Kimís workshops and consulting

WORKSHOPS

All workshops are highly interactive with videos, role-plays, "clicker" questions, and small- and whole-group discussion:

 

TEACHER SUPERVISION AND EVALUATION

- Rethinking teacher supervision and evaluation, 5-part model (full day)

- Mini-observations: operational details on coaching teachers with short, frequent, unannounced visits (3 hours)

- Effective use of rubrics to set goals and sum up each teacher's performance at year's end (1 hour)

- Simulating a full-year rubric evaluation using ten video clips of a teacher (3 hours)

- Student perception surveys as part of teacher feedback and evaluation (1 hour)

- Building principals’ skills giving teachers face-to-face feedback: on-your-feet double role plays with video clips (90 minutes)


SCHOOL POLICY ISSUES

- Eight major mind-shifts among educators over the last decade (90-120 minutes)

 

ASSESSING STUDENT LEARNING

- Nine ways assessments can be used to enhance teaching and learning  (3-4 hours)

- Interim assessments: 12 key success factors (2 hours)

 

EFFECTIVE SCHOOL LEADERSHIP

- Using the Marshall Memo for professional learning (1 hour)

- Keys to managing instructional leadership at the building level (3-4 hours)

- Evaluating and supporting principals; the district leader's vital role (3-6 hours)

- Classroom management: An introduction to the Fred Jones approach (3 hours)

- Mission statements and SMART goals (2 hours)


CURRICULUM PLANNING

- Curriculum unit planning following the Understanding by Design model (full day)

- Making sense of differentiation: What does it mean, what’s ideal, and what’s practical? (2 hours)


SEX EDUCATION

- Implementing a middle-school sex education program (2 hours)

 

ON-SITE CONSULTING AND COACHING

Kim offers the following school-based services, in single visits or a longer-term consultancy:

- Support with teacher supervision and evaluation

- District policy on supervision, evaluation, and assessment

- Time management and instructional leadership for school leaders

- Effective use of on-the-spot and interim assessments

- Implementing Understanding by Design curriculum units

- A top-to-bottom analysis of a school's status with recommendations