Visible Learning Mind Frames
A Path to Ensure PLCs Best
Impact Student Learning
Dave Nagel
#vlconf2014
Understand connection between Visible Learning
mind frames and success in professional learning
communities
Recognize five...
Articulate reasons that limit PLC impact
on student learning and how to address
these in their school setting
Determine ac...
Are your PLCs
having their
greatest
possible
impact?
#vlconf2014
These
 PLC
 traits
 contribute
 as
 much
 as
 36%
 of
 variance
 in
 quality
 
classroom
 pedago...
Why
 aren’t
 all
 PLCs
 having
 this
 impact?
 
 
#vlconf2014
Possible Reasons for Lack of PLC Impact
Validating Ineffective Practices
PLC change focuses on teaching not learning!
...
8
 
How
 do
 the
 reasons
 for
 
 
 
PLC
 impact
 being
 diminished
 
resonate
 with
 you?
 ...
10
 
 PercepAons
 and
 beliefs
 of
 teachers
 were
 
 
 
 the
 most
 significant
 predictors	...
Excitement
& interest
“This will be
great!”
Retreat
“What I was
doing was
good
enough!”
Awareness
“I can do better
—I want...
#vlconf2014
What
 is
 the
 current
 reality
 
of
 the
 mind
 frames
 of
 the
 
PLCs
 in
 your
...
#vlconf2014
14
 
Measurable
 improvement
 in
 student
 learning
 only
 occurred
 in
PLCs
 that
 focused
 on
 c...
15
 
CollaboraAon
 in
 PLCs
 
 
Too
 much
 collabora<on
 can
 be
 s<fling;
 too
 li9le
 leads
 ...
16
 
#vlconf2014
17
 
What
 are
 some
 take
 aways
 about
 
how
 possible
 paths
 for
 adults
 to
 
embrace
 an...
Critical
Mind
Frames
Common
Challenge
Relational
Trust
Efficacy
 
Instruc<onal
 
 
Protocols
 
Focus on
ADULT
Learn...
19
 
Develops
 a
 way
 of
 thinking
 ...
 
That
 guide
 team
 passions
 and
 
efforts
 towards
...
#vlconf2014
21
 
Efficacy
 &
 Empowerment
 
 
 
CollecAve
 responsibility
 for
 student
 learning
 is
 vital.
...
•
As
 Resnick
 (2010)
 highlights,
 collabora<ve
 rou<nes
 among
 teachers
 are
 
an
 important	...
CriAcal
 Importance
 of
 Talking
 about
 LEARNING
 not
 Teaching
 
#vlconf2014
In
 
Stage
 1:
 Breaking
 Down
 IsolaAon
 
Stage
 2:
 Talk
 About
 Student
 Learning
 
n
 
Stage...
25
 
What
 ac<ons
 can
 you
 take
 right
 now
 
to
 increase
 these
 five
 elements
 in
 
your	...
26
 
Five
 PotenAal
 PLC
 Trip
 Wires
 
Normalizing
 
Processes
 and
 
Structured
 Mee+ng
 
Steps
...
Normalizing
 
 
When
 normalizing
 defines
 a
 challenge
 as
 an
 expected
 part
 of
 
classroom
...
28
 
When
 teachers
 posiAon
 the
 person
 staAng
 the
 challenge
 as
 helpless
 in
 the
 
face	...
#vlconf2014
Teachers
 can
 nurture
 alliances
 based
 on
 supporAng
 resistance
 to
 
learning
 and
...
30
 
Please
 Read
 Case
 Study—Alpha
 Junior
 High
 School
 
#vlconf2014
31
 
What
 are
 your
 three
 biggest
 take
 
away’s
 from
 the
 Alpha
 Junior-­‐Senior
 
High
 c...
32
 
Learning
 is
 HARD
 work
 
Dissonance
 in
 teacher
 thinking
 is
 o[en
 required
 for
 teac...
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Dave Nagel --PLC impact through mind frame -VL slides
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Dave Nagel --PLC impact through mind frame -VL slides

