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Going Deeper in Collaborative Team Meetings Idea #3 – Establish a Focus

This posting is part of a series, aimed at sharing high-impact ideas and practices for consideration in relation to Collaborative Team Meetings. Establishing a focus is critical to the efficiency and effectiveness of the collaborative team meeting.…

December 21, 2018 | Author: Kurtis Hewson | Read Article

Rencontres collaboratives, une approche en « couches » de l’école au conseil scolaire

In this publication, Lorna Hewson brings us to think about the collaborative approach by comparing it to a scene between "Shrek and Donkey", which reminds her of the different layers that exist in the work of students, parents, help students and teachers.…

October 29, 2018 | Read Article

Going Deeper in Collaborative Team Meetings Idea #2 – Establish an Annual Calendar

This posting is part of a series, aimed at sharing high-impact ideas and practices for consideration in relation to Collaborative Team Meetings. In order for collaborative team meetings to be seen as a regular, embedded structure essential to a school’s…

October 4, 2018 | Author: Kurtis Hewson | Read Article

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