Saturday, June 2, 2012

Together for Learning: Ontario Context

Phillip Jeffrey - Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board
-Strategic Planning in a "What have you done for us lately?" era
-Review of Library Services
-Demonstration of teacher-librarian work in developing Knowledge Building Centres (KBCs)
Results:
-"Develop the Learning Commons in each school ... " has been included in the Board Improvement Plan
-'At a Glance' booklet for principals to refer to T4L document and role of principal

Anita Brooks-Kirkland - Waterloo Region District School Board
School Library Websites: The Bricks and Mortar of the Virtual Library Space
https://sites.google.com/site/treasuremountaincanada2/brooks-kirland
http://library.wrdsb.ca/
http://www.wrdsb.ca/news/wrdsb-virtual-library
http://library.wrdsb.ca/about-your-library/

Jean Conte - Peel District School Board
Collaborative Teacher Inquiry and the School Learning Commons
https://sites.google.com/site/treasuremountaincanada2/conte
Inspiration from T4l document came to an alignment with Board, in conjunction with Ministry of Education Building Capacity series monographs such as Collaborative Teacher Inquiry and the new assessment practices in Growing Success.

Cindy Matthews & Ruth Hall - Toronto District School Board
The Library & Learning Commons K-12 Teaching and Learning Expected Practice Series
(hard copy of draft document shared)

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