May 6th Professional Learning

Building the Bridge to 2015-16

As we look ahead to 2015-16, we will continue to capitalize on our strengths and keep improving instructional strategies that are supported by research and have been proven to be best practice.


11:30 - Review of Agenda and Learning Intentions

11:40 - Team Building with GIANT Jenga

12:15 - Introduction to John Hattie & Visible Learning

12:30 - What does it Mean to be a Good Learner?

1:15 - Technology to Move Us Forward

Option I: Kahoot / B103 - Bring a Cell Phone

Option II: Google Classroom/ B104 - Bring Your Laptop

Learning Intentions and Success Criteria

Learning Intentions / Learning Targets

By the end of today, you will:

  • Understand the nine key mind frames needed to frame our thinking about teaching and learning in a visible learning school
  • Understand the key characteristics of a visible learner

Success Criteria

By the end of today, you will:

  • Be able to list some of the key characteristics of a visible learner
  • Be able to identify the extent to which our students exhibit the characteristics of a visible learner.
  • Be able to describe the mind frames which can have a major impact on student achievement.
VideoScribe on John Hattie's Visible Learning