Open House 2006 Learning Community

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Open House 2006 Learning Community

  1. 1. What are SCS Learning Communities? <ul><li>LC’s are places where SCCS staff can gather to share information, ideas, units, web sites , etc… </li></ul><ul><li>The LC’s cater to different groups. (i.e. Principals, L.A.T’s, K-12 Teachers, Specialty Teachers and Secondary Science Teachers) </li></ul><ul><li>LC’s are secure areas housed in WebCT. </li></ul><ul><li>Users must register through the Cyber School to receive log in credentials </li></ul><ul><li>SCCS LC’s are open to anyone who wishes to register. There are certain exceptions to this rule (i.e. Principal LC) </li></ul><ul><li>The sky is the limit. SCCS will develop a LC for any group who wishes to have a secure area to communicate </li></ul>
  2. 2. What do SCS Learning Communities include? <ul><li>All Learning Communities have secure email, chat rooms and discussion boards. </li></ul><ul><li>Helpful tutorials regarding the use of WebCT, computer basics, Internet basics, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Support from SCCS staff. </li></ul>
  3. 3. LC Stats <ul><li>There are at least fifty users registered in each of SCS Learning Communities </li></ul><ul><li>There are professionals from four continents who are using SCS LCs. </li></ul><ul><li>SCS LCs have been running for two years </li></ul>
  4. 4. Current SCS Learning Communities <ul><li>Elementary Grade Level Learning Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Kindergarten </li></ul><ul><li>Grade One </li></ul><ul><li>Grade Two </li></ul><ul><li>Grade Three </li></ul><ul><li>Grade Four </li></ul><ul><li>Grade Five </li></ul><ul><li>Grade Six </li></ul><ul><li>Grade Seven </li></ul><ul><li>Grade Eight </li></ul><ul><li>High School Subject Area Learning Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Christian Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>English Language Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Fine/Practical Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Education </li></ul><ul><li>Sciences, Second Languages </li></ul><ul><li>Social Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>     </li></ul><ul><li>  Other Learning Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Principal </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant and Vice Principal </li></ul><ul><li>Secretary </li></ul><ul><li>School Counselors </li></ul><ul><li>Cupe 2268 </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Assistance Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Librarians </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Support </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Assistants </li></ul><ul><li>ESL </li></ul><ul><li>Band Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>SchoolPLUS Coordinators </li></ul><ul><li>St. Maria Goretti Student Support </li></ul><ul><li>Saskatoon Band Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Arts Education </li></ul><ul><li>Student Learning Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Band Students </li></ul><ul><li>High School Science Club </li></ul><ul><li>A.P. English 20 </li></ul><ul><li>A.P. English 30 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Learning Community Examples
  6. 6. Learning Community Examples
  7. 7. Learning Community Examples: Entire Cyber School courses are available
  8. 8. Learning Community Uses Student Communities
  9. 9. Other Learning Community Uses <ul><li>Discussion boards & threaded archived information </li></ul><ul><li>Web sites & blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective journaling </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Growth Plan strategies can easily be accomplished </li></ul><ul><li>Unit or lessons (printable and modifiable) </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar (global or private) – share dates </li></ul><ul><li>SO MANY POSSIBILITIES </li></ul><ul><li>Share your creative ideas with us! </li></ul>
  10. 10. If you want to learn more.. <ul><li>Go to the Cyber School Web site: http:// www.scs.sk.ca /cyber </li></ul><ul><li>From there you can view the learning community information under the “ Teacher Information section” </li></ul>

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