Restart Recharge Podcast

219 - Creating Spaces for Professional Learning

November 08, 2022 Forward Edge
Restart Recharge Podcast
219 - Creating Spaces for Professional Learning
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It can be difficult to find time and creative ways to share new ideas and strategies to your educators. Let us help you revamp and redefine what professional learning looks like in your school. Walk away with ideas on how to provide professional learning in both virtual and nontraditional settings to grow teachers outside of the traditional "sit and get" PD. This session is to assist you in creating new ways to provide PD for your educators!

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Katie Ritter:

Aloha, I'm Katie Ritter.

Justin Thomas:

And I'm Justin Thomas. And this is the restart recharge podcast, a podcast by coaches for coaches, we bring the tips and tricks to help you in your everyday work as an instructional coach, or whatever they call your school district.

Katie Ritter:

So hopefully you'll leave this episode with us today feeling just a little bit less on your own coaching Island.

Justin Thomas:

And yes, it can be difficult to find time and creative ways to share new ideas and strategies to your educators. So let us help you revamp and redefine what professional learning looks like in your school walk away with ideas on how to provide professional learning in both virtual and non traditional settings to grow teachers outside of the traditional sit and get PD this session will assist you in creating new ways to provide PD for your educators. So we have two coaches with us here that have created a creating spaces that are going to show you how you can create new spaces for professional learning. So let me introduce Anna Marie Orion Hart and Anna Marie has taught as an intervention specialist for five years she five years she worked in elementary, middle and high school students. She taught all four core content areas and worked with a wide variety of learners. Annamaria is now an instructional design coach in pre K to eight building and one of the largest school districts in the state. She was placed in the school after the building was awarded a grant for a one to one iPad program for their fifth through eighth grade students. Now the entire building is one to one and she is able to support all staff members and students in the building. And Marie is also a Google certified educator, trainer and coach and serves as a mentor coach for forward edge. So welcome in Anna Marie

Annamarie Rinehart:

thank you

Katie Ritter:

welcome Anna Marie and I have the pleasure of introducing Emily Cowan. Emily has been with us before a number of times. But just as a reminder, she is an instructional design coach with us here at forward edge. She's a Google Certified Teacher, trainer and coach. She has provided professional development and coaching to a variety of P K through 12 grade teachers in multiple districts across Ohio. Prior to this role, Emily earned her degree in Middle Level Education with specialization in language arts in science. She was in the classroom for six years before transitioning to a coaching role with us here at forward edge. And she also serves as a mentor coach here at forward edge. So welcome back, Emily.

Emily Cowan:

Hey, thanks for having me back.

Katie Ritter:

I feel like this episode is super timely, because you by the time this episode released, it will be longer. But this week that we're recording, you just did a webinar for the edu coach network that was like sort of a crossover a little bit with this topic. So lots of good ideas. I was getting excited watching the webinar or for some of those ideas to translate to the pot. So glad to have ya. So this is a pressure for your room. Okay, so diving in, what does it mean to create spaces? You guys kind of the two of you did I think this idea kind of spurred from a presentation that you did first for SC, I believe Thank you. And so what what does it mean? Because I thought it was super clever when you guys originally came up with the idea. So what are we talking about when we say create spaces for professional learning?

Annamarie Rinehart:

Well, I think it kind of just means like reframing the way that you approach professional development. So trying to think outside of the box from the traditional kind of like sitting and talking to teachers at an organized time. You know, at maybe a district wide PD day, because the the days of having all that time are kind of gone. And they have been for a couple of years now. So we kind of just saw the need for kind of needing to rethink how we can actually reach teachers and still feel like we're we're helping them learn and grow. Even if we're not exactly provided the structured time to do so.

Katie Ritter:

Yeah, absolutely. Sorry. I'm just gonna jump in and say we just walked out of a team meeting brainstorming a little bit teachers feeling overwhelmed, and how are we finding time to meet with them? So sorry, go ahead and

Emily Cowan:

like no, you're fine. I just to piggyback off of Anna Marie. Yeah, we if we get PD time on PD days, that's great. But we still have to serve the teachers in between because PD days are so few and far between. So this really was how do we get them more content or more of what they Yeah, between those days. Love it.

