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Leadership in the Wilderness - Shared screen with speaker view
Sasha Kopp
25:03
Hi Everyone! Welcome back!! We want to know who’s here so please put your name, location and school in the chat!
Sasha Kopp
25:16
Hope you are all having a great beginning of the school year!
Natalie Boscoe
25:28
Hi, Natalie Boscoe from Denver
Debbie Deutsch - Etz Chaim
25:54
Hi all, Debbie Deutsch from Etz Chaim in Marietta, GA
Sasha Kopp
26:43
https://www.amazon.com/Power-Ritual-Everyday-Activities-Practices/dp/0062881817
Sasha Kopp
26:56
Ritual - connecting to yourself, people around you and the natural world
Sasha Kopp
27:08
What is “essential” to the High Holidays?
Sasha Kopp
27:19
How do we think about this word right now - essential workers etc.
Sasha Kopp
27:32
What do we need to take with us in this season?
Sasha Kopp
27:43
What has been essential to YOU in the past six months?
geula
28:06
regular zoom meetings with friends/colleagues
geula
28:19
ice cream
Sasha Kopp
28:49
The parks in Manhattan!
Liz
28:55
family facetimes
Abby Aloni
29:44
Cooking for our celebratory dinners - just for less people!
Debbie Deutsch - Etz Chaim
29:47
The time spent in children's programming on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Sasha Kopp
29:54
PJ Library New Resource - created with the idea in mind - “What is essential?’
Sasha Kopp
30:42
Two Resources - One PDF- packet, a hands on kind of experience. Speak both to families and educators
Sasha Kopp
31:38
You can share ANYTHING - images, individual pages etc.
Sasha Kopp
32:33
Rosh Hashanah Seder evening meal, recipes, blessings etc
Sasha Kopp
33:15
Other aspects connected to spirituality, prayer and thoughtfulness
Sasha Kopp
34:13
Prompts for deep conversations for children and families - can be used at home or at school
Anna Hartman
35:34
pjlibrary.org/highholidays
Sasha Kopp
35:35
Second resource is an Online Experience - including video, music and interactive components
Sasha Kopp
36:09
PJ library Listen - sharing music, podcasts, prayers, and prayer-eoke
Anna Hartman
36:15
Omg prayer-eoke. Yes!
Sasha Kopp
36:40
sarah@hgf.org
Anna Hartman
36:40
Sarah@hgf.org
Rachelle Grossman
36:50
This is an amazing resource. Thank you
Sasha Kopp
37:49
Welcome Anna and Ilana!!
Sarah Wilensky
38:10
https://pjlibrary.org/highholidays
Sarah Wilensky
38:18
https://pjlibrary.org/listen
Sasha Kopp
39:11
One of the most powerful quotes about reflective supervision from a teacher, “ I think it’s been probably the single best thing I have done as a teacher”
Sasha Kopp
39:29
First context about the study and then data analysis
Sasha Kopp
39:38
Engaging in reflective supervision is not hard
Sasha Kopp
39:43
Show up and pay attention!!
Sasha Kopp
40:02
Supervisor does not have to be perfect - we are all human and this practice is about being a human with another human
Sasha Kopp
40:37
A single pomegranate busting with potential - theres a return on investment
Sasha Kopp
40:59
We hope you will feel reinvigorated about reflective supervision
Sasha Kopp
41:12
Study should inspire action and change!!
Sasha Kopp
41:33
At the heart is that reflection supervision leads to action toggether
Sasha Kopp
42:14
“Every soul needs to express itself” and “every heart needs to crack itself open”
Sasha Kopp
42:36
Connection to Elul and high holidays to our heart, soul, and our readiness for growth
Sasha Kopp
42:47
we can reimagine the possibilities
Sasha Kopp
43:52
Shofar - we hear the blast and it’s a reminder, an alarm, a wake up call. When we tune into it we linger in it and can take a step back collectively. It reminds of of a process, we are not in this alone, we are in a shared moment together
Sasha Kopp
44:29
At the heart of the reflective supervision relationship is a shared journey of self-discovery - about supervision and about Elul!
Sasha Kopp
45:06
A leaders ability to be genuine is essential - “I’m real”
Sasha Kopp
45:14
Thanks J-Lo ;)
Sasha Kopp
45:44
leading comes from the heart - it’s real, its true, it’s not a show
Sasha Kopp
45:49
It is connected to who we are!!!
