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ABCs of Reading Workshop notes

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Gail Bailey - 3 years ago
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A workshop handout for a presentation consisting …
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Gail Bailey - 3 years ago
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A workshop handout for a presentation consisting of a collection of teacher-tested strategies and suggestions for helping student build strong reading foundations.
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Research
Learning
Keywords
superconference
reading
remediation
reading strategies
Learning Standards
Comprehend and Connect (reading, listening, viewing)
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 28, 2017
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Assessment during the COVID-19 pandemic

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BCTF PSID - one year ago
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A guide to what the COVID-19 pandemic means for a…
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BCTF PSID - one year ago
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A guide to what the COVID-19 pandemic means for assessment.
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Research
Curriculum
Learning
Pedagogy
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assessment
reporting
COVID-19
professional autonomy
literacy
numeracy
K–9 Student Reporting Policy
Language
English
Date Created
May 5, 2020
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BCATML Ministry of Education - Workshop Presentation

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Rome Lavrencic - 6 years ago
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This document is a PDF version of the Ministry of…
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Rome Lavrencic - 6 years ago
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This document is a PDF version of the Ministry of Education's PowerPoint Presentation shown on October 24, 2014 as part of the BCATML Celebrating Languages Conference. It reviews the direction the province is currently taking with the re-writing of the Core French curriculum. This document is graciously shared by Laura Hawkes, Brent Munro and Claire Guy.
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Languages
French
Research
Curriculum
Keywords
Français
FSL
Core French
French Curriculum
Learning Standards
This document provides an overview of the structure of the new Core French curriculum.
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 15, 2014
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Constructive Deliberations Tool Kit

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Bruce Beairsto - 2 years ago
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This resource is a tool kit of short PDF files th…
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Adult
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Bruce Beairsto - 2 years ago
Description
This resource is a tool kit of short PDF files that can be used in a variety of ways to improve a group’s ability to understand each other, resolve differences and make good decisions. It was developed to support a seminar series conducted by the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy (CSELP) at SFU. The tool kit could be useful for staff meetings, school-based team meetings or union executive meetings for example.  It can also help individuals to deepen their understanding of the complexities of communication and improve their ability to be constructive participants in any type of discussion - whether as part of a group or more generally in their interpersonal relations.
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Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Research
Reflective practice
Keywords
dialogue
decision-making
collaborative problem-solving
teacher pro-d
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 3, 2018
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Continuity of learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

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BCTF PSID - one year ago
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This resource outlines general principles to keep…
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BCTF PSID - one year ago
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This resource outlines general principles to keep in mind as you create learning opportunities for your students.
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Research
Curriculum
Learning
Keywords
continuity of learning
COVID-19
curriculum
core competencies
professional autonomy
technology
Language
English
Date Created
May 5, 2020
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Core Competency Posters

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BCTF - 4 years ago
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The core competencies along with literacy and num…
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BCTF - 4 years ago
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The core competencies along with literacy and numeracy foundations and essential content and concepts are at the centre of the redesign of curriculum and assessment. Core competencies are sets of intellectual, personal, and social and emotional proficiencies that all students need to develop in order to engage in deep learning and life-long learning. Through provincial consultation, three core competencies were identified. Posters created by the BC Ministry of Education.
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Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Français arts langagiers
Health and PE
Languages
Mathematics
Research
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Communication
Thinking
Personal & Social Responsibility
Positive Personal & Cultural Identity
Personal Awareness & Responsibility
Social Responsibility
Creative Thinking
Critical Thinking
Ministry of Education
URLs
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/competencies
Learning Standards
Core Competencies are embedded in all revised K-12 curricular areas.
Duration
N/A
Language
English
Date Created
May 16, 2017
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COVID-19 and the brain

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BCTF PSID - one year ago
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How does stress affect the brain? BCTF Research a…
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BCTF PSID - one year ago
Description
How does stress affect the brain? BCTF Research asked Dr. Hagar Goldberg, a neuroscience researcher at the University of British Columbia, to answer our questions.
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Health and PE
Research
Learning
Reflective practice
Keywords
covid-19
well-being
brain
student-learning
pandemic
behaviour
learning engagement
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 25, 2020
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Engaged Philosophical Inquiry: A self-directed inquiry group guide

