Pakistani Educational Leadership Institute 2011. At Plymouth State University, USA. Master Action Plan By Asifa Naz Khan. Subject Specialist English , TICSS , Lahore. The THEME of PELI 2011. PELI Objectives:
Pakistani Educational Leadership Institute 2011.At Plymouth State University, USA.
Master Action Plan By
Asifa Naz Khan.
Subject Specialist English, TICSS, Lahore
Leadership in a climate of change.
Master Action Plan.A very important aspect of the PELI tour of USA is the formulation of a MAP that was successfully done by the PELI members at Plymouth State University. The MAP is a representation of the gained knowledge from the institute keeping in view the current problems in the relevant areas of education in Pakistan. Every participant is supposed to do something corrective in these areas through the implementation of their MAP in Pakistan on their return. My MAP is presented below:
The goals of this project are:* PELI Goal 1-- Translate institute content highlighting best teaching practices.
* Educational Goal--Train in-service teachers in the use of a rubric in formative and summative Assessment.
Week 2: Day 1Learning SessionObjectivesTo deliver the content through different activities regarding the importance of a having and sharing a rubric with the students in each subject.The ways how to develop a relevant rubric by sharing a rubric about reading skills.MaterialsCharts,PPTs,MarkersPhotocopies or manual, White boardProcedureSession 1.Tiny Transfer book will be made by the participants.Names tag activity will be conducted: Participants will draw their interests on their name tag cards and others will guess their interests.Participants will introduce themselves one by one.Pre-test will be conducted about The ways they assess their students.What is a rubric?Its importance in objective assessment.4. Objectives of the training session will be shared.The lecture will be delivered on what is a rubric and its importance with the help of a PowerPoint presentation on reading skills rubric.The participants will be engaged in different activities regarding how the objectives of a particular content are set by giving them different types of content i.e English, Urdu, Chemistry etc provided to them to develop a rubric.Session 2. After tea break/LunchSnow fall activity will be done to energize the teachers and to know about their views regarding the sessions underway and the importance of objectivity in assessment by the teachers.Charts will be given to the participants to share their reflections about Rubric in assessment in Think Pair Share activity.AssessmentFormative: Observation during activities Reflection PapersSummative: Post test
Week 3: Three days.Follow up/Support sessionObjectivesThe participants will be observed in their teaching and marking sessions to see the level of learning or to observe if any change has been brought about by them in their assessment technique, in follow up sessions.Teachers' interview about the change they feel in their teaching and assessment andStudents' interview about the change they feel in their learning having the objectives shared with them before the teaching sessions, will be conducted randomly. MaterialsChecklist, Video camera, Reflection PaperProcedureI shall observe the teachers in their teaching and marking sessions, make notes and mark the checklist options. I shall interview the teachers regarding what changes they have felt after the introduction of a rubric in their teaching profession. Some of the teachers and students will be given blank papers to write down their comments about rubrics. I shall also interview the students randomly to find out what effects they have found in their content understanding since the introduction of a rubric in the content.AssessmentFormative: observation, ChecklistSummative: Random Interviews of teachers and students/Video Clips