OISE INCH (Innovation, Networking, and Creativity Hub) is a unique Saturday morning professional learning program and social exchange for middle year to high school educators. The morning includes innovative networking activities and engaging, interactive workshops facilitated by enthusiastic Ontario-based educators.
During the event, you’ll actively participate in two hands-on workshops, where you’ll gain relevant, engaging and ready-to-use strategies, resources and teaching and learning activities. In exchange, you’ll simply share your own innovative “trade items” with your facilitators – which can be as simple as an inspirational quote, or a teaching and learning strategy or resource you’ve put into practice.
This program aims to bring together educators from across Toronto and the GTA, and to provide a space for innovative and creative learning, networking and the sharing of best practices.
OISE INCH intends to build the foundation of a community of practice for dynamic educators to join together to share their own knowledge, experience and expertise with other educators.
The program was designed by Katy Whitfield, a Toronto high school teacher and OISE MEd graduate (2014) in collaboration with OISE Continuing and Professional Learning.
Date: November 3, 2018
8:45-9:00AM: Check-in and registration
9:00-9:20AM: Welcome and Networking Activities
9:30-10:45AM: INCH WORKSHOP 1
Choose one of:
A1. Shifting practice and pedagogy to more innovative practice in the 21st century classroom
Facilitator: Katy Whitfield, Teacher, Toronto District School Board
A2. The Dramatic Classroom
Facilitator: Marcel Dragonieri, Teacher, Toronto District School Board
11:00-12:15PM: INCH WORKSHOP 2
Choose one of:
B1. The Conscientious Classroom: Mindfulness and Anti-Oppression Strategies for positive classroom communities
Facilitator: Sara Faulkner, Teacher, York Region District School Board
B2. Meditation and Mindfulness in the Classroom
Facilitator: David Reibetanz, Teacher, Toronto District School Board
12:15-12:45PM: Sharing, Wrap-up