FRAMEWORK FOR TEACHING (FFT) SUMMER INSTITUTE
CONVERSATIONS TO ENHANCE PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
DR. MICHAEL BROOKS
JUNE 18, 2012
AGENDA:
REVIEW THE PRIORITIES OF THE FFT CONVERSATIONS
USING THE FFT TO ASSESS 21ST CENTURY TEACHING AND LEARNING
HAVING COURAGEOUS/COLLABORATIVE CONVERSATIONS
IMPROVING TEACHER CAPACITY
WATCH A CALIBRATING CONVERSATION
COLLABORATE WITH COLLEAGUES
OUTCOMES
Understand how Instructional Conversations Promote Teachers
Capacity
Understand how the text, Implementing FfT in Enhancing
Professional Practice Action Tool is a resource for Administrators
Understand how to deliver data to teachers to improve
performance
PURPOSE OF INSTRUCTIONAL CONVERSATIONS
What do you think is the purpose(s) of instructional conversations?
Improve Teaching Quality - Improve Instruction
Increase Teacher Awareness of the Priorities of the FfT
Use Data from Evaluation to Guide Conversation
Promote Teacher Reflection that Results in Higher Quality
Instruction
FACILITATING PROFESSIONAL CONVERSATIONS
Individually, read
 “Enhancing Professional Practice A Framework for Teaching”
(pages 5 –6 “A Common Language for Professional Conversation”)
from, Danielson, C. 2nd Edition (2007).
What insight do the two text provide relative to facilitating
instructional conversations with teachers?
DATA USE
What data is used for Conversation and how is it
collected?
How do you use the data for Conversations?
How is evidence free of inference? Why do you think it
needs to be free of inference?
ROLE PLAY
Watch an Effective Post Conference in Action
What was the principals behavior/strategy?
What was the teacher behavior?
THE FFT ACTION TOOL
INDIVIDUALLY
Refer to the FfT Action Tool
 Review Pages 377-390 of the Action Tool
Discuss with your colleagues
 How you can use these questions to help construct your role
play questions and answers. These questions will help
teachers think about the priorities of the FfT (Cognitive
Engagement & Constructivist Learning) and improve their
practice?
Be Prepared to Share your Thoughts
CONSTRUCTING AN INSTRUCTIONAL CONVERSATIONS
Review the lesson plan and the completed DOP.
Each group develop questions to ask the teacher during the pre and post
Conference and the answers to improve professional practice (Use the
Action Tool Pg. 377-432 to assist in developing the questions).
Two members of the group act out the questions in role play.
During the role play, other group members will watch and provide feedback
to the group based on the prior role play.
Be prepared to share your feedback
DANIELSON VIDEO CLIP
Watch Video Clip of an effective Pre and Post Conference
Teacher Evaluation: Using the Danielson Framework
 Module 5
Topic A: Video Clip 3
Topic D: Video Clips 2 & 3
 Share one thing you learned from Charlotte in the video
EXIT TICKET
Write down an Aha moment related to something you
learned today.
What are you already doing in your school that will
validate what you learned today?
How are you going to make changes to your professional
conversations based on learning today?
Share a Tip that you use to save time in scheduling and
conducting your pre and post conferences.
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USING THE FfT TO ASSESS 21ST CENTURY TEACHING AND