• Story Workshop: New Possibilities for Young Writers

    Story Workshop: New possibilities for young writers by Susan Harris Mackay Bring a Colleague and the Resource Discussion topics: Oral language and Writing Classroom set up Connections to the curriculum First Meeting – November 10th, 2022 Time – 3:30 to 5:00 Location – Learning Services DDC Target Audience – Kindergarten Teachers, ECE’s Register with Danielle […]

  • Intro to the 23-24 Reporting Policy Framework (repeat session – online)

    Join Director of Instruction, Jarrod Bell, in this introduction to the K-12 Reporting Policy Framework for the 2023-2024 school year. An opportunity for feedback on how we implement the policy in SD60 will be provided via online form and conversation during the session. Supporting document – https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/education/administration/kindergarten-to-grade-12/k-12_student_reporting_policy_framework-interim_supporting_materials.pdf District Webpage – https://www.prn.bc.ca/board/k-12-reporting-policy-framework-2023-2024/  November 21, 2022 – […]

  • Ways to Convert a Standards Based Gradebook to a Percentage

    Based on feedback from teachers in the secondary we’ve created a session to help educators using a Standards Based Grading approach to convert to a percentage for use on a report card / learning update / learning summary. When – November 1st, 2022 at 3:30pm-4:30pm Where – NPSS, room TBD (check at office if you […]

  • NOIIE: Networks of Inquiry and Indigenous Education

    School District No. 60 has been a member of NOIIE, a provincial  inquiry-based network of districts in British Columbia, for several years. Established in 2000, NOIIE was designed to improve the quality and equity of education in BC through inquiry, teamwork across roles, schools and districts, as well as a focus on applying coaching forms […]

  • School District No. 60 FASD Learning Series

    The Provincial Outreach Program for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (POPFASD) is hosting a learning series over the 2022-23 school year.  Please see poster and link below for further information. Dates:  October 21, November 8, December 6, January 10, February 7, February 28 & April 21 Please note that the April 21st date will be a […]

  • 2022-23 Provincial Outreach Program for the Early Years (POPEY) Workshop Schedule for Teachers

    POPEY has released it 2022-23 list of workshops open to all teachers across the province.  Themes this year include:  The Foundations of literacy, Writing across the curriculum, Supporting SEL and Playful literacy learning & Bringing authentic first peoples content to the K-3 Classroom Dates:  Please click on pdf link below for all series dates Times:  […]

  • Concept Studio – A Five Session Inquiry with a Focus on Math Concepts

    A concept studio is a place for building connections to place, culture and community through responses to provocations using materials both natural and man-made.  This inquiry is about how to make this work for both students and teachers. Dates of Sessions:  September 27, October 18, November 22, January 24 & April 25, 2022 Time:  To […]

  • Introduction to the Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Program

    Want to gain an understanding of the Heggerty program and its benefits? Dates:  September 8 or November 3, 2022 Time:  3:30-5:00 pm Audience:  All interested teachers with a Kindergarten & grade 1 focus; Learning Assistant Teachers; Resource Teachers Location:  District Development Centre located at SD 60 Board Office Facilitator:  Anita Yorke, District Literacy Support Teacher […]