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To effectively support teacher improvement, a professional learning and growth plan should consist of several important elements, including measurable goals, related objectives with activities to be completed, needed resources, required evidence of completion, and a timeline for completion. Learning activities should involve research-based instructional strategies and practices as well as content knowledge and skills.
As an educational leader, understanding how to most effectively motivate each teacher is also important for teacher improvement.
Utilizing the assigned readings for the course as well as additional applicable scholarly sources, complete Parts I and II of the assignment below:
Part I: Teacher Professional Learning and Growth Plan
Develop a fictitious teacher professional learning and growth plan using the template entitled “Teacher Professional Learning and Growth Plan Template” located in the Books and Resources for this Week.
Part II: Teacher Motivation
Describe an applied theoretical approach of motivation aligned with your beliefs regarding how to best motivate teachers to improve. Within your description, explain how you would determine what best motivates your teachers to improve, how you would motivate them to improve, and why you believe your motivational theoretical approach would be most effective to motivate your teachers to improve.
Length: 3-5 pages not including title and reference pages.
Your response should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.