ONLINE APPROACHES TO SITE-BASED IMPROVEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE CHANGE (OASIS)
The OASIS model is designed to improve your school’s in-house capabilities in a sustainable and lasting way. We at Reading Ways have developed this model based on academic research and years of professional experience working with adult learning. The OASIS-model is a new model for learning that builds on the concepts of capacity building, professional development, and adult learning. It is a blended model that combines online approaches (such as e-learning and online support) with traditional site-based support.
THE OASIS REGIONAL NETWORK
The OASIS regional network connects schools that are in driving distance from one another. In each OASIS group, there is a Regional Facilitator. The Regional Facilitator’s job is to organize meetings and support the Site Leaders. The number of Site Leaders in an OASIS network depends on the capacities of the Regional Facilitator and the experience of the Site Leaders. In the first year of implementing the OASIS model, there might be 2–5 Site Leaders, while as the months go by, the network may expand.
Please contact us if you would like to discuss how we can use the OASIS model to bring disciplinary literacy to scale in your region or state.