Putting FACES on the Data with Dr Lyn Sharratt Pennant Hills Sydney 2018
Date: Thursday 27 September 2018
Location: Caroline Chisholm Centre, Pennant Hills, Sydney
Time: 8:45am – 4:00pm
Event overview and agenda
Dr Lyn Sharratt will unpack four key elements for success:
- The importance of using the 14 Parameter Research when developing cultures of learning
- How to use assessment data such as:
– deconstructing Learning Intentions and co-constructing Success Criteria, to inform instructional practices and Learning
– Walks and Talks as data today is instruction tomorrow
- The intentionality of co-creating Data Walls to know every student; and
- The power of the Case Management Meeting to increase student achievement and build teachers and leader capacity.
8:30am – 8:45am ‒ Coffee and Introduction
8:45am – 11:00am ‒ 14 Parameter Research – The “HOW” of System and School Improvement:
- Shared beliefs and understandings
- Embedded instructional coaches
- Daily, sustained focus on assessment and instruction
- Principal as Learning Leader
- Early and ongoing intervention
- Case management approach: Data Walls and Case Management Meetings
- Professional learning at Staff Meetings
- In-school grade/subject meetings: Collaborative marking of student work
- Centralised resources
- Commitment of region and school budgets for literacy learning and resources
- Collaborative inquiry
- Parental and community involvement
- Cross-curricular literacy connections in each subject area
- Shared responsibility and accountability
11:00am – 11:30am ‒ Morning Tea
11:30am – 1:00pm ‒ Assessment Literacy – The “HEART” of System and School Improvement
- Deconstructing Learning Intentions
- Co-constructing Success Criteria
- Descriptive Feedback
- Peer -and Self -Assessment and Goal-Setting
- Learning Walks and Talks – Data collection to measure IMPACT!
- 5 Powerful Questions that Lead to Precision-in-Practice
1:00pm – 1:30pm – Lunch
1:30pm – 3:30pm ‒ Everyone’s a Leader: Using the Case Management Approach
Part 1: Data Walls
- Does the Data Wall focus on learning or just something we did?
- Does the Data Wall help us re-examine our practice?
- Does the Data Wall raise questions that lead to action?
- Does the Data Wall lead us to an inquiry about strengthening some aspects of our practice?
- Does the Data Wall focus on the process and the product?
- Does the Data Wall lead to rich conversations and “Academic Controversy”?
Part 2: Case Management Meeting
- Which student are you wondering about?
- Which student is regressing, stuck, or not being extended?
- Who can help solve an instructional dilemma?
- Where do your teachers go for help if they don’t know how to instruct a student?
- How do leaders, teachers and and ‘knowledgeable others’ work together to be able to teach all students?
4:00pm – Close