Goal: Challenge

Action Steps:  Resources Needed  Evidence of Completion (deliverable showing completion of action step)  Will be completed by (date) 
1.  Make of quality of expectations clearer Exemplars of quality work ·       lesson plans

·       exemplar work

Stress from the beginning of year with first assignment [Found Poem]
2.  Be stricter about accepting work that is below expectations from students who are capable of meeting those expectations. ·       Classroom management: pre-submission protocol for students e.g. self/peer revision

·       Provide more effective teacher feedback

·       Insist upon revision/refinement of work where necessary

·       lesson plans

·       peer/self-revision protocols

  throughout year
3. Provide time and support for students to re-do work as necessary. ·       Re-visit effective peer revision. Allow time for it.

·       One-on-one time with students

·       Small-group remediation time in class

·      lesson plans   throughout year

 

 

 

Strand: Challenge

“I insist upon real understanding, not just memorization, and I will not let you give up, even when the work becomes difficult.”

I set challenges that are at the appropriate level for each student’s growth.
I scaffold my instruction to support students in rising to the challenges facing them.
I engage students in thinking deeply about key ideas.
I am able to ask probing questions when students respond superficially or incompletely.
I model the persistence and rigor that I expect from students.
I respond appropriately/encouragingly when students express doubts about their own abilities or begin to give up.
I am able to recognize and provide positive reinforcement for students who succeed beyond their expectations.

 

Welcome!

Welcome to your Professional Learning Blog! This is a place for you to post your goals, and reflect on them throughout the year.

  • Decide on your goal, perhaps in consultation with your colleagues or principal, and create a post to share with this online professional learning community that you are now a part of! Categorise this post in Goal Setting. Set your goal by considering:
    • Self assessment and reflection based on new teacher standards  (Tripod 7C’s)
    • Previous or new observation data from peers and principals
    • Student surveys (online surveys developed and aligned with 7C’s)
  • Identify colleagues, coaches, principals etc. that will play a supporting role in achieving your goal, and invite them to view and comment on your post. Encourage them to bookmark your blog and visit regularly.
  • Throughout the year, collect and share evidence to support your progress. Categorise these posts in Reflection.
  • Encourage your colleagues to share your learning journey by engaging with your blog. In return, engage with their blog (and others across the School)
  • You may also like to share work that your students have created or your own professional achievements that may not be directly related to your goal setting. This is encouraged! Categorise these posts as Showcase.

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