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Gaelle Nicolussi - 3 years ago
Description
This guide is meant to support professional leani…
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Adult
Submitted By
Gaelle Nicolussi - 3 years ago
Description
This guide is meant to support professional leaning among educators but may also be useful to parents or other adults who interact with children. It is designed to be used in self-directed inquiry groups but can also be used for personal study. It builds capacity for using engaged philosophical inquiry in drug education but the concepts and skills apply to education generally. The material in this guide is arranged as an 8-session inquiry, but you can adapt it to fit your own needs. The theory and practice readings have been carefully selected to provide an accessible introduction to the material and stimulate the application of the ideas into practice. They familiarize you with foundational ideas and theories of philosophical inquiry and how they can be applied to different learning environments. They discuss different philosophical content (e.g., questions) and philosophical methods to help you with facilitation. They are meant to stimulate thinking not provide all the answers.
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Curriculum
Learning
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
Keywords
professional learning
capacity building
drug education
philosophical thinking
reflective thinking
teacher resource
URLs
https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/hs-epi-guide.pdf
Learning Standards
The material in this guide is arranged as an 8-session inquiry, but you can adapt it to fit your own availability and needs. Each session includes: • a theory reading and a practice reading • a short introduction to the material • discussion questions that emerge out of the readings • activities to work on individually, with colleagues or in the classroom • suggestions for reflection and recording thoughts in your journal The theory and practice readings have been carefully selected to provide an accessible introduction to the material and stimulate the application of the ideas into practice. They familiarize you with foundational ideas and theories of philosophical inquiry and how they can be applied to different learning environments. They discuss different philosophical content (e.g., questions) and philosophical methods (e.g., analytic, phenomenological and hermeneutic) to help you with facilitation. They are meant to stimulate thinking not provide all the answers.
Duration
Several days with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2017
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Engaging Students in Sustainable Action Projects, Facilitator's Guide

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Kim Fulton - 6 years ago
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This resource explains how to ethically involve c…
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Kim Fulton - 6 years ago
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This resource explains how to ethically involve classes in sustainable action projects.
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Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
Research
Learning
Pedagogy
Keywords
action projects
place based learning
sustainability
inquiry learning
cross curricular
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 27, 2015
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Environmental Science Draft Ideas

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MacKenzie Bouchard - 3 years ago
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This document contains tips and tricks for teachi…
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MacKenzie Bouchard - 3 years ago
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This document contains tips and tricks for teaching the newly proposed Environmental Science coursework that will be implemented with the BC Draft Curriculum in the near future. My goal was to provide teaching strategies, assessment suggestions, field trip opportunities, and classroom ideas that are student led learning opportunities. In this document, you will NOT find worksheets or seat work. My hope was to provide invigorating ideas involving Environmental Science that will spark debate and critical thinking in your classroom. This document may be used or adapted for any science class. This was done as a Teach BC Assignment for my education coursework with the UNBC Education Program. I hope you enjoy it!
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Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Teaching Strategies
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Curriculum
Learning
Keywords
Biology
Wetland
Draft Curriculum
New Curriculum
Learning Standards
This document intends to aid teachers in their unit planning for the new Draft Environmental Science 11 and 12 coursework. Included in the article are means for implementing the values of the new curriculum into any science classroom, means for assessment (mainly formative, but could also be used for summative), as well as different methods for teaching the course material, and an included slide show and lesson plan. This was done as an assignment for my UNBC Education Program coursework. I hope you enjoy it!
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15-80 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2018
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Explain the Image

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Maria Vamvalis - 3 years ago
Description
In this 'Tools for Thought' lesson developed by T…
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Maria Vamvalis - 3 years ago
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In this 'Tools for Thought' lesson developed by The Critical Thinking Consortium (www.tc2.ca) students use visual clues to explain images. They develop an understanding of the importance of making plausible inferences about an image in order to gather information about a historical or contemporary situation or place. It includes instructional suggestions for teachers (learn about the strategy, practicing the strategy, independent student activities) and resources for students (data chart, rating scale, student guide, samples and self-assessment rubric). An additional 80 Tools for Thought lessons are available to either individual members of Partner schools, boards and/or districts.
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Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Learning (ELL)
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Research
Keywords
visual literacy
critical thinking
inferences
images
media literacy
visual analysis
URLs
https://tc2.ca/en/creative-collaborative-critical-thinking/resources/t4t-tools-for-thought/
Learning Standards
- visual literacy - plausible inferencing - visual analysis - differentiating between observations and inferences - inquiry-based learning
Duration
Adaptable - 30-75 minutes
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English
Date Created
Dec 19, 2017
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Forced to leave - Learning about refugees

