Professional Learning and Inservice Initiatives

Transforming Assessment (K-12)

• Kindergarten to Grade 8 Communicating Student Learning & Three Term Report Card

• Gr. 9-12 Competency-Based Grade Book & Report Card

• Secondary Assessment with Myron Dueck

• School numeracy/literacy data discussions led by the District Principal of Numeracy and District Numeracy Teachers

• Assessment Capable Learners (Visible Learning, triangulated evidence)

• Use classroom, school, district and provincial data to drive instruction and support learning.

Inclusion and Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

• Universal Design for Learning/Differentiated Instruction
 

• Zones of Regulation

• Mental Health Literacy: Open Parachute, Everyday Activity Strategies for Educators (EASE), Preventure

• Strength-based focus: Circle of Courage

• Trauma Informed Practices

• Social Thinking Curriculum

• Executive Functioning

• Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) & Behaviour Training

• Cultural Safety Training

Curriculum

• Numeracy (Peter Liljedahl, District Numeracy Teachers, Box Cars & One-Eyed Jacks, weekly Numeracy resources)

• Literacy (Literacy Support Teachers, Literacy for the Early Years (POPEY), Heggerty Phonological Awareness Program, Adrienne Gear: Powerful Writing Structures)

• Literacy Book Club Series

• K-3 Early Learning Framework

• School Improvement Plans for Observable Impact (Cale Birk)

• Communities of Practice

• Teacher Mentorship Program, New Teacher Induction Program, Principal & Vice-Principal (PVP) Induction Program

• Pro-D opportunities that deepen teacher understanding of instruction that incorporates Indigenous ways of knowing and doing