Justin Thomas:

Awesome. So, obviously, you know, there's a little bit of a focus from COVID, because things got really crazy there. And they're still, we're still seeing the kind of the repercussions of the fact that there's not enough time teachers are usually covering for other teachers, and there's a sub shortage and everything like that. So how did you kind of first come up with this idea for creating the spaces? PDU talked a little bit about that. But was there any other background needed to develop this concept? So you kind of identified the problem? But then how did you move forward to actually kind of get the background the reasoning to create the new spaces to create? Yeah, so

Annamarie Rinehart:

I think that really, you know, obviously, identifying, like you said, the problem of time. And oftentimes, physical space, too, is a problem, especially like when we're talking about COVID. But I think that, you know, we started thinking about where are the different places in a school building, where learning can take place, maybe asynchronously, where it wouldn't be like a huge ask of the teachers to give up time, like, that was really I think, kind of where we started is really where where can we reach them? Where we're not asking them to give up a plan? Well give up a lunch come in early, stay late like, because, as you know, former classroom teachers, we know how valuable that time is. Those might be the only times you get to go the bathroom or, you know, check your phone to see if you heard from somebody you know, so that I think, you know, if I remember correctly, and when we were developing that I feel like that was a huge part of it is where can the learning take place? And how can we get the most bang for our buck without taking up huge amounts of time? Yeah,

Emily Cowan:

I remember a conversation about like, meet them where they're at, especially in talking about like learning on the loo or PD on the potty, like, you know, that's where you might be the only time that you get to catch those teachers. So yeah, it really came from trying to find ways to engage them that didn't necessarily have to occupy a lot of their time. Yeah,

Katie Ritter:

I think it's just so clever to think about it that way. I thought about it, like had conversations with teachers around like, where can you like, kind of take your classroom that's sometimes outside of your for classroom walls, if you need a change of scenery, or access to different materials? I think it's um, Tom Murray and Eric Sheninger, his book learning transformed, I'm going to cite the number wrong, I think so go check yourself, that's where I'm getting this information. But I want to say that they in that book, they say that it's like 60%, I think of our school buildings are unused for like learning like our cafeteria, our gym, our hallways, like all of these spaces that are just not used for learning. So I just love the like creative spin that you guys are taking to take advantage of some of that for the teachers as well. So share quickly if you don't mind. Like what are some of the spaces you've created? Emily, you just mentioned like learning on the loo or PD on the potty. So obviously, like the bathroom. But like what are kind of describe what some of these things are in some of the spaces that you've captured?

Emily Cowan:

Yeah. So to be fully transparent, like these are not things that we have created. Right? Right, we more collected resources. But our PD, we really took a look at the school building. And so we were like, like you said, like, Where can we capitalize on teachers. So we created a space for what kind of PD can happen in the bathroom? We looked at like common learning spaces, like you said, like the media center, or the cafeteria. We we included areas for like learning in the classroom, right? So teachers spend most of their time there. So how can we provide them PD while they're in their classroom? And one of my favorites was in the community or like outside of school hours, how can we provide them PD that's meaningful and not super. And not a huge lift or a big burden? Because we don't want teachers to not have a personal balance, but just giving them ideas, like if they if coaches can provide them with ideas that what what they can take outside of the school day.

Annamarie Rinehart:

We had like different things that you could do in the copier room teacher work room, hallways, yeah. I mean, we really tried to look at every single part of the school building. And we were able to come up with ideas for basically every space and you know, even like Emily said, if they weren't original, you know, using something that we'd heard someone else was doing and figuring out kind of where that fit into the school building. So yeah, it was it was a fun thing to work

Katie Ritter:

on. Love it. Um, you talked about too in the, in the webinar, I mentioned at the beginning that you just did, but I thought some of this idea like particularly was really creative in the webinar, you talked about having to audit your PD Plan for time, right? Like we have these great plans and goals as coaches for all of this PD and the direction we want to take people in. And then our time is just like totally slashed and teachers are in meetings and they don't have time to attend and in all of these things, and so I just I thought that this was particularly clever, would you mind to share like a little anecdote that you shared around on how you may be like when you're auditing your time, you talked specifically about some of these ideas and how you go about like, oh, I want to do this whole big topic for the year. Here's how I like pull something out. And it might be a learning on the loo. So it's a flyer that I'm putting in the bathroom, as opposed to like having to lead a face to face session.

