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An Overview of the Process TLW 2008 Nebraska’s Statewide  Professional Development Institute TLW 2008
What is the  Learning Web Project? <ul><li>Teams of teachers  </li></ul><ul><li>Year-long action plans for technology inte...
NSDC Standards for Staff Development <ul><li>Learning Communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ongoing teams committed to school ...
Learning Web Participants <ul><li>Team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 educators, including administrator </li></ul></ul><ul><li>F...
ESU Resources <ul><li>Facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Additional training as needed </li></ul><ul><li>Experts for support of...
School District Resources <ul><li>Depending on the project, could include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul></ul><u...
Learning Web Model’s  Four Phases <ul><li>Exploration (phase 1) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teams attend the NETA spring confere...
Learning Web Model’s  Four Phases <ul><li>Intense study and planning (phase 2) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two-day summer instit...
Incorporating Marzano’s Instructional Strategies <ul><li>Site built collaboratively by ESU Trainers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Learning Web Model’s  Four Phases <ul><li>Intense Study and Planning (phase 2 continued) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Day two...
Learning Web Model’s  Four Phases <ul><li>Implementation (phase 3) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First semester </li></ul></ul><ul...
Learning Web Model’s  Four Phases <ul><li>Implementation (phase 3 continued) </li></ul>Pound Middle School—Lincoln PS, hol...
Learning Web Model’s  Four Phases <ul><li>Final sharing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NETA conference gallery session or  60-minut...
Learning Web Model’s  Four Phases <ul><li>Final sharing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Input project to Learning Web online databas...
Timeline and Phases April May June July August September October November December January February March Statewide Learni...
Sharing Success <ul><li>Online database of projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tlw.k12.ne.us/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul...
Ongoing Benefits <ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects that schools continue to use in curriculum </li></u...
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The Learning Web Overview

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The Learning Web Overview

  1. 1. An Overview of the Process TLW 2008 Nebraska’s Statewide Professional Development Institute TLW 2008
  2. 2. What is the Learning Web Project? <ul><li>Teams of teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Year-long action plans for technology integration </li></ul><ul><li>Meets national staff development standards </li></ul><ul><li>Meets school improvement goals </li></ul><ul><li>Supports Marzano’s instructional strategies </li></ul>TLW 2008
  3. 3. NSDC Standards for Staff Development <ul><li>Learning Communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ongoing teams committed to school & district goals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One district team leader per team suggested </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Training, substitutes, stipends, technology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Appropriate learning strategies </li></ul></ul>TLW 2008
  4. 4. Learning Web Participants <ul><li>Team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 educators, including administrator </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Service Unit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(19 ESUs in Nebraska) </li></ul></ul>TLW 2008
  5. 5. ESU Resources <ul><li>Facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Additional training as needed </li></ul><ul><li>Experts for support of new technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Regional sites for summer institute </li></ul>TLW 2008
  6. 6. School District Resources <ul><li>Depending on the project, could include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware (usually existing hardware) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom Support for the Project </li></ul></ul>TLW 2008
  7. 7. Learning Web Model’s Four Phases <ul><li>Exploration (phase 1) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teams attend the NETA spring conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Orientation & planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attend sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Debrief & draft goals </li></ul></ul>TLW 2008
  8. 8. Learning Web Model’s Four Phases <ul><li>Intense study and planning (phase 2) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two-day summer institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Day one: Review Marzano strategies </li></ul></ul></ul>TLW 2008
  9. 9. Incorporating Marzano’s Instructional Strategies <ul><li>Site built collaboratively by ESU Trainers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples of technology to support each strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://tlw.k12.ne.us/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional Strategies link </li></ul></ul>TLW 2008
  10. 10. Learning Web Model’s Four Phases <ul><li>Intense Study and Planning (phase 2 continued) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Day two: Develop action plan & timeline </li></ul></ul></ul>TLW 2008
  11. 11. Learning Web Model’s Four Phases <ul><li>Implementation (phase 3) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First semester </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>additional training </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>collecting or creating resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second semester </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>implementation in the classroom </li></ul></ul></ul>Twin River students create ePortfolios for writing TLW 2008
  12. 12. Learning Web Model’s Four Phases <ul><li>Implementation (phase 3 continued) </li></ul>Pound Middle School—Lincoln PS, holds all-school tech fair TLW 2008
  13. 13. Learning Web Model’s Four Phases <ul><li>Final sharing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NETA conference gallery session or 60-minute demonstration/lecture </li></ul></ul>TLW 2008
  14. 14. Learning Web Model’s Four Phases <ul><li>Final sharing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Input project to Learning Web online database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Learning Web teams (exploration phase) view projects </li></ul></ul>TLW 2008
  15. 15. Timeline and Phases April May June July August September October November December January February March Statewide Learning Web Cycle NETA 2008 Exploration NETA 2009 Sharing After NETA 2008: Organization & planning phase June: 2-day LW Institutes at ESUs (regional) August–November: Training, creating & gathering resources September through February: Implementation & NETA presentation submissions due March/April: Project included in TLW Database & Prep for NETA Presentation November/December NETA 2009 Presentation submitted TLW 2008
  16. 16. Sharing Success <ul><li>Online database of projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tlw.k12.ne.us/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Click TLW Project Database </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Search by strategy, curriculum, grade level, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul>TLW 2008
  17. 17. Ongoing Benefits <ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects that schools continue to use in curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Relationships </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Within team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With other teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With ESU </li></ul></ul><ul><li>True Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Change in attitudes </li></ul>TLW 2008

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