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Social media for instr supervision ncmsa


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Social media for instr supervision ncmsa

  1. 1. Social Media/2.0 Tools for Instructional Supervision
  2. 2. Purpose of presentation: • Discuss what instructional supervision means to our schools • Facilitate changing mindsets and replacing behaviors using 2.0 tools • Showcase best practices in the school • Showcase of 2.0 tools and their application to better communication, building new practices
  3. 3. Derek L. Mc Coy
  4. 4. What is instructional supervision? What does it look like in your schools? What impact is it having in your school[s]?
  5. 5. Instructional Supervision
  6. 6. ‘.., work with teacher in ways to promote lifelong learning skills; inquiry, reflection, collaboration and a dedication to professional growth and development.’ “Glickman [1981].., ‘the goal of instructional supervision is to help teachers learn how to increase their own capacity to achieve professional learning goals for their students“ “a supervisor’s style either enhances or diminishes teacher’s abilities to engage in learning that is developmentally appropriate” Sally J. Zepeda 2007
  7. 7. what we do in terms of monitoring and providing feedback to staff to promote desired/ needed behaviors and what we do to change and replace behaviors that aren't conducive to student learning and growth
  8. 8. Key Factors of Changing Teachers’ Behaviors • Provide replacement behavior options • Apply cognitive coaching strategies
  9. 9. Identifying problems is not enough.., We have to support!
  10. 10. Twitter • Microblogging • Learn the best from others • Exposure to great educators • Exchange of ideas • Connection to like minded thinkers • Inspiration • Models of best practice • Validation
  11. 11. Twitter
  12. 12. Great stuff on Twitter Specialized Learning with Hashtags
  13. 13. Twitter Lessons Learned • Lead training • Host a chat party • Follow up • Don’t feel pressure to read everything • Its ok to lurk and learn [at first] • Praise your deep divers
  14. 14. • Social bookmarking • Share resources • Share thoughts • Develop common goals
  15. 15. Lessons Learned • Download the toolbar • Set up groups via Teacher Console • Don’t pressure yourself with a quota • Readers/Subscriptions • Follow up • Praise your deep divers
  16. 16. Collective, Online Resourcing Great for collaboration Paperless
  17. 17. Livebinder
  18. 18. Does your school use any of these tools? How do they help your efforts in instructional supervision?
  19. 19. •Is social networking •Enables us to create circles of friends •Is an opportunity for dynamic collaboration
  20. 20. Collaboration
  21. 21. • Share your thoughts • Your message/vision • Create an archive of important points • Showcase best practices • Place for creativity • Let them read your vision
  22. 22. Lessons Learned • Write the best way for you • Read/subscribe to some blogs • Share good blogs with others • Encourage others to blog • Not about length, quality vs quantity
  23. 23. • Place for creativity • Great features • Online archive of videos • Archive for best practices • Use special features, annotation • Embed in your blogs, websites
  24. 24. A Plug to ..,
  25. 25. A Plug for Connectivity • Grow yourself • Learn about learning • Learn about leadership • Unlearn and relearn
  26. 26. We have to be efficient We have to be connected Blog Post by Bill Ferriter
  27. 27. New opportunities for different results and outcomes
  28. 28. Citations/Resources • Blog – A Tempered Radical, Bill Ferriter • Blog – The 21st Century Principal, J. Robinson • Blog – A Principal’s Reflection, Eric Sheniger • Tweetdeck • Instructional Supervision, Sally J. Zepeda 2007 • Tools: Twitter, Blogger, Diigo, Youtube • Communicating and Connecting with Social Media, Ferriter, Ramsden, and Sheninger