MN 2019 Teach Adults To Get Results Deep Dive Master Class Dashboard

Teach Adults To Get Results

Deep Dive Master Class

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2019 Schedule (all times are CT)

  • Monday January 7th 11:15-12:30
  • Monday January 14th 10:15-11:30
  • Thursday January 24th 11:15-12:30
  • Monday February 25th 11:15-12:30

Session-by-Session Resources
Session 1 – Wholeness 

  • Optional Flipped Learning Activities
    • Review the Transforming professional development eBook. In particular, review tips and tools for mindset before methods. Identify a tip or strategy that you have found to be successful, or you feel would help lead you to success. Be ready to share the tip/tool during the Zoom call.
    • Consider a current situation, or one that presents itself often, where you are faced with resistance and a less than growth mindset. How do you typically approach the situation? What generally works? What would the ideal situation look like? Be ready to share your examples during the Zoom call.
  • If there is time…
    • Listen to this audio file that describes how the Transforming PD eBook is organized. That may help you find strategies and tips about mindset, resistance, etc.
    • Gain access to my Symbaloo Webinx for effective PD
      • ECE Solutionary members login and click here, scroll to the bottom of the show notes page for bullets and links to Symbaloo etc.
      • Non-members read this blog and complete the form
    • Begin identifying your goals for participating in the Deep Dive Master Class.
    • Download and use this planning form as you see fit (before, during, and after each session).
  • Session 1 Resources
    • KEY PPT slides [pdf]
    • Manifesto [link]
    • Key principals source [pdf]
    • Managing complex change blog [link]
    • Fink's taxonomy [link]
    • Fink's chapter [pdf]
    • It’s a Bit Like “Miss Scarlet in the Library with the Candlestick” blog [link]
    • Added: Handout about The YES Brain [pdf]
  • Session 1 Audio Recording [m4a]
  • Session 1 Action Steps:
    • Jodi: Think about an upcoming PD and apply the “trivial pursuit pie”/outcome sentence starters
    • Sue: Apply the “what before the how” during conversation with new staff member; slow down; dig into symbaloo strategies
    • Kelly & Rob: Examine Saturday's PD with childcare providers and see if there is a balance in outcomes; look over “just in time” framework.
    • Kristel: TBP

Session 2 – Community of Learners

  • Optional Flipped Learning Activity
    • Read this blog about staff meetings that build upon the interests of adult learners (click here for the infographic)
      • Reflection/discussion prompts:
        • How do you know and recognize your own interests and the interest of colleagues/staff/those you coach?
        • What does being interested in something do for the learning process?
        • Why don't way pay more attention to interests? Does it cause “shark music”?
    • Read this chapter from How to Live a Good Life
      • Reflection/discussion prompts:
        • How aware are you of your own shark music?
        • How able are you to turn down the shark music of others? (additional blog)
        • How can WOOP help with shark music?
    • Handout about The YES Brain [pdf]
    • Make sure you can access (view) this Google Drive document on tiered PD [link]
  • Session Resources
    • Key PPT slides [pdf]
    • Readings on coaching with compassion
    • Triggering the PEA [blog]
  • Session 2 Audio Recording [m4a]
  • Session 2 Action Steps:
    • Jodi: Continue to review and reflect on using the staff meeting infographic options for PLCs and other PD offerings. Embed PEA reflection questions into TS Gold activity. Here's a blog with a framework to guide reflection that you are welcome to adapt if it is helpful in your work:
    • Rob: Continue to identify what before how and then devise plan for customizing and individualizing the how. Learn more about appreciative inquiry (see resources at the bottom of this blog
    • Kelly: Dig back through flipped learning resources, particularly staff meeting options. Reflect upon how to embed different outcomes in a tiered PD approach.
    • Sue: Watch the webinar and identify significant learning outcomes/expectations and then devise how people will demonstrate the outcomes were achieved/addressed.
    • Kristel: TBP

