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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Jim Strachan

I'm an Education Officer with Ontario Ministry of Education where I support teacher development across the province; specifically, the New Teacher Induction Program (NTIP), the Annual Learning Plan and Teacher Performance Appraisal (ALP/TPA), and the Teacher Learning and Leadership Program (TLLP).

I have been working with (and learning from) children for 31 years as a social worker, classroom teacher of grades 2 to 8, ICT instructional leader and most recently Program Coordinator: Beginning Teachers in the Toronto District School Board.

Recent publications include:
Mentoring for All (Ministry of Education, 2015).
http://mentoringmoments.ning.com/group/mentoring-mentors/page/mentoringf...
Building Effective Mentoring Relationships eBook (Ministry of Education, 2013). http://mentoringmoments.ning.com/group/ebooks/page/mentoringebook
Flash Forward! Rethinking Learning (Lantern Resources, 2012).
https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/flash-forward!/id567255190?mt=11
The Heart and Art of Teaching and Learning: Practical Ideas and Resources for Beginning Teachers (ETFO, 2011)
http://heartandart.ca

Areas of Interest: 
Kayaking,
Mentoring,
ICMT as a teaching and learning tool,
Authentic Learning for Educators (and Students)

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Posted discussion The Fundamental Elements of Mentorship

1 month 1 week ago to New Teachers

Posted discussion New Teacher Induction Program (NTIP) Resources

11 months 3 weeks ago to New Teachers

Posted discussion June Mentoring Moments - Listening and Learning

1 year 2 months ago to New Teachers

Posted discussion May Mentoring Moments - Key Ideas for Mentors

1 year 3 months ago to New Teachers

Posted discussion April Mentoring Moments - Learning Together

1 year 5 months ago to New Teachers

Posted discussion March Mentoring Moments - Measuring Impact

1 year 6 months ago to New Teachers

Posted discussion February Mentoring Moments - NTIP Networked Learning

1 year 6 months ago to New Teachers

Posted discussion January 2014 Mentoring Moments - Mentoring our Mentors

1 year 7 months ago to New Teachers

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