We have deeply enjoyed the opportunity to get to know the Region 16 teachers and leadership team. Region 16’s commitment to the students you serve was evident during all of the observations and discussions. Below is a summary of what we have accomplished to-date, recommendations for how to use the remaining hours on our contract, and recommendations for next steps in the process.
We have accomplished the following action steps:
We trained the District, Long River Middle School, and Woodland High School Leadership Teams in the use of a Webb’s Depth of Knowledge to categorize the type of learning observed during learning walks.
We introduced the District, Long River Middle …show more content…
To that end, we propose using the remaining XX hours to model how to conduct follow-up professional learning conversations. In combination with the district’s written curriculum, common assessments, rubrics used to provide students feedback, and students work we will create the structure and opportunity for teachers to reflect on teaching and learning. Specifically we recommend that we use the remaining hours to do the …show more content…
The data from the learning walks will be documented in the Region 16 Learning Walk Protocol.
In February, we will conduct four professional learning conversations. The first conversation will be held with the seventh grade ELA and social studies teachers; the second conversation will be held with the seventh grade math and science teachers; the third conversation will be held with the ninth grade ELA and social studies teachers; and the fourth conversation will be held with the ninth grade math and science teachers. Each conversation take 2 ½ hours (total of ten hours).
The professional learning conversation will focus on discussing and aligning curriculum, instruction and assessment. In addition to the data collected via the Region 16 Learning Walks Protocol, we will need the following documents, artifacts, and data: o Copies of the District’s written curriculum that documents the units of study during the month of January in seventh and ninth grade ELA, math, science and social