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Ideal org isd hr dept

  1. 1. Ready To Learn Independent School District<br />Department of Human Resources<br />Priscilla D. Johnson<br />EDUL 7023: Dr. Douglas Hermond<br />May 8, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Mission Statement for Ready To LearnDepartment of Human Resources<br /> WEwill sustain high academic achievement of all Ready to Learn students by recruiting, selecting, retaining, and supporting a diverse and highly talented staff. WEwill train and educate our staff to be fluent in technical trends, cultural responsiveness, and excellent gatekeepers for the opportunitiesWEopen for our students. WE are the voice for all staff, the developers of many, all to serve our students, who areReady To Learn. <br />
  3. 3. HR Strategic Goals<br /><ul><li>Provide the best available staff for student achievement and staff development
  4. 4. Train a diverse workforce fully engaged with students
  5. 5. Develop student teachers and ensuretheir success
  6. 6. Provide teachers the opportunities to lead in our supporting departments
  7. 7. Provide training for teachers who instruct the Substitute Academy classes
  8. 8. Implement individual development action plans for teachers
  9. 9. Encourage parent and community participation through quarterly newsletters, parent conferences each semester, and maintaining a dynamic website</li></li></ul><li>Organizational Structure<br />
  10. 10. Organizational Structure<br />Departments Supporting Student Learning<br />
  11. 11. Technical Core of our SchoolFocus: Cognitive & Constructivism<br />Our learning culture is based on cognitive development and social constructivism:<br />We believe:<br />
  12. 12. We teach:<br />Technical Core of our SchoolFocus: Cognitive & Constructivism<br />
  13. 13. Technical Core of our SchoolHow we Teach Students to Learn<br /><ul><li>Cognitive Approach
  14. 14. Information processing
  15. 15. Keep student’s attention
  16. 16. Organization skills
  17. 17. Practice techniques
  18. 18. Verbally empower students to learn
  19. 19. Learning Tactics
  20. 20. Note taking
  21. 21. Mnemonics
  22. 22. Visual aids
  23. 23. Social Constructivism
  24. 24. Social interaction
  25. 25. Cultural tools
  26. 26. Activities to shape development
  27. 27. Cultural tools
  28. 28. Math instruments
  29. 29. Computers/internet
  30. 30. Symbolic tools
  31. 31. Maps, signs, and codes</li></li></ul><li>Technical Core of our SchoolTeaching Strategies<br />
  32. 32. We gratifying certain needs, called MOTIVATORS:<br />Achievement<br />Recognition<br />Work itself<br />Responsibility<br />Advancement<br />Yet, we also recognize fulfillment of hygiene needs:<br /><ul><li>Relations
  33. 33. Supervision
  34. 34. Policy & administration working conditions salaries
  35. 35. Personal life</li></ul>Rewarding & Motivating our Teachers<br />
  36. 36. How We Motivate Our Teachers<br /><ul><li>Beginning of year survival kit
  37. 37. Once a year, team building and socializing 2-day retreat
  38. 38. Educational Olympic games to strengthen cohesion
  39. 39. Updated technology and supplies for teaching
  40. 40. Once a semester, each teacher gets a two-hour “come to work late or leave early coupon”
  41. 41. We keep salaries above market levels
  42. 42. We provide cost of living adjustments
  43. 43. Occupational Health, Safety, and Wellness department provides a 24-hour gym for all staff members
  44. 44. Reduce the number of unfulfilled contracts due to pregnancy, by offering 16 weeks off, with ½ pay
  45. 45. We provide daycare called “Children’s Center,” from 4 months to age 5; we pay 33% of costs</li></ul>Motivators<br />
  46. 46. How We Reward Our Teachers<br />
  47. 47. Motivating Students<br />“It only takes a spark to get a fire going, and soon all those around warm up to its glowing…”<br /><ul><li>1st day: Teachers tell of their passion for learning
  48. 48. Observe students and make records of all learning styles
  49. 49. Create supportive relationships with students through encouragement, attention, & feedback
  50. 50. Create an atmosphere where students want to work hard for someone
  51. 51. Provide standards and structure
  52. 52. Let them know what they have to do to succeed
  53. 53. Relate assignments to real life (bring current event articles to class)
  54. 54. Vary delivery of instruction
  55. 55. Use visual aids (technology, internet, social networks
  56. 56. Reward success with verbal praise and trinkets
  57. 57. Help students build their character by focusing on 1 character trait/week
  58. 58. Teach goal setting by having students write down 3 goals/week
  59. 59. Teach accountability, were goal met?
  60. 60. Have students answer the “big” question 3 x’s per week: “did I do my best?”
  61. 61. Incorporate team building exercise to teach importance of helping others</li></li></ul><li>Power and Authority Structure<br />Professional Bureaucracy with Shared Decision Making <br />
  62. 62. Research Questions<br />Does the teacher-student relationship have an influence on student motivation to learn?<br />Does shared decision making have and adverse impact on teacher job performance? <br />What is the correlation among well-trained substitute teachers and student performance?<br />
  63. 63. References<br /> <br />Ames, R. and Ames, C. (nd). Nine ways to motivate your students. Journal of Educational Psychology. Retrieved May 5, 2010 from http://www.imakenews.com/achievement/Nine_Ways_to_Motivate_2006.pdf<br />Cambridge Public School (2009). Goals for 2008-2009. Retrieved April 30, 2010 from http://www.cpsd.us/schcomm/goals.cfm<br />Craven, H. (nd). Lighting the learning fire. Retrieved May 5, 2010 from http://www.inspiringteachers.com/classroom_resources/articles/curriculum_and_instruction/learning_fire.html<br />Hoy, W. & Miskel, C. (2008). Educational Administration: Theory, research, and practice (8th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.<br />Hopkins, G. (2008). 25 ways to motivate teachers. Education World. Retrieved April 30, 2010 from http://www.educationworld.com/a_admin/admin/admin289.shtml<br />Kostelecky, K., & Hoskinson, M. (2005). A "NOVEL" approach to motivating students. Education, 125(3), 438-442. Retrieved from Professional Development Collection database.<br />Murphy, E. (1997). Characteristics of constructivist learning and teaching. Retrieved April 20, 2010 from http://www.ucs.mun.ca/~emurphy/stemnet/cle3.html<br />NDT Resource Center (2010). Teaching with the constructivist learning theory. Retrieved April 30, 2010 fromhttp://www.ndt-ed.org/TeachingResources/ClassroomTips/Constructivist%20_Learning.htm <br />

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