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MSF Canada - 5 years ago
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The material offers an introduction to refugee an…
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MSF Canada - 5 years ago
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The material offers an introduction to refugee and displacement issues for students in grade 6 and up. The educational resources are the result of a collaborative effort between the graduate school class (summer 2008) of Dr. Jan Stewart, Director of the Institute for War-Affected Children at Global College, University of Winnipeg and Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF). The materials were developed based upon an earlier MSF educational publication: “A Refugee Camp in the City, On Assignment” Teachers Guide, MSF Canada (2003). We hope these five lesson plans will encourage students to continue to learn and understand the challenges more than 50 million refugees and internally displaced people face worldwide
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Research
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
refugees
internally displaced people
humanitarian
humanitarianism
Doctors Without Borders
Medecins Sans Frontieres
URLs
http://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/educational-resources-about-refugees
Duration
1 - 5 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
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Getting Started with Student Inquiry in Science

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Nancy McAleer - 4 years ago
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This video was developed with the intention of we…
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Nancy McAleer - 4 years ago
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This video was developed with the intention of welcoming BC Teachers to developing the skills and process of inquiry in their Science classes
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Revised Curriculum
Curriculum
Learning
Pedagogy
Science
Keywords
Curricular Competency
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYGawWpiDOE
Learning Standards
Correlates with all Curricular Competencies in Science
Duration
9 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
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Going Outside: A Pedagogical Narration

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Natasha Burgess - 4 years ago
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For this narration, we focused on a Grade One stu…
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Natasha Burgess - 4 years ago
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For this narration, we focused on a Grade One student who was observed during their play outdoors in the rich winter landscape near West Boundary Elementary School. Reflecting on other ‘ordinary moments’ outdoors with children, we have also included snapshots that capture what children do when they are outside. Donna Boucher teaches Grade 3 at Sardis Elementary in Chilliwack, BC and is an active member of EEPSA (secretary). Growing up as a farm kid and early career work as a wildlife biologist developed her appreciation and connection to nature. This guides her practice as she provides lots of opportunities for her students to explore and engage with their natural world. Janine Fraser teaches Kindergarten and Grade One at Midway Elementary School in Midway, BC. She grew up exploring the forests and creeks around her school in North Vancouver and values opportunities to get kids outside. Natasha Burgess teaches Kindergarten and Grade One at Marysville Elementary School in Marysville, BC. While working on her Masters of Education through UVic, she became very interested in ecoliteracy and learning outdoors with young children.
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Revised Curriculum
Health and PE
Research
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
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Outdoor education
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English
Date Created
Jan 26, 2017
2 recommendations   105 downloads

Granny's Clan, A Tale of Wild Orcas

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Inspired Learning International - 3 months ago
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This lesson about orcas was designed for grades 4…
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Inspired Learning International - 3 months ago
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This lesson about orcas was designed for grades 4-8 but can be adapted for primary grades and covers many curricular competencies in Language Arts, Science, Social Studies and Art. The cognitive strategies suggested are engaging and motivating for learners with a variety of learning needs and can also be applied to most learning sequences across the curriculum. They also include practice with the core competencies. These will provide many entry points for learners to explore the life, environment and struggles of the orcas. Granny’s Clan is an engaging story about an orca family. Students will instantly connect too many similarities between their family and Granny’s.
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Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Learning (ELL)
Special Education
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Science
Environmental Science
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Reflective practice
Keywords
diversity of ecosystems
stewardship
life cycles
human encroachment
comprehension strategies
writing from a perspective
Learning Standards
English Language Arts and Writing gr. 3-8, First Peoples Learning Principles, all Core Competencies, Social Studies inquiry processes and skills, Science 4-7 All livings things sense respond to their environment,
Duration
3 hours or at teachers discretion
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English
Date Created
Mar 17, 2021
4 recommendations   1364 downloads

