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Personalized learning   connecting the dots (to action group) 2  may 2011
Personalized learning   connecting the dots (to action group) 2  may 2011
Personalized learning   connecting the dots (to action group) 2  may 2011
Personalized learning   connecting the dots (to action group) 2  may 2011
Personalized learning   connecting the dots (to action group) 2  may 2011
Personalized learning   connecting the dots (to action group) 2  may 2011
Personalized learning   connecting the dots (to action group) 2  may 2011
Personalized learning   connecting the dots (to action group) 2  may 2011
Personalized learning   connecting the dots (to action group) 2  may 2011
Personalized learning   connecting the dots (to action group) 2  may 2011
Personalized learning   connecting the dots (to action group) 2  may 2011
Personalized learning   connecting the dots (to action group) 2  may 2011
Personalized learning   connecting the dots (to action group) 2  may 2011
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Personalized learning connecting the dots (to action group) 2 may 2011

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Presentation by BICS Principal Jennifer Pardee and Scott Slater to PAC and CSA on personalized learning.

Presentation by BICS Principal Jennifer Pardee and Scott Slater to PAC and CSA on personalized learning.

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  • 1. Connecting the dots... Presented to the BICS Action Group May 4, 2011
  • 2.  
  • 3. What is this all about?
    • What we know about learning – the brain and student engagement has shifted – 21 st Century
    • Sir Ken Robinson – “Paradigm Shift” (from the industrialized model of education)
    • You Tube video – New Brunswick
    • What are the skills students need in a world where the technological advances and their impact on every aspect of life are being affected and are occurring exponentially?
  • 4. “ Born to Learn”
    • You Tube Video Clip (Chris Kennedy’s blog)
    • Ideas to think about during viewing:
      • “ Passion to learn”
      • Connections to play
      • Natural curiosity in childhood
      • Adolescence
  • 5. What is personalized learning?
    • John Abbott – leader in thinking about the future of education
    • Refer to coloured cards
    • We are in a system currently overwhelmed with content
    • Many students are disengaged
    • Are we adequately preparing our students for the future?
    • How can we transform education?
  • 6. What does this mean at BICS?
    • Tech Plan – technology tools
    • How do we help students to go deeper and to think more critically ?
    • How do we tap into their natural curiosity?
    • How do we connect all of this to our focus on environmental education?
    • How do better engage students in their learning?
    • What do we see as the needs and passions of our students?
  • 7. How do we move the conversation into action?
    • Can we rethink about our school being mindful of what we know about personalized learning and 21 st Century learning skills?
    • What could it look like?
    • What are the possibilities?
    • What do we want our students’ learning experience to be at BICS?
  • 8. Three big ideas/ concepts
    • Inquiry based learning – with a focus on environmental education
    • Blended Learning Model – project based learning; blended school/home with enhanced technology
    • “ Outside 45”
  • 9. Outside 45
    • What it is:
      • Experiential Learning Program where students spend 2-3 weeks at BICS and 1 week participating in various learning experiences throughout BC.
      • The program would be similar to other academies in West Vancouver where students pay to participate.
      • Some of the experiences might include canoeing, kayaking, hiking, snowshoeing, bike touring...
      • Learning at BICS and offsite would be deeply interconnected
  • 10. Outside 45
    • Who it’s for:
      • Grade 6/7 Students
    • When:
      • 2011-2012, Feasibility study, planning, promoting
      • 2012 August-September ,Program Launch
  • 11. Outside 45
    • Why is it important?
      • Transformational Learning
      • Our present way of living is not sustainable.
      • Engagement
      • Many students find traditional education abstract and unfulfilling.
      • By age 11-12, students are desperately seeking independence.
  • 12. Outside 45
    • Key Influences:
      • Environmental, Experiential Learning including Place-Based Learning
      • Inquiry-Based Learning
      • Service Learning
        • Put learning to use
  • 13. Feedback and next steps...
    • Questions?
    • Planning process

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