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How Might This Tool “CONNECT” To OTES and OPES???. Pursuing Excellence in Education. “ Most teachers go to school every day, work hard, and do a competent job of educating their students” - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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How Might This Tool CONNECTTo OTES and OPES???

Pursuing Excellence in Education

Most teachers go to school every day, work hard, and do a competent job of educating their students

Some teachers go beyond- some consistently move their students further and deeper in a years time than their peers

Thomas and Heynoski, Battelle for Kids

Powerful Practices in the ClassroomWhat is different about these teachers?

How do their practices differ from their peers?

Why are they successful regardless of the group of students in their classroom?

Are the differences that matter things that can be understood and taught? Thomas and Heynoski, Battelle for Kids

Research on Highly Effective Teachers

Each quadrant represents a cohesive set of values.Each set of values reflects a particular dimension of effectiveness.

Two core organizational tensions.Structure andFocusSTEP ONE: Teacher Survey

STEP TWO: Feedback

STEP THREE: Professional Growth Plan

http://store.battelleforkids.org/BFK-Stretch.html

INTERESTED?Powerful Practice Facilitation Toolkit for Professional Learning Communities is currently in the pilot phase

The pricing (probably $1000-1500 per building per year) will include access to all of the resources including online courses, PLC agendas and supports, lead learner training and an interactive portal that will allow educators to share and resolve problems of practice as well as best practices.

BFK still piloting in a few places so if there is strong interest , contact:Dr. Mike Thomas: mthomas@BattelleforKids.orgDr. Kate Heynoski: kheynoski@BattelleforKids.org