D2L Minds Online
Assessment Component Main Page
1.1 Assessment Planning
1.2 Assessment for Learning
1.3 Learning Goals and Success Criteria
1.4 Descriptive Feedback
1.5 Assessment as Learning
1.6 Assessment of Learning
Leadership Component Main Page
2.1 Instructional Leadership
2.2 Professional Practice
2.3 Flexible Structures
2.4 Professional Inquiry
2.5 Student Well-being
Student Engagement Component Main Page
Student Engagement Criteria
3.1 Inclusive Environment
3.2 Partners in School Improvement
3.3 Student Voice
Curriculum Component Main Page
4.1 Culture of High Expectations
4.2 Literacy and Numeracy
4.3 Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century
4.4 Student Inquiry
4.5 Differentiated Instruction
4.6 Relevant Resources
4.7 Tiered Interventions
Pathways Component Main Page
5.1 Education and Career Planning
5.2 Experiential Learning
5.3 Varied Programs and Pathways
5.4 Extended Opportunities
Partnerships Component Main Page
6.1 School Councils
6.2 Valued Partners
6.3 Community Partnerships
6.4 Parental Support
Indicator 4.3: Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century
Teaching and learning in the 21st Century is collaborative, innovative and creative within a global context.
At the school:
A global perspective is developed and presented across content areas through inquiry based co-learning.
Teaching and learning includes critical thinking, problem solving, communication and collaboration.
Students are connected and challenged beyond the world of the school, using a variety of learning technologies.
Effective pedagogy is supported by diverse technologies.
A digital environment is an integral part of professional practice, learning and leadership.
District policy for the safe, legal and ethical use of information and communication technology is implemented and monitored.
School planning and professional practice align with evolving district and provincial priorities, focusing on 21st century teaching and learning and science and innovation.
In the classroom:
Higher order thinking skills are consistently integrated across disciplines.
A personal and local perspective is cultivated so that each student can make relevant links to the curriculum.
Tasks and assessments require students to apply knowledge, think critically, and analyse and synthesize in new situations and contexts.
Instruction includes how to access and evaluate the reliability, validity and credibility of resources.
Instruction includes how to connect with others and to create e-communities.
Instruction includes the ethical/legal use of information communications technologies.
Have access to and select appropriate technologies based on the task.
Use technologies to construct knowledge and document their learning.
Integrate, synthesize and apply content knowledge learning in novel situations with growing independence.
Demonstrate resilience and persistence when faced with challenges.
Work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams.
Apply a fundamental understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information technologies.
Assume leadership roles when working on authentic problems/projects and incorporate the use of relevant data, tools and experts in and beyond the classroom.
Access, critically evaluate and use texts, including digital content.
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