18. 18. Self-Assessing Place a check mark OR date in the corresponding column. See the document for descriptions of each column. bit.ly/StrongClassrooms 9/15
  19. 19. Self-Assessing Place a check mark OR date in the corresponding column. See the document for descriptions of each column. bit.ly/StrongClassrooms 9/15 9/15
  20. 20. Self-Assessing You may then give yourself an overall rating for each “Do this” activity. bit.ly/StrongClassrooms 9/15 9/15
  21. 21. Self-Assessing You may then give yourself an overall rating for each “Do this” activity. bit.ly/StrongClassrooms 9/15 9/15 9/15
  22. 22. Self-Assessing After completing all “Do this” activities, you may give yourself an overall rating for each Area. bit.ly/StrongClassrooms 9/15 9/15 9/15 9/16
  23. 23. Self-Reflection Page 11
  24. 24. Self-Reflection The Strong Classrooms Self-Assessment support you in your own professional growth and invites you to take control of your learning. Choose just one bullet or “Do this…” activity from each column or just one total. Keep it simple so you can focus your growth. Then, describe your goal, collaborators, timeframe, and vision.
  25. 25. Self-Reflection Keep. It. Simple. Keep. It. Focused. Keep. It. Empowering.
  26. 26. Learning Support Final Pages
  27. 27. Learning Support Suggested readings and organizations linked to each Area
  28. 28. Learning Support Connect with The Educator Collaborative @TheEdCollab /TheEdCollab TheEducatorCollaborative.com
  29. 29. Feedback The Strong Classrooms Self-Assessment is a living one and your feedback is critical. We welcome feedback, additional sources, report typographical errors, or other input that could strengthen this tool for educators. Find the feedback for at bit.ly/StrongClassrooms
  30. 30. THANK YOU From The Educator Collaborative, thank you for all you do for your students, your colleagues, and this incredible profession!
  31. 31. About The Educator Collaborative The Educator Collaborative, LLC, is a think tank and educational consulting organization working to innovate the ways educators learn together. Founded by internationally recognized educator, author, and literacy expert, Christopher Lehman, we aim to serve children and the adults who teach, learn, and grow alongside them.
  32. 32. The Educator Collaborative network is made up of trusted and recognized experts and emerging voices in literacy, technology, culturally relevant pedagogy and instructional leadership. Members author some of the most widely read and relied upon texts in our profession. Most importantly, members of the network consistently live their love for teaching, learning and social change through all they do. About The Educator Collaborative
  33. 33. Professional Development The Educator Collaborative provides onsite and online professional development support to schools in the United States and around the world. It also hosts a number of acclaimed online learning opportunities that are unique in scope and organization, connected educators from across the world in intensive and interactive professional learning. Please visit us at TheEducatorCollaborative.com to learn more. About The Educator Collaborative
  34. 34. Strong Classrooms Self-Assessment Conditions for Highly Effective Literacy Learning Version: 1.0 September 2016 - © The Educator Collaborative, LLC | All Rights Reserved. Schools may photocopy for internal use. TheEducatorCollaborative.com @TheEdCollab /TheEdCollab

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