Session 3 – Getting to Implementation

  • Optional Flipped Learning Activities
    • Read and/or listen to any of the following and begin to explore the role habits play in achieving a change in practice. I also invite you to consider your role in modeling and supporting healthy habits
      • Free e-copy of “The Complete Guide to Mindful Habits” by Crystal Pirri [link]
      • Posts in this habit blog series [link to part 1]
      • Podcast with Charles Duhigg [podcast]
    • Revisit the handout about The YES Brain and The NO brain, and consider the implications for getting to fidelity of implementation  [pdf]
    • Read this blog about identifying strengths [link]
    • Read and listen about seeing the adult behind the behavior [link]
    • Read this or another resource about implementation science (heavy but provides a context of the latest thinking about getting to a change in practice) [pdf]
  • Session 3 Resources
    • Empathy (one of four fundamentals to getting to a Yes Brain – others are balance, resilience, insight)
      • Brene Brown video [link]
      • YES Brain book [link]
      • From Dan Siegel – Empathy Diamond: 5 facets of empathy
        • Perspective taking: seeing the world through the eyes of another
        • Emotional resonance: Feeling the feelings of another
        • Cognitive empathy: Understanding, or intellectually getting, another’s overall experience
        • Compassionate empathy: Sensing suffering and wanting to reduce it
        • Empathetic joy: Experiencing delight with the happiness, achievements, and well-being of another
    • Habits handout [pdf]
    • Jennifer Grisham-Brown's DEC keynote on habits [link]
    • Resources on appreciative inquiry (assets and opportunities) [blog]
      • Article shared in FB: [pdf]
    • Healthy Mind Platter
      • Classrooms [pdf]
      • Homes [pdf]
    • How to Change a Habit (images from PPT)
  • Session 3 Audio Recording [link]
  • Session 3 Action Steps
    • Kelly:  Would like to use some of the visuals and resources you have shared (e.g., Healthy Mind Platter, etc.) to create a cue that will hopefully create a new habit in helping me think about those learner-focused aspects of the PD before jumping right to the content or just as a ‘check' to make sure it is balanced.
    • Rob: Like the healthy mind platter; Want to think more about the triggers for habits and role played in serving as the trigger.
    • Kristel: Have the image of the yes/no brain visible and shift to make more yes brain statements.
    • Jodi: Reflect on incentives and motivation and why the work matters for children and families. Tie back to kinds in better ways; Think more about decision fatigue; whole idea of what's not going to change and search for continuity.

Session 4 – Raising our collective EQ 

Other resources

  • Free e-copy of “Emotional Intelligence” by Crystal Pirri and Mayra Porrata [pdf] Buy the book here.
  • Link to request infographic on how to reduce ECE stressors [link]
  • Superpowers Self-Assessment [link]
  • Core Values Activity [pdf]
  • Session 4 Resources (organized by EQ skill)
    • General
      • Blog series on the 5 elements of EQ as defined by KPF [link]
      • Link to research and a valid assessment developed by Dan Goleman and colleagues [link]
      • Definitions of each of KPF's EQ skills [blog with images]
      • Definitions of each EQ skill [pdf]
    • Self-awareness strategies
      • Superpowers Self-Assessment [link]
        • New detailed report [pdf]
      • THRIVE activity [link]
      • WOOP [website] [app]
      • What we have control over [blog]
    • Self-regulation strategies
      • Setting personal and professional policies [blog]
      • How to embed reflection into PD/coaching [blog]
    • Situational awareness strategies
      • Eco-mapping activity [pdf]
    • Social awareness strategies
      • Deep listening [blog]
      • Holding space for one another [link to article]
      • Asking honest open questions based upon the Center for Courage and Renewal [blog]
      • Empathy interview EI version [pdf]
      • Empathy interview ECE version [pdf]
      • Empathy Diamond: 5 facets of empathy – Dan Siegel
        • Perspective taking: seeing the world through the eyes of another
        • Emotional resonance: Feeling the feelings of another
        • Cognitive empathy: Understanding, or intellectually getting, another’s overall experience
        • Compassionate empathy: Sensing suffering and wanting to reduce it
        • Empathetic joy: Experiencing delight with the happiness, achievements, and well-being of another
      • Culture of empathy work by Dan Siegel [worthwhile rabbit hole]
    • Spirituality strategies
      • Get them moving download [pdf]
      • Tree of Contemplative Practices [link]
      • Book on contemplative practices in Higher Education [link to Good Reads]
  • Session 4 Recording [video]
  • Session 4 Action Steps
    • Jodi – Summarize take-aways from the course and share with PDF team. Choose one of the activities for the team to experience (side note- start with what before how); Choose 2-3 things to dig deeper into with PDFs.
    • Kelly – Focus on ECE coordinators; create rituals around reflection and person-centered work. Help them to model and facilitate intentional reflection – take back to their groups.
    • Rob – Helping early childhood coordinators reflect more; think about the eco-mapping with the six different districts in mind.
    • Sue – Consider how the 12 strategies for a brain architect apply to work with adults and promoting a yes brain response. Summarize and share with other leaders (e.g., SPED 3-21). Tiered PD for snow day make-ups.

Evaluation of your Deep Dive experience [link]