Inclusive Education:Supporting students with special needs during the COVID-19 pandemic

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BCTF PSID - one year ago
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This resource provides tips for how you can conti…
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BCTF PSID - one year ago
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This resource provides tips for how you can continue to support students with special needs and ensure that continuous learning is inclusive
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Research
Special needs
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inclusive education
COVID-19
special needs
continuous learning
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English
Date Created
May 5, 2020
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Kids can't wait for solutions to child poverty poster

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CASJ - 5 years ago
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Use this poster to spark conversations with your …
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CASJ - 5 years ago
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Use this poster to spark conversations with your colleagues around students' poverty based needs in your school. The back of the poster provides strategies to better support students living in poverty as well as recommended actions to reduce poverty levels in British Columbia. Links to additional resources, lesson plans and workshops are also provided.
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Research
Learning
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
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solidarity
advocacy
barriers
families
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/ChildPovertyPoster.pdf
Duration
n/a
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2016
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Library Supported Inquiry, Superconference 2017

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Library Supported Inquiry - 3 years ago
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This project was created by Martha Cameron, Leigh…
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Library Supported Inquiry - 3 years ago
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This project was created by Martha Cameron, Leigh Huseiff and Maureen McDonough. All available at www.librarysupportedinquiry.weebly.com, it is a complete program for undertaking inquiry projects.
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Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Library and Information Systems
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Curriculum
Reflective practice
Technology
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
superconference
URLs
www.librarysupportedinquiry.weebly.com
Duration
1 week to 1 semester!
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2017
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Living and Learning in a SmartBoard World

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Charlie Naylor - 6 years ago
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A 192-page book book with 13 Chapters written by …
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Charlie Naylor - 6 years ago
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A 192-page book book with 13 Chapters written by the Livingstone Teacher Inquiry Group which included teachers, a Principal, university and BCTF researchers. Ten chapters are written by teachers and describe teaching strategies and approaches using Smartboards with diverse learners in an East Vancouver (BC) elementary school. The chapters focus on how to meet diverse student needs rather than the details of the technology. Three Chapters explore the nature of the learning community and are written by UBC faculty, a graduate student and a teacher union researcher.
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Cross-Curricular
Research
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Teaching
diverse learners
technology
Teacher Inquiry
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 25, 2014
1 recommendation   194 downloads

Math/Science Resource

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Eric Lou - 2 years ago
Description
Report on two math/science apps on iOS/Android pl…
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Eric Lou - 2 years ago
Description
Report on two math/science apps on iOS/Android platforms.
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Mathematics
Science
Research
Technology
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
2 recommendations   631 downloads

Mental Health - Professional supports for teachers during COVID-19

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Chris - one year ago
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As you connect with your students and their famil…
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Chris - one year ago
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As you connect with your students and their families, you may hear the stress and anxiety in their voices. Students and families may share struggles with you and look to you for support and answers. This short guide, produced by the BCTF, provides you with information related to mental health and COVID-19, as well as contact details for organizations that can provide further support.
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Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Research
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Covid-19
Student Mental Health
community supports
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 23, 2020
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Multi-media resources about humanitarian topics

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MSF Canada - 5 years ago
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This page on Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Wit…
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MSF Canada - 5 years ago
Description
This page on Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) school resources page contains a number of videos and links to multi-media sites about a variety of humanitarian issues such as conflict, refugees, HIV/AIDS and Ebola, and the work of MSF.
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Cross-Curricular
Careers
Leadership
Social Justice
Research
Social Studies
Geography
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emergency
HIV
AIDS
Ebola
war
conflict
refugees
URLs
http://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/multimedia-resources
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
1 recommendation   389 downloads

The National Inventory of School District Interventions in Support of LGBTQ Student Wellbeing

