Design Thinking: Some Divergent Ideas to Consider

Design Thinking: Some Divergent Ideas to Consider Have you read Jessica Lahey’s Article in the Atlantic? How Design Thinking Became a Buzzword at School The trendy concept is in high demand among educators, but its specifics are vague. Jessica Lahey, … Continued

Networking Dinner Sparks Conversation and Debate

Principles for Communicating Student Learning Communicating student learning (CSL) is interwoven with curriculum design, instructional strategies and formative assessment. CSL is a process by which teachers can provide a continuous window into student learning. Students, teachers, and parents design together, … Continued

Highlights from April 28th, 2016 Network Dinner

Highlights from our evening of learning, April 28th, 2016, Learning Forward BC Network Dinner Video clips Delta Team, Annieville Elementary Principal Wendy Shields shares the learning journey of Annieville school in relation to their Reggio-inspired and inquiry-based approach to learning. … Continued

Conference 2016- Vancouver BC

When: Dec. 3-7, 2016 Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3, Canada For more information on this exciting conference opportunity, visit the Learning Forward website via the following link: Conference information Save $75 on a 3-, … Continued

President’s Message – Sue Elliot – January 2016

Supporting Innovative Practice   “Countries that wish to improve the effectiveness of professional development provided to teachers should increase the amount and variation of school embedded offerings such as mentoring and coaching, creating networks of teachers who learn together, and … Continued

RESEARCH PROJECT IN PLACE

Learning Forward BC enters into Research Project with University of Toronto ( OISE) and Learning Forward . For more information and updates contact Audrey Hobbs Johnson at audreyhj@shaw.ca    

Thoughts from the President-Sue Elliot

  ENGAGEMENT is at the heart of our work as educators.  Teachers engaging and guiding students in order to develop a passion for learning, teachers tapping their own interests to inspire students, and work with other teachers to create a … Continued