G Suite for Administrators: Modeling the Growth Mindset at Your School
Location: Hyatt Regency Hyde A
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Monday, June 25, 10:30 am–12:00 pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Hyde A
Dr. Michael Bloemsma jill Bromenschenkel Julia Maynard
Are you a principal or district technology leader challenged with integrating G Suite for Education in your school or district? Come learn about an innovative model for administrators and edtech leaders to model a growth mindset culture.
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Participants will need to have either a G Suite for Education account or at the minimum a Gmail account. Attendees will get the most out of this session if they have a laptop and a mobile device with them.|
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Topic:||Creativity and productivity tools|
|ISTE Standards:||For Administrators:
The main purpose of this session is for administrators to understand the importance of modeling the way for their teachers. Attendees will leave with practical ways to engage their teachers with valuable tools and a successful and proven model for modeling a growth mindset culture at their school using the power and collaborative tools provided by the G Suite for Education.
This highly successful professional development program for site administrators and district leadership helped schools in our district rapidly integrate the use of G Suite for Education throughout the organization.
The main purpose of this session is for administrators to understand the importance of modeling the way for their teachers. Attendees will leave with practical ways to engage their teachers with valuable tools, resources, and skills and a proven model for encouraging a growth mindset culture at their school using the
power and collaborative tools provided by the G Suite for Education. This highly engaging and interactive session will introduce several G Suite and other tech tools administrators can integrate into their practice to help encourage rapid integration and use of the G Suite for Education throughout their educational organization or school.
[25 min]-Welcome / Download QR Reader & G+ app / Let’s Connect Hands-on Google Slides Activity
[5 min]-Intro to relevant ISTE Standards for Administrators
[5 min]-We are SFUSD Intro / Vision 2025
[5 min]-Introduction to SFUSD G Suite for Administrators Scope & Sequence
[10 min]-AnswerGarden crowdsourcing activity / Growth Mindset Framework Introduction
[30 min]-Hands-on Demo of mini-PD session from G Suite for Admins Scope & Sequence
[10 min]-Q & A
According to an article from Edutopia "The most obvious way of applying a growth mindset to teacher professional development is through modeling." --https://www.edutopia.org/discussion/developing-growth-mindset-teachers-and-staff
Dr. Dweck’s research, compelling and thorough, challenges this widely held belief, or ‘fixed mindset’, by demonstrating how powerful a ‘growth mindset’ can be in achieving success and happiness.
How can instructional leaders promote and support growth mindset in their teachers?
Beaubien offers 5 helpful tips for principals, coaches, and educator teams in this article.
Dr. Michael Bloemsma has over 19 years of experience in education and has worked as a classroom teacher, professor, and technology leader at the school, district, and county levels. Michael currently works for SFUSD in the Department of Technology as a Program Administrator of Technology & Innovation in support of building out our 1:1 Technology initiatives in the district. In this role Michael supports school site administrators and teachers to integrate technology and key pedagogies to help transform the learning experience for students and serve to help SFUSD achieve our Vision 2025 outcomes for students.
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