Emisha U Rodriguez
September 11, 2014
Case Study 1
Administrator: Let me first begin by saying Good Morning and welcome. It is my understanding there has been a disagreement regarding the approach that should be used to target the needs of our student base. I am here to provide an opportunity to discuss this matter and come to a resolution. The goal is for us to determine a plan of action that will be effective in the success of students. Mr. Vet would you like to go first?
Mrs. Vet: Prior to purchasing the current textbook a considerable amount of time and energy was placed to assure the correct curriculum was chosen. The textbooks and additional resources ...view middle of the document...
” From the response you two have expressed I can truly see you both are in agreement that our goal is to do what is best for the student.
Mrs. Vet you bring to the table years of experience and repor with the local community. Mrs. New you bring fresh ideas and ne innovative ways to stimulate the minds of the students. In an effort to be effective educators the single most important quality that every teacher should possess is a love and passion for teaching young people. First and foremost an effective teacher demonstrates a caring attitude, which the both of you display me. What are some changes are you willing to consider going forward?
Mrs. New: I would be willing to embrace professional development on incorporating our current text with new ideas and innovations. I feel this would allow for us to reach our student maximum potential.
Mrs. Vet: Mrs. New has some great ideas I would be willing to implement in my classroom. I would like to hold true to past practices, values, and standards. I feel Mrs. New could bring a good spin to our current textbooks.
1. Professional Development - Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students: “occurs within learning communities committed to continuous improvement, collective responsibility, and goal alignment, requires skillful leaders who develop capacity, advocate, and create support systems for professional learning, requires prioritizing, monitoring, and coordinating resources for educator learning, uses a variety of sources and types of student, educator, and system data to plan, assess, and evaluate professional learning.”(2014) The professional...