Emily Cowan:

Yeah, absolutely. So in an effort to not be super redundant in case you watch that webinar or want to watch that webinar, the whole idea is that at the beginning of the school year, we should be setting goals of where we want teachers to end up by the end of the school year, and aligning that to district or building goals. And then from there creating a list of the PD that supports that goal. So like top to bottom, What do teachers need to know in order to reach that goal by the end of the school year? And then step three, being taking the time to audit it? So you know, how can we get teachers the information that they need in a meaningful way when PD time isn't cut out? So I like to think of it as What can I offer teachers, that doesn't have to be a whole group setting. So like, identify which PD sessions need to be on those PD days with that like two hour time slot, and which doesn't. So the example from the webinar was one of my districts is really focused on differentiating the learning experience for all students or making it more personalized. So I kind of laid out the steps that I personally would take to get teachers to the goal of creating a more personalized learning experience. And so one of the sessions was Google Sheets, to collect data about our students to get to know our students. And then the follow up after that would be like a Google Sheets training. And both of those things are tools that our teachers are familiar with, they're already using. So I personally wouldn't use that as a PD time, I wouldn't take up the time to teach everyone the exact same thing. So I think the example for Google Forms might be like a tech takeout. So an after school DoorDash delivery during the day, PD that includes two videos, one would be a short explanation of like Google Forms and some basic setup, where the second video would be a little more detailed in like data that they can collect or ideas for use. So that kind of levels the playing field. So if I have a teacher who already knows how to set up a Google form, they can skip over that portion. Or if I have a teacher who has avoided Google forums over the last few years, which I can't imagine that there are many, just because that tool is so valuable, but the the information is there so that they can kind of get caught up because I don't want to waste like in person time for trainings that a lot of teachers either have exposure to or are even, like super experienced in.

Katie Ritter:

Awesome, thank you.

Justin Thomas:

I think a lot of us have used the tech takeout and it seems to be hit everywhere. So it is definitely if you're looking for something that I would highly say go for the tech take out there. But yeah, you had a lot of awesome really good ideas that you kind of shared on that webinar as well coming from the edu coach network, one of our sponsors, but let's Chica listen into a couple more of our sponsors as well.

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Katie Ritter:

And welcome back to the restart recharge Podcast. I'm Katie Ritter with goes Justin Thomas here we've got Emily Cowan and Anna Marie Reinhart talking about creating spaces for professional learning. So girls building on kind of some of the ideas that you just shared about you know, you've mentioned PD on the potty. We've talked about tech takeout you've talked about taking advantage of hallway space. You've talked about capitalizing on teachers in their classroom, we've talked about capitalizing on opportunities in the communities all the is all these fun spaces that are outside of the traditional in service days or Lunch and Learn Appy Hour like formal time for PD? What are some of the considerations that you kind of go through when you're thinking about, okay, I want to implement this or, you know, how did you come up with like the idea for like the tech takeout? Or how to take advantage of some of these new spaces? I guess kind of what goes into your mind that ultimately, okay, I'm going to implement this and slap this on the wall in the teachers lounge or whatever, kind of talk through some of those things that coaches might want to think about?

Emily Cowan:

