Coaching at the CORE

Location: Room 217BC

Participate and share

[Participate and share : Interactive lecture]

Tuesday, June 27, 4:45–5:45 pm
Location: Room 217BC

Dr. Jana Craig Hare   Dr. Amber Rowland  
Join teacher educators as they share resources to support collaboration, organization, reflection and equality. Discover how these strategies support partnership learning principles, and how they can be used to encourage the instructional integration of technology in the classroom. We'll explore web-based resources and apps through case studies of digital age learning environments.

Skill level: Intermediate
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: PC, Chromebook, Mac
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Focus: Professional learning
Topic: Best practice and models for coaching
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: Coaches : Digital age learning environments
Coaches : Professional development and program evaluation
Coaches : Content knowledge and professional growth
Additional detail: Session recorded for video-on-demand, Session will be simulcast live

Digital tote resources

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Join Teacher Educators as they share resources to support Collaboration, Organization, Reflection, and Equity. These strategies support partnership learning principles and can be used to encourage the instructional integration of technology in the classroom. Using an interactive format, participants will explore web-based resources and apps through Case Studies of 21st Century learning environments. In addition, we'll introduce the ISTE Standards for Coaches, rubrics, and other resources to advance technology and learning in schools. Participants will engage in a collegial setting that incorporates small-group dialogue and group response to share their own professional learning tips, resources and strategies. Conversations will also focus on the critical element of district and building leadership in promoting project sustainability.

During this session, participants will 1) Discuss traditional delivery systems of Professional Development related to technology, 2) Explore the Technology Coach role, 3) Examine professional development resources, 4) Investigate technology integration and implementation models, and 5) Review strategies to strengthen existing professional development programs.

Presenters will share resources to support Collaboration, Organization, Reflection, and Equity through an energetic, interactive presentation. Participants will be encouraged to "back channel" conversations through the use of Twitter hashtags and Today's Meet. The presenters have extensive experience working with Instructional and Technology Coaches, as well as implementing these strategies with District- and School-based staff. Jim Knight's Partnership Coaching philosophy guides their work as they seek to develop coaching relationships with classroom teachers.


Presenters will share the following CORE aspects through interactive Case Studies with Technology/Instructional Coaches:
Introduction: (5 min) Introduce Presenters and provide a visual overview for the session. The idea is to present about tools and resource with tools and resources! Share Back-channeling resources (Twitter Hashtag and Today'sMeet site).

CORE Definition: (5 minutes) Presenters will provide an overview of the Partnership Principles as a foundational learning approach to staff development. These principles include equality, choice, voice, reflection, dialogue, and praxis. CORE will emphasize reflection and equity, but also focus on the collaborative aspect of coaching as well as resources to help coaches get (and stay) organized.

Case Study Examples: (15 minutes per case study/45 minutes total) Presenters will share examples from K-12 school environments of coaches supporting teachers in 21st Century Learning Environments. Each Case Study will present resources to encourage Collaboration, Organization, Reflection, and Equity and provide an opportunity for participants to discuss these resources.

Wrap Up/Participant Questions: (5 minutes) Presenters will field questions from the audience.

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Dr. Jana Craig Hare, ALTEC - University of Kansas

Dr. Amber Rowland, University Of Kansas, ALTEC

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