I thoroughly enjoyed my time at the ConnectEd 2017 conference this week, and certainly enjoyable to see so many wonderful people in my PLN face to face for conversations.
A personal highlight included the opportunity to present two different sessions with Jamie Reaburn Weir. In this post, I am sharing the resources we prepared for this Dell sponsored session which focused on setting a context for tackling barriers for change.
Note: This video was prepared from the Livestream archive.
Tuesday night I had an opportunity to support WRDSB teachers Scott McKenzie and Megan Lowe at their Coding with Spheros workshop. I appreciate their willingness to share their learning and workshop materials openly through a live streaming broadcast and video recording. The workshop provided a solid instructional framework for curriculum context, activities, problem solving and collaboration.
This version of the video is the presentation portion of the workshop (35 minutes). Markers have been placed in the video to highlight the sub topics.
This has been an amazing week of learning and sharing at WRDSB. Under the leadership of the Digital Learning Steering committee a 3 day event was planned to involve a team from each school attending one of the six half day events to reflect on current status, attend breakout sessions to look at new, innovative and engaging practices, and consider next best steps on a site by site basis.