Meticulousness, Relevance and Relationships Hawaii Department of Education Honolulu, HI January 22-23, 2007Slide 2
Dr. Mimi Dyer Academy of Math, Science & TechnologySlide 3
Cobb County Schools Just north of Atlanta, GA 2 nd biggest school region in state 30 th biggest in country 106,000 understudies (+2,500/yr) 16 secondary schools 23 center schools 68 grade schoolsSlide 4
KMHS Profile Opened in 2000 with 1250 understudies 2006-7 populace – 3,100 319,000 sq. ft. instructional space on 79 sections of land 118 center and 165 elective courses on 4x4 piece plan 23 AP courses – 340 understudies/505 testsSlide 5
Extracurricular Activities 90% of understudies included 22 athletic groups Drama – 225 understudies Marching Band – 340 understudies 51 clubs Robotics International Recreation Yugiyo Philosophy Equestrian Men of DistinctionSlide 6
21 st Century Skills Communication and Information aptitudes Thinking and Problem Solving abilities Interpersonal and Self-Directional abilities Collaboration aptitudesSlide 7
Relationships Rigor RelevanceSlide 8
Building a Learning Community "… where aggregate desire is without set and where individuals are ceaselessly figuring out how to learn together." Peter SengeSlide 9
Relationships Students: Empowerment and administration learning Teachers: Rigorous and important educational modules Community: EngagementSlide 10
Andrew J. Carter Average child in center school Outside looking in at mechanical technology Tried out for lacrosse Loving specialized theater this year Now taking one respects class, planning to go ahead to AP "A. J."Slide 12
Everybody Counts or Nobody CountsSlide 13
Student Empowerment How would we be able to show duty if nobody allows us to be mindful?Slide 14
Service Learning Mustangs with a Heart Shop with a Mustang Relay for Life R.I.S.E. what\'s more, M.I.S.E. Kennesaw Youth Council Care-o-Therapy Tutoring Class of 2006 logged more than 10,000 hoursSlide 15
Educators Students Character Education Businesses ParentsSlide 16
"The capacity of training is to show one to think seriously and to think fundamentally. . . Insight in addition to character – that is the objective of genuine instruction." ~Martin Luther King, Jr.Slide 17
Once per Month Special Activity 110 group pioneers show lessons 99 KMHS seniors show green bean classes 66 KMHS seniors show rudimentary and center feeder school classes Bullard Elementary understudies took after their pioneersSlide 18
Lessons Learned Successful schools don\'t avoid the issue of character training; rather, they grasp it. They recognize that their prosperity is expected, in substantial measure, to their thoughtfulness regarding controlling standards, through which they make a steady learning condition.Slide 19
Teachers Rigorous and Relevant InstructionSlide 20
Student centered Engaging venture based exercises Integrated educational programs Multiple assets Problem comprehending Interaction with specialists Performance-based evaluation Virtual Labs Writing workshops Primary assets Tomorrow\'s Classroom Today\'sSlide 21
Do you perceive this instructor?Slide 22
Changing the Paradigm of Teaching and Learning Active engagement in learning Primary and element assets Application of information Performance - based appraisalSlide 24
Vision and Implementation "There are no instructors with right answers, just aides with various regions of skill and experience that may help en route." ~ Peter Senge and Fred Kofman, 1995 Flip the pipeSlide 27
How would we get R/R structure into our classrooms? Proficient community oriented discussions Common vocabulary utilized reliably Professional Development Groups Faculty gatherings Snack \'n Shares Subject-particular synergistic gatherings Core instructors inside each dept. as coaches Nurture associations with educators who demonstrate potential Share rationality with children Make them a player in desires and festivitiesSlide 29
Community EngagementSlide 30
Building Stakeholder Commitment "Pioneers must imagine the future and afterward make the conditions for others to fabricate a typical vision together—one in view of perfect and exceptional pictures of a typical future." ~Kouzes & Posner, 2002 "When individuals really share a dream, they are associated, bound together by a typical goal." ~ Peter Senge, 1990Slide 31
Community Partners 250 aggregate for school Local places of worship, organizations, universities/colleges, specialized schools, governments Advisory panels for divisions, foundations, sports, extracurriculars Financial and in-kind gifts and commitments Assist in educational programs advancement Mentor understudies all through schoolSlide 32
Kennesaw Business Association PTSA Golden Kiwanis Local holy places City government Parents – open correspondenceSlide 33
Rigor and Relevance "People learn best when the substance is significant to them and they have open doors for social connection and the earth bolsters the learning." ~Ron Brandt, 2003Slide 34
Conceptual PhysicsSlide 35
Vision Quest: Personal AchievementSlide 36
Celebration of Personal Academic Excellence Process that supports scholastic fabulousness, change, citizenship Goal: To expand understudy execution and instructor eagerness Recognizes, remunerates, and fortifies decent evaluations and great character for every last understudySlide 37
Recognition Most Wanted (main 10 seniors) Classroom decorations Academic kick rally Academic researcher tee shirts (FBI) Honor CardsSlide 38
Honor CardsSlide 39
Honor Cards Gold: 4.0 GPA, 3 unlucky deficiencies and 3 tardies Silver: 3.5 GPA, 3 nonappearances and 3 tardies Green: 3.0 GPA, 3 nonattendances and 3 tardies No train recordsSlide 40
High Five Club Recognizes understudies, paying little respect to GPA, for enhancing scholarly record Students who increment their GPA between semesters by .5 Tee shirt and different business rebatesSlide 42
Lessons Learned Increased understudy participation Improved general scholarly execution Kids trust that it\'s cool to be brilliant!Slide 43
Student Recognition Fall 2005, 1256 understudies perceived Fall 2006, 2240 understudies perceivedSlide 44
Putting it every single Together Student + Teachers + Community individuals = Lessons in the D Quadrant: Rigor, Relevance and RelationshipsSlide 45
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