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Introduction BCT Project November19th

  1. 1. Building Community through Telecollaboration Project Second Face-to-face Meeting Palais des Congrès, Montreal, Quebec November 19, 2009
  2. 2. The Learn-Cefrio BCT Project Building Community through Telecollaboration <ul><li>For the past two years, with the support of MELS, LEARN and CEFRIO, the BCT Leadership Team has been working with teachers and educational leaders in Quebec schools </li></ul><ul><li>The purpose of the BCT Project is </li></ul><ul><li>“ to encourage, facilitate and support collaboration among students, teachers and educational leaders to enhance learning across the community” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Major Goals of the BCT Project <ul><li>The major goals of the BCT Project are to: </li></ul><ul><li>build an online community of practice to support collaboration across Quebec </li></ul><ul><li>facilitate the just-in-time learning of ICT tools and eventually include students in collaborative projects </li></ul><ul><li>encourage professional conversations amongst teachers and educational leaders within the BCT Community of Practice </li></ul>
  4. 4. The BCT Community of Practice <ul><li>45 teachers from 16 schools across Quebec </li></ul><ul><li>18 Principals and Vice-principals support the project </li></ul><ul><li>The BCT Leadership Teams consists of: </li></ul><ul><li>Cycle One Leaders: Donna Anderson and Dorothy Taker </li></ul><ul><li>Cycle Two Leader: Mary-Helen Goyetche </li></ul><ul><li>Cycle Three Leader: Karen Rye </li></ul><ul><li>Consultants: Drs. Alain Breuleux, Gyeong Mi Heo and Ted Wall </li></ul>
  5. 5. Follow up on the Needs Assessment of BCT Teachers and Administrators <ul><li>The following suggestions were made: </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the Focus on Classroom Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Improve the Face-to-Face Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate Collaborative Knowledge Building and the Sharing of Teacher Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Provide Information on the Collaborative Use of Smart Boards </li></ul>
  6. 6. Agenda - Morning <ul><li>8:30 Welcome - Time to Meet and Greet </li></ul><ul><li>9:00 Introductions and Cycle Network Updates </li></ul><ul><li>9:30 Review and Reflections on Use of Sakai in </li></ul><ul><li>Developing the BCT Community of Practice </li></ul><ul><li>10:00 Presentation on Developing Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><li>10:30 Cycle Team Planning </li></ul><ul><li>12:00 Lunch - Palais Restaurants </li></ul>
  7. 7. Agenda - Afternoon <ul><li>1:00 Continuation of Developing Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Projects in Cycle Teams </li></ul><ul><li>1:30 Demonstration of Collaborative Use of Smart </li></ul><ul><li>Boards by Cycle Team Members </li></ul><ul><li>2:15 Cycle Group Discussions of Smart Board </li></ul><ul><li>2:45 Updating the Yellow Pages Directory with the </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Sakai </li></ul><ul><li>3:05 Dealing with Live Classroom Technical Issues </li></ul><ul><li>3:25 Wrap Up and Next Steps </li></ul>
  8. 8. Special Thanks <ul><li>We would like to thank the following people for their ongoing help and support of the BCT Project: </li></ul><ul><li>Bev White – Learn Quebec </li></ul><ul><li>Mike Canuel – Learn Quebec </li></ul><ul><li>Vincent Tanguay – CEFRIO </li></ul>

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