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Learning Science through Inquiry Workshop

Slides from Learning Science Through Inquiry.pdf Invitation to Inquiry – Grid Summary.pdf Process Skill rubric.pdf Pennies on a Bridge Inquiry Card – used for the DRiVe activity If you want more then check out what’s on offer this August up … Continue reading

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AiA Note to Self

Usually, I attend a workshop or presentation and leave with one (and sometimes morethan one) inspiring idea or strategy that I want to put into practice.  Unfortunately, by the time Monday morning rolls around and the busy-ness of the school day … Continue reading

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Intro to the Why’s & How’s of Formative Assessment

Planning to update the examples below [Sept 30, 2015] On Friday April 20th approximately 35 secondary teachers from around the VSB met to learn and share more about the why’s and how’s of formative assessment. The first part of the … Continue reading

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Revised Assessment in Action – April 20th – Churchill

This event has been changed and scaled down. Unfortunately the number of teachers who have signed up does not justify the cost of having Judy & Linda come & present. Fortunately I am very familiar with their work (and am … Continue reading

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Assessment in Action – Follow Up Resources

Presentations: Keynote Presentation (Linda Kaser) INQUIRY in ACTION (Judy Halbert & Linda Kaser) Aboriginal Education Presentation Renee Diemert & Chas Desjarlais English Presentation Pam Hansen Science Presentation – Jacob Martens Social Studies Presentation – Janet Thompson Effect size exercise & Appendix D BOOKS, FREE … Continue reading

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Blogging Sandbox – Wed Feb 1

Teachers interested in having their technology questions answered are invited to come play in the Digitally Yours Sandbox. It is time and space for you to be supported as you work on your tech-based projects. All levels of expertise are … Continue reading

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Newer English Teachers WS – Wed Nov 9

How English Teachers Survive Their First Early Years Challenges facing a newer English teacher are similar to, but not the same as other teachers.  The English teacher is responsible for improving the students’ reading and writing skills more so than … Continue reading

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Blogging Workshop – October 26

Blogging Sandbox for VSB Teachers (free) For all teachers regardless of whether they are new to blogging, fledgling bloggers, or experienced bloggers.  There will be a short presentation on why a teacher would want to blog, blogging guidelines for teachers, … Continue reading

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Resources & Networking for TOCs

Today was the first in a series of sessions organized for the benefit of VSB TOCs. Teachers networked, shared the best & most challenging experiences of past month, began building a TOC Survival Kit, and received information about a variety … Continue reading

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Science Miniconference – June 22nd –

Susan Hunter-Jivung, a Physics teacher at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary in Surrey, BC, is organising a Year of Science event at her school for teachers and students. The focus is conservation and many of the projects can be applied to science … Continue reading

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