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Chris Campbell, UW - 4 years ago
Description
The National Inventory of School District Interve…
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Chris Campbell, UW - 4 years ago
Description
The National Inventory of School District Interventions in Support of LGBTQ Student Wellbeing was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of school-system interventions in reducing stigma and improving resilience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and Two-Spirit, and queer and questioning (LGBTQ) students. It was conducted as part of the larger research program led by Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc at SARAVYC, UBC. The goal of this study was to identify which interventions have been implemented across Canada through an online survey of school district Superintendents/Directors, and what benefits were associated with the various interventions. The survey covered a range of possible interventions in support of LGBTQ students: LGBTQ-inclusive policy, generic and LGBTQ-specific harassment procedures, course content, GSAs, generic and LGBTQ-themed events, professional development, and teaching resources. Research program available at: http://uwinnipeg.ca/rise
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Research
Curriculum
Learning
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
Keywords
LGBTQ
LGBT
inclusive education
sexual orientation
gender identity
teaching practices
URLs
http://uwinnipeg.ca/rise
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 7, 2016
4 recommendations   213 downloads

Night at the Wax Museum

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Annie Macintosh - one year ago
Description
This activity hopes to bring to life some of the …
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Annie Macintosh - one year ago
Description
This activity hopes to bring to life some of the many immigration stories that contribute to Canada's past, present and future. With research, art and some level of performing arts, this activity is designed to be interdisciplinary and engaging for students to understand perspective, and how the change and continuity of Canadian immigration patterns have helped shape our nation. In addition to various assessments that will accompany this activity, students will be given a reflection sheet after the presentations. This will allow them to voice any strengths or stretches they encountered during the activity, and provide their teacher with any mitigating factors that they think should be taken into account during assessment.
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Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Research
Learning Standards
Curricular Competencies (BC): “Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to — ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions.” (Social Studies 5 Curricular Competency) “Take stakeholders’ perspectives on issues, developments, or events by making inferences about their beliefs, values, and motivations (perspective).” (Social Studies 5 Curricular Competency) Content Standard Connections (BC): “The changing nature of Canadian immigration over time.” (Social Studies 5 Content) “The development and evolution of Canadian identity over time.” (Social Studies 5 Content) “Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity.” (Social Studies 5 Big Ideas)
Duration
approx. 10-12 hours of instructional time
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 10, 2020
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Project of Heart – Illuminating the hidden history of Indian Residential Schools in BC

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Chris - 5 years ago
Description
This resource is a visual journey to support clas…
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Chris - 5 years ago
Description
This resource is a visual journey to support classroom teachers, post secondary and adult educators to understand and learn about the hidden history of Indian Residential Schools. This document can be used towards developing self awareness in every discipline. Developing self awareness is a key element on the journey towards reconciliation. This resource can be used from K to post secondary in a diverse manner. E.g group discussion and exploration towards self awareness, whole class investigations and supports project base learning etc.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Reflective practice
Social Studies
History
Law
Keywords
Aboriginal
Indian Residential School
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/HiddenHistory/
Learning Standards
Learning more about Aboriginal history, specifically colonization and the impacts of Indian Residential Schools.
Duration
This resource is a life long journey.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 14, 2015
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Promoting integration of migrants and refugees in and through education

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Committee for Action on Social Justice - 2 years ago
Description
The past years have seen large numbers of refugee…
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Committee for Action on Social Justice - 2 years ago
Description
The past years have seen large numbers of refugees moving to Europe. This, and the rise of populist movements in Europe and North America, has led unions to develop activities engaging schools, local communities, authorities, etc. to promote the rights of migrants and build inclusive schools and communities. With the support of Education International (EI), exchange visits, information sharing and peer-learning activities allowed education unions to inspire each other and explore synergies across borders. This toolkit aims to build on these experiences and facilitate education unions to develop their work in this area. It also assists unions by exploring the issues around integrating migrants and refugees in education and sharing what others have been doing in this domain.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Research
Pedagogy
Keywords
education international
URLs
https://www.ei-ie.org/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 27, 2018
2 recommendations   170 downloads

Racism and COVID-19 - Supporting IBPOC teachers

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BCTF PSID - 11 months ago
Description
The COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately shone a s…
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BCTF PSID - 11 months ago
Description
The COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately shone a spotlight on the multiple forms of racism that were prevalent in Canada long before the onset of the pandemic. If you are a teacher who identifies as Aboriginal, First Nations, Metis, Inuit, Indigenous, Black or a Person of Colour (IBPOC), your union has multiple support available to you to address both the individual and structural impacts of racism.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Social Studies
Research
Keywords
Aboriginal
First Nations
Metis
Inuit
Indigenous
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 29, 2020
5 recommendations   1367 downloads

