Blog Posts

Behaviour Expectations - Are You on the Same Page?

As educators, we are continuously reflecting on how to set high academic expectations for students and we spend a considerable amount of time thinking about how to support students in achieving their best. We need to consider if setting consistent…

March 4, 2020 | Author: Barb Pears | Read Article

Seeking Staff Buy In? Ask the Right Questions!

One of the questions I am most frequently asked when working with schools across the province centers around visionary and change leadership and that is, “How do I obtain staff buy in”? I have spent a lot of time reflecting on this question through my…

March 3, 2020 | Author: Marilyn Schmitke | Read Article

Going Deeper in Collaborative Team Meetings #7 - Roles in Team Meetings

One structure that we have seen repeatedly have a positive impact on the efficiency and overall flow of the meeting has been the introduction, utilization and reinforcement of individual roles.

February 23, 2020 | Author: Kurtis Hewson | Read Article

Data Tells a Story

Strategic and purposeful planning around data collection can lead to powerful results for student growth. If we think of why, what, and how when planning data collection our evidence can be more useful. Why are we collecting data? What information do we…

February 13, 2020 | Author: Kathleen Robertson | Read Article

I’ve assessed, now what? Teachers: Detectives of Assessment

In part 2 to this 4 part blog series focusing on literacy assessment I tackle the million dollar question of “I’ve Assessed, Now What”?

February 10, 2020 | Author: Cheryl Gascoyne | Read Article