Topic 1 to 3 – Professional Learning Support Collection
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Engaging Learners in Co-constructing Criteria for Success
What counts? Students often ask us what counts. Come and learn about a process of co-constructing criteria that leads to increased learning and engagement. Video examples of classrooms in action will be used to illustrate key ideas.
Learn about ways to co-construct criteria with different starting points.
Secondary Teachers – 25:34 m
Secondary Leaders – 42:12 m
Elementary Teachers – 32:48 m
Elementary Leaders – 49:26 m
Topic 2 Inquiry,
Engagement, and Success: Goal Setting that Energizes Learning
Building on co-constructing criteria and strategies for engaging students in self- and peer assessment, this session will focus on goal setting that really works with learners in all classrooms and, in particular, in inquiry-based classrooms. Observe and learn about practical ways to engage learners in goal setting that energizes learning.
Secondary Teachers – 28:27 m
Secondary Leaders – 38:37 m
Elementary Teachers – 35:13 m
Elementary Leaders – 45:23 m
Reaching Student Success and Engagement through Powerful Feedback
Research says the best feedback is specific and descriptive but how can a busy teacher provide enough? Learn ways to give feedback without marks or grades while still providing the kind of information students (and their parents) need. Consider ways to give feedback without marks or grades while involving all learners in the assessment process.
Secondary Teachers – 21:25 m
Secondary Leaders – 35:11 m
Elementary Teachers – 24:42 m
Elementary Leaders – 38:28 m