The WITS Programs     Using Moodle To Promote Safe         Learning Environments           Presented by Kathreen Riel     ...
The WITS Programs      Using Moodle To Promote Safe          Learning EnvironmentsPresentation:     1. Program description...
What is WITS?A Community Based program to supportchildren who face bullying and peervictimization.                witsprog...
What is WITS?            witsprogram.ca
What is WITS?Three Components1. Activities that include community leaders2. Literature based lesson plans3. Leadership pro...
History of WITS1993     School Principal, Judi Stevenson teaches four simple         statements Walk Away, Ignore, Talk It...
WITS Program Needs    WITS Schools In Canada
WITS Online TrainingObjectives• Provide teachers with interactive ways tolearn about WITS• Build confidence and motivation...
WITS Online Training3 Design Guidelines
The Design TeamAlison Lynch Richard    Communications        “Expert     Extraordinaire”          Kathreen Riel           ...
Moodle Shared ServiceMoodle Server: Simon Fraser UniversitySupport: Lambda Solutions      Theme customizations      Self R...
Explore WITS Online Training                Go to: http://moodle.psychology.uvic.ca                 /  Self Register or Lo...
http://moodle.psychology.uvic.ca/ Self Register or Login With Assigned ID                   Community Leader’s Training   ...
http://moodle.psychology.uvic.ca/ Self Register or Login With Assigned ID Face to Face Attendees: Self Register or see pap...
Pedagogy For WITS         Online Teacher TrainingBransford’s Amigo3 ModelA nchoredM odularI nquiryG eneratesO wnershipO ri...
Most Common ChallengesFor Teachers To Adopt WITS?   Time      Relevance        Support
Community Leaders Online           Training      Simple Short TutorialsReview the informationAnswer a questionMove to the ...
Moodle Resources and       ActivitiesYour Ideas: Assignment and Feedback ActivitySelf Assessment: Quiz ActivityOnline Disc...
WITS Online Training            TimelineApril 20     Drafted design,  10         content             Edited video footage ...
WITS Online TrainingFeedback• Logical and easy to follow information 87%• Many options for moving through is quickly orslo...
WITS Online TrainingFeedback• Connection speed and access to video isvariable. 41%• Reduce the number of “steps” in the ch...
WITS Online TrainingFeedbackFirst time for this style of learning for me. Iwould have preferred working through itstep by ...
WITS Online Training Future PlansIntegrate WITS Training with Pre-service educatorsPromote WITS in remote and northern par...
WITS Online TrainingConsider using the WITS Program at your schoolwitsprogram.ca
WITS Online TrainingMore information witsprograms.ca                                   @witsprograms wits@uvic.ca         ...
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    1. 1. The WITS Programs Using Moodle To Promote Safe Learning Environments Presented by Kathreen Riel CanadaMoot 2011
    2. 2. The WITS Programs Using Moodle To Promote Safe Learning EnvironmentsPresentation: 1. Program description and history 2. Explore WITS Training Course 3. Course structure and future plans Presented by Kathreen Riel CanadaMoot 2011
    3. 3. What is WITS?A Community Based program to supportchildren who face bullying and peervictimization. witsprogram.ca
    4. 4. What is WITS? witsprogram.ca
    5. 5. What is WITS?Three Components1. Activities that include community leaders2. Literature based lesson plans3. Leadership program - WITS LEADS forolder students witsprogram.ca
    6. 6. History of WITS1993 School Principal, Judi Stevenson teaches four simple statements Walk Away, Ignore, Talk It Out, Seek Help1997 Constable Tom Woods starts The Rock Solid Foundation2005 WITS LEADS is launched2006- The WITS Programs continues to develop a variety of resources20092010 WITS Online Training Programs are created for teachers and community leaders2013 Goal: To provide WITS training for 15,000 teachers and community leaders.
    7. 7. WITS Program Needs WITS Schools In Canada
    8. 8. WITS Online TrainingObjectives• Provide teachers with interactive ways tolearn about WITS• Build confidence and motivation for thoseteachers already using WITS• Provide ways for teachers to share theirideas with others
    9. 9. WITS Online Training3 Design Guidelines
    10. 10. The Design TeamAlison Lynch Richard Communications “Expert Extraordinaire” Kathreen Riel D.J. dog “team mascot”
    11. 11. Moodle Shared ServiceMoodle Server: Simon Fraser UniversitySupport: Lambda Solutions Theme customizations Self Registration Enabled extra activities
    12. 12. Explore WITS Online Training Go to: http://moodle.psychology.uvic.ca / Self Register or Login With Assigned ID
    13. 13. http://moodle.psychology.uvic.ca/ Self Register or Login With Assigned ID Community Leader’s Training Teacher Training
    14. 14. http://moodle.psychology.uvic.ca/ Self Register or Login With Assigned ID Face to Face Attendees: Self Register or see papers scattered about the room for Assigned ID 15 Minutes To Explore
    15. 15. Pedagogy For WITS Online Teacher TrainingBransford’s Amigo3 ModelA nchoredM odularI nquiryG eneratesO wnershipO riginalityO rganized Learning
    16. 16. Most Common ChallengesFor Teachers To Adopt WITS? Time Relevance Support
    17. 17. Community Leaders Online Training Simple Short TutorialsReview the informationAnswer a questionMove to the next chapter
    18. 18. Moodle Resources and ActivitiesYour Ideas: Assignment and Feedback ActivitySelf Assessment: Quiz ActivityOnline Discussion: Forum ActivityCourse Certificate: Certificate ActivityInstructions/Objectives: Webpage ResourceCommunity Leader’s Training: Lesson Activity
    19. 19. WITS Online Training TimelineApril 20 Drafted design, 10 content Edited video footage June Created Moodle web pages and August activities Peer Review of Moodle Course 2010 September Launched WITS Online Training! 2010
    20. 20. WITS Online TrainingFeedback• Logical and easy to follow information 87%• Many options for moving through is quickly orslowly through the content• Reflection and self assessments help to considerthe current context and how to integrate WITS• Good combination of text, video, PowerPoint,online journal for refection, and self assessment• The whole program was overviewed, with time forreflection and a variety of videos
    21. 21. WITS Online TrainingFeedback• Connection speed and access to video isvariable. 41%• Reduce the number of “steps” in the challenges• Challenge Four needs revision - improve quality of screencast- make more connections between lesson
    22. 22. WITS Online TrainingFeedbackFirst time for this style of learning for me. Iwould have preferred working through itstep by step and stopping to discuss withmy group or watching a video together sothat we can discuss as topics come up.Include videos and materials that reflect thediversity in Canadian schools (Montreal,Toronto, Vancouver)
    23. 23. WITS Online Training Future PlansIntegrate WITS Training with Pre-service educatorsPromote WITS in remote and northern parts ofCanada.Goal 15,000 new users of WITS Programs by 2013
    24. 24. WITS Online TrainingConsider using the WITS Program at your schoolwitsprogram.ca
    25. 25. WITS Online TrainingMore information witsprograms.ca @witsprograms wits@uvic.ca witsprograms Presented by Kathreen Riel CanadaMoot 2011

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