Creating Innovative Learning Opportunities (CILO)
In looking at creating innovative learning opportunities for our staff, I am testing out using a tool called a “blog.” I have set this blog up using a free online tool called Word Press (which is free!) that will allow us to share, hopefully, in a very easy way.
I am hoping that having the opportunity to be able to see what others are examining and working on during their professional learning time will assist us in enabling the necessary conversations to happen to take our practice to the next level.
As our teams add a comment to this posting, you should be able to see the postings from everyone all at once. This will save having to go through every little posting in D2L and be able to quickly and easily be able to see what everybody is using his or her CILO time for in order to enhance student learning.
I will be very interested to see and reflect on how our experiment works. I am also looking into other potential communication platforms that would make communication much easier for the staff at Keeler School to not only stay informed but to take our practice forward. D2L works just fine, but we need something that comes right to us, rather than a tool that we have to go to…