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Srl institute June 21 2013


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SRL Institute at UBC was a great success. Over 230 educators, researchers, and leaders shared ideas for supporting self-regulation in BC classrooms

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Srl institute June 21 2013

  1. 1. Welcome!
  2. 2. SRL Canada Consortium Western Contingent … • Deborah Butler, UBC • Allyson Hadwin, Univeristiy of Victoria • Nancy Perry, UBC • Leyton Schnellert, UBC-O • Philip Winne, SFU
  3. 3. Thank you! • Professional Development and Community Engagement Office, UBC • Mark Edwards • Jo-Anne Chilton • Heather McGregor • Jenny Enckevort • Shapoor Marfatia
  4. 4. Thank you! • Students/Volunteers • Charlotte Brenner (UBC, SD36 Surrey) • Celia Browning (SD39 Vancouver) • Rebecca Collie (UBC) • Alissa Ehrenkranz (SFU) • Gigi Hofer (UBC) • Elina Määttä (University of Oulu, Finland) • Silvia Mazabel Ortega • Kimerly McNeil (UBC) • Shelley Moore (UBC, SD38 Richmond) • Nikki Yee (UBC)
  5. 5. Shape of the Day 8:30 Registration, coffee, etc. 9:00 Welcome! 9:15 Keynote address: Dr. David Whitebread 10:30 COFFEE BREAK 10:45 Panel 1 Table Activity 1 12:00 LUNCH (not catered) 13:00 Table Activity 1 (debrief) 13:20 Panel 2 Table Activity 2 14:40 What’s Next? 15:00 Networking Reception
  6. 6. FYI •Materials on Tables •KW Sheets •Question Boxes •Twitter Feed: #srlcanada •Displays
  7. 7. David Whitebread Senior Lecturer in Psychology & Education at the University of Cambridge. Developmental psychologist and early years specialist Taught in early years and primary schools for 12 years, mainly in Leicestershire, England. Research interests: • Metacognition and self-regulation in young children's learning • Play and learning Publications: • Teaching and Learning in the Early Years (3rd Ed, 2008, Routledge) • Developmental Psychology & Early Childhood Education (2011, Sage).
  8. 8. Panel 1: SRL Foundations
  9. 9. Marilyn Chapman Professor in Language and Literacy Education at UBC and Director of the Institute for Early Childhood Education and Research • Marilyn has been an active participant in BC Ministry of Education curriculum since the mid-1980s. • She was an active member of the Primary Program teams that produced the Primary Program versions in 1989, 1990, and 2000 (Lead Writer). • She is the lead writer of the BC Full Day Kindergarten Guide (2010) and prepared drafts for the Primary Program 2010 Edition. • Her work on that document emphasized the important role self- regulation plays in young children’s development and learning. • Marilyn’s research interests are related to socio-cognitive dimensions of young children’s learning across all areas of development • particularly in relation to play, engagement, literacies, and contexts that support children’s learning and development.
  10. 10. Nancy Perry Professor in Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education at UBC Research Goals: To understand … • how features of classroom contexts, including tasks, instructional practices, and interpersonal relationships, support SRL • how teachers can be helped to design tasks and interact with students in ways that support SRL Guiding Principles • Study young (elementary age) children as well as students in the intermediate grades and beyond • Conduct research in classrooms • Relate to social views of learning Current Projects • Longitudinal study of children’s developing SRL • Teacher motivation study • Youth study
  11. 11. Deborah Butler Professor in Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education at UBC Interest since the mid-1980's in supporting "strategic" learning and "empowering" learners Over twenty years of collaborative research/practice with educators • intermediate, secondary, post-secondary contexts • inclusive classrooms and support settings Research interests • What is strategic, self-regulated learning? what does it look like in classrooms? • How can we support development of self-regulating learners in the context of meaningful activities (i.e., school work) • What are the benefits of supporting self-regulation, particularly in meeting the needs of diverse learners? • How can we support teachers' professional learning and inquiry processes, particularly in bridging theory/research & practice?
  12. 12. Maureen Dockendorf Superintendent of Reading for British Columbia’s Ministry of Education Background: • elementary classroom teacher; principal, SD #43 assistant superintendent • recently seconded to the Ministry of Education to lead the Changing Results for Young Readers project and to support transformational change within BC education system 2012-2013 Changing Results for Young Readers Project: • goal of the ongoing project: to increase the number of engaged successful readers who choose to read, not just readers who are able to read • involving over 9000 students in K-3 classrooms, 650 educators, 66 educator inquiry teams & 457 case studies focused on vulnerable readers • educators met in collaborative inquiry teams, forming personal questions focused on research-based reading instruction, self-regulated learning, social-emotional learning and embedding Indigenous principles of learning into daily classroom practice
