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Contact the presenter: Lisa Amerson - lisa.amerson@dpi.nc.gov




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Standard Ia: Teachers demonstrate leadership: Teachers lead in their classrooms.

Standard IV: Teachers facilitate learning for their students:
IVc: Teachers use a variety of instructional methods.
IVd: Teachers integrate and utilize technology in their instruction.
IVe: Teachers help students develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
IVg: Teachers communicate effectively.
IVh: Teachers use a variety of methods to assess what each student has learned.

Standard Vb: Teachers reflect on their practice: Teachers link professional growth to their professional goals.

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Standard Ib: Leading Change: The principal/assistant principal articulates a vision, and implementation strategies, for improvements and changes which result in improved achievement for all students.

Standard IIa: Focus on Learning and Teaching, Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: The principal/assistant principal leads the discussion about standards for curriculum, instruction, and assessment on research and best practices in order to establish and achieve high expectations for students.

Standard Vc: Systematic Communication: The principal/assistant principal designs and utilizes various forms of formal and informal communication so that the focus of the school can be on improved student achievement.

Agenda for 2013 Summer Leadership Conference at Grove Park Inn - June 25, 2013

*Note that to provide a comprehensive look at rationale, tools, and materials, educators should allow a minimum of 2 hours for this training.

Time
Activities
Learning Target
15 minutes........
Welcome, Rationale, and Overview .....................................
Tool Review
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Access the website where today's materials are housed.
  • Meet the presenter.
  • Learn more about why students need opportunities to engage with digital tools.
  • Overview the online tools available for review today.
For Reference
Overview of TPACK
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Understand TPACK and its relationship to the 21st Century Classroom.
30 minutes
Explore Online Tools Together
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Learn about and begin to use two online tools that the group votes to explore.
45 minutes
Explore Online Tools on your Own
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Explore tools I want to know more about while facilitators are present to support me.
5 minutes
Survey
What else can I find at Classroom 21?
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Provide feedback to the presenters.
  • Explore other resources on the Classroom 21 wiki.

“The resources provided during the course of this NCDPI training have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing resources available, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive resources for the purposes outlined during this training."