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Professional Learning Log This information is to be documented by the teacher during the year and maintained in the portfolio

for review. All Collaborative Planning Meetings are colored Blue. These meetings took place at Burke County High School during 3rd period in the 600 Room. Name Allison Hood School Burke County High School School Year 2011-2012


Event/Location (e.g., workshop, conference, course)

Benefits Derived Misty Freeman taught a class on incorporating web 2.0 tools. FBLA information

September 1213, 2011

CTAE Conference at Macon State

January 2012May 2012

Instructional Technology Practicum Georgia Southern University

Finished my M.Ed. in Instructional Technology. Learned web 2.0 tools to use in classroom.

February 28, 2012

Differentiated Training at Burke County Board of Education

Learned different strategies to incorporate differentiation into the classroom

April 18, 2012 present

Exceptional Child Course CSRA RESA

Learning strategies to assist with special education students present in my classroom.

August 9, 2011

Professional Learning Communities Collaborative Planning

Discussion of the roles of Instructional Coaches and 504 Guidelines What are Cohort Groups and how it effects AYP Learned how to effectively write a unit plan

August 10, 2011 August 11, 2011

Cohort Groups Collaborative Planning Unit Building Collaborative Planning

August 16, 2011 August 17, 2011 August 18, 2011

Norms, Protocol, Tribal Competition and Grade books Setting Personal and Group Goals Collaborative Planning LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning

Learned the correct way to enter grades I learned what was expected in my CLASS KEYS Portfolio. We discussed how to implement Know, Understand and Do in unit plans.

August 23, 2011 August 24, 2011

Mastery of GPS

I learned how to decide what the students need to know based on GPS.

Teachers as Advisors - Collaborative Planning

I reviewed GA College 411 website so that I am familiar and can assist students.

August 25, 2011 August 29, 2011 August 30, 2011 August 31, 2011 Sept. 1, 2011

Develop an LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning Job Embedded Learning - Collaborative Planning LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning Common Core Unit - Collaborative Planning Common Core Unit - Collaborative Planning

How to differentiate instruction. Learned about the upcoming convert to CCGPS Developed a KUD map Learned how this will impact our instruction The history and the design of CCGPS. College and Career Readiness standards

Sept. 6, 2011 Sept. 7, 2011

Restraint Training - Collaborative Planning Elements of standards that drive teacher commentary - Collaborative Planning

Strategies to occupy sand retrain students How we should relate feedback to the standard being covered

Sept. 8, 2011

LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning

We worked on sample

notebooks and rubrics Sept. 20, 2011 CTAE Pathways - Collaborative Planning Learned about the upcoming changes that will affect CTAE Sept. 21, 2011 TAA - Collaborative Planning The changes for upcoming Freshmen and how all groups will now be referred to as cohorts. Sept. 22, 2011 LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning We discussed how to effectively use summarizers and ticket out the door to drive the next lesson Sept. 28, 2011 Restraint Training - Collaborative Planning Continuation of a previous training on how to engage students when problems emerge. Sept. 29, 2011 CCGPA from GADOE Webinar Collaborative Planning Oct. 5, 2011 Oct. 11, 2011 Interventions and student achievement Collaborative Planning Rigor and Relevance - Collaborative Planning Oct. 26, 2011 TAA - Collaborative Planning Viewed webinar discussing the upcoming changes to our standards We discussed when we should step n and assist. We discussed how to incorporate this into our units Reviewed GA College 411 dual enrollment information Oct. 27, 2011 Nov. 2, 2011 LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning Discussed upcoming performance assessments Discussed utilization of an on line service to bring our students into the global classroom

Nov. 8, 2011

LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning

We discussed follow up on information evaluations and how we should all have buckets for CLASS KEYS

Nov. 9, 2011

LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning

We discussed having to check in and out equipment and the best solution for the program.

Nov. 16, 2011

LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning

KUD was discussed in detail; Professional development with FBLA

Nov. 17, 2011

Analyze benchmark data - Collaborative Planning

We divided into teams and analyzed benchmark data as a group We viewed examples of students work and discussed how they added up to the standard

Nov. 30, 2011

Tuning Protocol - Collaborative Planning

Dec. 6, 2011

Professional Growth Plan - Collaborative Planning

Professional interactions were discussed regarding collaboration and coaching with professional growth

Dec. 10, 2011 Jan. 11, 2012

LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning Tuning Protocol - Collaborative Planning

We developed new lesson plans as a group Examined student work provided by an ELA teacher

Jan. 17, 2012 Jan. 18, 2012

LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning TAA - Collaborative Planning

Discussed clarifying questions Reviewed PSAT book and procedures to assist students

Jan. 19, 2012

RTI - Collaborative Planning

We discussed data reporting and the school report card

Jan. 24, 2012 Jan. 25, 2012

LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning

Unit building with team We discussed using technology to take computer class up to the next level while still covering all of the standards

Jan. 26, 2012 Jan. 31, 2011 Feb. 2, 2012 Feb. 8, 2012

RTI Collaborative Planning LSF Unit - Collaborative Planning CCGPS Training - Collaborative Planning Tuning Protocol -

We were given scenarios to discuss as a group Unit building on KUD How changes in the standards will affect us We provided warm and cool feedback to information given by an ELA teacher.



Feb. 9, 2012

iPad Training -

Collaborative Planning

We were issued iPads and were given a brief overview of the use. Unit Team Building We worked on lesson plans and how to effectively integrate technology We learned how to use our iPads in the classroom A counselor instructed us on the opportunities and how advisement should take place We discussed our performance assessments We reviewed performance assessments and results.

Feb. 14, 2012 Feb. 15, 2012

LFS Unit LFS Unit -

Collaborative Planning Collaborative Planning

Feb. 16, 2012 Feb. 22, 2012

iPad to Maximize Instructional Time -

Collaborative Planning
TAA Four Year Plan and Advisement -

Collaborative Planning

Feb. 23, 2012 Feb. 29, 2012

LFS Unit LFS Unit -

Collaborative Planning Collaborative Planning

March 1, 2012

CCGPS Training Collaborative Planning

We looked at a close read and discussed the components.

March 13, 2012

Registration of HR Students

A counselor was at our meeting and guided us through the advisement and registration procedures.

March 14, 2012 March 20, 2012

Overview of Unit Building and Lesson Planning Collaborative planning LFS Unit Collaborative Planning

How to incorporate literacy into all plans We discussed how we could use news articles to incorporate literacy into our rooms.

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