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Professional Learning Rotation schedule for the Teaching Assistants

Aug. 31 Ana Topic: The PYP Baseline

Sept. 7 No school holiday


Sept. 14 Dani Lab Topic: Windows 10 and photos troubleshooting
Sept. 21 Joyce Library Topic: Book Location
Sept. 28 Joyce Library Topic: Book Location OR Making a resource list of PYP Attitudes for book display

Oct. 5 Dani Lab Topic: Digital footprint and cyber security


Oct. 12 No school mid-semester break
Oct. 19 TA Meeting Topic: Introduction to TA meetings- discussion of purpose and roles
Oct. 26 Ana Topic: Inquiry

Nov. 2 Dani Lab Topic: iPad apps


Nov. 9 TA Meeting Topic: discussion of what TAs would like to learn- brainstorm
Nov. 16 Michelle PS Research Lab Topic: Vocabulary Development Part I
Nov. 23 Meeting with the Principal Topic: Culture and cultural bias
Nov. 30 TA Meeting Topic: Behaviour Management 1

Dec. 7 Dani Lab Topic: Internet safety

Jan. 11 Dani Lab Topic: Explain Everything and Draw and Tell tools
Jan. 18 TA Meeting Topic: Behaviour Management 2
Jan. 25 Ana Topic: Concept-based learning

Feb. 1 Dani Lab Topic: Research skills Part I


Feb. 8 Time to work on Mahara Preparing for SLC
Feb. 15 Michelle PS Research Lab Topic: Vocabulary Development Part II
Feb. 22 Kathy Topic: Supporting students writing: Generating ideas

March 1 - Dani Lab Topic: Copyright images


March 8 TA Meeting Topic: Cancelled
March 15 Ana Anas classroom Topic: PYP Evaluation
March 22 Michelle PS Research Lab Topic: Vocabulary Development Part III
March 29 No School mid-semester break

April 5 Dani Lab Topic: Microsoft Office MSWord level I


April 12 TA Meeting Topic: Quality feedback
April 19 Joyce Library Topic: Understanding the library collection
April 26 Joyce Library Topic: Note Taking versus Note Making

May 3 Dani Lab Topic: Microsoft Office MSWord level II


May 10 TA Meeting Topic: TBA
May 17 Kathy Topic: Supporting students in accessing curriculum; Needs Assessment for next year
May 24 Ana Anas classroom Topic: Reflection
May 31 TA Meeting Topic: TBA

June 7 Dani Lab Topic: Goals for next year