Welcome (Regrets from Jim)


New things to learn:



  • Digital Human Library
  • A Kid's Guide to Canada
  • The Innovator's Mindset
    • Want innovative schools? Start praising what matters.
    • Rhonda's tweet about sharing...
    • Task
    • After Chapter 4 - 6 – Ch. 4 Relationships, Relationships, Relationships;
      Ch. 5 Learn, Lead, Innovate; and Ch. 6 Engage Versus Empower
      • Share reactions to Chapter 4, 5, 6 by collaborating with one or two other teachers from our iSITS team to create a PSA to promote a culture of innovation in your schools. (Decide amongst you which tools you will use to collaborate, design and create your PSA). Post a link and then respond to the work of others. #lskysd #lskysdchat


IT Department Update - Jason
Technology Planning - Donna and Jason
  • Survey (March 15 deadline)
  • Data (2015/16 and 2016/17) will be sent with link for online tech plan submission (by the end of March)
  • Jason and I will arrange for face-to-face meetings with school administration and iSITS teachers.
  • Innovation Classroom Grants (a possibility for 2017-2018)
    • Innovation in classroom practice and how technology can support it (Proposal must be research-based)
      • Inquiry, project-based learning, blended learning, classroom environment, connection, collaboration....evidence of consultation with 'experts' - could be division-based personnel...and others