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  • 1. Ignite the Spark of Peer Coaching for Teacher-Librarians Libraries Lighting the Way -- 2009 Arizona Library Association Conference Pamela Gavia Ann Lumm
  • 2. Welcome and Session Overview
    • Introductions
    • Effective professional development
    • About the Peer Coaching program
    • Coaching in practice
    Libraries Lighting the Way -- 2009 Arizona Library Association Conference
  • 3. Synectic Activity
    • How is Professional Development like / not like a campfire?
    Libraries Lighting the Way -- 2009 Arizona Library Association Conference
  • 4. Effective Professional Development
    • On the job, job-embedded
    • Long-term, ongoing
    • Focused on classroom activities
    • Highly collaborative environment
    • Structured to offer chances to learn from others
    Libraries Lighting the Way -- 2009 Arizona Library Association Conference
  • 5. Classroom Impact Libraries Lighting the Way -- 2009 Arizona Library Association Conference Type of Training Knowledge Mastery Skill Acquisition Classroom Application Theory 85% 15% 5-10% PLUS Practice 85% 80% 10-15% PLUS Peer Coaching Study Teams Class Visits 90% 90% 80-90%
  • 6. Typical Professional Development
    • Traditional training
    • Focus on tools
    • Hands on
    • Lacks opportunity for reflection
    Libraries Lighting the Way -- 2009 Arizona Library Association Conference
  • 7. Misconceptions
    • If you buy it, they will use it.
    • If you buy it, it will change
    • the way children learn.
    • If you buy it, it develops
    • 21st Century skills.
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  • 8. Our Dreams As Educators
    • What skills do our students
    • need for their future?
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  • 9. 21 st Century Learning
    • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
    • Written and Oral Communications
    • Teamwork/Collaboration
    • Diversity appreciation
    • Technology Application
    • Leadership
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  • 10. Reaching Our Dreams
    • What skills and knowledge do TEACHERS need to offer this type of learning to their students?
    Libraries Lighting the Way -- 2009 Arizona Library Association Conference
  • 11. Teachers Need to:
    • Inspire student learning and creativity
    • Design , develop digital age learning expectations and assessments
    • Model digital age work and learning
    • Promote and model digital age citizenship
    • Engage in professional growth and leadership
    • ISTE 2009
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  • 12. Why Peer Coaching?
    • Builds teacher leaders
    • Helps teachers collaborate with each other and reflect on their teaching
    • Alignment can be tailored to district or school initiatives
    • Provides professional learning over time
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  • 13. Why Peer Coaching?
    • Peer Coaching is
    • A non-evaluative, non-prescriptive collaboration
    • Based on the collaborating teachers wants and needs
    • Just in time learning
    • Helps build skills and confidence
    • Systematic and focused on strategies that help teachers change daily practice
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  • 15. Peer Coaching Program Curriculum
    • Coaching Skills (Communication and Collaboration)
    • Integration of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into Teaching and Learning
    • Lesson Improvement to engage students and promote critical thinking and problem solving skills
    Libraries Lighting the Way -- 2009 Arizona Library Association Conference Coaching Skills Tech Integration Lesson Improvement
  • 16. One Year Training Journey
    • Session 1: Orientation (Principals invited)
    • Session 2: Coaching Skills
    • Session 3: Assessing Lessons
    • Session 4-5 : Collaborative Lesson Improvement
    • Session 6: Overcoming Challenges
    • Session 7: Effective School Based Professional Development and Sharing Coaching Successes (Principals Invited)
    • Session 8: Celebration of Coaching Success
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  • 17. The Power of ONE Coach in ONE Year! Libraries Lighting the Way -- 2009 Arizona Library Association Conference 1 Coach + 2 Collaborating Teachers 3 Teachers impacted Elementary level 3 teachers x 30 students 90 students impacted Secondary level 3 teachers x 150 students 450 students impacted Think about the impact for future years and additional coaches!
  • 18. Coaching Roles and Responsibilities Libraries Lighting the Way -- 2009 Arizona Library Association Conference Consult Plan learning activities Model Collaborate Use tech to add value to a lesson Reflect and offer feedback Non-evaluative partnership
  • 19. Coaching in Practice
    • Broward County, Florida
    • L ibrary I ntegration N etwor K S upport
    • LINKS takes aim at raising student achievement through 21 st Century School Library Media Programs
    • LINKS Cadre: 12 Library Media Specialists attended the week-long, in depth Facilitator Training in Summer 2008
    • Broward County divided into four geographical zones
    • Facilitators begin training Peer Coaches in October 2008 Library Media Specialists partnered with their schools Reading Coaches
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  • 26. Coaching in Practice
    • Isaac School District, Phoenix, Arizona
    • 2 Peer Coaching Cohorts have completed the program
    • District facilitators were trained in September 2007
    • 17 graduates in year 1 (2008), 13 in year 2 (2009)
    • Participants recruited by Director of Technology and principals, including technology coaches, classroom teachers, building leaders, and participants of math academy
    • Classes conducted twice a month from January to December
    • Peer Coaches were paid for attending the classes
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  • 27. Coaching Impact / Shift Happens
    • Teacher leaders
    • Teacher technology skills
    • Learning communities