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2008-09 PTLI Individual and Team Activities

Individual and Team Activities (October 2 to December 5)

All individual and team activities are designed to assist PTLI participants to apply information presented in workshops in actual practice.

 

 

Competencies/Standards addressed in these activities

 

CPS Principal Competency - Develop and Articulate Belief System through Voice and Actions: Engage staff, students, parents, local school council and community to work

toward developing and implementing a common vision. Have ability to engage broad representation of school in strategic planning. Lead by example, exhibiting high ethics and moral leadership and a strong belief that all children can learn


CPS Principal Competency - Assess the Quality of Classroom Instruction: Know and have the ability to direct the implementation of successful literacy and mathematic strategies school-wide. Possess expert knowledge of a range of effective learning theories and practices, with the ability to model practice, and coach and assist teachers to support instructional improvement. Be able to use data to improve instruction and student achievement.


NETS*A Standard 1 - Leadership and Vision: Educational leaders inspire a shared vision for comprehensive integration of technology and foster an environment and culture conducive to the realization of that vision.

NETS*A Standard 3 - Productivity and Professional Practice: Educational leaders apply technology to enhance their professional practice and to increase their own productivity and that of others.

 

 

 

 

Activity Objectives

 

Objective 1.5: Each principal will develop a personal vision statement about how instructional technology will be used to lead to the enhancement of literacy and mathematics priorities at his/her site.


Objective 3.1:
Each professional learning community will list data elements, other than gains in standardized achievement data, that constitute evidence of growth in using and integrating technology and evidence of impact on student learning.

 

Objective 3.2: Each principal will identify the specific data elements s/he is including in his/her revised SIPAAA.

 

 

 

 

 

Individual Activity–Personal Vision Statement (10-2 to 10-24)

 

Required Reading

 

Making Technology Standards Work for You: A Guide for School Administrators (Chapter 1)

 

Suggested Resources

 

Self-Assessment Activities for School Administrators (Chapter 1, activity 2)
The Electronic Briefcase for Administrators (Chapter 1, possible activities: Articulating a Vision)
101 Best Web Sites for Principals (Possible resource sections: General, Professional Reading)

 

 

Activity

 

  1. Complete the required reading.
  2. Review the suggested resources and select one of the templates for writing a personal vision statement.
  3. Using the information presented in the October workshop and the readings, compose you own personal vision statement about how instructional technology will be used to lead to the enhancement of literacy and mathematics priorities at your site, support implementation of the site’s SIPAAA.
  4. Save your statement as a Word file and bring it to the December workshop.

     

Team Activity–List of 8-10 data elements for monitoring progress (10-27 to 11-14)



Required Reading

 

Making Technology Standards Work for You: A Guide for School Administrators (Chapter 1)

Suggested Resources

 

Self-Assessment Activities for School Administrators (Chapter 1, activity 7)
The Electronic Briefcase for Administrators (Chapter 1, possible activities: Evaluation Plan Overview, and/or Data Library)
101 Best Web Sites for Principals (Possible resource sections: General, Professional Reading)

 


 Activity


  1. Complete the required reading.
  2. Review the suggested resources.
  3. Meet face-to-face or virtually with team to complete the list of 8-10 data elements (other than gains in standardized achievement data) that will be used to monitor evidence of growth in using and integrating technology and evidence of impact on student learning. Refer to the SIPAAA Quartery Update template and High School Scorecard Directory during this activity.
  4. Save your list as a Word file and bring it to the December workshop.

Individual Activity–Personal List of Data Elements (11-17 to 12-5)

 

 

Required Reading

 

Read pages 125-29 in Making Technology Standards Work for You: A Guide for School Administrators.

Review Chapter 5, Activity 2 in Self-Assessment Activities for School Administrators.

Review your current SIPAAA.

 

 

Activity

  1. Complete the required reading.
  2. Review the team list of data elements will be used to monitor evidence of growth in using and integrating technology and evidence of impact on student learning. Identify the elements that are most appropriate for measuring progress at your site and that you can incorporate into your revised SIPAAA.
  3. Create a list in a Word document and bring the document (in electronic format) to the December workshop.

 

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