Yeah. So last year, one of my districts that were like specifically looking at Tech takeout, they were trying no new so during PD days, they were not like opening the door for new PD, a lot of time was given for classwork or, you know, focus on sel. So I had to get super creative in getting PD to my teachers that I know that they wanted and needed, but had such limited time. So Lunch and Learns weren't going super great, because, you know, teachers were using that time to decompress or make copies. And so in a conversation with one of our former colleagues, it was, you know, I have this 20 minute window after school, the teacher contract does not require them to be there beyond that. So how can I capitalize on that? 20 minutes. And so this tech takeout bite sized PD to go was kind of generated from that. So I was like, Okay, well, I can create this little PD, couple it with a snack. I'll make it super exciting, have some music going, and they can stop by at the end of the day, grab it. And then at least I know that I'm like, reaching, hopefully, most of them. That worked pretty well. The first one was good, but it wasn't great. And so that turned into a conversation of, well, how do I reach more teachers. And since we were going with this, like food, and this treat idea, I turned it into DoorDash delivery. So instead of capitalizing on that 20 minutes, at the end of the school day, it turned into a DoorDash delivery during the school day. So I dropped that trade off. Teachers were usually pretty excited to see me on those days because they knew it meant something sweet to get them through the end of the day. And then towards the end of the day, I would say like, Hey, you make sure you watch this in that 20 minute window before you leave today. And like I've tried the one was I give them popcorn. So I was like it's a perfectly paired like popcorn snack. So like watch the video eat this, like it should take about the same amount of time. So it was really just capitalizing when I didn't get the time from the district, but also when it didn't work and teachers schedules. I love

Katie Ritter:

the like perfectly timed Yes, video will be done by the time you're done eating the popcorn.

Emily Cowan:

You eat it while you're watching the second Yeah. Oh, sorry. Yeah, I think I think it worked out pretty well as we, we Annamarie does it as well. And we use Bitly so that we can see how many viewers and the analytics were pretty good. I would say a lot better than prior when it was like Oh, come pick it up on your own, but it was pretty well received because they realized that we were trying to accommodate time that they didn't have in their schedule.

Annamarie Rinehart:

Yeah, like Emily said, I've been doing it too. And same reaction people are super happy when they see my giant gray bags stuffed with like brown lunch bags coming down the hallway. And I love a good theme. So I was trying to make my snacks on theme with kind of like whatever time of year it is or whatever we're talking about. But I think that the one that I adjusted for this month for me personally was the most successful and I'm going to kind of relate it back to something you said Emily, which was like no new. I just did chrome tricks and treats for this one and they were things like how to make sure that your window that you want to open with chrome looks exactly the way you want it like all of the tabs that you want to open every morning automatically open up and I had so much like verbal in person feedback of teachers being like I had no idea you could do that. Like that blew my mind and even teachers who are like I don't think I did it right like can you come by so like it led to follow up conversations of like yeah, that was really helpful. And other ones that were like Do you mind stopping by my classroom and helping me with that because this one page is like opening up funny. But again, it was just like I felt like it was truly something that was helpful to them it's something they use every day and it wasn't really like this huge like you said Emily lift on their end it was actually something that was gonna save them time and that they do want some it's done.

Katie Ritter:

I love that and and we you've also done some other things that have been very well received to get crafty with approaching PD in your district. So I'm just wondering just for the sake of Like other coaches who are listening to this episode, what are some of the, like, challenges that you have faced that have led to you like finding and kind of inventing these places for PD? Yeah.

Annamarie Rinehart:

I mean, I think it's really hard to get excited about professional learning. For some, I mean, when it's required, it's like super hard to get excited about if anything's mandatory, like, people are immediately turned off, I think that's just the way that it goes. I'm definitely guilty of that. So I, if I can make it have like a fun theme, or a catchy title, a lot of times that drums up some interest, I also try and make whatever I'm using to advertise the PDE, or post the PDE. Super visually appealing, because even if maybe they're not interested in what I'm going to tell them about, or they don't even scan the QR code in the PTE on the potty, they might ask me what I use to make it. So that's a win. What I did yesterday, actually was I sat down with both of the edgy protocols, books, book one and book two. And I kind of tried to plan out. This isn't necessarily a creative space for PD, because it is like optional after school PD, but from now until January, and I looked at all the ones that I'd kind of heard about from other teammates. And I made a key to advertise this PD with like, what subject areas should attend the different Appiah hours based on whatever edu protocol, I thought, you know, I was trying to make it match up so that people didn't show up to something that they felt like wasn't relevant to them. Because we know that's a huge piece. For kids learning in school, they want to know why adults want to know even more maybe. So, you know, I made a key for like ELA, science, social studies and all subjects. And I added it to the agenda so that people kind of know what to expect or can plan out maybe even farther and advance the ones that they might be able to come to since I'm giving them a lot of notice. That's kind of the hope, but again, tried to make it kind of interesting looking. Adding an A key I thought was kind of a unique twist. And so I don't know, I'm just kind of always trying to change it up. And anytime I can incorporate like a little bit of something silly like a pun or some humor. I also think it goes a long way. Yeah,

