#lsalearn Questions on the topic Starting A New Year

Tonight at 8pm ACST we have the first #lsalearn Twitter chat. Here are the questions we will focus on: Q1 How do schools make new students welcome? Q2 What strategies have you observed or used to give students ownership of their learning environment? Q3 How do schools foster connections with parents in the beginning of the school year? (esp new families) Q4 What communication strategies … Continue reading #lsalearn Questions on the topic Starting A New Year

#lsalearn Participating in a Chat On Twitter 

With the first #lsalearn chat coming up here are a few tips to help you in participating – Before the chat begins ensure you have the #lsalearn back channel open. Do this simply by typing in #lsalearn in the search window and pressing enter. If you get keen, you might want to get a Twitter platform installed like Tweetdeck. This is not necessary but it … Continue reading #lsalearn Participating in a Chat On Twitter 

PD that works – A Personal Project Approach

An innovation which has taken place at my current school was commenced last year. It was decided that we would have a greater focus on allowing staff to use allocated PD days to pursue their own passions and needs rather than keep the one PD for all approach. This became a project for each staff member. From personal experience it has resulted in a significant change … Continue reading PD that works – A Personal Project Approach