Professional Activity Day Description – Feb. 1-2, 2024

Posted January 22, 2024

Information for Secondary Parents/Guardians

Dates: February 1st and 2nd, 2024

Length: Full Day

Secondary Topic :  Curriculum PD and Workshops

Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Online Modules

Description: School Staff will be working on Assessment and Evaluation. There will also be time scheduled for School Improvement Planning, with a focus on Literacy and STEM.

Secondary Staff – will spend time working on Assessment and Evaluation, and learning about Literacy and STEM as outlined below.

  • Literacy
    • Implementation of the new curriculum and effective practices for supporting students in the new Grade 9 de-streamed English course to consolidate foundational knowledge and skills
    • Literacy across the curriculum and subject courses 
  • STEM
    • Supporting student improvement in K-12 Mathematics through high impact instructional approaches and alignment with curriculum
    • A focus on high-impact instructional practices to support students in the Grade 9 de-streamed math course
    • Breaking down barriers to tech education
    • Understanding Skilled Trades the Apprenticeship Pathway
    • STEM across the curriculum and subject courses

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Staff

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