Katie Ritter:

I was gonna say I feel like yours are always like, also partly like building they serve as building relationships. Yes. To like, they're always funny. They're always cute. Yeah, it's like they make teachers laugh at anything else in the context of this dress. Yeah, I'm thinking of Emily, you. You alluded to it a little bit like that you guys use Bitly to track to see the analytics of what people are watching. But what what have you kind of learned over the past few years from some of these sort of creative spaces that you've utilized to provide PD? What are some of the maybe challenges you've overcome that you would tell a coach starting right now like, Hey, do this to avoid this or you know, this will be helpful? Yeah, I

Emily Cowan:

would say the first thing is be super mindful of time if you even if you are getting creative in the spaces. So like our tech takeouts, it would take them no more than 15 minutes start to stop. And that's at most. So anytime that you can make it like really bite sized for them. You You almost kind of want to like tease them because if you give it a little taste of like hey, there's like one thing you can do like you said with like Google Chrome, it gets them to start asking more questions which can lead to deeper coaching and more PD opportunities

Annamarie Rinehart:

dia I have is just like it's not there's not going to be a one size fits all. So if you're hanging up PD on the potty, like to be honest with you, I'm not sure that my PD on the potty campaign for three years has been all that successful. I've definitely had some teachers ask about it and you know, approached me about whatever but I still do it just because like maybe there's a couple of people looking at it and they just like don't need any additional help and I've still maybe helped a little bit I know that some teachers might think it's like not great to hang something up in the bathroom. They're like that's my me time. So like it's not it's not going to be perfect everywhere but that doesn't mean you should just like trash it like I would say stick with it. And I have fun making that stuff. So that like that gives me a little bit of joy right so I'm gonna keep doing that even for selfish reasons because I think it's really fun to make that stuff and you know if one person is helped by it, I think that that's a success. Yeah,

Katie Ritter:

for sure. And I for like just an idea because I don't think you guys have said it specifically but we've had some other coaches who serve like a lot of buildings so putting up stuff in every staff restroom is sort of unreasonable. So they do more like a copier tap Boy Yeah. So then it's just an each staff room of each building. So they're still reaching teachers and on on your note and that's my main time in the bathroom, I love the idea of putting it first of all, like you don't have to look at it, you don't have to scan your QR code and watch a video, you don't have to do anything with it. But I just think a little bit about my times that I have had an opportunity to go to like Google campuses, and their bathroom walls are covered in wires and information and advertising like courses that employees can take in different things. And like that stood out to me, because a big takeaway that I have had from my time, like on Google campuses, most of which was through the innovator program, is that their culture is such a culture of lifelong learning so much more than any school I've ever been a part of. And that makes me sad, like schools should be a place where we embody lifelong learning, like, you don't have to, I don't have to want to sign up for this class to learn Spanish but like, I'll be darned it's offered and those who the one person who does want to do it and it helps them grow and, you know, make new connections and like great all the better for so anyone who's ever had anyone poopoo hanging a flyer in the backroom, let that reassure you, I was gonna even

Emily Cowan:

like piggyback off of both of what you said is just give them exposure. On purpose.

Katie Ritter:

I wish I could take credit for being that clever.

Justin Thomas:

That's all you clever. Yeah, sorry, continue on.

Emily Cowan:

I don't know how you follow that. But I was gonna say like, like Katie and Anna Marie both said like, as much exposure as you can you can give to teachers, it's gonna make an impact on at least one. And that's a starting point. So everything that Anna Marie does to put put more and more out there and everyone on our team, it really, you're going to hit target at least one person or hit at least one person. And that that is enough. But another tip too, is making sure that you're taught checking in with teachers and talking to them about it, like where do they want to find? Where do they want to see it? When do they want to have it? Because if you're getting feedback directly from them, then you're likely to get more reception from whatever you are putting out there.

