Rigourous and relevant curriculum meets not only the career aspirations for high school students but also the needs of the business community and post-secondary institutions.
Moving Forward 1 Week at a Time – Jill Gaudet, Paddle Prairie School & Jennifer Nanooch, Kateri School, Northland School Division
This session will focus on how two schools have adapted school schedules and instructional practices to better meet the needs and desires of our FNMI students. Session will include the challenges that we have faced as well as the many success stories.
Best Programming Practices for ELLs in an Inclusive High School Setting – Melissa DeStefanis-King
MFWHSR Collaborative Day, October 5, 2017
With increasing numbers of English Language Learners (ELLs) across the Province, programming for High School ELLs is becoming more complex. This session will take you through Edmonton Catholic School District’s intake and assessment process, different types of English as a Second Language programming, scheduling and providing flexible pathways for ELLs in an Inclusive setting.
Project Week: St. Francis of Assisi Academy, Slave Lake, AB – Grades 7-12
This video illustrates one school’s approach to implementing a school wide Project Week from Grades 7-12.
Biolish 30 – Colleen Teske (Toews), Stephen Womack
MFWHSR Collaborative Day, October 6, 2016
Benchmarks for Success in High School Education: Putting Data to Work in School-to-Career Education Reform
Northern Zone Wiki
Northern Alberta has created this digital space for sharing tools and continuing conversations within their zone.
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Southern Zone Wiki
Rocky View School Division has developed a resource and collaboration area that includes articles, videos, examples of how schools created conditions for change and a collaboration area.
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Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement
Hear what these students had to say to their teacher about what engages them as learners.
Redesigning School to Graduate Capable, Confident Learners
The Architecture of Ownership ~ Adam Fletcher
How can schools build a climate that takes students beyond mere engagement and into ownership of their learning? This article identifies four roles for students.
Wish List: Piecing Together an Ideal School From the Ground Up
It all started as an effort to shine a spotlight on creative schools and teaching practices all over the country and became the inspiration for a new school…
Why High Schoolers Should Be in Charge: Sam Levin at TEDx Talks
- Students creating their own alternative school, what a concept!
- Student engagement, responsibility, empowerment and ownership at its best!
- Students contributing to society, students being the stewards of the earth!
Changing the Subject
This is Genius – Ryan Lotocki