Instructional Technology
Curriculum & Instruction
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Dr. Leigh Zeitz
School/District
 School-Wide Initiatives
 Satisfies Mandates
 Few days per year
 Early Dismissal
Personal
 Personal g...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/15866573
 Small groups of educators
 Work together over time
 Professional learning communities
 Based on principals of effecti...
 Self-directed
 Relevant
 Immediately applicable
 Problem-centered
 Informal
 Timely
 Collaborative
Knowles, 1984
 Diversity of expertise
 Shared objective of advancing collective
knowledge/skills
 Emphasis on Learning How to Learn.
...

 Identify Professional DevelopmentTeam
 Collect and Analyze Student Data
 Set SMART Goals
 Select Content
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 Design Professional Development
 ProvideTraining/Learning Opportunities
 Collaborate
 Implement
 Collect Data
 Eval...
 Stakeholders
 Teachers
 Administrators
 Students
 Parents
 Community
 AEA
 Focus on the students
 What are your preferred outcomes?
 What data measures these?
 What barriers will you meet?
 W...
 What data will be collected?
 How often will the data be collected?
 Through which medium will the data be
collected?
...
 What topic will students learn?
 How do teachers need to teach?
 What skills will teachers need?
 What experiences wi...
Leigh Zeitz
zeitz@uni.edu
Twitter:leighzeitz
Drzreflects.com
Drzreflects.com
Professional development in tc
Professional development in tc
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  1. 1. Instructional Technology Curriculum & Instruction University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, Iowa Dr. Leigh Zeitz
  2. 2. School/District  School-Wide Initiatives  Satisfies Mandates  Few days per year  Early Dismissal Personal  Personal growth & dev.  Prof improvement  Relevant & timely  Frequent  Ongoing  Self-directed
  3. 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/15866573
  4. 4.  Small groups of educators  Work together over time  Professional learning communities  Based on principals of effective adult learning  Deepens educators' content knowledge NationalStaff Development Council Standards for Staff Dev.
  5. 5.  Self-directed  Relevant  Immediately applicable  Problem-centered  Informal  Timely  Collaborative Knowles, 1984
  6. 6.  Diversity of expertise  Shared objective of advancing collective knowledge/skills  Emphasis on Learning How to Learn.  Mechanisms for sharing what is learned. Dede, 2004
  7. 7.
  8. 8.  Identify Professional DevelopmentTeam  Collect and Analyze Student Data  Set SMART Goals  Select Content 9
  9. 9.  Design Professional Development  ProvideTraining/Learning Opportunities  Collaborate  Implement  Collect Data  Evaluate 10
  10. 10.  Stakeholders  Teachers  Administrators  Students  Parents  Community  AEA
  11. 11.  Focus on the students  What are your preferred outcomes?  What data measures these?  What barriers will you meet?  Who will collect the original data?  How will it be shared?
  12. 12.  What data will be collected?  How often will the data be collected?  Through which medium will the data be collected?  How will the data be reviewed?  How will it affect the teaching process?
  13. 13.  What topic will students learn?  How do teachers need to teach?  What skills will teachers need?  What experiences will teachers need to learn these skills?
  14. 14. Leigh Zeitz zeitz@uni.edu Twitter:leighzeitz Drzreflects.com Drzreflects.com

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