May 9 Leading Collaborative Learning: Empowering Excellence
with Lyn Sharratt and Beate Planche
Purposeful collaboration makes a difference. A BIG difference. Not just because it’s a way to better understand specific causal pathways that lead to success. But because when teachers employ an inquiry mindset, they actually advance their instructional expertise as professionals. In this webinar, Lyn Sharratt and Beate Planche introduce to school leaders at large five high-impact, collaborative strategies for “sharing the learning while doing the work” of system and school improvement.
The big benefits of this webinar? Learn how:
- Co-learning Cycle Protocols use collaborative inquiry through the 4C’s (Co-planning, Co-teaching, Co-Debriefing and Co-Reflecting) to nurture deeper professional co-learning focused on refining classroom practice
- Co-Moderating student work builds knowledge about expectations, enables precision in assessment, and strengthens the repertoire of instructional strategies used in your school and system
- Data Walls are effectively used to monitor has been effectively used to monitor students’ learning and growth at not only the elementary and secondary levels, but also at a system level
- Case Management Meetings are a critical forum for teachers to collaboratively discuss issues of instruction and uncover solutions together
- Learning Walks and Talks answer the question “how do you know all students are achieving in your school or system?”
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Date: May 9, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM Eastern/ 3:30 Pacific time
Beate Planche is an educational practitioner, consultant and researcher. Beate is a sessional instructor in Graduate Education for the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Through her consulting work, Beate provides research, consulting and coaching for educators in the areas of literacy programming, collaborative inquiry, and inquiry-based learning for students. Beate is a former Superintendent of Curriculum and Instructional Services in the York Region District School Board as well as a former Superintendent supervising schools, a principal, vice principal and a co-director of a private school.
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Lyn Sharratt, coauthor with Beate Planche of Leading Collaborative Learning (Corwin, 2016), coordinates the doctoral internship program in Educational Administration for the Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Lyn is the former Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction Services in the York Region District School Board, a large Canadian school district, where she and her curriculum team analyzed assessment data and developed a comprehensive literacy improvement program.