Cultural Functions in Practice
November 26, 2020
Element 2.1 - Candidates understand and sustain a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning through collaboration, trust, and a personalized learning environment with high expectations.
Cultural Functions in Practice exhibits this standard by demonstrating that a school’s vision and mission can promote a school culture and instructional program. Hybrid learning requires a shift in how you continue to support those essential components of your school culture that are needed to keep it thriving like collaboration, celebrations, and high expectations. This account of my observations and reflections provides an example of how a school made that shift to keep their school culture alive, and it was done by staying true to their mission.
Establishing a Continuous
December 17, 2020
Element 2.4 - Candidates understand and can promote the most effective and appropriate technologies to support teaching and learning in a school-level environment.
Establishing a Continuous Professional Learning Culture exhibits this standard by demonstrating a professional development plan that supports the appropriate technologies to support teaching and learning during a pandemic. Hybrid learning or full Elearning requires different resources to engage students, provide actionable feedback, and effective communication. This plan demonstrates the monitoring of instructional practices and provides support to the teachers as they shift from in person teaching and learning to a hybrid model and at some points in the school year, full Elearning.