Investigations & Expressions Professional Learning
We take seriously our responsibility to protect the health and safety of our students and share in our communal responsibility to slow the spread of COVID-19 where possible. In addition to temporarily closing the school, we very reluctantly must cancel or postpone some important events. Please note that both the May 8 session and the Summer Symposium are now cancelled. Please read a message from the school below.
In this extraordinary situation, we are all challenged to reimagine how we can make connections with our youngest learners, as well as with the incredible educators that support and inspire them each and every day. Although we will not be able to offer our annual Summer Symposium this year, we do look to the future with optimism.
We value and welcome the opportunity to be in dialogue with you again in the near future. Stay tuned for creative BSS offerings in the fall of 2020. These will no doubt provide new ways of working, sharing and strengthening our pedagogies, in service of young children in a way we couldn’t have imagined just two months ago.
In the interim, we would like to extend our best wishes and continued good health to all of you and your loved ones during this challenging time. May we all find collective strength.
The collaborative educators at The Bishop Strachan School
Investigations & Expressions 2020
All sessions offer a choice of workshops and presentations led by BSS teachers. Choose to focus on early childhood learning, or see what inquiry looks like in upper elementary grades. Develop confidence working with graphic materials, learn from real-world investigations, tour the school’s learning spaces, and use thinking routines that support collaboration and idea growth.
Friday, May 8 – CANCELLED
Summer Symposium 2020
Introduction to Reggio-inspired and inquiry-based pedagogy
Monday, July 6, and Tuesday, July 7 – CANCELLED
Extending the Inquiry: Deepen your work with pedagogical documentation and graphic materials
Wednesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 9 – CANCELLED
Leading Change: An institute for school leaders looking to promote a shift in school culture
Friday, July 10 – CANCELLED