Tag Archives: Professional Learning Communities

A Living System – A way to develop lasting learning communities

Please follow the link below to read about a way to develop lasting learning communities. This article is posted on the Canadian Education Association (CEA) site and can also be found in hard copy in the March 2015 Education Canada … Continue reading

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Math Ambassadors – Students as Curriculum Leaders

Principal’s forward: Leadership that is growth oriented, appropriate, and distributed widely within the school community has a real likelihood of positively affecting all members of the community in a lasting way.  (This is an important facet of a living systems … Continue reading

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Secret Garden – Keys to Success

Gardens by their very nature are messy. They are complex at a micro level and can seem orderly at a macro level, because of the work that goes into the garden at the micro level. Our school (Heath, in Delta … Continue reading

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Student Inquiry Leaders

Principals’ forward: In a living systems learning community, all members develop and share their leadership talents, using those talents to work with others in order to facilitate positive, forward moving growth. This year our adult school inquiry leaders (Ericka Brugge … Continue reading

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Learning Communities in Schools – What Hinders and Why

“I think a summary of what worked in BC schools along with what didn’t and why would help others build from these experiences” was a part of a comment to my July 2013 blog post.  Last week I gave a … Continue reading

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Learning Communities – What works and Why

“I think a summary of what worked in BC schools along with what didn’t and why would help others build from these experiences” was a partial comment to my last blog entry, and here is a brief response to the … Continue reading

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Challenges with Learning Communities

Recently on twitter, I responded to a fellow tweeter (@ChrisWejr) when he asked if anyone had tried and been successful in creating a “Professional Learning Community” in BC.  (You see, BC has some interesting politics and furthermore, it is my … Continue reading

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