Student Focus Group More books (current fiction, non-fiction and periodicals Coloured printer Lamps, rugs Food and drink Small higher tables (café style) Meeting and seminar spaces More electrical outlets to charge computing tools Audio and eBooks eReaders Extended hours Glue, scissors, staplers, etc. Faster computers
Collaboration of School Specialists TL/CIESC dual role TL and Instructional Coaches TL/SERRS dual role TL/VP dual role
TL Instructional Coaches Year One: Who: four coaches for half the year Role: to support elementary school TLs in various areas. Focus: advocacy and facility management with collection development taking over due to two Ministry money drops. Year Two: Who: four coaches half the year Role: to support elementary and secondary school TLs in various areas Focus: elementary TL supports for program and secondary facility management. Including the development of Java Client training and manual for Symphony
TL Instructional Coaches continued: Year Three 2 coaches for the full year Role: to assist focus elementary schools. Principals indicated that they wished to have concentrated support by the Library IC. Focus: TL support of SIP, movement towards collaborative teaching periods and TL support of school PLCs. Also provide support to collaborative inquiry teams.
TL Collaborative Inquiry Projects Cross-school teams funding for teams of TLs to examine an area of practice 5 teams of TLs 4 elementary and 1 secondary topics include technology integration, supporting SIPs, effective use of combined TL/VP role, iPads, boys reading engagement, curriculum mapping and Literature Circle partnerships
Professional Learning for Administrators 9 secondary and elementary administrators to Superconference Friday Free conference admission Superintendent paid for travel and accommodation
Virtual Commons: Board Redesign of the Student Reference Portal Sharepoint – Enterprise Portal Cloud Computing gecdsbtlresource wiki Reading Forest wiki NTIP wiki SPM wiki HPE Planning wiki