Amazing back to school    presentation     Northern Hills Elementary         August 30, 2012
S
essments
Recognition• Data retreat team• Common Core team• Rettig scheduling• August 20 work day (PBIS, scheduling)
2012-13 Goals• 90% of our students will be proficient on local  assessments in reading.• 90% of our students will be profici...
2012-13 Actions• Collaboration (planning and REAL)• Weekly learning overview to share with other staff  and parents.• Prog...
1.   Kind2.   Patient3.   Nurturing to children4.   Fun
Changes• Common Core State Standards• Smarter Balance• Effective Educator (evaluations)• RtI
Changes• Common Core State Standards• Smarter Balance• Effective Educator (evaluations)• RtI            Why?
Why do we need to do this?
Why do we need to do this?
Hard Facts Regarding Dropout • Less employable in a volatile job market. • Dropouts earn 33 cents for every dollar a   col...
Lots of change, but why?• CCSS has been in the works for years.• NCLB Waiver• Higher expectations• Most importantly, it’s ...
The mission of the School District of Onalaska is to  work together to ensurehigh levels of learning for all.    Slogan: C...
I have yet to see a school wherethe learning curves of the adultswere steep upward and those ofthe students were not. Teac...
In a moment of decision, thebest thing you can do is theright thing. The worst thingyou can do is nothing.Theodore Roosevelt
You know, I don’t know, butyou better do something.Curtis Clyde Rees III
PLC
Distributed Cognition:Theory that says knowledge is distributedacross members of a group (and the tools andprocesses the g...
Radar O’Reilly on MASH played by Gary Burghoff
Diffusion of Innovations
Diffusion of Innovations        Everett Rogers             1962
Diffusion of Innovations                 made real1. Knowledge: Here’s an idea.2. Persuasion: I think we should try it!3. ...
Powerful education practice Teachers work together in collaborative teams. •   Clarify what students must learn. •   Gathe...
The needs of the patient come first andwe will meet those needs through thepractice of team medicine andunsurpassed collabo...
The needs of the patient come first andwe will meet those needs through thepractice of team medicine andunsurpassed collabo...
Principal’s JobConversation with Dr. Tim Kanold
Principal’s Job   Conversation with Dr. Tim Kanold• Needs to be the great noticer.
Principal’s Job   Conversation with Dr. Tim Kanold• Needs to be the great noticer.• Notice, but also respond with  consequ...
Principal’s Job   Conversation with Dr. Tim Kanold• Needs to be the great noticer.• Notice, but also respond with  consequ...
Collaboration• The collaborative teaching team is the  engine that drives the culture of your  school.• The teacher team i...
Spheres of Influence
PLC Flow
PLC Energy Quadrants
Dangers in Quadrants III and IV
Dangers in Quadrants III and IV
Importance of Norms      • Norms and protocols depersonalize the        accountability.      • No more cordial hypocrisy. ...
Care Enough to Confront
Care Enough to Confront• Confront ASAP: Every time you delay the issue  gets worse.
Care Enough to Confront• Confront ASAP: Every time you delay the issue  gets worse.• Separate the team member from the wro...
Care Enough to Confront• Confront ASAP: Every time you delay the issue  gets worse.• Separate the team member from the wro...
Care Enough to Confront• Confront ASAP: Every time you delay the issue  gets worse.• Separate the team member from the wro...
Care Enough to Confront• Confront ASAP: Every time you delay the issue  gets worse.• Separate the team member from the wro...
Before you criticize a teammate,walk a mile in their shoes.
Before you criticize a teammate,walk a mile in their shoes.That way, if he gets angry,he’ll be a mile away andbarefoot.
CelebrationRight now parent satisfaction with publiceducation is 9 times higher than theapproval rating for Congress.And w...
Affirmation
Communication can ease conflictand increase effectiveness.
Stress
Stress
Stress and adversity willoccur. Guaranteed.Share with a neighbor whatyou look like at yourworst.
Be a better version of yourself.
Be a better version of you
Be a better version of you• Focus on your strengths
Be a better version of you• Focus on your strengths • Weaknesses: 9%
Be a better version of you• Focus on your strengths • Weaknesses: 9% • Strengths:
Be a better version of you• Focus on your strengths • Weaknesses: 9% • Strengths:   •   73%
Be a better version of you• Focus on your strengths • Weaknesses: 9% • Strengths:•  •    73%  What is it you do well? Turn...
