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4.5 Professional Learning Facilitator EDTC6107 ISTE Standard for Coaches

Professional Learning Facilitator

ISTE standard for Coaches 4.5, The Professional Learning Facilitator, states: “Coaches plan, provide, and evaluate the impact of professional learning for educators and leaders to use technology to advance teaching and learning.” Performance indicators: 4.5.a. Design professional learning based on needs assessments and frameworks for working with adults to support their cultural, social-emotional and learning […]

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4.6 Data-Driven Decision-Maker EDTC6107 ISTE Standard for Coaches

Data-Driven Decision-Maker

Photo by Oskar Kadaksoo on unsphash.com ISTE standard for Coaches 4.6, The Data-Driven Decision-Maker, states: “Coaches model and support the use of qualitative and quantitative data to inform their own instruction and professional learning.” Performance indicators: 4.6.a. Assist educators and leaders in securely collecting and analyzing student data. 4.6.b. Support educators to interpret qualitative and […]

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4.2 Connected Learner EDTC6107 ISTE Standard for Coaches ISTE Standards for Educators ISTE Standards for Students

Connected Learner

ISTE Standard for Coaches 4.2, The Connected Learner, states: “Coaches model the ISTE Standards for Students and the ISTE Standards for Educators, and identify ways to improve their coaching practice.” Performance indicators: 4.2.a. Pursue professional learning that deepens expertise in the ISTE Standards in order to serve as a model for educators and leaders. 4.2.b. […]

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4.5 Professional Learning Facilitator EDTC6106 ISTE Standard for Coaches ISTE standards

Evaluating Professional Development

Evaluating the effectiveness of professional development can be time consuming, costly, complex, and inconclusive. An analysis of teacher development came from a report from TNTP “The Mirage” (2015) by surveying 10,507 teachers and 566 school leaders. Their conclusion was that “in short, we bombard teachers with help, but most of it is not helpful – […]

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4.5 Professional Learning Facilitator EDTC6106 ISTE Standard for Coaches

Video-Based Coaching

Facilitating Active Learning and Providing Meaningful Feedback with Video Modeling and Lesson Recordings. Creator: Aryo Hadi | Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto   According to ISTE Standard 4.5b, an effective coaching model must 1) engage educators in active learning through authentic or simulated activities that may include challenges, problem solving and reflection, and 2) provide timely, specific and actionable feedback that […]

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4.5 Professional Learning Facilitator EDTC6106 ISTE Standard for Coaches

Professional Development through Peer Observations

What are best practices for evaluating the impact of professional learning in a way that is aligned with student outcomes, and sustained professional growth, while meeting the needs of adult professional learners? In an effort to improve teacher professional development many schools are personalizing teacher learning. In the article from Cult of Pedagogy, OMG Becky. […]

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4.5 Professional Learning Facilitator EDTC6106 ISTE Standard for Coaches

The Role of Needs Assessments in Professional Learning

Background There are many examples of professional development that have minimally worked for me, and they all share the following characteristics: They were short, took place only one time, the presentation was informational, it did not connect the information to my specific content area or needs, and the presenters did not inquiere how successful the […]

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Designing Professional Development to Improve Student Learning

“You can practice shooting eight hours a day, but if your technique is wrong, then all you become is very good at shooting the wrong way. Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise.” – Michael Jordan Retrieved on Aug 23, 2021 from  successstory.com The article Bridging the Gap: Technology Trends […]

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4.1 Change Agent 4.3 Collaborator 4.4 Learning Designer EDTC6104 ISTE Standard for Coaches

How can a technology integration framework help educators find the most suitable digital learning tools and content for their unique teaching context?

Professional development for educators can take many forms. One kind of professional development is the creation of a coach/educator partnership, where communication and collaboration takes place over a period of time. This model is consistent with ISTE standard for coaches 3b which states “Partner with educators to identify digital learning content that is culturaly relevant, […]

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