Webcast_Building_Educator_Capacity_1

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April 18, 2013

• • • • • • 15 yrs in education and technology Managing Director of Imagine Education Global experience in over 30 countries ICT and education, pre-service teacher training and innovative curriculum design Educator training around 21 st Development for Microsoft Century Skills Responsible for Middle East & North Africa for The British Council’s Connecting Classrooms • • • • • 20 yrs in education and technology Last position Microsoft Global Director for K-12 Teacher Professional Development Professional Coach with emphasis on overcoming resistance to change in educational institutions and individuals Consultant to UNESCO, Educator trainer and group facilitation Currently manages Partners in Learning Training Provider program on behalf of Microsoft

• • • • • In this session we will: Review Training Provider Program and PiL Professional Development (PD) offers Discover how to utilize the PiL Professional Development model Learn how the UNESCO ICT-CFT can drive transformed practice Examine Level 100 and 200 curriculum Explore the resources on www.piltrainer.com

UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers Knowledge Creation Knowledge Deepening Technology Literacy (ICT in Education context) Digital Literacy/Productivity Tools

Partners in Learning Professional Development

Knowledge Creation Knowledge Deepening Technology Literacy (ICT in Education context) Digital Literacy/Productivity Tools UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers L400: Peer Coaching L300:21 st Century Lesson Design L200: Teaching with Technology + Optional Cert L100: Digital Literacy Partners in Learning Professional Development

• • • • • • Engagement, best practice sharing and professional development Opportunity to receive customer referrals Recognition on the PiLN as a teacher trainer Affinity with Microsoft Chance to attend the Global Forum Over 150 hours of pedagogically sound content

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• Identify goals for

both

the organization and individuals • Demonstrate your value with objective measures of

both

the starting point and ending point • Know what they are supposed to know (or be able to help define it)

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ICT competencies for teachers

ISTE: National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T) UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers Australia: ICT Competency Framework for Teachers South Africa ICT Teacher Guidelines EU eTQF Competency Framework for Teachers ICT-enhanced Teacher Standards for Africa – UNESCO-IICBA

What is a good standard or competency?

• Well defined with domains and levels • Identified target group or roles • Continuous development phases • Clearly described performance indicators • Syllabus with concrete content and suggested methods/ pedagogy • Relevant cases and resources • Identification of current situation and essential conditions Feuchun, 2010

Breadth

UNESCO ICT-CFT

Depth Role: Teachers, Technology Coordinators, Principals

• • • • • • A common set of competency standards Methods for identifying learning gaps A rich and varied set of aligned learning resources Assessments, observation, or portfolio work that help verify improved educator competencies Peer support or mentoring to help educators carry forward ICT use to the classroom Ongoing refinement

Assess at the whole school level

www.pilsr.com (coming soon to PiLN! Research Tool for Schools Measures Innovative Teaching Practices Basis for Common Vision Based on ITL Research Surveys No costs International 34 languages

School

Signs Up

Distribute

Surveys

Use the

Report Innovative Teaching Practices Index

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Student centered pedagogy

Personalized Learning % Educators who practice at least 1-3 times per month

Use to achieve common understanding

School Leaders Educators Students Parents Community

Innovative Teaching Practices Index

How do we bridge the gap between leadership goals and the educator who is just worried about teaching her math class tomorrow?

• • • • • • • Learn something they can

use right away

Show how technology enhances the delivery of

subject objectives or standards

Perhaps start with ‘productivity’ and help them

save time

Utilize

peer coaching

Give time to

‘play’

Make sure learning is

relevant

Find out what they

need

to know

Partners in Learning Professional Development

Knowledge Creation Knowledge Deepening Technology Literacy (ICT in Education context) Digital Literacy/Productivity Tools UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers L400: Peer Coaching L300:21 st Century Lesson Design L200: Teaching with Technology + Optional Cert L100: Digital Literacy Partners in Learning Professional Development

Partners in Learning Professional Development

Knowledge Creation Knowledge Deepening Technology Literacy (ICT in Education context) Digital Literacy/Productivity Tools UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers L400: Peer Coaching L300:21 st Century Lesson Design L200: Teaching with Technology + Optional Cert L100: Digital Literacy Partners in Learning Professional Development

1. Self-Assess Learning Gaps Creates an Individualized Learning Plan 2. eLearning Content 6 courses Embeds case studies, activities and how-to’s 3. Certificates of Completion Summative Assessments S p r i n g 2 0 1 3 Microsoft Certified Educator Exam • Valid & reliable assessment of competency

http://bestpracticemodels.wiki.staffs.ac.uk/Course_Types

• • • • Competency-based, valid and reliable assessment Mapped to UNESCO ICT-CFT, Technology Literacy Does not measure technology skills, but ability to apply those skills to teaching and learning context Available Spring 2013 via Microsoft volume license or Certiport reseller and as part of IT Academy member benefits

MCE is a reliable assessment of teachers ICT competency that allows institutions in charge of teacher retraining programs to evaluate achieved results and optimize financing.”

—Svetlana Avdeeva, National Training Foundation, Russia

MCE provides teachers with a globally recognized certification which is focused on the practical integration of ICT into teaching and learning.

—Rose Lawlor, Meath Vocational Education Committee, Ireland

MCE compliments our professional development program as it is based on the UNESCO ICT Competency Framework and uses scenarios that deal with the integration of ICT and development of 21st century skills in the classroom.

Miriam O’Donoghue, City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee, Curriculum Development Unit, Ireland

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• • Do one of the following: Take one of the assessments from the Digital Literacy Curriculum Take the Teaching with Technology self-assessment Take at least one unit of study from either Digital Literacy or Teaching with Technology Explore the Level 100 & 200 consolidation activities and tutorials on www.piltrainer.com

Read 21 st Century Learning Design Rubrics materials (Posted in Training Provider discussion group and downloadable here.) Email [email protected] if you’d like to participate in the May 2 webcast and share your best practice with others