Segment 4 - Simultaneity
Bev Showers defines simultaneity, one of the four principles underlying the Model.
Segment 5 - Leadership
Bev Showers is interviewed about the purpose and role of distributed leadership.
Segment 5A - Participative Decision Making
Mike Ashton is Superintendent of Iowa's BCLUW and GMG Districts.
Segment 6 -Collecting and Analyzing Data
At the beginning of the segment, Bev Showers is briefly interviewed about the purpose of collecting and analyzing student data. The segment continues with a school district representative describing teachers' analysis of student data.
Segment 8 - Designing Process for Professional Development
Bev Showers describes the elements of effective staff development.
Segment 9 - Selecting Content
Deb Hansen describes the Iowa Content Network. Bev Showers explains the characteristics and implications of scientifically based research upon selecting content.
Segment 10- Ongoing Cycle
Bev Showers and Deb Hansen introduce the Ongoing Cycle component of the Iowa Professional Development Model. Then brief segments of two collaborative team meetings illustrate how teachers discuss data and plan lessons. Both teams are from Harding Middle School of Des Moines Community School District. The segment concludes with additional comments by Dr. Showers.
Segment 11 - Summative Evaluation
Bev Showers describes the Des Moines Public Schools' summative evaluation of middle and high school level struggling readers after implementing reading comprehension strategies.