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Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
Personalizing learning for the 21st century
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  • 1. Personalizing Learning for the 21st Century
    School District 23
  • 2. A Few Things About Me
    Jon Rever
    Husband, Dad & Soccer Coach
    Marni
    Jenna (15), Keaton (13), Ben (10)
    Career (20 Years Public Education)
    Academic Background
    B.SC Biochemistry, B. Ed Secondary, MA Admin & Curriculum, Diploma Dimensions of Practice (Royal Roads)
    Experience in Education
    Teacher (Math & Science), Vice-Principal (Middle & Secondary), Principal (Middle), District Principal (Technology and Ed Services),
    Ministry of Education - Accreditation, PLAP, FSA, Applied Mathematics, BCeSIS
    COTA Executive (Pro D), COPVPA (Pro D & Finance), SMC Executive, BCSSA
    Current Position
    Director of Instruction K -12 – Rutland Zone Schools
    Responsible for Technology, Mathematics, Science and Education Services
    System-wide Implementations First Class, BCeSIS, iLearn 1 to 1 Laptop Project, Technology Refresh Program, The Learning Centre, K- 12 Assessment Plan, District Data Warehouse, SD23 Show and Share Video Portal
  • 3. Presentation Objectives
    To engage you in a conversation about teaching and learning in the 21st century.
    To provide a brief overview of our School District
    To describe some of the thinking and directions that our school district is considering.
  • 4. Born to Learn
  • 5. Born to Learn – Class reunion
  • 6. Changing Education Paradigms
  • 7. Think – Pair - Share
    Individually
    2 minutes – reflect on the video
    Write down 3 ideas that were meaningful for you
    Pairs
    5 minutes – discuss you ideas with your partner and explain WHY you chose them
    Group
    Share some of your thoughts with the whole group
  • 8. School District No. 23
    Serves 173,000 citizens from Lake Country to Peachland
    4% of provincial enrolment of 538,636 students
    6th largest district in the province
    Schools
  • School District No. 23
    Student achievement results show performance significantly above both the national and provincial norms on almost every measure. Our goals continue to focus on improvement in the areas of Numeracy, Literacy and Graduation.
    General Information:
    Students 22, 298 H/C
    Educators 1,557 H/C
    Non Teaching Staff 1,268 H/C
    Operating Budget $ 176 M
    Special Purpose Funding $ 4.9 M
    Partners Include:
    Central Okanagan Teacher’s Association (COTA)
    Canadian Union of Public Workers (CUPE)
    Central Okanagan Principal’s/Vice Princ. Assoc. (COPVPA)
    Central Okanagan Parent Advisory Council (COPAC)
    District Student Council
  • 12. School District No. 23
    • Student Populations
    • 13. September 30, 2010
    (H/C)(FTE)*
    Gr K-6 10,410 10,128
    Gr 7-9 5,135 5,135
    Gr 10-12 6,753 6,304
    Total22,29821,567
    * (H/C = headcount; FTE = full time equivalent)
  • 14. Grade Distribution Headcount September 30, 2010
  • 15. Unique Student Needs CategoriesSeptember 30, 2010
    Headcount Full Time Equiv % of Prov
    • English as a Second Language 360 355.50 .61%
    • 16. Aboriginal 2,106 2,098 3.87%
    • 17. Special Education
    Level 1-3 873 869.5 3.64%
    Other Identified 873 873
    • French Immersion 1,969 1,462
    • 18. International 172 125
  • SD23 Graduation Trend
  • 19. What is happening in the World?
  • 20. What is guiding our thinking?
  • 21. What is research telling us?
  • 22. Why are 21st Century Skills so Important?
    Conference Board of Canada
    Employability Skills 2000+
  • 23. The requirements of the workforce are changing
    Why are 21st Century Skills so Important?
  • 24. 21st Century Skills in BC
    LEARNING AND TECHNOLOGY
    Programs and Services
    That the Ministry of Education work with the Boards of Education to create a realistic plan for expanding the one‐to‐one computer programs around the province and to determine the costs. (Recommendation 10.4)
    School of the Future
    That the Ministry of Education work with a school district to pilot a ‘school of the future that combines the elements of a modern learning environment. (Recommendation 10.8)
  • 25. 21st Century Learning In The News
    “This is a story about the big public conversation the nation is not having about education… whether an entire generation of kids will fail to make the grade in the global economy because they can’t think their way through abstract problems, work in teams, distinguish good information from bad, or speak a language other than English.”
    TIME Magazine, December 18, 2006
  • 26. BC – A Vision for 21st Century Education
    From Learning Information to Learning to Learn
    From Data to Discovery
    From One Size Fits All to Tailored Learning
    From One Size Fits All to Tailored Learning
    From Classroom Learning to Lifelong Learning:
    From Passive Student to Active Learner
    From Parent as Supporter to Parent as Participant:
    From Teacher as Lecturer to Teacher as Guide
  • 27. SD 23 Direction and Focus
    Emphasis on Early Learning
    Early Learning Profile – Literacy and Numeracy skills
    Full Day K – play based curriculum
    Focus on Quality Assessment
    K – 12 Assessment Plan
    School Improvement Planning
    Data Warehouse and Educational Intelligence Tools
    Teacher dashboards and Profile
    Identifying problems of learning and informing instruction.
    SD23 Attributes of a Learner
    Learner, Thinker, Innovator, Collaborator and Contributor
    Student Engagement
    Project Based Learning
    Technology Infused Curriculum
    Varied Program Options and Schools of Choice
  • 28. SD23 Attributes of a Learner in the 21st Century
    A Learner is one who is engaged, resilient and seeks to understand through:
    Literacy, Numeracy and Subject Competencies
    Information, Media, and Technology Literacy
    Self-Direction, Work Ethic and Accountability
    Healthy Lifestyle
    Financial Literacy
     
    A Thinker is one who analyzes, makes connections, inferences, asks questions, and transfers knowledge through:
    Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
    Open Mindedness and Reflection
    Flexibility and Adaptability
    An Innovator is one who sees possibilities and generates original ideas with value through:
    Curiosity and Imagination
    Creativity, Design and Performance
    Initiative and Entrepreneurship
    A Collaborator is one who excels at working with others to create new understanding through:
    Appreciating Diversity
    Effective Communication
    Interdependence
    Relationship Building
    A Contributor is a citizen who participates in the local and global community through:
    Finding, Following, and Sharing Passions
    Respect, Empathy, and Kindness
    Integrity and Ethical Behaviour
    Civic and Environmental Responsibility
    Embracing Diverse Cultures and Lifestyles
  • 29. Big Ideas in Technology
    • Service Continuity & Sustainability
    Service Continuity & Sustainability
  • 30. Big Ideas in Technology
    • Network Infrastructure
    Service Continuity & Sustainability
  • 31. Big Ideas in Technology
    • Mobility
    Service Continuity & Sustainability
  • 32. Big Ideas in Technology
    • Personalization of Learning
    Service Continuity & Sustainability
  • 33. Technology - What You can Expect
    A district issued wireless laptop
    Wireless connectivity at all sites
    Access to a variety of online systems
    BCeSIS, First Class, Teacher Profile - Skopus Data Warehouse, Show and Share Video System, Curriculum Resource Centre Booking System
    Projectors and Smartboards in many classrooms
    Use of Social Media Applications
  • 34. Questions/Comments
    Jon Rever
    Direction of Instruction K – 12 – Rutland Area Schools
    Tel: 250-860-9729 x 4103
    E-Mail: jrever@sd23.bc.ca
    Twitter: @jonrever

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