"he crown jewel of our year-long, job-embedded professional learning journey, The Connected Learner Experience, is the action research project that each team completes and presents at our year-end culminating celebration. Action research is a process in which our educators collaboratively examine their own educational practice systematically and carefully. They work together to identify a problem within their school or community, and then collaboratively to solve it. Action research is meaningful, positive, and reflective. It is data-driven, action-based, improvement-focused, and it’s transformative.
We’ll be posting a series of featured action research projects from our 2011-12 teams as they prepare for their culminating presentations. First up is this interview with our team from Fredericksburg Academy and their electronic portfolios for students project..."