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Professional Development Articles

Teacher Inquiry Professional Development

Oct 23, 2012 jjamison

The Plan: All meetings will be at Hollywood Road Education Services. The first meeting will be Nov. 15 for the entire day with release time being covered. Tentative dates are February 7, and April 11. There will be a final celebration after school on May 30, 2013 with the location to be determined. Jessica Martin will facilitate the sessions.

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Pro-D Opportunities - resources, videos, free courses...

Jan 23, 2012 jjamison

This page is devoted to providing you with links to possible professional development. Links: Open Culture - The best free cultural and educational media on the web. Noam Chomsky discusses the purpose of education, impact of technology, whether education should be perceived as a cost or an investment and the value of standardised assessment. Here is a link to an  annual conference and festival…

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Facebook - Caring For students

Oct 06, 2011 jjamison

Facebook - Caring For studentsThere is now a facebook page dedicated to the current situation in BC education with an emphasis on increasing public awareness of issues affecting us in the classroom.  Staff and friends of staff who have a facebook account can simply log in to their accounts and type "Caring for Students - Our Future in BC" in the search bar to access the page.  If they would like to…

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LSA PD

Sep 27, 2011 jjamison

Information from LSAs on professional development opportunities will be posted here. Here is a list of LSA Presidents for 2011-2012. Provincial Specialists Associations

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TC2 Spotlight Sessions

Sep 27, 2011 jjamison

TC2 Spotlight Sessions These one-hour online sessions offered via Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate)* are designed to assist teachers in developing a deeper understanding of critical thinking and its applications in their classrooms. These sessions either stand alone or are presented in two parts and each session is offered twice. (See calendar .) (*Blackboard Collaborate is an online, interactive…

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