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Four-Corner Framework for Quality


Designer at

the Site

......

Create the Setting

 Sage on

the Stage

......

Present to

Inform

Guide on

the Side

......

Facilitate the

Process

Coach in

the Field

......

Mediate for

Transfer


Setting the Climate for Professional Learning:
"Designer at the Site"


How does the consultant . . . Create the setting?

"Creature comforts"…room arrangement, hospitality; appropriate expectations; tailored goals; verbal…(questions and responses)… and non-verbal… (feeling tone, facial expression, body language)… trainer behaviors that set the climate for safe/risk-taking…and

Designer at

the Site

......

Create the Setting

 Sage on

the Stage

......

Present to

Inform

Guide on

the Side

......

Facilitate the

Process

Coach in

the Field

......

Mediate for

Transfer


Teaching the Skills of Professional Learning

"Sage on the Stage"


How does the consultant . . . Present to inform?

Presentation skills…“stage presence”, opening the session, modes of input, handouts, pacing, activities, engagement, humor, visuals, lesson design, monitoring, interventions, processing closures, and...

Designer at

the Site

......

Create the Setting

 Sage on

the Stage

......

Present to

Inform

Guide on

the Side

......

Facilitate the

Process

Coach in

the Field

......

Mediate for

Transfer


Structuring the Interaction with Professional Learning


"Guide on the Side"

How does the consultant . . .Facilitate the process?

Interactions…cooperative learning structures; social skills…(teamwork, communication, leadership, conflict resolution); processing skills…(evaluating, analyzing); multiple intelligences; consensus-seeking; rehearsals and practice; immediate, specific feedback…and…

Designer at

the Site

......

Create the Setting

 Sage on

the Stage

......

Present to

Inform

Guide on

the Side

......

Facilitate the

Process

Coach in

the Field

......

Mediate for

Transfer


Thinking about Professional Learning


"Coach in the Field"


How does the consultant . . . Mediate for transfer?

Reflective processing; metacognitive questions; partner dialogue; double-entry journals; response journals; learning logs; relevant applications; bridging to prior knowledge; linking to future use; self-monitoring; self-evaluating; planning for transfer; deep understanding…and…