Developing an Endorsement in K-12 Online Teaching<br />Kerry Rice<br />Lisa Dawley<br />Dept. of Educational TechnologyBoi...
Successful Linkages in K12 Online Teacher Professional Development<br />Universities, consulting firms, non-profits, feder...
Going Virtual! Research Series<br />
Going Virtual! Research Series<br />
Phase I: Summary of Findings<br />PD is …<br />Dependent on the organization<br />Driven by context<br />Online<br />Ongoi...
Phase II: Demographics<br />Experienced Workforce<br />99% - credentialed teachers<br />27% - new to onlineteaching <br />...
PD Hours and Opportunities<br />72% - participated in ongoing training in online teaching<br />
PD Preferences<br />
In their own words...<br />What are your unique needs and challenges as a K-12 online teacher? <br />536 open-ended commen...
Self - Reported Needs (sorted by Years of Online Teaching Experience)<br />
Self - Reported Needs (sorted by Program Model)<br />
Critical Professional Development Needs<br />% of respondents who rated each as very important!(rated 4 on scale of 1-4)<b...
Phase III:  Measuring Effectiveness?<br />What is effectiveness?<br />       Impact of change in teaching practice on stud...
The Endorsement Process <br />Contact State Dept. of Education<br />Establish a statewide endorsement committee & taskforc...
Successful Linkages in K12 Online Teacher Professional Development<br />Universities, consulting firms, non-profits, feder...
Contact Us<br />Lisa Dawley:  lisadawley@boisestate.edu<br />Kerry Rice:  krice@boisestate.edu<br />Idaho K12 Online Teach...
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  1. 1. Developing an Endorsement in K-12 Online Teaching<br />Kerry Rice<br />Lisa Dawley<br />Dept. of Educational TechnologyBoise State University<br />Linking Research, Policy & Practice<br />
  2. 2. Successful Linkages in K12 Online Teacher Professional Development<br />Universities, consulting firms, non-profits, federal government<br />State Department of Education, Board of Education, Legislature<br />K-12 virtual schools and programs<br />Brick & Mortar Schools<br />iNACOL, ISTE, SREB<br />K-12 virtual schools/programs, corporations, non-profits, universities<br />
  3. 3. Going Virtual! Research Series<br />
  4. 4. Going Virtual! Research Series<br />
  5. 5. Phase I: Summary of Findings<br />PD is …<br />Dependent on the organization<br />Driven by context<br />Online<br />Ongoing<br />Focused on skills<br />
  6. 6. Phase II: Demographics<br />Experienced Workforce<br />99% - credentialed teachers<br />27% - new to onlineteaching <br />2% - new to the teaching profession<br />55% - between 6 and 15 years of total teaching experience<br />18% - more than 16 years total teaching experience<br />55% - master’s degree or better<br />
  7. 7. PD Hours and Opportunities<br />72% - participated in ongoing training in online teaching<br />
  8. 8. PD Preferences<br />
  9. 9. In their own words...<br />What are your unique needs and challenges as a K-12 online teacher? <br />536 open-ended comments generated 18 themes <br />
  10. 10. Self - Reported Needs (sorted by Years of Online Teaching Experience)<br />
  11. 11. Self - Reported Needs (sorted by Program Model)<br />
  12. 12. Critical Professional Development Needs<br />% of respondents who rated each as very important!(rated 4 on scale of 1-4)<br />74% - Use of communication technologies(Technology)<br />62% - Time management strategies(Facilitation)<br />60% - Risks of academic dishonesty to learners(Digital Etiquette)<br />60% - Student internet safety(Digital Etiquette)<br />
  13. 13. Phase III: Measuring Effectiveness?<br />What is effectiveness?<br /> Impact of change in teaching practice on student outcomes <br />
  14. 14. The Endorsement Process <br />Contact State Dept. of Education<br />Establish a statewide endorsement committee & taskforce<br />Taskforce writes K12 Online Teaching standards<br />Research based<br />Representative stakeholders<br />Integrated ISTE, iNACOL, and other standards<br />Standards goes through approval process <br />Begin endorsement process with taskforce<br />Endorsement goes through approval process<br />
  15. 15. Successful Linkages in K12 Online Teacher Professional Development<br />Universities, consulting firms, non-profits, federal government<br />State Department of Education, Board of Education, Legislature<br />K-12 virtual schools and programs<br />Brick & Mortar Schools<br />iNACOL, ISTE, SREB<br />K-12 virtual schools/programs, corporations, non-profits, universities<br />
  16. 16. Contact Us<br />Lisa Dawley: lisadawley@boisestate.edu<br />Kerry Rice: krice@boisestate.edu<br />Idaho K12 Online Teaching Standards<br />http://edtech.boisestate.edu/goingvirtual/Online_Teaching_Standards_Final.doc<br />Status of Professional Development for K-12 Online Teachers<br />http://edtech.boisestate.edu/goingvirtual/goingvirtual1.pdf<br />Unique Needs and Challenges of K-12 Online Teachers<br />http://edtech.boisestate.edu/goingvirtual/goingvirtual2.pdf<br />

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