Job-embedded Professional Learning

System leaders provide job-embedded professional learning in a number of ways,
including:

  • providing extensive PD opportunities pertaining to 21st Century teaching and learning, through the development of learning communities or in a job-embedded context
  • aligning the content of professional development with the capacities needed for district and school improvement
  • holding staff accountable for applying new capacities by monitoring the
    implementation of school improvement plans

Resources

 

  Dr. Chris Dede Highlights  
  Dr. Chris Dede Highlights

At the October 29, 2013 Round table, keynote speaker, Dr. Chris Dede describes the importance of ‘life-wide’ learning in preparing students to succeed in a world with a variety of social media, mobile devices and immersive technologies.

   
[Click < here > for the Viewer’s Guide.]
     
  Innovation Highlights  
  Innovation Highlights

All 72 District School Boards engaged in a collaborative research study on effective teaching and learning practices. Here are some of their reflections…

     
  Thunder Bay CDSB (2014)  
  Thunder Bay CDSB (2014)

This video highlights the role of school leaders and the importance of having strong teaching and assessment practices in place, and how technology supports and enhances these practices. Students shift from content consumers to content creators.

   
[Click < here > for the Viewer’s Guide.]
     
  Waterloo Region DSB (2012)  
  Waterloo Region DSB (2012)

This video highlights their Futures Forum project where grade 10 students use technology to support an inquiry-based, cross-curricular, project-oriented approach to their learning.

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