International Visible Learning Institute -Driving PLC Impact through Mind Frames
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Visible Learning Mind Frames A Path to Ensure PLCs Best Impact Student Learning Dave Nagel #vlconf2014
  • 2. Understand connection between Visible Learning mind frames and success in professional learning communities Recognize five core factors influencing PLC impact on student learning Understand teacher development of mind frames in PLCs occurs over time Recognize importance of developing instructional routines for dialogue around student learning Understand creating common challenges leads PLCs to better view assessment as feedback; fostering a shared understanding of student progress Learning  Inten+ons   #vlconf2014
  • 3. Articulate reasons that limit PLC impact on student learning and how to address these in their school setting Determine actions to empower learning teams with appropriate structured freedom leading to increased efficacy Develop PLC instructional protocols for dialogue related to student learning Create common challenges for your PLCs that will unite adult actions and efforts Success  Criteria   #vlconf2014
  • 4. Are your PLCs having their greatest possible impact? #vlconf2014
  • 5. These  PLC  traits  contribute  as  much  as  36%  of  variance  in  quality   classroom  pedagogy  and  85%  variance  in  achievement.                                        (Vescio,  2008).     Goal  Se3ng   Shared  Values   Collabora<ve  Culture   Posi<ve  Adult  Rela<onships     #vlconf2014
  • 6. Why  aren’t  all  PLCs  having  this  impact?     #vlconf2014
  • 7. Possible Reasons for Lack of PLC Impact Validating Ineffective Practices PLC change focuses on teaching not learning! Place to Avoid Change False Assumptions Common term for any conversation #vlconf2014
  • 8. 8   How  do  the  reasons  for       PLC  impact  being  diminished   resonate  with  you?   #vlconf2014
  • 9. 10    PercepAons  and  beliefs  of  teachers  were        the  most  significant  predictors  of  change                    (Smylie  1988  p.  23)     Why  Mind  Frames  MaQer   #vlconf2014
  • 10. Excitement & interest “This will be great!” Retreat “What I was doing was good enough!” Awareness “I can do better —I want to be better!” Developing Mind Frames “My outlook professionally had permanently changed!” Drop  out   Indifference  /   Passive  aggressive     Stay Put Efforts towards status quo Paralysis Inability to develop Mind Frames #vlconf2014
  • 11. #vlconf2014 What  is  the  current  reality   of  the  mind  frames  of  the   PLCs  in  your   school?
  • 12. #vlconf2014
  • 13. 14   Measurable  improvement  in  student  learning  only  occurred  in PLCs  that  focused  on  changing  the  instrucAonal  pracAces  of   their  teachers.                        Supovitz,  2002;  Supovitz  &  Christman  2003  #vlconf2014 PLCs  that  focus  on  LEARNING …Not  teaching
  • 14. 15   CollaboraAon  in  PLCs     Too  much  collabora<on  can  be  s<fling;  too  li9le  leads  to  teacher  isola<on.  Leaders   must  ensure  there  is  the  just  right  amount  of  teachers  suppor<ng  colleagues  for   effec<ve  changes  in  prac<ce  to  occur.                                (Opfer  and  Pedder,  2011)   #vlconf2014
  • 15. 16   #vlconf2014
  • 16. 17   What  are  some  take  aways  about   how  possible  paths  for  adults  to   embrace  and  implement  new   professional  prac<ces?   #vlconf2014
  • 17. Critical Mind Frames Common Challenge Relational Trust Efficacy   Instruc<onal     Protocols   Focus on ADULT Learning Core  Elements   Of  IMPACT  Learning   Teams   Authen<c   Through   Empowerment
  • 18. 19   Develops  a  way  of  thinking  ...   That  guide  team  passions  and   efforts  towards  having  their     greatest  possible  impact   Common Challenges #vlconf2014
  • 19. #vlconf2014
  • 20. 21   Efficacy  &  Empowerment       CollecAve  responsibility  for  student  learning  is  vital.   Creates  proper  peer  pressure  and  accountability     and  eliminates  isolaAon     (King  &  Newmann,  2001;  Kruse,  Louis  &  Bryk,  1995;  Leithwood  &  Louis,  1998)   #vlconf2014
  • 21. • As  Resnick  (2010)  highlights,  collabora<ve  rou<nes  among  teachers  are   an  important  component  in  securing  improved  student  learning     outcomes.     #vlconf2014 Authen<c  instruc<onal  norms  and  protocols
  • 22. CriAcal  Importance  of  Talking  about  LEARNING  not  Teaching   #vlconf2014
  • 23. In   Stage  1:  Breaking  Down  IsolaAon   Stage  2:  Talk  About  Student  Learning   n   Stage  3:  Improvement  of  Teaching   Stage  4:  Professional  Development   Accomplishment #vlconf2014 Hadar and Brody, 2011
  • 24. 25   What  ac<ons  can  you  take  right  now   to  increase  these  five  elements  in   your  school  /  PLC  ?   #vlconf2014
  • 25. 26   Five  PotenAal  PLC  Trip  Wires   Normalizing   Processes  and   Structured  Mee+ng   Steps   Common   Assessments   Professionally   Challenging  Peers   Commonali+es  #vlconf2014
  • 26. Normalizing     When  normalizing  defines  a  challenge  as  an  expected  part  of   classroom  work  and  teacher  experience,  this  will  most  o[en  supply   reassurance  and  build  relaAonal  trust.                      (LiQle  &  Horn,  2007).   #vlconf2014#vlconf2014
  • 27. 28   When  teachers  posiAon  the  person  staAng  the  challenge  as  helpless  in  the   face  of  circumstances  beyond  his  or  her  control  team  most  o[en  did  not  look   to  any  soluAons.                        (Horn  and  LiQle,  2010)   #vlconf2014
  • 28. #vlconf2014 Teachers  can  nurture  alliances  based  on  supporAng  resistance  to   learning  and  professional  growth.                              (Opfer  and  Pedder,  2011)     Pecking  Order  Challenges
  • 29. 30   Please  Read  Case  Study—Alpha  Junior  High  School   #vlconf2014
  • 30. 31   What  are  your  three  biggest  take   away’s  from  the  Alpha  Junior-­‐Senior   High  case  study?
  • 31. 32   Learning  is  HARD  work   Dissonance  in  teacher  thinking  is  o[en  required  for  teachers  to   unlearn  much  of  what  they  believe,  know,  and  know  how  to  do  in   order  to  learn  and  adopt  new  pracAces.     (                            Ball,  1988) #vlconf2014
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