Peer-led PD: Tapping Into Faculty Talent and Expertise
Participate and share : Interactive lecture
Sunday, June 24, 10:30–11:30 am
Betsy Conly Joseph Evans Dr. Clifton Hayes Dr. Sarah Olsavsky Petra Palmer Tara Saladyga
People's Choice winner. This session will examine how to leverage the knowledge and skills of a school’s staff to promote professional learning within the building. Building a PD team comprised of diverse staff creates more authentic professional learning that best supports student-focused initiatives.
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|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
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Purpose: The purpose of this session is to discuss and highlight the impact of peer-led PD on the culture of a building.
Objectives: Participants will leave the session understanding the following:
How to curate a diverse PD team that utilizes staff expertise.
How to empower the PD team to design and implement PD
How to follow-up and hold staff accountable for their learning
throughout the school year in a collaborative environment.
How to leverage an LMS (ex. Schoology) to support PD.
How a single-focus (station-based blended learning) can be
more impactful than multiple initiatives.
How drilling down into a limited pool of electronic resources
(Schoology, EdPuzzle, Peardeck) can help staff best
implement in the classroom.
Activity One: Introductory Poll
Activity Two: Introduction of our Model (Peardeck)
Activity Three: Open Question/Answer Session with the diverse panel including a backchannel chat in which participants can pose additional questions. (TodaysMeet)
Activity Four: Exit Poll
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