Ding! Ding! Technology Coaching For the Win
Participate and share : Interactive lecture
Sunday, June 24, 1:30–2:30 pm
Laura Morris Melissa Piette
People's Choice winner. Join us as we walk you through our process for meeting teachers where they are at, establishing motivating and meaningful PLNs that support innovative teaching and learning, while creating a positive culture for learning and moving everyone forward, one step at a time!
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Attendees should have a Google account set up so they can access our collaborative materials.|
|Topic:||Best practices and models for coaching|
|ISTE Standards:||For Coaches:
Participants will reflect and explore their own beliefs around learning while participating in and creating a collaborative PLN. Starting with this reflection piece has leveled the playing field and supported a shared vision around instructional strategies and technology integration.
Participants will delve into our professional learning model about meeting staff where they are at and moving them forward. Traditional professional learning structures don't always give teachers what they need and can be seen as a one size fits all model. We will share our approaches and our systematic changes to our district's professional learning structure.
1. Introduction (10 Min.)
-Padlet to get to know the audience
2. Beliefs about Learning Interactive Activity (20 min)
-Share our process for developing our district belief and sharing with staff
- Facilitate a collaborative activity surround developing their own belief about learning while creating a new professional learning network.
3. Professional Learning Structure (30 min)
- Share our district's past professional learning structure and outcomes
- Highlight our current structures, strategies and outcomes for positive and engaging professional learning. (Topics included: Relationship building, district Tech Mentor structure, district professional learning structure, collaborative work days, flexible scheduling, use of Twitter to gain momentum, our 3Cs of technology coaching and template creation and use).
- Engage in a 3Cs conversation with a peer to model one of the structures and share reflections
Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching by Charlotte Danielson
Professor John Hattie
Laura Morris is currently an Instructional Technology Integration Specialist and and Apple Teacher for the Wausau School District. She has taught in kindergarten and first grade classrooms, all in a 1:1 iPad environment. Laura is passionate about personalized learning and building relationships with teachers to support technology integration in the classroom.
Melissa Piette, is an Assistive and Instructional Technology Integration Specialist and an Apple Teacher for the Wausau School District in Wausau, Wisconsin. Prior to her current role as an integration specialist, Melissa served as a special educator, Autism Specialist and District Program Support Teacher. Melissa has a passion for access for all and universal design strategies.
Special Project Enrichment Courses: Giving Elementary Students a Choice in Learning
The Google Infused Classroom - Checks for Understanding
Where are we now? Technology integration in teacher preparation.