  13. 13. What is self-regulated learning (SRL)?
  14. 14. Why is SRL important at all grade levels and for all learners?
  15. 15. What can we do in classrooms/schools to support SRL?
  16. 16. How can we tell if students are successfully regulating learning?
  17. 17. •What are key considerations for supporting SRL in schools? •How can teachers work together, and with researchers, to support SRL? •How can teachers be supported to support SRL?
  18. 18. Table Activity 1 • From what you’ve heard this morning … • Work with the people at your table • Generate a visual representation/metaphor of what SRL means to you • Use … • Computers • Paper and pens • Create… • Pictures • Diagrams • Poems
  19. 19. Panel 2: Digging Deeper
  20. 20. Dean Goodman Lead for Strategic Educational Transformation in British Columbia’s Ministry of Education Long-term interests/areas of practice: • strategies, practices, and policies that support student learning • assessment (as, of, and for learning) • meaningful communication of student learning • self-regulated learning, metacognition, motivation, flow • making connections (amongst people, practices, policies) • fostering continuous improvement efforts for the benefit of kids Current areas of inquiry: • How can we better support and engage each student in their learning (early years through to graduation and beyond)? • How can we better personalize each student’s learning experience in British Columbia’s K-12 system? • How can our policies, practices, and structures be improved to enable the above?
  21. 21. Leyton Schnellert Assistant Professor & Coordinator of the PD Program in the Faculty of Education at University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus Background: • middle & secondary classroom teacher; learning resource teacher K–12 • twenty years experience as a school- and district-based resource teacher Projects/studies related to SRL • intermediate SCL project with Deborah Butler • secondary learning through reading study with Butler & Cartier • student and teacher SRL within a district-wide K-8 learning community (writing, inclusion) • teacher professional development, collaboration and SRL Research interests • Inclusive education • Literacy learning and instruction • Teacher professional development • Teaching and learning in the middle years • Formative assessment • Pedagogical approaches and environments that foster SRL
  22. 22. Phil Winne Professor & Canada Research Chair, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University Fields of research: • cognition • metacognition • motivation • self-regulated learning • software technologies that support learning Specializations: • strategies for effective studying • designing software tools for researching & scaffolding studying & self- regulated learning • assessing self-regulated learning • research methodologies keyed to studies of real-time, online learning Latest Kick: • mobilizing knowledge developed in the learning sciences
  23. 23. Allyson Hadwin Associate Professor & TIE Lab Co-Director in the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria Research Interests: • Promoting and researching adaptive self-regulation • Prompting and researching collaborative learning • Aspects of self-regulation including: metacognition, cognitive strategies, motivation & procrastination, and emotion regulation • Designing classroom tasks, environments and technologies for enhancing learning, motivation and self-regulated learning? • Learning to succeed in the face of learning, motivational and emotional challenges • Student engagement, retention, and transitions Passionate Teacher: • ED-D101: Learning strategies for university success • Recipient of the 2010-2011 Teaching Excellence Award
  24. 24. How is SRL implicated in new ministry initiatives?
  25. 25. Curriculum Assessment Graduation Requirements Communicating Student Learning Trades/Skills Reading Student Supports Aboriginal Education CompetenciesEducated Citizen Curriculum Assessment Graduation Requirements CompetenciesEducated Citizen Communicating Student Learning Trades/Skills Reading Student Supports Aboriginal Education
  26. 26. What opportunities and challenges are present in the current uptake of self-regulation in BC?
  27. 27. How can we design assessments FOR SRL?
  28. 28. How can we take advantage of SRL to accommodate diversity?
  29. 29. Learning is seldom a solo event. How do learners regulate their own and others’ learning is social/collaborative situations?
  30. 30. Table Activity 2 •From what you’ve heard today … • What should we be doing in … • Classrooms • Schools • Districts • The Ministry … to connect SRL to learning? • What do we need to make this happen? • How will we know if it’s happening?
  31. 31. Networking Activity • We want your graffiti on the wall charts at the back of the room. • Present your ideas from Table Activity 2 • In pictures • Words • Leave contact information • Leave requests for support • Follow up on good ideas on the charts or in person
  32. 32. Thank you! • David Whitebread • Marilyn Chapman • Maureen Dockendorf • Dean Goodman
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