BROOKE MOORE is the District Principal of Inquiry and Innovation in Delta, BC, Canada. She is also an instructor at Vancouver Island University and the editor-in-chief of UBC’s Transformative Educational Leadership Journal, located at teljournal.educ.ubc.ca/.
In our conversation, Brooke describes the experience of working through stiff parent resistance while introducing progressive strategies around assessment in a West Vancouver high school. She shares about some exciting cross-curricular learning initiatives she’s involved with and lists some of her biggest passions outside of education: parenting, writing, and storytelling. Brooke also gives us some great recommendations regarding books to read, a Twitter account to follow, and much more.
In this episode, Brooke discusses …
- 0:58 – her current education situation
- 1:24 – the experience of disrupting the status quo around assessment
- 5:21 – what excites her about education today: IBL and PBL initiatives like Delta Farm Roots
- 7:30 – areas of personal learning outside of education: parenting, writing, story-telling
- 9:22 – a personal habit that contributes to her success: consistent enthusiasm
- 10:19 – a Twitter account to follow: @ClaireDaoust
- 11:48 – her edtech tool recommendations: Canva.com and Google Read & Write
- 12:56 – two book recommendations: Leadership for Teacher Learning (by Dylan Wiliam) and Embers (by Richard Wagamese)
- 13:33 – a podcast recommendation: Office Hours (by Daniel Pink)
- 13:57 – a Netflix recommendation: Jane the Virgin
- 14:26 – the best ways to follow her online
Song Track Credits
Intro: Relax (by Simon More)
Outtro: Starley – Call on Me Remix (by DJ Zhorik)
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