Report cards will be sent home this Thursday and I’m feeling triumphant. I have read all the report cards, Individual Education Plans, English language inserts, Resource inserts and in some cases student self assessments and curriculum summaries. I have asked questions, made comments, suggestions, and signed off on nearly all of them. They are copiedContinue reading “Reporting Student Achievement in British Columbia”
Inquiry was letting his mind dance around the possibilities.
No, the title is not a joke. MANY years ago, my principal walked into my office, with coffee in hand, and deposited a relatively small pile of report cards on the desk of his beleaguered VP during report card time. Stressed parents. Stressed teachers. Stressed Admin staff. Stress kids. Hundreds of report cards to read,Continue reading “The Joy of Reading Report Cards”
Educational change is an exciting topic with he promise of many pro-active, positive changes in educational systems around the world. I am working with secondary teachers at Royal Bridge Education Group in Coquitlam today. We will be engaging in learning about educational change and responding to the ideas using strategies and tools to engage learnersContinue reading “Exploring Educational Change with Educators in Vancouver, British Columbia”
Welcome. As a member of the VSB, I would like to acknowledge that we live, work and play on the unceded and traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Coast Salish peoples. We are fortunate to be nestled in the Pacific Spirit Park and in walking distance of the beach. Teachers and students are able to exploreContinue reading “A Learning Tour at University Hill Elementary”
We are proud of our school and happy to welcome visitors into the conversation about learning. As a member of the VSB, I would like to acknowledge that we live, work and play on the unceded and traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil Waututh) andsḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Coast Salish peoples. We are delighted to be ableContinue reading “Welcome to Our School”
“those teachers who are students of their own impact are the teachers who are the most influential in raising students’ achievement.” John Hattie