Through our TLLP and PKE work, Bluewater Action Research Network (BARN) members have made connections to educators across Canada and the World. This is a forum for us to investigate connections and common themes in our work, to challenge and stimulate thinking and to explore ways we might collaborate. This group begins in November, 2014 as we begin discussions about a joint proposal for ARNA 2015. See More
"Brad, thanks for sharing your reflections on the ning! I really enjoyed watching the clips you selected from your presentation at the Bluewater Action Research Symposium on May 12th. I could hear your passion for your own learning and…"
Reflections on Authenticity in the ClassroomJune 11, 2014Bradley Clarke One of the recurring themes from my presentation was the emotions connected to my project and how my professional journey was also a deeply personal one as well. It started as a call for me to be model being authentic with my students and led me to…See More
"Hi Brad, way to go!!! It takes a lot of courage to share personal stories with your class and your peers. I'm glad your students were so open to it. You never know how kids are going to react. You have obviously established an environment of…"
"Thanks Griff! I have the pleasure of working with Cathy at Osprey Central. My name is Bradley Clarke and I teach Grade 7/8. I want to explore how I can improve my authenticity in the classroom in a way that empowers my students to…"
Our purpose is to create meaningful, relevant, authentic and sustainable professional development for practitioners that can be directly transferred to the classroom to creating similar learning opportunities for students. We use action-reflection and data-driven self-directed inquiry in a collaborative community.The goals of this proposal align directly with 25 out of 31 of the K-12 School Effectiveness Framework indicators. It also alligns with Bluewater District BIPSA priorities. Priority…See More
Hi Brad, way to go!!! It takes a lot of courage to share personal stories with your class and your peers. I'm glad your students were so open to it. You never know how kids are going to react. You have obviously established an environment of trust in your classroom. So much personal growth comes from taking risks. Bravo for putting yourself out there!