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<ul><li><p>WELCOME TO THE 2008 IEG CONFERENCE</p></li><li><p>360 Professional Development Presents: </p><p>Using Technology to Achieve Personal Growth in the Classroom</p><p>with Dr. Bruce Newlin, Karin Newlin &amp; Mark Marabate</p></li><li><p>WHO WE ARE Team of Educators Dr. Bruce NewlinKarin NewlinTechnology Specialists Mark MarabateInnovators </p></li><li><p>Dr. Bruce NewlinHas held Leadership Roles in Education for 40 years.Director of Principal Leadership Institute at UCLA.Superintendent for 25 years.Chief Operating Officer for the Los Feliz Charter School for the Arts.Back</p></li><li><p>Karin NewlinWorked as an Administrator and Teacher from 1965-2001.Has worked in Urban Learning Centers and at the Galef Instiitute.Principal and CEO for the Los Feliz Charter School for the Arts.Back</p></li><li><p>Mark Marabate</p><p>Seven years experience working in the Technology sector of Education.Created and implemented Classroom Technology centers and media based solutions for The University of Michigan and the University of Southern California.Worked as a Video Instructor for 5 years for K-12 sites and Teen Centers.Back</p></li><li><p>InnovatorsOur methods have been tested at UCLA and in 50 classrooms through a K-12 school district.The results were clear: Utilizing Modern Technology as part of a professional preparation or training program works.</p></li><li><p>OUR PHILOSOPHY Classroom Evaluation Does Not Need to Be Scary</p><p> Utilizing Video and DVD technology can:</p><p>- Open Doors to Self-Assessment- Close Communication Gaps- Improve Teaching Strategies- Improve Observation Strategies Personal Growth Leads to Results</p><p> - When Administrators and Teachers are Growing so are the Students</p></li><li><p>BRIEF OVERVIEWIntroductionOur ModelDr. Bruce Newlin: Strategies for Improving Instruction: Why Conversations Are Important Karin Newlin: Reality of Implementation Observe a Classroom Situation/Audience ParticipationQ&amp;A-Use Cards on the Table</p></li><li><p>OUR MODELA. Not Reinventing the Wheel, Taking it to the Next Level B. Steps To Insure Better ResultsC. Utilize DVD Technology to Create a ResourceD. Implementation Flexibility </p></li><li><p>Not Reinventing the Wheel, Taking it to the Next Level </p><p> Classroom Observation is Standard in Most Places Utilizing Technology Opens more Doors-Opportunity for stronger Growth-Results will be evident sooner</p></li><li><p>Steps To Insure Better Results Clear Understanding between Administrator and Teacher Fly-on-wall-approach Keep it simple and realistic Avoid traps of the Second Take Plan structured Follow-up</p></li><li><p>Utilize DVD Technology to Create a Resource Audio Triangulation Strategy-Effectively including Multiple Voices/Perspectives Best Practices Staff Meetings Allow Parent Access Make it Real to Students</p></li><li><p>DR. BRUCE NEWLIN </p><p>Strategies for Improving Instruction: Why Conversations Are Important A. Instructional Leadership</p><p>B. Professional Development Issues</p><p>C. Professional Development Solutions</p><p>D. Using Technology as a Medium to Improve Instruction </p></li><li><p>Instructional LeadershipBack Connection between Leadership and Organizational Success Where the Principal is a Knowledgeable Instructional Leader the Quality of Instruction Improves</p></li><li><p>Professional Development IssuesBack Not always focused on instructional improvement. Not always followed up on and it tends to be the flavor of the month.</p></li><li><p>Professional Development SolutionsBack Focus on what is critical. Take the long view. Be consistent for all staff. Involve ALL the faculty and administration. Not sending individuals to workshops.</p></li><li><p>Using Technology as a Medium to Improve Instruction </p><p> Improve the quality of instructional supervision.- Train principals and other instructional leaders.- Use technology as a vehicle for evaluation. Improve the quality of classroom instruction.- Reflection- Dissatisfied with the current situation- Know of Alternatives- Alternative is Fruitful and Doable- Learning conversations</p></li><li><p> KARIN NEWLIN </p><p>Reality Of Implementation </p></li><li><p>AUDIENCE PARTICIPATIONWork in GroupsObserve the ClipTake NotesDiscussOne Group will Demonstrate Observation</p></li><li><p>The Importance of the Follow-Up: Methods for Good Discussion1.Teacher Self-reflection Time2.Dialogue between Teacher &amp; Administrator3.Dialogue between Teacher, Administrator, &amp; Third Party 4.Teacher to Teacher Dialogue *Use a combination for the most effective results. </p></li><li><p>360 Professional Development: </p><p>with Dr. Bruce Newlin, Karin Newlin &amp; Mark Marabate</p><p>Using Technology to Achieve Personal Growth in the Classroom</p><p>Who Do We Have Here Today?Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate from UCLA: Was Chairperson of the california Curriculum CommissionBachelors and Masters from University of Southern California, Was recognized as California Administrator of the Year in 1996 and Elementary Principial of the Year in 1995, among other awardsStay with Us, this may seem new and even unusual--but by the end it will all be clear.Karin will Lead with her own powerpoint taking you inside her Charter SchoolTALK ABOUT Q&amp;A CardsYou may just be using a VHS camcorder (does it look like home videos)A Video Camera can observe that which an individual might missHow to not alienate or threaten teachers. #1 issue I hear: Will this interrupt my class #2 issue: How formal is this?BE UP FRONT!You may not have High End equipment but dont worry you can still implement (TALK ABOUT FLEXIBILITY)But also mention DVD technology is more affordable then ever.Set-up the Clip: Math Lesson, Kindergarten, Dice Activity *People will observe different things, no right or wrong*Important to understand you MAY only be able to address 1 issue with teacher(s), dont want to stress them out, and be realistic</p></li></ul>