"Like Cathy and Melissa, I too was very excited about starting BARN again. I could feel the physical difference in my body as I anticipated both the challenges and rewards that I suspected would unfold. It is difficult to explain exactly what that…"
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
"I agree with Cathy that preparing and presenting was a bit of a roller coaster of emotions. At times, the collaborative process can be so challenging that one wonders if it would simply be easier to work alone or in smaller groups; however, the end…"
"Congrats on making time for your well being--you are an inspiration to all. As you said, it is easy to caught up in the hustle, bustle and negativity if we don't have a source to keep us balanced or better yet in harmony with self, others and…"
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