Instructional Leaders PD Playlist of Resources and Strategies

Facilitator(s): Cheryl Babin
This is a multi-day event.
Day 1Oct 10, 2020 (12:00 am to 12:00 am MDT)
Day 2Nov 10, 2020 (12:00 am to 12:00 am MDT)
Day 3Dec 10, 2020 (12:00 am to 12:00 am MDT)
Day 4Jan 10, 2021 (12:00 am to 12:00 am MDT)
Day 5Feb 10, 2021 (12:00 am to 12:00 am MDT)
Day 6Mar 10, 2021 (12:00 am to 12:00 am MDT)
Day 7Apr 10, 2021 (12:00 am to 12:00 am MDT)
No charge
Location: Virtual
Course code: 21-LE-188

Target Audience


About this learning opportunity

Spark curiosity and promote deep, shared understanding with these PD supports for Instructional Leaders.  Use the materials provided each month as a springboard for the work you do with staff, or to support your own professional learning in the area of conceptual understanding.  Each playlist offers videos, articles, blogs and strategies for how to build teacher capacity for practices that enable deeper, more transferable understandings.  We know your time is precious, and so each resource is equipped with an engaging strategy to model, inspire and focus on learning effectively and efficiently with your teams. 

Topics Uncovered in each PD Playlist

October Playlist:  Why Concepts?

November Playlist:  Concept Attainment Foundations

December Playlist:  Digging Deeper

January Playlist:  Implementation Strategies

February Playlist:  Deep Understanding for All

March Playlist:  Concepts for the Younger Years

April Playlist:  Bonus Buffet of Inspiration

Sign up today to have this invaluable PD Playlist for Instructional Leaders emailed directly to your inbox on the 10th of each month.

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Optional Playlist Jam Sessions – Connect to discuss!

Add value to your Instructional Leadership PD Playlist by engaging in an online Collaborative Community!  Join us once per month for 30 minutes to unpack the Playlist offerings through an informal dialogue and sharing opportunity.  Bring your coffee and invite your colleagues to reflect and go further by adding your expertise and creativity to the mix.

About the facilitator(s)

Cheryl Babin M.Ed., is a Designer of Professional Learning with the Calgary Regional Consortium.  With experience in public, international and independent schools as an educator, experiential learning director, instructional coach and consultant, Cheryl currently designs and facilitates online and face to face professional development sessions and serves as an International Baccalaureate Programme Coordinator.  Cheryl supported pre-service teachers as a sessional instructor for B. Ed. students at St. Mary's University in Calgary and has been an IB workshop leader in North America for 14 years. Specific areas of interest and experience include designing learning through pedagogy that ignites critical thinking, concept based curriculum and instruction, student engaged assessment, and the development of international-mindedness and global perspectives.  

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