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AASSA WebinarRebuilding Community, Connection and Belonging Part 2: Strengthening a sense of belonging and community and addressing the ten norms of a forward-looking pandemic school culture - Shared screen with speaker view
Matthew Macinnes
19:50
Hello everyone. Matt here from ISP, Panama.
Brian Lettinga
20:46
Greetings, Brian Lettinga here from Israel, but learning today from MI. Happy to be part of this great opportunity.
Adam Slaton
21:34
Welcome, everyone! We are glad you are with us!
Adam Slaton
22:05
We will have time for Q&A at the end of today's presentation. It will also be recorded and available on the AASSA website tomorrow.
Adam Slaton
22:34
Access today's handout: https://www.aassa.com/uploaded/Virtual_Learning/aassa_Building_and_Sustaining_a_Remote_Work_Culture_4.7.20.pdf
Brad McClain
26:56
Collaborative and Open-Minded
Brad McClain
27:15
Inclusive
Shaysann Kaun
27:18
Developing the individual potential of each person while living our core values of integrity, respect, caring, and responsibility
Brian Lettinga
27:38
Our connoted use of PLCs, being inclusive, having time to really connect with new teachers during orientation.
Brian Lettinga
28:19
building that ‘team spirit’ at the beginning of the year will be critical as the school year transpires.
Brad McClain
37:10
Online games that develop skills and which are fun
Brian Lettinga
37:11
Find ways to hear from all staff before we return
Brian Lettinga
37:30
build in ways to connect with new parents before school begin
Brian Lettinga
37:39
Check ins with all our EAL families
Shaysann Kaun
37:58
breakout rooms for faculty meetings for smaller connection moments
Matthew Macinnes
37:59
Intentionally focusing on the social emotional for both students and adults. Friday reflections for students. Virtual ASAs for students to connect with friends in a different environment.
Brian Lettinga
44:49
intentional with our messaging to staff and families that this is all ‘new’ to us and this not how we envisioned opening school.
Brian Lettinga
52:53
Love that you have the reflection of ‘big rocks’ - this is a focus for our MS team all year!
Brian Lettinga
53:26
Its so important to focus on the BIG rocks, so the gravel and sand cannot get in our way!
Adam Slaton
01:01:34
Model the art of appreciation
Brian Lettinga
01:01:51
Building norms of collaboration for virtual learning with our students.
Brian Lettinga
01:02:21
Holding parent events to share our norms of behavior for virtual schooling
Brian Lettinga
01:02:30
parents, too, need to join the team and play nice.
Matthew Macinnes
01:02:38
Developing norms as a group
Shaysann Kaun
01:02:57
Additional ways to support for our teachers who have small children at home
Shaysann Kaun
01:05:20
I'd like to give a shout out to the importance of accountabiity
Brian Lettinga
01:10:19
Admin. Attendees, try out open drop in hours for parents, it allows for free flow of questions and concerns. Just open a Zoom session and see who arrives :)
Shaysann Kaun
01:10:23
I found the communication cycle super helpful
Shaysann Kaun
01:10:26
Thank you
Shaysann Kaun
01:11:45
Fran, how might we help members of our admin team who aren't finding ways to self-manage themselves?
Brian Lettinga
01:12:42
I am wondering what schools attending today (or how many) will open the year in August, face - to - face v. schools that are already planning to open virtually?and……… what are schools planing for virtual orientation for staff?
Shaysann Kaun
01:15:15
Virtual Orientation for Incoming Staff: We've been setting up some asynchronous sessions for information and then face to face synchronous opportunities to connect
Brian Lettinga
01:16:56
Thanks, Shaysann! The asynchronous bit is interesting. We know that everyone will arrive on or around the same date, but will then go into 14 days of quarantine.
Shaysann Kaun
01:17:47
Thank you so much, Fran! Super helpful!
Matthew Macinnes
01:17:51
Thank you Dr. Fran!
Laurie Forrester
01:18:08
Thank you!
Shaysann Kaun
01:18:17
YEAH, AASSA, we need FRAN in the region!