2012-13 ILT
Jones
Moller
Macias
Mielke
Sandoval
Pembleton
Kelly/Dube


Math ILT Jr.
Hansen
Evans
Kriss
Muhlbach/Hale
Chan/Ricketts


Common Core

The Common Core Ate my Baby and Other Urban Legends
Timothy Shanahan

EL December 2012

Close Reading

Fisher Frye Article (in Dropbox)
Grade Level Trainings:

Grade 2 Macias January 16 Casillas MPR 8-3
Grade 3 Mielke January 17 Room C 8-3
Grade 4 Sandoval January 22 Room C 8-3
Grade 5 Pembleton January 23 Room C 8-3
Grade 6 Kelly/Dube January 24 Room C 8-3


Jan 18

  • Here is the agenda and lead person


  • 1. Connect 8 mathematical practices with Discourse strategy - discuss purpose (Dan)

  • 2. Model two problems using discourse questioning, then discuss steps of discourse strategy (Bill)

  • 3. Share benefits of discourse in class experience, esp with student listening (Tim and Kimberly)

  • 4. What makes a good task? Staff first, then share slide. (Natalie)

  • 5. How to modify tasks in textbook upper grade and primary example (Kristin)

  • 6. Web site to find problem solving (Dan will post on blog - time permitting, and internet willing, we'll take some time to explore)


  • natalie is making copies of discourse questioning and tasks.
Jan 25th

Close Reading

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adXdTXEzmzE

Definition of Instructional Leadership Team:


The ILT's primary role is to help lead the school's effort at supporting the improvement of teaching and learning. The ILT makes decisions with input from their colleagues about the school's instructional program and leads and monitors the implementation of a sound instructional focus.




Characteristics of an Effective ILT Member

Primary Characteristics
An ILT Member …


Characteristics
Behaviors
Shows initiative
Contributes with conversation and ideas
Shares Vision
Does, Acts, Schedules
Takes responsibility for all students
Is a team player.
Shares materials
communicates around important issues
Is sacrificial
Puts students needs first always
Is flexible, and adaptable
Has a sense of urgency
Focuses
Has strong Work Ethic
Makes Deadlines - Meets Deadlines
Follows Through
Makes no excuses

Secondary Characteristics
A Salt Creek ILT Member …


Characteristics
Behaviors
Embraces Change
Tries out ideas first
Modified as appropriate
Contributes
Participates in discussion
Is reflective
Gives thoughtful consideration
Has conversations about what worked/what didn't work
Assists with planning staff development
Models target strategy
Asks questions and listens to know needs of staff
Is a listener
Uses non verbal cues
Listens critically