Be a better version of you• Focus on your strengths • Weaknesses: 9% • Strengths:•  •    73%  What is it you do well? Turn...
Tight
Tight• Implementation CCSS ELA
Tight• Implementation CCSS ELA• Schedule
Tight• Implementation CCSS ELA• Schedule• Plan and check student progress through  collaboration. Collaboration by invitat...
Tight• Implementation CCSS ELA• Schedule• Plan and check student progress through  collaboration. Collaboration by invitat...
Tight• Implementation CCSS ELA• Schedule• Plan and check student progress through  collaboration. Collaboration by invitat...
Remember, we have theopportunity to become a  hero to some student        every day!Let’s have a great year.
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  • NH back to school Address 2012

    1. 1. Amazing back to school presentation Northern Hills Elementary August 30, 2012
    2. 2. S
    3. 3. essments
    4. 4. Recognition• Data retreat team• Common Core team• Rettig scheduling• August 20 work day (PBIS, scheduling)
    5. 5. 2012-13 Goals• 90% of our students will be proficient on local assessments in reading.• 90% of our students will be proficient on local assessments in math.• 85% of our students will be proficient on the WKCE in reading. 79% in 2011• 85% of our students will be proficient on the WKCE in math. 80% in 2011
    6. 6. 2012-13 Actions• Collaboration (planning and REAL)• Weekly learning overview to share with other staff and parents.• Progress monitoring• Parent engagement: Heritage event, communication thru newsletters, email, web sites
    7. 7. 1. Kind2. Patient3. Nurturing to children4. Fun
    8. 8. Changes• Common Core State Standards• Smarter Balance• Effective Educator (evaluations)• RtI
    9. 9. Changes• Common Core State Standards• Smarter Balance• Effective Educator (evaluations)• RtI Why?
    10. 10. Why do we need to do this?
    11. 11. Why do we need to do this?
    12. 12. Hard Facts Regarding Dropout • Less employable in a volatile job market. • Dropouts earn 33 cents for every dollar a college grad earns. They earn 66 cents for every dollar a HS grad earns. • Their children have only a 1 in 17 chance of earning a college degree. • More prone to ill health and shorter lives.
    13. 13. Lots of change, but why?• CCSS has been in the works for years.• NCLB Waiver• Higher expectations• Most importantly, it’s our mission.
    14. 14. The mission of the School District of Onalaska is to work together to ensurehigh levels of learning for all. Slogan: Climbing to Excellence
    15. 15. I have yet to see a school wherethe learning curves of the adultswere steep upward and those ofthe students were not. Teachersand students go hand and handas learners...or they don’t go atall. Roland Barth (2001)
    16. 16. In a moment of decision, thebest thing you can do is theright thing. The worst thingyou can do is nothing.Theodore Roosevelt
    17. 17. You know, I don’t know, butyou better do something.Curtis Clyde Rees III
    18. 18. PLC
    19. 19. Distributed Cognition:Theory that says knowledge is distributedacross members of a group (and the tools andprocesses the group may use) rather thanresiding only in an individual.
    20. 20. Radar O’Reilly on MASH played by Gary Burghoff
    21. 21. Diffusion of Innovations
    22. 22. Diffusion of Innovations Everett Rogers 1962
    23. 23. Diffusion of Innovations made real1. Knowledge: Here’s an idea.2. Persuasion: I think we should try it!3. Decision:Yes, let’s do it!4. Implementation: Hey, we’re doing it!5. Confirmation: It worked (or didn’t work) and here is why...
    24. 24. Powerful education practice Teachers work together in collaborative teams. • Clarify what students must learn. • Gather evidence of student learning. • Analyze that evidence. • Identify the most powerful teaching strategies. Reflective teaching must be based on evidence of student learning. Reflection is most powerful when it is collaborative.
    25. 25. The needs of the patient come first andwe will meet those needs through thepractice of team medicine andunsurpassed collaboration.
