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Joan Zachariou


Joan Zachariou
Pedagogical Consultant
Lester B. Pearson School Board


Professional:  To bring the best educational techniques to the social studies teachers and to make World History and Quebec History more appealing to high school students, so they can experience more success.

Personal learning:  To learn more about nutrition and physical education, and how health wellness can benefit high school students during times of stress.

Why are you part of the Lead Data Team?  I would like to learn about school improvement and student success by using data and research


EBP Action Research: 

Améliorer les habiletés des élèves en expression de la réaction aux textes.

LBPSB initiatives:

Deep learning (the 6 C’s)

PD delivered:
  • Formative assessment, 2015
  • New History of Quebec and Canada programs (grade 9 and 10)
  • Moderation, 2016

What improvement model(s) are you using in your SB? 

Deep Learning, RTI and Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)

What could you spend hours talking about? 

The importance of health & wellness, including nutrition, for high school students, particularly in relation to dealing with stress.