1 Professional Learning for a lifetime : Adult Learning strategies that Stick Anne Ristow, Ph,D. Amanda March, , NCSP. University of South Florida 1. Welcome! Introductions Current Responsibilities for Professional Development Materials Questions Before Starting Materials available at: 2. Connect with Us! Florida's Problem-Solving/. Response to Intervention Project Email: Twitter: @flpsrti Florida Department of Education public-schools/school-improvement/. Email: Twitter: @RegionIVDATeam 3. Objectives After this session, participants will be able to: 1. Demonstrate understanding of the Standards for Professional Learning 2. Engage in inquiry around effective Adult Learning techniques 3.
2 Discuss integration of Learning using the framework of KASAB. 4. Become aware of various resources, tools, materials, and planning documents available to strengthen facilitation of job- embedded Professional Learning 4. Agenda Setting the Stage Startling Statistics Catalytic Mechanisms Best Practices in Professional Learning Standards for Professional Learning Relationship Between Professional Learning and Student Results 4 Prerequisites for Effective Professional Learning Practical Inquiry Leadership Implementation What do you want to do first? Closing & Reflection Tweets Q & A. 5. Norms: The A E I O Us A few agreements for our work together: Ask questions Engage fully Integrate new information Open your mind to diverse views Utilize what you learn 6.
3 BEST PRACTICES IN Professional Learning 7. The current state of Professional Learning : KAHOOT Activity 8. Type # up here day of 9. Catalytic mechanism: The crucial link between objectives and performance; they are galvanizing, non-bureaucratic means to turn one into the other. 10. Standards for Professional Learning 11. nd student results Relationship Between Professional otential to change what educators know, are able to Learning & Student Results ey have a practices to 2. 1. Changes Standards- in educator based knowledge, lihood of Professional skills, and Learning dispositions s sults they 4. 3. Changes in Changes d then what student in educator ired changes.
4 Results practice n engage in 12. Four Prerequisites for E ective Professional Learning Educators' commitment to Each educator involved in students, all students, is the Professional Learning comes foundation of effective to the experience ready to Professional Learning . learn. Because there are disparate Like all learners, educators learn in experience levels and use of different ways and at different rates. practice among educators, Professional Learning can foster collaborative inquiry and Learning that enhances individual and collective performance. 13. Establishing Outcomes of Professional Learning : KASAB Knowledge Attitudes (Beliefs).
5 Skills Aspirations (Motivations). Behaviors (Practices). Standards for Professional Learning 15. PRACTICAL INQUIRY 16. Practical Inquiry 17. Garrison, Anderson & Archer (1999) Practical Inquiry Protocol Time What We Are Doing 2 minutes Introduction to protocol 2 minutes Development of small groups [4 people each]. 10 minutes Independently read provided resources What does this mean for my role as a coach? How can I build from something I am currently doing and make it even better? What stood out to me that I would like to have deeper conversation around? 15 minutes Small group discussion surrounding the guiding questions provided Develop a group consensus on what from the guiding questions a representative of the small group will share whole group 20 minutes Whole group share Consider your current state of knowledge, attitudes (beliefs), skills, aspirations, behaviors and your desired state 18.
6 What ACTION will you take? Tweet About It @flpsrti @RegionIVDATeam @AmandaLMarch How will your inquiry from today evolve? If you blend huge, intangible aspirations with simple, tangible catalytic mechanisms, then you'll have the magic combination from which sustained excellence grows. 19. Thank You Amanda March @AmandaLMarch Anne Ristow 20.