    26. 26. The needs of the patient come first andwe will meet those needs through thepractice of team medicine andunsurpassed collaboration. Mayo Clinic
    27. 27. Principal’s JobConversation with Dr. Tim Kanold
    28. 28. Principal’s Job Conversation with Dr. Tim Kanold• Needs to be the great noticer.
    29. 29. Principal’s Job Conversation with Dr. Tim Kanold• Needs to be the great noticer.• Notice, but also respond with consequences, make corrections, give compliments.
    30. 30. Principal’s Job Conversation with Dr. Tim Kanold• Needs to be the great noticer.• Notice, but also respond with consequences, make corrections, give compliments.• Pick one or two things for the year and “notice the hell out of them.”
    31. 31. Collaboration• The collaborative teaching team is the engine that drives the culture of your school.• The teacher team is the key unit in school improvement.
    32. 32. Spheres of Influence
    33. 33. PLC Flow
    34. 34. PLC Energy Quadrants
    35. 35. Dangers in Quadrants III and IV
    36. 36. Dangers in Quadrants III and IV
    37. 37. Importance of Norms • Norms and protocols depersonalize the accountability. • No more cordial hypocrisy. • Leads to productive conflict. • Keep you focused and productive.You need to have protocols in place when normsaren’t being followed. TURN AND TALK
    38. 38. Care Enough to Confront
    39. 39. Care Enough to Confront• Confront ASAP: Every time you delay the issue gets worse.
    40. 40. Care Enough to Confront• Confront ASAP: Every time you delay the issue gets worse.• Separate the team member from the wrong action.
    41. 41. Care Enough to Confront• Confront ASAP: Every time you delay the issue gets worse.• Separate the team member from the wrong action.• Give the team member the benefit of the doubt.
    42. 42. Care Enough to Confront• Confront ASAP: Every time you delay the issue gets worse.• Separate the team member from the wrong action.• Give the team member the benefit of the doubt.• Avoid absolute words.
    43. 43. Care Enough to Confront• Confront ASAP: Every time you delay the issue gets worse.• Separate the team member from the wrong action.• Give the team member the benefit of the doubt.• Avoid absolute words. • You always...You never
    44. 44. Before you criticize a teammate,walk a mile in their shoes.
    45. 45. Before you criticize a teammate,walk a mile in their shoes.That way, if he gets angry,he’ll be a mile away andbarefoot.
    46. 46. CelebrationRight now parent satisfaction with publiceducation is 9 times higher than theapproval rating for Congress.And who is writing the laws for education?!?!
    47. 47. Affirmation
    48. 48. Communication can ease conflictand increase effectiveness.
    49. 49. Stress
    50. 50. Stress
    51. 51. Stress and adversity willoccur. Guaranteed.Share with a neighbor whatyou look like at yourworst.
    52. 52. Be a better version of yourself.
    53. 53. Be a better version of you
    54. 54. Be a better version of you• Focus on your strengths
    55. 55. Be a better version of you• Focus on your strengths • Weaknesses: 9%
    56. 56. Be a better version of you• Focus on your strengths • Weaknesses: 9% • Strengths:
    57. 57. Be a better version of you• Focus on your strengths • Weaknesses: 9% • Strengths: • 73%
    58. 58. Be a better version of you• Focus on your strengths • Weaknesses: 9% • Strengths:• • 73% What is it you do well? Turn and talk.
    59. 59. Be a better version of you• Focus on your strengths • Weaknesses: 9% • Strengths:• • 73% What is it you do well? Turn and talk.• What is hard for you? Who does that well?
    60. 60. Tight
    61. 61. Tight• Implementation CCSS ELA
    62. 62. Tight• Implementation CCSS ELA• Schedule
    63. 63. Tight• Implementation CCSS ELA• Schedule• Plan and check student progress through collaboration. Collaboration by invitation does not work.
    64. 64. Tight• Implementation CCSS ELA• Schedule• Plan and check student progress through collaboration. Collaboration by invitation does not work.• Celebrate and share what goes right
    65. 65. Tight• Implementation CCSS ELA• Schedule• Plan and check student progress through collaboration. Collaboration by invitation does not work.• Celebrate and share what goes right• Avoid Quadrants III and IV.
    66. 66. Remember, we have theopportunity to become a hero to some student every day!Let’s have a great year.

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