Sasha Kopp
46:23
Shofar is a call, a hand extended, we need to connect to that sound
Sasha Kopp
47:08
A baby’s brain is ready for shared moments
Sasha Kopp
47:17
Caregivers - “Tune -in"
Sasha Kopp
47:30
The child responds given the response that was given to them
Sasha Kopp
47:41
Be Human Together
Sasha Kopp
48:02
Attunement = Share in the experience
Sasha Kopp
48:41
Act with emotional responsiveness - validation, trust and joy
Sasha Kopp
49:09
Key ingredients of reflective supervision:
Sasha Kopp
49:49
1. Relational - between supervisee and supervisor, over time, many context, it fuels the work, allows for secure safe base for exploration, it creates a strength based approached
Sasha Kopp
50:05
2. Reflective - safe space to reconsider, reflect
Sasha Kopp
50:43
3. Co-constructed - validation, support that is shared allows for new ideas to exist and develop and for conversation to unfold. Transformation can happen when you are open together
Sasha Kopp
51:14
Reflective Supervision in terms of leadership and interns of professional growth of educators
Sasha Kopp
51:26
study involved 15 participants
Sasha Kopp
51:42
Interviews and journal entries once a month after supervision meetings
Sasha Kopp
52:07
themes: 1. collaboration - sets a tone for conversation, not top down, it’s a conversation
Sasha Kopp
52:44
2. Regularity - educators wanted it more and have it for longer time. However knowing that there is some time and set space with regularity creates a secure base over time
Sasha Kopp
53:26
Mezuzah - once it is a-fixed it is there! We can reaffirm it’s importance and reschedule - we have to be flexible!
Sasha Kopp
54:06
Supervisor meets us where we are
Sasha Kopp
54:14
Elicit the feelings that are beneath the work
Sasha Kopp
55:20
Supervisor - didn’t dismiss feelings
Sasha Kopp
55:34
she still was able to create a professional setting even when the teacher wasn’t in the mood
Sasha Kopp
55:42
Showing up and paying attention
Sasha Kopp
56:12
“She really gets me. She knows what this journey’s been about for me. And she’s really part of my growing process, as well”
Sasha Kopp
56:33
The agenda belongs with the teacher
Sasha Kopp
57:37
Here are some things going on in the classroom/ I really would like to discuss / I’d like to share with you a child’s question and reflect on the direction further learning could take/ I’d like to talk about something that has been challenging for me recently / id like to reflect on a memorable encounter I have had with a family recently
Sasha Kopp
57:51
The leader is showing up - asks questions too!
Sasha Kopp
58:13
Connecting Questions - tell me about a joyful/funny/inspirational moment in your classroom today
Sasha Kopp
58:43
Reflective Questions - helps teacher think more deeply about a given scenario. What’s one thing you won’t compromise. What do you see as an important next step
Sasha Kopp
59:01
Supportive Feedback - I can see how passionate you are? Have you noticed your growth?
Sasha Kopp
59:50
Constructive Feedback- We need to be reflective, honest and real. Supportively nudging for teacher to be more aware. I notice that your action had a certain effect. Did you notice that. Did you get the response you expected
Sasha Kopp
01:00:10
Closing Questions- What are you thinking now, how can I be of assistance?
Sasha Kopp
01:01:10
The Black Box of Reflective Supervision- the teachers words
Sasha Kopp
01:01:39
Teacher - I listen, explain, find their place, prioritize, be honest
Sasha Kopp
01:01:47
My supervisor helps me:
Sasha Kopp
01:03:00
Think, hone, navigate, face challenges, solve problems, make sense of things, develop as an educator, find my voice, see the big picture, see a different perspective, find my passion so that I can focus there, improve my communication with the team, know where to find resources
Sasha Kopp
01:03:28
together we:
Sasha Kopp
01:04:08
Touch base, find clarity, plan, reflect, engage with honesty, get to our why, put a plan in place, talk through things, go deeper in talking about our students, talk about the meaning of a child’s words
Sasha Kopp
01:04:30
Teachers leave sessions feeling CONFIDENT and EXCIED
Sasha Kopp
01:04:40
Imagine the possibilities !! So powerful!
Sasha Kopp
01:05:02
Key active ingredient!!! What can it be!?!?
Sasha Kopp
01:05:17
It also impacts children and families - it is a multiplier
Sasha Kopp
01:05:24
Parallel Process
Sasha Kopp
01:06:10
There is a ripple effect that leaves an impact
Sasha Kopp
01:06:40
New idea, trust, power, energy all ripples!
Sasha Kopp
01:06:51
It’s a seed that grows overtime
Sasha Kopp
01:07:22
Honi the circle maker - tree takes 70 years to grow. just as my ancestors planted for me so to that I plant these for the children
Sasha Kopp
01:07:34
As we support the children we support the children
Sasha Kopp
01:08:01
Image of gears: leader turns the gear it affects teachers who impacts children and families
Sasha Kopp
01:08:09
Can’t always see the effects of it
Sasha Kopp
01:08:38
affirms the importance of the parallel process. Models the attument of the work we do in the classroom.
