A Systemic Approach to Building Teachers’ Capacity for Personalized Learning
Listen and learn : Snapshot
Sunday, June 23, 12:00–1:00 pm
Location: Room 111
Presentation 2 of 2
Microcredentialing: Personalized, Job-Embedded PD
Gain an understanding of Garnet Valley's work and focus on collaborative leadership, differentiated professional learning, access to technology and a four-step process to write, develop and digitize all courses at the secondary level by using open education resources.
|Audience:||Chief technology officers/superintendents/school board members, Curriculum/district specialists, Principals/head teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Topic:||Innovative learning environments|
|ISTE Standards:||For Administrators:
Digital Age Learning Culture
Participants will be able to:
Bridge their students’ and educators’ current realities with a vision for propelling their strategic focus into the future. Understand that establishing shared organizational and operational objectives will be the engine to drive their work, participants will be focused on the key areas of: (1) student achievement, (2) hiring the best and brightest, (3) professional learning, (4) communication, and (5) fiscal responsibility.
Content: Collaborative Culture, Personalized and blended learning, Open Education Resources, Differentiated Professional Learning, Fiscal Responsibility.
Time: Each component will be equally presented.
Process: Workshop will feature multiple styles of teaching/learning including whole and small group lecture, collaborative group work, peer-to-peer interaction, and device-based activities.
Samuel Mormando is the Director of Technology, Innovation, and Online Learning for the Garnet Valley School District in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania. Under his leadership, Garnet Valley has become recognized as a model for authentic and purposeful innovation focused on student achievement and student experiences. He is known for his practical presentations, workshops, and webinars focusing on systemic change that centers around leadership, infrastructure, professional development, curriculum and instruction, and balances cost-effective and cost-saving strategies with best educational practices.