Building Communities of Learners<br />Adams and Madison Staff Development<br />Friday, August 13, 2010<br />
Where Are You?Where Are We?<br />
Compass Points<br />
North:Acting--”let’s do it;” Likes to act, try things, plunge in.<br />West:<br />Paying attention to detail--likes to kno...
Compass Points<br />1.	What are the strengths of your style?  <br />(4 adjectives)<br />2.	What are the limitations of you...
GROUP WORKDivide Into GroupsGet  Required MaterialsAnswer  4 Questions<br />
Compass Points<br />1.	What are the strengths of your style?  <br />(4 adjectives)<br />2.	What are the limitations of you...
Present to Large Group<br />
Wrap Up<br /> Forming Diverse<br />   Groups 1-14<br />  15 min. Break<br />  Return to<br />  designated<br />  tables<br />
Journal Your Learning<br />From your background or schema, identify<br />someone (a teacher, coach, mentor) who<br />effec...
Agree<br />Ask<br />Argue<br />Apply<br />4 A's protocol<br />
Teaching Math as aSocial Activity<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZxNldBEU6o<br />
JournalWhat “big ideas” are you taking with you?Describe at least one thing you will do in your classroom next week as a r...
Share your ideas with a trusted colleague.   Make a commitment to get together at the end of the week to discuss how the s...
 FeedbackOn an index card, please write your school name and tell us…What worked for you today?What didn’t work for you to...
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  1. 1. Building Communities of Learners<br />Adams and Madison Staff Development<br />Friday, August 13, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Where Are You?Where Are We?<br />
  3. 3. Compass Points<br />
  4. 4. North:Acting--”let’s do it;” Likes to act, try things, plunge in.<br />West:<br />Paying attention to detail--likes to know the who, what, when, where and why before acting.<br />East:<br />Speculating--likes to look at the big picture and the possibilities before acting.<br />South<br />Caring—likes to know that everyone’s feelings have been taken into consideration and that their voices have been heard before acting.<br />
  5. 5. Compass Points<br />1. What are the strengths of your style? <br />(4 adjectives)<br />2. What are the limitations of your style? <br />(4 adjectives)<br />3. What style do you find most difficult to work with and why?<br />4. What do people from the other “directions” or styles need to know about you so you can work together effectively?<br />
  6. 6. GROUP WORKDivide Into GroupsGet Required MaterialsAnswer 4 Questions<br />
  7. 7. Compass Points<br />1. What are the strengths of your style? <br />(4 adjectives)<br />2. What are the limitations of your style? <br />(4 adjectives)<br />3. What style do you find most difficult to work with and why?<br />4. What do people from the other “directions” or styles need to know about you so you can work together effectively?<br />
  8. 8. Present to Large Group<br />
  9. 9. Wrap Up<br /> Forming Diverse<br /> Groups 1-14<br /> 15 min. Break<br /> Return to<br /> designated<br /> tables<br />
  10. 10. Journal Your Learning<br />From your background or schema, identify<br />someone (a teacher, coach, mentor) who<br />effectively built a strong sense of community<br />Describe the experience.<br />What did it look like? Sound like? Feel like?<br />How did they do it? <br />
  11. 11. Agree<br />Ask<br />Argue<br />Apply<br />4 A's protocol<br />
  12. 12. Teaching Math as aSocial Activity<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZxNldBEU6o<br />
  13. 13. JournalWhat “big ideas” are you taking with you?Describe at least one thing you will do in your classroom next week as a result of your learning today. <br />
  14. 14. Share your ideas with a trusted colleague. Make a commitment to get together at the end of the week to discuss how the students responded. <br />
  15. 15. FeedbackOn an index card, please write your school name and tell us…What worked for you today?What didn’t work for you today?What questions do you still have about building a community of learners?<br />

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