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Collaborative Team Meetings: A Layered Approach from School to District

This scene comes to my mind often as I reflect on schools and the many layers that exist within the work of students, parents, educational assistants and teachers. And yet it also sparks hope and possibilities when I reflect on school Collaborative Team…

September 25, 2018 | Read Article

Remember the How and the Why.

For students to become powerful learners, their teachers must engage in powerful learning themselves. Yet the professional learning many teachers experience is often disconnected from the curriculum, disconnected from specific students and their learning…

September 9, 2018 | Read Article

Relationships and Clarity – Keys to Behaviour Support in September

Please note that this posting includes a variety of links to valuable resources, videos and other materials. As the 2018/ 2019 school year begins, I am receiving a lot of emails and doing workshops in a variety of schools focusing on proactively…

September 8, 2018 | Read Article

Going Deeper in Collaborative Team Meetings Idea #1 – Focus on Impact During Celebrations

This posting is part of a series, aimed at sharing high-impact ideas and practices for consideration in relation to Collaborative Team Meetings. When first introducing the collaborative team meeting as a structure in our school (long before we know it…

September 8, 2018 | Author: Kurtis Hewson | Read Article

27 Ideas for Going Deeper in Collaborative Team Meetings

Over the past number of years, we have worked extensively with schools and districts in establishing collaborative response models to serve as an overarching framework for how the organization collectively and systematically identifies and responds to the…

September 8, 2018 | Read Article