PD 9/23/2015

“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be."

Housekeeping Items

Students With Issues-Have you talked to a fellow teacher?

Cell Phones (When is it the 2nd offense?)

School Cleanliness

Students in Hallways

Field Trips/Protect Instructional Time

Protecting Time of Others (Collegiality does not just mean talking)

Now go to Map/EOC DATA

Climate Vs Culture

CULTURE TRUMPS CLIMATE

Climate is the "Feeling/Morale"

Culture is what WE DO!

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TOUGH CONVERSATIONS

Up until now it has been a wholistic look at what is happening.

Moving forward behavior will be discussed.

For example, students sleeping in class, curriculum maps, wasting class time/plan time of yourself and others, PBIS/Club time & evaluations.

WHAT WE PERMIT WE PROMOTE!


We are going to watch the video below and I want you to take notes on what you see, especially on cognitive engagment. Remember on task is NOT engaged!

2225 LA 9 Clip 1

Was this Bad?

What are some things the teacher could have done, delivering the SAME content, in the SAME format, but only had more students cognitively engaged?

What are some things the teacher could have done delivering the SAME content, in a DIFFERENT way, but had more students cognitively engaged?

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Wait Time

Proximity

Think/Pair/Share

Have students write thoughts then share

Not being a Know-All

What are the key concepts?

Desk arrangement

Bring up your own experiences with cartoons (even caricatures)

Current events with cartoons

Specific Feedback

Cold Calling

What does great teaching look like? Who here is a great teacher? Who is the best teacher? Why have you not watched them perform?

What conversations are you having with other teachers? Are conversations ABOUT students or FOR students?

HOW AM I DOING?