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Day in a School Teacher
Support (DiaS-TS)
Change Model
Cynthia Crump
December 14, 2009
Guiding Philosophy
• Vision and Mission
– Ministry of Education (MOE)
• Quality education and training
• Human resource de...
School Data:Teacher
Competencies
Bare walls
Balancing Teaching Practice
Certified
teacher
Novice
teacher
An Innovative change Model
• Day in a School
Teacher Support
(DiaS-TS) Change
Model
• To provide
teachers in primary
schoo...
Objectives
• To plan and deliver lessons emphasizing
experiential approaches;
• To observe lessons preceded by pre observa...
Benefits
• Living the vision/Empowerment
– Improving monitoring practices
– Fostering collaboration and team work
– Encour...
Change Leaders
Discussing Possible Inhibitors
Discussion: Promoting Success
Trust
communication
Regular visits and
sharing
the vision and mission
Purpose
Active l...
Implementation Plan
Evaluation Methods
Formative - ongoing Summative - annual
Looking Ahead
• Developing skills set for future initiatives
– action plans,
– techniques and approaches
– change in stude...
References
• Anderson, D. (2010).
• Colvin, G., Flannery, B., Sugai, G., & Monegan, J. (2008).
• Curriculum Implementation...
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Day in a School Teacher Support (DiaS-TS) Change Model

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This presentation is an outline of a monitoring and teacher support model; suggesting the role of ministry personnel in collaboration with administrators and teachers in the school community to improve teacher performance and student achievement and ultimately school improvement

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Day in a School Teacher Support (DiaS-TS) Change Model

  1. 1. Day in a School Teacher Support (DiaS-TS) Change Model Cynthia Crump December 14, 2009
  2. 2. Guiding Philosophy • Vision and Mission – Ministry of Education (MOE) • Quality education and training • Human resource development – Curriculum Development Unit (CDU) • Teacher Professional development • Sharing best practices • Monitoring
  3. 3. School Data:Teacher Competencies Bare walls
  4. 4. Balancing Teaching Practice Certified teacher Novice teacher
  5. 5. An Innovative change Model • Day in a School Teacher Support (DiaS-TS) Change Model • To provide teachers in primary schools with needed support through monitoring to improve their planning and delivery and student engagement. DiaS-TS
  6. 6. Objectives • To plan and deliver lessons emphasizing experiential approaches; • To observe lessons preceded by pre observation conference • To give opportunities for reflection during post observation conference; • To heighten student classroom and out-of-class experience by exposing them to active, student- centered learning • To improve the classroom environment
  7. 7. Benefits • Living the vision/Empowerment – Improving monitoring practices – Fostering collaboration and team work – Encouraging teacher planning – Improving teacher delivery – Heightening student engagement – Enriching the classroom environment
  8. 8. Change Leaders
  9. 9. Discussing Possible Inhibitors
  10. 10. Discussion: Promoting Success Trust communication Regular visits and sharing the vision and mission Purpose Active listening deliberation Identifying problems Discussions Collaboration Planning Training Collegiality Team work evaluation
  11. 11. Implementation Plan
  12. 12. Evaluation Methods Formative - ongoing Summative - annual
  13. 13. Looking Ahead • Developing skills set for future initiatives – action plans, – techniques and approaches – change in student learning experiences • Initiatives – Mentoring – Coaching – Peer-coaching
  14. 14. References • Anderson, D. (2010). • Colvin, G., Flannery, B., Sugai, G., & Monegan, J. (2008). • Curriculum Implementation Pilot Report. (2008). • Flett, J.D., & Wallace, J. (2005). • Harvey, A., & Kamvounias, P. (2006). • Hooker, M. (2009). • Kezar, A. J. (2001). • Knowledge Base. http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/kb/intreval.htm • Lewis, L.K., Schmisseur, A. M., Stephens, K. K., & Weir, K. E. (2008). • McCabe, H. (2008). • National Curriculum policy Framework (2009). • Roberts, F. D., Kelly, C. L., & Medlin, B. D. (2007). • Vacilotto, S., & Cummings, R. (2007).

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