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
"Yay! It looks like the weather is cooperating (knock on wood), and I am sooo excited for another year of BARN. When I look back in my journal to the first meeting of last year, I wrote then about how excited I was to be in a room of…"
Reflections on My BARN Journey I often refer to my journey through this project as not being in a straight, well-defined line, but rather as a swirling, tangled mess. My project began with the question, “How can I improve my students’ ability to self-assess?” and then developed into an intensive, self-study questioning why I am…See More
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