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

Insight into Quality Professional Learning: A BC Perspective

  Insight into Quality Professional Learning   The study on the State of Professional Learning in Canada provides a well-researched lens through which Canadian educators can structure quality professional learning. Support and sustainability, quality content, and learning design and implementation are … Continued

What is your professional learning legacy?

My colleague Heather Lageman in the Learning Forward Foundation writes about  a “Professional Learning Legacy”. This concept intrigues me as we enter a very different year of learning for everyone here in the  BC system.   The context of our schools … 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