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August 2017 9 Events 1 2

Monday, August 07

Kindergarten Specialist AQ (Queen’s Late Summer 2017) (online)

In Kindergarten parts 1 and 2, the primary focus was on building a solid foundation for your classroom practice. The Kindergarten Specialist course extends the knowledge and skills of prior courses continuing to focus on theory and practice in the education of students in the early years. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to …

Teaching English Language Learners Specialist AQ (Queen’s, Late Summer 2017, Online)

If you have been teaching in ESL/ELD programs for any period of time over the last 10 years in Ontario, you already know a great deal about how exciting, complex, and challenging our work has become. In this course, we will together create a provisional new community (maybe even a long-lasting one!) in which our …

Wednesday, August 23

Pedagogy B4 Technology 2

This interactive three-day conference is designed for teachers who wish to learn more about the interplay between pedagogy and technology. Educators of all grades and subject areas will focus on the pedagogy afforded us by various applications of technology in support of student learning. Participants will leave with ideas and practical examples on how they …

Thursday, August 24

Principals and Practicalities: Formative Assessment, Descriptive Feedback and Summative Judgment

Join us for a thought-provoking workshop in which we identify fundamental elements of formative assessment and contrast them with elements of summative judgment. Rick Wormeli will emphasize how clear and consistent evidence over time, and the use of effective rubrics, can help teachers figure out: what’s important to teach; how to give descriptive feedback; why …