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With contributions from the CODE Team, Bluewater District School Board, Christopher R. Bugaj, Peterborough Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board, FrontRow Canada, HP Canada.


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Issue 1, November 2008

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Cover and Contents (pg 1) [PDF-119kb]
Letter from the editors, list of contributors, and table of contents.

Using Assistive Technology, Differentiated Instruction, and Professional Learning Teams (pg 2-3) [PDF-286kb]
This article describes the board's CODE Project focus in increasing student achievement through access to and use of Assistive Technology among students with special needs (Grades 5 to 10) during both instruction and assessment; the use of Differentiated Instruction approaches in teaching and assessment; and the establishment of Professional Learning Communities.

Schools Attuned® in Grand Erie (pg 4-5) [PDF-117kb]
This article describes the Schools Attuned® professional development program and service delivery model implemented in this board. This program was designed to equip educators with the knowledge, skills, and tools to make sound professional judgments about instructional and assessment practices that affect all types of learners, and accomplishes key professional learning goals outlined in Education for All.

Bâtir la capacité du personnel pour assurer la réussite de tous les élèves (pg 5) [PDF-100kb]
Le projet vise à bâtir la capacité du personnel dans l'enseignement de la lecture par la CAP, la formation et l'accompagnement afin de favoriser la réussite des élèves ayant des besoins particuliers.

Assistive Technology: Tech Tuesdays (pg 5-7) [PDF-246kb]
This article describes the use of Assistive Technology (AT) to support Intermediate and Secondary students and to help them gain independence, opportunity, a sense of accomplishment, and academic success. Opportunities for professional dialogue and collaboration throughout each phase of the project were viewed as keys to the success of the project.

Making a Difference by Making It Different (pg 7) [PDF-100kb]
This article describes the implementation of Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) across the board, including the success in building teacher capacity at the primary level, the challenges of implementation across the system from Kindergarten to Grade 12, and the lessons learned.

All Aboard! Final Destination…Student Success (pg 8-9) [PDF-131kb]
This article focuses on the board's journey in implementing an Assistive Technology project with Junior/Intermediate students with learning disabilities that enhanced students' communication skills in literacy and supported learning in the regular classroom using the elements of universal design as the foundation.

Education for All Mathematics Project (pg 9-10) [PDF-119kb]
This article describes the board's CODE Project focus on sustainable professional development in mathematics in the elementary grades, including ongoing support for classroom teachers through job-embedded professional learning.

Knowledge Translation in Action: A CSC/CODE Collaboration (pg 10) [PDF-71kb]
An introduction to Curriculum Services Canada and their role in the development of resources and learning opportunities with CODE.

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