The Reflective Practitioner: Creating a Culture of Feedback

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Tannis Niziol
Date:November 15, 2021
Time:10:45 am to 11:45 am MDT
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 22-DD-EV-TN-108
Focus: Assessment Curriculum, Assessment & Pedagogy District Days

About this Learning Opportunity

Few would argue the importance of feedback to increase student growth and achievement. Yet teachers and students alike continue to wonder how to best give and receive the kind of feedback that truly moves learning forward while at the same time encouraging student agency. This session will explore some of the best practices and conditions that help to create a culture of feedback in the classroom.

All learning opportunities with the ERLC regional team will focus on the Alberta Education and district priority areas.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #4: Leading a Learning Community
  • #6: Providing Instructional Leadership

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge
  • #4: Establishing Inclusive Learning Environments

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the Facilitator

Tannis is currently supporting Alberta teachers as a Professional Learning Facilitator with the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium. She recently served as a curriculum consultant for the Edmonton Catholic School Division. Throughout her 30-year career as an educator, in both Edmonton and Winnipeg, Tannis remains passionate about teaching and learning, and the need for explicit literacy apprenticeship at all levels in all subject areas. Tannis is a voracious reader who believes all students deserve access to rich, diverse reading experiences and to a safe equitable space to talk about what they see, hear, think and feel. She is on a journey to disrupt and bring clarity to the conversations that drive our planning and assessment practice.

Twitter: @tanrit57