Blogs: Visit to YRDSB
School-Based Modern Learning Reps
How will having in-house modern learning representative in each school support the effective implementation of the modern learning framework?
The Technology and Learning Fund from the Ministry and Learning Connection Fund will be used to support various actions related to the Board’s Modern Learning Strategy. This opportunity is one of many ongoing and new opportunities supporting the Board’s three foci of Mathematics, Modern Learning and Mental Health, that will be available through various departments.
With the approval of their principal, one elementary Special Education teacher from 4 CEC areas will join 3 other teachers from their school as Modern Learning Representatives (MLRs). These teachers will be supported by Curriculum and Instructional Services, Digital Literacy Resource Teacher Shadi Yazdan and Technology Resource Teacher Andrea Brown to build capacity in the area of modern learning. At the same time, they will contribute to building a community of learners and support the Modern Learning focus.
The Modern Learning Representative Team will promote the improvement of literacy and/or numeracy instruction by:
Based on our Director's plan, modern learning is authentic, relevant, deep learning that enables learners to create, to connect, to communicate and to share their learning with the world and to be future ready. Our project will: