ASPS Story: Collaborative Learning Culture

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  • Onground + Online = Super Visibility

    Here's the sweet spot? Its a blend.

  • How do you show your "connectedness"?

    Are you intentional and consistent about what you do?Do you role model in visible ways?Do you intentionally position things for change?Where do you lean: towards anchors or change?Are you reflective?Do you engage with wider collaboration?

  • Just the facts which layer on context:-2 years & 5 months -305 Grade 7 & 8 students-20 staff Learning Conditions:-wifi & focus on blended learning -BYOD - leverage instrumented backpack and pocket-instrumented learning spaces: iPads, chromebooks, desktops, data video projector, interactive whiteboard

  • Sandbox in many ways with staff.

  • Cultivate Your Being Online

  • Questions matter more than answers!

  • Alwaysgo



  • Building a Collaborative Learning Culture learn alongside - LEARNING FIRST equip them - GIVE THEM TECH no opt out - ENGAGE EVERYBODY pick one - Google Docs focus f2f learning sessions learn in groups that make sense continuous learning mode informal 1:1 sessions Different points of entry let them play - tinker personal check-ins celebrate the growth give them time & space, it's hard work - empathy stay the course & respond to resistance integrate in meaningful ways - real-life problem-solving that

    make a difference in the learning learn first, lead second - learner, coach & then a leader

  • Consider these questions:

    Does the physical setting of your school reflect a participatory, creative, connected, information-rich culture?


    Are your learning spaces instrumented? Do you leverage instrumented pockets and backpacks?


    Does your staff use social networking tools? Does your staff create and produce every time you meet?


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    Where are the barriers? What gets in the way?

  • Creating a culture of continuous learning and growth

    Growth Mindset:

    passionate practice learning always comes first hard work dedication

    Teaching a growth mindset creates motivation and productivity.

    Carol Dweck, Mindset

  • Learn first, lead second.

    What Time is it?