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Steven Baugh, Ed.D.
     2009 COLLEGE
HONORED ALUMNI LECTURER
talents for the
education of youth are
the gift of God; and
that he on whom they
are bestowed,
whenever a way is
opened for the use of
them, is as strongly
called as if he heard a
voice from heaven.
-Benjamin Franklin 1750/1965
x2 – 2
       3x + 9
              1     ax2 + bx - c




    WHAT DO PROFESSIONAL
    LEARNING COMMUNITIES
       HAVE TO DO WITH
   FACTORING A TRINOMIAL?
                    3x 2
                           –9
 2x – 4x - 9
    2
                              x+
                                 27
The Moral
Dimensions of
  Teaching
1) Enculturating the
      Young
Participation in a Social and Political Democracy
“ The American schooling system is necessary
to ensure an educated citizenry. ”
Soder, 1996
What is the meaning of democracy?

What does it mean to live in a democracy?

What do private and public interests
       have to do with this?

What is the responsibility of the
       schools in preparing the young to
       live and work in a democracy?
Why    is this important?
Professional
  Learning
Communities
“I’m not just a teacher at
 Boones Mill: I’m also a parent.
  It is very reassuring to know
 that if my children experience
    difficulty, it won’t fall to a
    single teacher to solve the
   problem. At Boones Mill an
 entire team of adults will rally
  around any child who needs
extra support to be successful.”
 Lisa Doss, Third Grade Teacher, Boones
  Mill Elementary School (DuFour, et al,
Focus on Learning
Focus on Collaborative
       Culture
Focus on Results
Provide Timely, Relevant
          Info
From Theory to
   Practice...
“I am a teacher! What I do and say
    are being absorbed by young
minds who will echo these images
 across the ages. My lessons will
be immortal, affecting people yet
unborn, people I will never see or
know. Only a teacher? Thank God
   I have a calling to the greatest
     profession of all! I must be
 vigilant every day lest I lose one
   fragile opportunity to improve
Honored Alumni Lecture
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Honored Alumni Lecture

  • 1. Steven Baugh, Ed.D. 2009 COLLEGE HONORED ALUMNI LECTURER
  • 2.
  • 3.
  • 4.
  • 5.
  • 6.
  • 7. talents for the education of youth are the gift of God; and that he on whom they are bestowed, whenever a way is opened for the use of them, is as strongly called as if he heard a voice from heaven. -Benjamin Franklin 1750/1965
  • 8. x2 – 2 3x + 9 1 ax2 + bx - c WHAT DO PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES HAVE TO DO WITH FACTORING A TRINOMIAL? 3x 2 –9 2x – 4x - 9 2 x+ 27
  • 10. 1) Enculturating the Young Participation in a Social and Political Democracy
  • 11. “ The American schooling system is necessary to ensure an educated citizenry. ” Soder, 1996
  • 12. What is the meaning of democracy? What does it mean to live in a democracy? What do private and public interests have to do with this? What is the responsibility of the schools in preparing the young to live and work in a democracy? Why is this important?
  • 14. “I’m not just a teacher at Boones Mill: I’m also a parent. It is very reassuring to know that if my children experience difficulty, it won’t fall to a single teacher to solve the problem. At Boones Mill an entire team of adults will rally around any child who needs extra support to be successful.” Lisa Doss, Third Grade Teacher, Boones Mill Elementary School (DuFour, et al,
  • 19. From Theory to Practice...
  • 20.
  • 21.
  • 22.
  • 23. “I am a teacher! What I do and say are being absorbed by young minds who will echo these images across the ages. My lessons will be immortal, affecting people yet unborn, people I will never see or know. Only a teacher? Thank God I have a calling to the greatest profession of all! I must be vigilant every day lest I lose one fragile opportunity to improve