If you keep doing what you have been doing then you are going to get the same results you have been getting.
The data represented in this report is based on behaviors observed within the classrooms visited. The data includes 35 items that cover six components of the classroom ( learning environment, instructional strategies, teacher monitoring, student learning strategies, instructional tools and assessment/evaluation). The observations occurred from August 17 through April 30th.
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Practicum D for School Leaders EDU 6004TREVECCA Nazarene University December 18, 2011 Julie Henderson
No problem can be solved by the same consciousness that created it. We need to see the world anew.‘ Albert Einstein
Strengths Weaknesses Established rules Curriculum and procedures alignment to state Good rapport with standards students Differentiated Students are instruction engaged and on Use of instructional task tools
Strengths Weaknesses 3 year incline in Did not achieve AYP scores in all sub- for 2009 groups NCLB Criteria Failed, Math and Reading 2009 scores are good Graduation Rate Closing the achievement gap in Reading and Math Accountability status is School Improvement 2: improving, 2009
Strengths Weaknesses Teams established Curriculum Formative alignment to state assessment standards Communication Assessment with parents Follow up on Principal and leadership teams Leadership
Graduation rate Instructional strategies Alignment of curriculum to state standards Reorganization of leadership teams Establish routine collaborations (vertical and horizontal)
Increase graduation rate Graduation Team Graduation Coach Credit Recovery Online courses through Nova Net Leadership team of seniors Professional Development Differentiated instruction strategies The authors Tomlinson and Allan offer a book for leaders to develop differentiated instruction in their schools entitled Leadership for Differentiating Schools & Classrooms. Formative and Summative assessments
Alignment of curriculum to state standards Establish a time frame Schedule time in the summer to collaborate Schedule follow up meetings to discuss data from assessments Reorganization of leadership teams Principal determine team leaders Require scheduled meetings Require meeting agendas Require meeting minutes Principal follow up with team leaders In his book, Results: The Key to Continuous School Improvement, Mike Schmoker suggested 5 ways to formalize leadership.
Establish routine collaborations, both vertical and horizontal, across content Collaboration schedule Collaboration agendas Collaboration minutes In his book, Results: The Key to Continuous School Improvement, Mike Schmoker dedicated a whole chapter to the effectiveness of teamwork.
“Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve” Mary Kay Ash
Accredited Online Colleges. (2011). 75 inspirational, educational quotes for the classroom. Mary Kay Ash. Retrieved from:http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.com/blog/2010/75-inspirational-educational-quotes- for-the-classroom/Leading-Learning.co.nz. (2011). Quotes to ‘re-imagine’ schools for the 21stC. Albert Einstein. Retrieved from:http://www.leading-learning.co.nz/famous-quotes.htmlSchmoker, M. (1999). Results: The key to continuous school improvement. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.Tennessee Department of Education. (2011). Attachment a: Tennessee accountability chart for schools. Retrieved from:http://www.state.tn.us/education/reportcard/index.shtmlTomlinson, C.A., & Allan, S.D. (2000). Leadership for differentiating schools & classrooms. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.