Grand Canyon University: EDA-534
August 27, 2014
STANDARD 2: An education leader promotes the success of every student by advocating, nurturing, and sustaining a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and staff professional growth.
Administrators will Know….
Administrators will be able to….
Administrators will understand that….
What question focuses an administrator’s knowledge& abilities?
…effective uses of motivational and learning theories that encourage a culture where student and professional growth thrive.
…create a school culture that fosters the common goal of enhancing the learning potential of staff and students.
…the establishment of a supportive school community that works collaboratively towards the common goal of prosperity in learning that will create a culture that promotes student and professional growth and success.
What ways can staff and students be motivated to work to the best of their abilities in a way that benefits the school culture?
…how to effectively design curriculum that is both rigorous and coherent.
…engender a curriculum program that is thorough and achievable.
…the creation and implementation of a curriculum program that is diverse and emphasizes the outlook that all students can learn will have the greatest impact on a school culture.
What curriculum program will have the greatest impact on the school culture?
….how to effectively budget and plan for the resources that meet the needs of students and staff development (Green, 2013).
….engender the current culture of the school and target the school’s needs with an effective plan /curriculum centered on these findings to improve the culture and student achievement(Green, 2013).
….the implementation of highly collaborative efforts to develop programs and curriculums that address the goals to personalize and motivate learning supported by internal and external environments of the school(Green, 2013).
What strategies can be used to support and develop motivating and personalized environments in our school? (Green, 2013)
….how to effectively assess the improvements and permeation of the implementations of the designed instruction (Green, 2013).
….link the instructional strategies used by the teachers to determine if they are rigorous, systematic, and objective (Green, 2013).
….… instructional needs and sufficient resources must be available to ensure that teaching/ learning is not hindered; a strong self-efficacy has to be established; continuous monitoring and support to make sure the standards are met.
What instructional practices yield the best results for the improvement of the school’s culture and students that we service?
What processes and procedures will enhance collaboration and cooperation among staff persons to keep instruction moving in a positive direction?
…how to effectively plan, organize, implement, and monitor systems that promote the usage of data driven instruction.
…define a plan that encourages teachers to align assessments to standards, while gathering data to measure instructional effectiveness.
…effective systems that address assessments and accountability can only develop through knowledge of the current curriculum, alignment of standard to the assessments, and consistent communication/collaboration of the staff.
What strategies and practices are identified as being effective based upon the data?
…how to communicate with the staff to determine individual strengths or areas of reinforcement to…