Sasha Kopp
01:10:32
Modeling shows explicit recognition that we all have those relationships
Sasha Kopp
01:10:43
shows respect at all levels
Sasha Kopp
01:11:16
Opens the door for me to have ideas and communicate them - which then shows children that their ideas can be shared and worthy as well
Sasha Kopp
01:12:03
So simple and so powerful
Sasha Kopp
01:12:13
Show up and be a human who connects
Sasha Kopp
01:12:28
we show up in our full humanity and shape the lives of those around us
Sasha Kopp
01:12:45
Supervisor helps the teacher see who they are
Sasha Kopp
01:12:53
gives the teacher voice and validates that voice
Sasha Kopp
01:13:37
Reflection - What do we see and what does that mean?
Sasha Kopp
01:13:46
Individual and communal improvement
Sasha Kopp
01:14:00
we look at mirrors to express what they understand
Sasha Kopp
01:14:18
Metaphorical mirrors - what is the proper path that a person should choose for themselves
Sasha Kopp
01:14:41
we strive to be human beings, we strive to be our true selves - we are created with the potential for greatness
Sasha Kopp
01:14:45
Anything is possible
Sasha Kopp
01:15:00
particularly when you look in the mirror to ask how to be your best self
Sasha Kopp
01:15:07
We are awake, aware and in motion
Sasha Kopp
01:15:56
feel urgency and also want to linger in the moment - what does this mean for us right now?
Sasha Kopp
01:16:08
- Supervisors deserve ongoing training and support
Sasha Kopp
01:16:19
We are all human and learning to be human together
Sasha Kopp
01:16:31
- reflection is a lifelong developmental process
Sasha Kopp
01:16:53
Reflection occurs within a relationship that is co-constructed over time
Sasha Kopp
01:17:06
Reflection requires a slow and intentional stepping back
Sasha Kopp
01:17:14
Feelings matter
Sasha Kopp
01:17:22
Parallel process
Sasha Kopp
01:17:57
Be kind to yourself!
Sasha Kopp
01:18:23
Sometimes we feel mismatch or there are mistakes in the process
Sasha Kopp
01:19:15
You’re enough and you are doing great - when you prioritize the realtionship you know there will be mistakes, but we can repear them
Sasha Kopp
01:20:10
This year:
Sasha Kopp
01:20:21
you might have to make an adjustment on frequency and duration
Sasha Kopp
01:20:28
Better than abandoning the practice
Sasha Kopp
01:21:14
we might want to reevaluate throughout this year
Sasha Kopp
01:21:23
Can this happen another way? A different way?
Sasha Kopp
01:21:48
Can you take a walk together?
Sasha Kopp
01:22:13
Picnic bench or even the gym?
Sasha Kopp
01:22:44
Ask our educators
Sasha Kopp
01:22:55
Think / Reevaluate our “MUST” list
Sasha Kopp
01:23:16
What can move and shift?
Sasha Kopp
01:23:35
Can you promote someone to help with supervision?
Sasha Kopp
01:25:42
Transparency leads to authenticity
Sasha Kopp
01:26:20
be kind to yourself - gauge your own feelings, set tone and allow for the focus to remain on the educator
Kate
01:26:48
care bear stare!
Sasha Kopp
01:27:04
Carebears hearts word burst! Care bear stare!
Sasha Kopp
01:27:17
My heart can be pulled before my head
Sasha Kopp
01:27:47
let this wash over you and your heart, grab a partner - use each other as support
Sasha Kopp
01:28:52
Writing a prayer together - A Prayer for 5781
Sasha Kopp
01:29:29
We sit together as humans and use that language in our prayers
Sasha Kopp
01:30:02
“ As we are nurtured, so we are enabled to nurture”
Sasha Kopp
01:30:21
“Just as a great teacher XXX so too may our leaders XXX”
Sasha Kopp
01:30:36
“Just as a great leader XXX, so too may our teachers XXX”
geula
01:30:39
thinks about what is really going on here, what's behind this behavior, so may our leaders....
geula
01:31:09
tries to play to everyone's strengths,
geula
01:32:32
<3
geula
01:32:37
amen
Sasha Kopp
01:32:39
Amen!
geula
01:33:05
shana tova
Alyse Eisenberg
01:33:10
Thank you! This was wonderful!
Sarah Wilensky
01:33:24
Fantastic! Thank you Anna and Ilana!
Sasha Kopp
01:36:18
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlcxEDy-lr0
Anna Hartman
01:36:25
Love it—such a good song. And stays in the head!
Sasha Kopp
01:36:30
It’s not Rosh Hashanah to me without it!
Anna Hartman
01:36:56
“Open your hearts to one another and begin life anew”
Anna Hartman
01:37:08
Shana tova! Happy new year and thank you for joining us!