• District Problem Solving Assessment Committee

    The district is organizing the establishment of a teacher committee in support of the new problem solving assessment in grades 3-5.  Teachers interested in having input about the review and editing of the district rubric, benchmarking samples, find good problems and teaching problem sovling are welcome to sign up for the inital information meeting on […]

  • Words Their Way

    Words Their Way is a recommended district resource used as part of a balanced literacy program.  Words Their Way is used for word study for phonics, vocabulary and spelling development. Dates:  September 27th & October 4th Format;  Session 1 will be virtual and Session 2 will be in person Facilitator:  Anita Yorke, District Literacy Support […]

  • UDL Now! by Katie Novak Book Study

    Target Audience:  All Teachers, All grades, All subject areas & All levels of experience Date: First informational meeting will be held on  September 21st  at 4:00 pm via Zoom to set up the format and dates of the book study with interested participants. Format will likely include 8 sessions. Please confirm your attendance by email […]

  • myBlueprint

    New to myBlueprint or Want Some Implementation Ideas? myBlueprint has two products:  All About Me (grades 5/6) & Education Planner (7-12).  Both are online platforms used in our schools. Both are available in English & French. myBlueprint is a Canadian company that offers lessons that align with the BC Curriculum  Some Highlights: Portfolio Development Student […]

  • 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:  […]

  • The Guided Reading Lesson: Breaking It Down (K-3 Focus)

    Want to further develop your literacy skills?  Want to know how guided reading works?  This series is offered in three sessions:  Before Reading, During Reading and After Reading.  Interested teachers can register for all three sessions OR individual sessions of their choosing. Dates:  Session 1 on September 15th; Session 2 on October 27th & Session […]

  • 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 […]

  • Plotting Your Course: August 2022 Workshop Series

    Plotting Your Course is a week of optional workshops for teachers, new, experienced and TTOCs. As well, support staff  is welcome to attend. The week offers a variety of curriculum areas as well as workshops about Social Emotional Learning.  Registration and questions can be directed to learningservices@prn.bc.ca.  Specific questions about the workshop can be directed […]