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Impact of the IMYM Project on Grade 7 Pilot Teachers: A Follow-up Report

March 2000

Prepared by Distance Learning and Information Technologies Unit, Program Development Branch, Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth


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5.0 Sharing the IMYM Model

One of the criteria for participating in the IMYM pilot was that teachers share their IMYM experiences with colleagues, parents, and adminstrators. At the end of the pilot project, grade 7 teachers were asked to complete a Record of IMYM Sharing Form. The following chart and table illustrates how IMYM pilot teachers have shared or planned to share their IMYM experiences.

 

Sharing Experiences Analysis Have Shared Plan to Share
Share IMYM model with other teachers in my school 20 (95%) 7 (33%)
Share ICT knowledge 19 (90%) 6 (29%)
Share IMYM model with other teachers in my division/district 14 (67%) 7 (33%)
Share Balance and Harmony unit with other Grade 7 teachers in my school 14 (67%) 5 (24%)
Hold open house (parents, teachers, principals, school trustees, superintendent) 13 (62%) 7 (33%)
Open my IMYM7 classroom for visitation 13 (62%) 7 (33%)
Create IMYM7 classroom website 9 (43%) 12 (57%)
Mentoring (help colleagues set-up and teach Balance and Harmony unit) 8 (38%) 3 (14%)
Write article for local newspaper 5 (24%) 4 (19%)
Speak to university class 1 (5%) 1 (5%)
Make SAG presentation - 2 (10%)
Other:    
Make ManACE presentation - 1 (5%)
Make School board presentation 2 (10%) -
Initiate IMYM 5-8 projects 1 (5%) -
Professional Development Networking Group Technology Committee presentation 1 (5%) -

(n=20 of 21; 95% response rate)

 

Data Collection Form for Self-Directed Professional Learning
As IMYM7 pilot teachers you agreed to share your IMYM experiences with colleagues, parents, administrators, etc.
Plan to Share Have Shared IMYM Experiences
share Balance and Harmony Unit with other Grade 7 teachers in my school
mentoring (help colleague set-up and teach Balance & Harmony unit)
share IMYM model with other teachers in my school
share IMYM model with other teachers in my division/district
share ICT knowledge
create IMYM classroom website
hold open house (parents, teachers, principals, school trustees, superintendents)
open my IMYM classroom for visitation
make ManACE presentation
make SAG presentation
write article for local newspaper
write journal article
speak to university class (preservice or post-baccalaureate)
other IMYM sharing activity, please specify ________________________
other IMYM sharing activity, please specify ________________________

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