Archive for September 27, 2014

Creating our #bestyearever at Greystone

This past week we brought our school community together as we held our first assembly of our 2014-15 school year. All 700 students and staff gathered in the gym, just before we headed out on our annual Terry Fox Run, to celebrate an amazing school start-up. We shared some images of our students and their learning from the month of September. Looking forward to creating our best year ever with our Greystone School Community.

Making our Learning Public

We have had an incredible start to this school year. A big focus has been to get our learning out there to the world beyond the walls of Greystone – and this is really taking off right now with most classes blogging and/or sharing their learning on Twitter. Here are a few highlights from the past week.

Greystone Begins the Best Year Ever

A Staff Retreat to focus on how students can take ownership of their learning through formative assessment practices, reviewing how to build a community of learners through developing class and learning community agreements, and welcoming over 660 students to our school community this year has been exciting – and it really could not have gone any better. We have had an amazing start-up. We have been tweeting some of our stories from the first few weeks of school – here they are:

 

 

 

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