Overview: Learning Intentions (75 Minutes) Know –The context for change Understand –The student perspective on the need for change –A district’s perspective on moving forward –Where we are at, educationally, as a system Do –Articulate how parents can build capacity and support their communities in the shifting paradigm in education –Share ideas on supporting children through their own educational journey –Discuss your own school or district’s vision and/or how one could support achieving a common vision
All of our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney
Context for Change The Future of Learning in Langley
Context for Change: Provincially Transforming Curriculum & Assessment K-9 Curriculum Competencies –Communication –Creative thinking –Positive personal and cultural identity Communicating student learning Provincial assessments
Context for Change: Provincially Grad curriculum prototype –The educated citizen Development of grade 10-12 curriculum https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca
Say Something How can you inform or move forward your PAC or District?
Student Perspective “Involving and Engaging Our Students” – A Conversation about Educational Priorities and Directions Fraser Valley Student Forum, 2013
Fraser Valley Student Forum April 2013 Six school districts 175 student representatives Each school district did a 20 minute presentation
Three Key Questions What changes in schools do you think need to be put in place in order to better serve students in the future? What classroom changes do you think need to be put in place in order to better serve students in the future? What types of things get you personally engaged as a learner?
Overview of the Forum – Student Forum: Introduction Student Forum: Introduction
A Student Thought… “Classes need to be more personalized or students need to have other options that better incorporate their learning styles. Students need to understand the purpose of what they are learning.”
Purpose Passion Personalization Themes From Students