Justin Thomas:

Certainly, obviously, you know, you go to a restaurant or something. And that's, I mean, they're doing PD on the body, per se, with their promotions. And I'm coming back until I told my wife like, hey, they got this event going on, you're gonna come back for this watch party. Yes. She's like, would you learn all this? So I kind of

Emily Cowan:

want you to tell your story, but I don't know if that's your first PDO Yeah,

Annamarie Rinehart:

I mean, the first time I tried to, um, so I mean, without getting too in the weeds, the staff restrooms, where I'm where I am, are all the same. There, there is nothing different, regardless of whether or not you're going into a men's room or winter. So I hang all of them as if you were sitting on the potty. And one of the teachers who was like a little bit slower to warm up to me, was super interested in what was on the flyer but also a little bit nervous lash didn't know how to approach me about it, because I think we can all infer if he was sitting and reading it, we know what was happening in the bathroom. And so he came up and was kind of like, sorry, I saw your flyer and I was like, oh, yeah, I'd love to talk to you about it. And like, again, that was probably maybe a little embarrassing for him. But it kind of broke the ice. So it was all good. I feel like

Katie Ritter:

that to be marked explicit. You can come

Justin Thomas:

on or leave it in there. Tyler is the only one that's got us explicit so far. So maybe you might be the EU might be the second Well, we'll see. So you can either do PT on the potty or you can do the tech takeout that might be a little less explicit. But we've had some really good content and stories that were shared on this. But overall, we've finished with our top three tips. So what are your top three tips for getting out there and creating new spaces?

Emily Cowan:

I feel like we have to combine them I feel like

Justin Thomas:

okay, yeah, a joy,

Emily Cowan:

you go first. Okay, number one,

Annamarie Rinehart:

my first one is to be mindful of teachers time. So if we're making a tech takeout or a PD on the potty or a copier Chronicle, like we're not going to put a bitly or a QR code on there, that's going to link them to a 30 minute video, right? Like, we're going to make it something that's quick and helpful, and it's not going to make them think too hard. So I would just say being mindful of teachers time, I think is the first piece of advice that comes to mind for me.

Justin Thomas:

Okay. Are you are you number two,

Emily Cowan:

I am a number two. So I would say for Tip number two, that you want to make sure that the PD that you're putting out there like PD on the potty or tech takeout is beneficial to all teachers. So you want to make sure that you're not like isolating one department kind of like Anna Marie talked about before, so that you're making sure that you're making the most of the time that you are using if there's that it impacts everyone.

Annamarie Rinehart:

Yeah. And then to kind of finish out that list. I think that obviously, it's clear that we all like to laugh at ourselves humor and doing something that's going to brighten someone's day goes a long way. So, you know, even if they laugh at a pawn, or something that you include your goddamn delight, right, so I'm just doing something that could potentially like brighten their day. Make them laugh, I also think is really important, because they don't have to scan that code, they don't have to type in that Bitly. They don't have to read your flyer, they can keep their head down and just punch in the numbers on the copier and never look up if they if they wanted to. So I think doing something that's going to kind of make them a little happier and give them a little pep in their step is good to

Justin Thomas:

love it. All right. So I just want to point out to you are on the market yourself episode and do some more ideas. If you want to create some of those, you know, PD in the potty or any of those types of situations. You can join back and usually use Canva.

Annamarie Rinehart:

Yes. Oh, yeah. So much.

Justin Thomas:

We're big Canva proponents here. So awesome. Well, thank you, ladies for joining us here on this one on discussing how you can create new spaces. Obviously, there's a lot of space that's being unused in school for the professional learning. So it's awesome that you guys are getting this really good ideas to get out there and be able to utilize that space for professional learning. Alright, so tune in next time for a finale to season two, we are going to be hitter 20 episodes you and season two, it's actually going to be our 40th Episode over on the restart recharge podcast. So to wrap it up, Katie and I are going to be sharing some of our favorite tips from the previous 39 episodes. I feel like there might be some good ones that are coming in here. So that should be really exciting here. But overall, hopefully you'll have some fun with us and maybe you know bring some of those tips that you had in previous episodes back to the light to kind of remember what they are to utilize them. So

Katie Ritter:

guys, Justin, I feel like I need to get the realism

Justin Thomas:

there. Well, that was all sort of here for you.

Katie Ritter:

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