The Feedback-Rich Classroom in ELA 7-9

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Tannis Niziol

This is a multi-day event.

Day 1Nov 24, 2021 (3:30 pm to 5:00 pm MDT)
Day 2Dec 01, 2021 (3:30 pm to 5:00 pm MDT)
$20.00 (CAD)
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 22-LI-021
Focus: Assessment Curriculum Implementation English Language Arts Instructional Strategies

Target Audience

Grades 7-9 Teachers of: Language Arts

About this Learning Opportunity

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

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #3: Embodying Visionary Leadership
  • #4: Leading a Learning Community
  • #6: Providing Instructional Leadership
  • #7: Developing Leadership Capacity

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