Flexible Learning Environments

Blended Learning In Peace River School District

Mark Owens
MFWHSR Collaborative Day, October 5, 2017

The session focuses on the work that has been done in Peace River School District to create learning opportunities for students that do not have access within their own school. It goes through where a video conferencing classroom was set up to now where we have portable units that can move into labs and anywhere in the school to offer programs at different locations and times. We have tested this new technology with Chemistry 30, and will go over some of the pros and cons of the use of Google Hangouts running a class.

Creating Flexible Learning Opportunities for Students Through Online and Blended Teaching and Learning

Jennifer Southcombe and Dr. Daylene Lauman
MFWHSR Collaborative Day, October 25, 2018

Creating a Culture of Continuous High School Improvement

Darren Fox, Gordon Balbar, Ronali Ferguson, Maureen Matthews, Aaron Trimble, and Scott Poon
MFWHSR Collaborative Day, October 6, 2016

Community Involvement

Linda Beaudet and Jennifer Rimmer

Continuous Progress Courses

Some students at James Fowler High School were failing courses because they are unable to learn all the course material within the allotted time. To help these students achieve success, staff introduced Continuous Progress Courses.

Expanding Learning Through Building Futures

Verena Roberts and Mark Turner
MFWHSR Collaborative Day, October 25, 2018

Flex Block for Course Completion

Principal Mike Centazzo speaks for the staff at Edwin Parr Composite High School in Athabasca: “We were well aware that some students can accomplish the necessary outcomes in courses at a faster rate than others, while some need additional time and assistance to cover the same material. We wanted to provide the opportunity for all kids to pursue their courses to best serve their individual needs.”

Flex Program

How can a high school let its students have a controlled way to make choices and start taking responsibility for planning their learning opportunities? How can students responsibly explore learning opportunities beyond the set curriculum, perhaps in preparation for a college or university experience?

Flexibility & Redesign: Our Story

Amanda Wildman, Michele Revoy & Lacey Hudson

Focus Block

Students need choice and a greater say in their education,” says Courtney Lawrence of St. Joseph High School in Grande Prairie. “Students need to be able to pursue subjects of interest in more depth or receive additional help for those in which they struggle.”

Giving a F.I.G. About Our Students

Roger Doucet and Leanne Watson

iNACOL Using Online Learning for Credit Recovery

Library to Learning Commons: The Journey

Shayda Cummings
MFWHSR Collaborative Day, October 6, 2016

“My Space”: A Unique Approach to Course Delivery and Student Choice

Gilbert Morris, Principal
La Crete Public School, Fort Vermillion School Division

This next video shares examples of how La Crete Public School Grades 7-12, is making use of a flexible bock of time in the day called “My Space” to offer specialized courses outside of the school, time to develop citizenship skills and time for students to access support for core subjects.

Personalized Learning Time & Seminar Time

Four years ago our dropout rate was 4.3 per cent; only 72.4 per cent of our students were completing high school in three years, and Rutherford Scholarships were won by less than 50 per cent of our students,” says Principal Darlene Marcinkevics of Spruce Grove Composite High School. “More and more students were disengaged.”

Piitaipokaiksi-Eagle Children: Creating and Collaborating Future Plans for FNMI Students

Charlton Weaselhead and Matthew Prete
MFWHSR Collaborative Day, October 6, 2016

Responding to Student Needs through Flexible Learning 

Deana Helton, Principal, Bishop McNally Catholic High School
Calgary, AB
Grades 9-12, 1300 Students, Phase 1

Flexible Learning environments offer the opportunity to meet the needs of all students in our building. Learn how this larger high school with a diverse learning community and high ELL population uses various instructional approaches, resources and opportunities to ensure that all students are successful.

Student Learning: Their Pace, Their Space

Debbie Terceros

Student Support in High School Redesign

Jason Dolezal, Gane Olsen
MFWHSR Collaborative Day, October 6, 2016

Teacher Innovation: Leading from Behind

Deana Helton
MFWHSR Collaborative Day, October 1, 2015

Using Flexibility as a Catalyst for Change

Michael Nightingale

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