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
"Krystal, thanks for sharing highlights from your presentation at the Symposium! You explain very clearly how important feedback was from your students in terms of moving both you and your students forward in your practice. What was…"
“It’s Working!” (And I know it because they told me)This is me at the Sharing Our Learning Symposium recounting one of the classroom highlights I experienced during my action research. I briefly described the goal of my project to a few students and the feedback I received from them put a big smile on my face. As you can see, sharing that story with others at the Symposium put another big smile on my face.Link to Student Feedback story:…See More
"My name is Krystal Damm. I am a secondary math and English teacher. My area of research interest is in using open-ended questions to improve student engagement in mathematics. I value being a caring life-long learner, and I hope…"
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