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Professional Learning Activities and Resources



1.1.2 High Impact Literacy Strategies and Assessments for Middle and Senior Years

Faye Brownlie’s powerpoint is available at 
Faye’s new book, Student Diversity, 3rd Edition: Teaching strategies to meet the learning needs of all students in K-10 classrooms, has practical high impact strategies and assessments. It is available at or from Portage and Main Press


1.2.1 Laura Brake
Change action Research: Implementing Substantive Numeracy Achievement

Numeracy Action Research Overview (PowerPoint Icon 215 KB)

Laura Brake and Ted Johnston brings a practical and common sense approach to system wide improvement in mathematics….

January File for participants


1.2.2 Dr. Cathy Marks Krpan E Learning Session for 2017 participants of Math Beyond Rules, Procedures and Routines new icon

Dr. Cathy Marks Krpan has prepared a Power Point to support teacher teams in planning to use math thinking strategies in your instruction.


  1. Read the instruction file and select a process to support you teams’ learning.
    Instruction File (PDF Icon 44 KB)
  2. Select a math question you want to build a think a loud strategy around and bring it to the meeting.
  3. Watch the PowerPoint Presentation:

Coming Soon

Grade 5, 7, 8 baseline assessment items developed in the 2016 Summer Institute with Laura Brake


School Self Review 

mRLC has embarked on a research and development project on School Self Review. 5 school divisions are participating in this action research in 2016–17. Lakeshore, Prairie Spirit, Border Land, Pine Creek a nd South West Horizon.

The intent of the project is to  provide practical, hands-on support for schools in order to develop their capacity to effectively collect and use evidence and in turn, take action that improves student achievement in reading, writing, and mathematics. For more details see participant discussion paper.


mRLC MORE Resources

The following PowerPoint's from the 2015 Summer Institute are available for your use.

  1. mRLC 2015 Summer institute (PowerPoint Icon 2.70 MB)
  2. IEYE Introduction Final Teachers- Reading and Writing (PowerPoint Icon 2.42 MB)
  3. August Workshop Math IEYE (PowerPoint Icon 3.98 MB)
  4. Moderation (PowerPoint Icon 1.35 MB)