H.E.A.T for Administrators

ISTE 2011 Conference Opening Video -

LoTi on Administrator Moodle -

Overview. Your needs for teacher observations? Your expectations for this morning?

A. Digital Learning - what are the key things you are looking for when you see a technology tool being used in a lesson by your teachers:
  1. Pythagorean Theorem -
  2. Macbeth - http://www.prometheanworld.com/server.php?show=ConWebDoc.274
  3. Lifelong Learning - http://www.edutopia.org/kindergarten-project-based-learning-video

B. H.E.A.T and LoTi - Whereas H.E.A.T. represents Student Output in the digital-age learning process, LoTi (Levels of Teaching Innovation) signifies Teacher Input in terms of how teachers plan, implement, and evaluate their digital-age learning experiences.

C. H.E.A.T.

  1. Scoring Guide -
  2. Discussion

  • How much H.E.A.T. do you observe from students during classroom observations or walkthroughs? Are the students engaged? Do you see Authentic learning and Higher order thinking? Is technology being used to foster this?
  • What variables do you think impede or restrict the amount of digital-age teaching and learning in the classroom?
  • What proven strategies have you seen that have promoted and sustained digital-age teaching and learning in your school(s)?

D. Professional Development Plan by Individual Teacher based on their LoTi Results

E. Next Steps Action Plan - "Anyone who fails to plan, plans to fail." - Proverb

F. What's Next - Observations and Walkthroughs

G. Resources

Thanks for the use of the resources to:
LoTi Administrator Institute
and LoTi Administrator Institute References -

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