Network Dinner Review: From Poster to Practice

Reflections on Indigenizing the BC curriculum Karen Fadum, Learning Forward BC  Director Helping Teacher, Surrey School District     I have the pleasure of working with a diverse and dynamic group of educators (and learners in turn) on the board … 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

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

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