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Empowered by Design

Discover how a change in school culture goes beyond student achievement…

“After viewing Empowered by Design, I felt energized and inspired. The educators in this resource realized the importance of relationships, trust, high expectations and strong moral purpose. I hope you enjoy this story as much as I did.” – Mary Jean Gallagher

Part 1 - The Queen Alexandra Middle School Story
Part 2 - Supporting the Process
Additional Video Resources

Elizabeth Coelho – Linguistic Diversity: An Asset

Elizabeth Coelho has extensive expertise in the area of English language learners, immigrant education, and effective instruction in linguistically and culturally diverse schools.

Video Clips

“Living in a State of Inquiry”: Lessons from the Student Work Study Teacher Initiative

The Living in a State of Inquiry: Lessons Learned from the Student Work Study Teacher Initiative resource will deepen the understanding of the Student Work Study (SWST) initiative. Research findings and the learning from teams representing a variety of school boards in Ontario are featured as the far reaching impacts of this initiative are explored.

Deepening our Learning
Evolution of Work
Future Directions
Spread and Sustain

Student Engagement

In this resource you will see a novice drama group with grade 10, 11 and 12 students. They decided to explore the notion of student engagement, an important issue for themselves and their peers.

They jotted down their ideas in response to 4 simple prompts:

I need

I don’t need…

Video Clips

Honouring Student Voice in Mathematics

This resource profiles a teacher and her Grade 5/6 as they work through a three-part mathematics lesson. The students reflect on how they have supported each other as a community of learners in developing their understanding of mathematics.

Plan for the Math by Doing the Math
Fostering a Community of Learners
Student Voice and the Three-Part Lesson

Discovering Voice

This series spotlights on both the transformative potential of student voice and  educators a rethinking roles and…

Creating the Conditions for Learning
Developing Student Voice
Deepening Understandings of Voice
Authentic Application of New Learning

Student-Led Conferencing

Student-led conferences offer authentic opportunities for students to share their learning with their parents/caregivers.

Grade 3
Grade 6
Grade 7-8
Informing Practice
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