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PKE drawing to a close, with report, after an extension approved by the ministry, allowing us to continue working until November 20th.
Our team of three teachers continued the teacher to teacher school PD with Google Apps, Drive, Doctopus, Moodle and Google Classroom, courtesy of two in-house "experts" on offer. Had approximately 25 of 90 staff attend over two sessions this year, with the same number last year, and unfortunately had to turn a few away because we couldn't get the…Continue
Preparing second session of TLLP/PKE Google Apps for Education PD (for tomorrow). Have had 10-12 colleagues per session, with a full day, and five periods of directed PD.
Excited as we consider possible opportunities to share beyond our school both in our board (YRDSB) and outside of the board, including possibly with Maureen Asselin, TLLP graduate and PKE leader.
Best parts of the PD: small group of learners, learners self-organized by perceived ability, and three…Continue
Our PKE project is well under way at this point. In addition to the number of departments running individualized professional development (aka collaborative inquiry) on topics connecting to deepening our school's BYOD/blended learning program. Some of the PD has focused on flipped classroom videos (math) and SMART board usage (history).
In addition we have a number of people seeking learning in tech/subject area related conferences. Options included ECOO, Ontario Global Edtech…Continue
Introduced our PKE project to our staff today.
An interesting response as things sunk in (sank? sunk?). Five or six proposals from a number of departments connecting pedagogy, technology, and specific subject areas.
Departments who have already submitted proposals for targeted PD include: History, Geography, Math, English, and French
Google Presentation -> …Continue