Posted: Thu, 05/07/2020 - 4:02pm Updated: Fri, 09/04/2020 - 4:25pm
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Leading With Focus

Elevating the Essentials for School and District Improvement

Purpose

Provide school and district leaders a forum to discuss best-practices for school improvement through the simple, focused, and practical implementation steps shared in the book Leading with FOCUS:  Elevating the Essentials for School and District Improvement by Mike Schmoker.

Audience

Current and Aspiring School and District Leaders

Timeline

Order Book

Platform

Google Classroom -  PGPs offered
(Gmail account is free to create)

Date/Time

Topics for Discussion

Platform

June 1
10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.
June 3
10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.
(pick 1-each session will last up to 1 ½ hours)

Book Club Kick-Off: Open discussion about the current reality of leadership in curriculum, instruction, and literacy.

WebEx

Week of June 1
(self-paced)

Read Chapter 1 - Small Group discussions about focused leadership facilitated by OSI team.

Google Classroom and Padlet

Week of June 8
(self-paced)

Read Chapter 2 - Participants will be provided reflective questions to consider in preparation for the WebEx.

 

June 11
10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.
June 12
10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.
(pick 1-each session will last up to 1 ½ hours)

Participants will have an open discussion about leadership in curriculum, literacy, and instruction.

WebEx

Week of June 15
(self-paced)

Read Chapter 3 - Participants will create a short three-five minute reflection video on the chapter. Participants will record a one minute video response to at least two other participants.

Google Classroom

Week of June 22
(self-paced with meeting on June 26, 2020)

Read Chapter 4 - Participants can choose which forum they wish to participate in (small-group discussion, discussion board, or vlog).

Google Classroom and Padlet

June 30
(TBD)

Wrap Up, Discussion, Celebration

WebEx