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  • 1. Mid-Island RegionCelebrate 2011
    Creating connections
    Inquiring more deeply
    Linking our thinking
  • 2. There is nothing more powerful than teachers working together on what matters.
    Alma Harris
  • 3. Teacher inquiry and knowledge-building cycle
    to promote valued student outcomes
    What knowledge and skills do our students need?
    What knowledge and skills do we as teachers need?
    What has been the impact of our changed actions?
    Deepen professional knowledge and refine skills
    Engage students in new learning experiences
    Helen Timperley
  • 4. 2020 Vision
    A Dream with a Deadline: An equitable future with quality outcomes for every learner by 2020.
  • 5. Our Learning Intention
    Creating connections
    Inquiring more deeply
    Linking our thinking
    And celebrate!
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  • 24. Wisdom of the Crowd
    We feel the need to chase the expert....We should stop hunting and ask the crowd.
    James Surowiecki
  • 25. What methods of assessment (besides criteria) can we use to show students growth in their writing?
    Portfolios with student comments like: I am proud of this because.I want you to notice
    Descriptive feedback from teachers..this is what you did well..this is something that would make your work more powerful.
    Sharing with others in Assembly read alouds
    Sending star examples home with everyone
    Digital portfolios
    Blogs
    Student wikis
    Reflections
    Pen pals
  • 26. What strategies help students become successful at problem solving?
    Peer tutoring aka buddies
    Using common language
    Visualizing problems
    Game-based activities
    Draw it, make a chart
    Thinking outside the box
    Games& discussions
    Movement move your body; move your mind
    Music
    Document with camera
    Khan academy
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2011/05/12/technology-physics-teaching.html
  • 27. What are recommendations for Aboriginal literature to use in conjunction with Write Traits to improve the quality & quantity of students writing?
    Using aboriginal picture to start AB talk the then write
    Integrating picture with books and art to improve writing
    Use aboriginal literature for sentence starters for their own stories
  • 28. How can staff work together to increase student participation and self-evaluation?
    Weekly reflection sheets and/or discussions
    Engagement rubric with common language reinforced daily
    Arts based activities self-expression, model ways of using critique to improve
    Buddies
    Weekly reflection sheets and/or discussions
    Engagement rubric with common language reinforced daily
    Arts based activities self-expression, model ways of using critique to improve
    Buddies
  • 29. What fun creative ways has your school discovered to involve 100% of the staff in professional learning?
    Asking questions; what is important meaningful for staff learner focused dialogue
    Finding time at regular staff meetings
  • 30. How can we provide more support for the emotional needs of our students? What about when they are not on site?
    Art, dance, creative expression as a way of life
    Community building: class, school, playground
    Writing shred get it off your chest..say whatever you want then shred it
    Buddy classes with a focus on relationship building & Peer coaching
  • 31. THREE WAYS forward for learners, leaders and learning
    Linda Kaser & Judy Halbert
  • 32. Reminders
    Add one idea to our questions charts.
    Case Studies due July 2nd for NPBS and AESN.
    Case Studies due June 15 for HSN.
    Forms available for todays notes at http://midisland.pbworks.com.