Redesign of Core French Curriculum by BCATML

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Presentation
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Rome Lavrencic - 5 years ago
Description
This is a modified version of the PowerPoint Pres…
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Presentation
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Rome Lavrencic - 5 years ago
Description
This is a modified version of the PowerPoint Presentation posted on BCATML's website for its Twitter chat on May 6, 2015. This supplementary document highlights the key elements and steps taken in the 2015 Core French Curriculum redesign process. The presentation is complete with Presenter's notes, which will help highlight many aspects of the new curriculum, including similarities and differences between the 2011 and 2015 Core French curricula.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Languages
French/FSL
Research
Curriculum
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
Curriculum Redesign
Principles of Learning
Growth Mindset
Fixed Mindset
Global Citizen
Core Competencies
Curricular Competencies
2011 Draft Core French Curriculum
URLs
http://www.bcatml.org/curriculum-info.html
http://www.curriculum.gov.bc.ca
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 25, 2015
1 recommendation   406 downloads

Les registres de langue

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Worksheet
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Sam - 3 years ago
Description
This lesson plan looks to establish not only the …
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Activity
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
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Sam - 3 years ago
Description
This lesson plan looks to establish not only the relation between author and narrator in a text, but seeks to explain the context behind choices of high and low language, and how we use them in day to day life. As an introduction to language registers, this lesson will cover the basics of familiar language, standard language, and affected language, and highlights possibilities for adaptations in the ELL sphere. Though it remains specific to a single novel study, it can be amended to fit a variety of mediums.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Curriculum
Keywords
high and low language
contextual literacy
elements of style
Learning Standards
- Situer l’œuvre dans son contexte en s’appuyant sur les biographies de l’auteur - S’approprier différents éléments liés à la stylistique pour créer un effet sur son destinataire - Améliorer ses textes en ayant le souci de la qualité de la forme et de l’expression
Duration
70 minutes
Language
French
Date Created
Nov 20, 2017
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Step into the Circle: Promoting Safety and Respect

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Heart Mind Online - 4 years ago
Description
How did a secondary school initiate a culture tra…
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Heart Mind Online - 4 years ago
Description
How did a secondary school initiate a culture transformation that virtually eliminated calls to the office for disrespectful behaviour between students in the first 3 months? At John Oliver Secondary School in Vancouver, this radical shift involved several factors: fostered student leadership, informed staff and the following, simple activity that was the catalyst for actions leading to feelings of being respected, valued and safe.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Curriculum
Reflective practice
Keywords
Core Competencies
Social Emotional Learning
Conflict Resolution
Kindness
Mindfulness
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/step-into-the-circle-promoting-safety-and-respect
Learning Standards
To increase the understanding of how behaviours and attitudes impact others. To highlight the similarities between students. To recognize some of the factors which may influence feeling safe at school. To encourage student-led changes in school culture.
Duration
20-30 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017
1 recommendation   179 downloads

Supporting LGBTQ2S+ Youth During COVID-19

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BCTF PSID - one year ago
Description
The BCTF is a strong supporter and partner of SOG…
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BCTF PSID - one year ago
Description
The BCTF is a strong supporter and partner of SOGI 1 2 3, a provincial program that helps educators make schools inclusive and safe for students of all sexual orientations and gender identities (SOGI). Within the context of COVID-19, critical social distancing measures have distanced teachers and students from their physical school communities. We asked Scout Gray, SOGI 1 2 3 Program Lead for BC and Alberta, to share what impact the pandemic is having on youth who identify as LGBTQ2S+, and what teachers can do to support them.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Health and PE
Research
Pedagogy
Keywords
LGBTQ2S+
SOGI
social distancing
COVID-19
pandemic
community
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 16, 2020
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Writing Power: Effective Writing Instruction and Assessment

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Adrienne Gear - 3 years ago
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Handout connected to Super Conference workshop ou…
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Adrienne Gear - 3 years ago
Description
Handout connected to Super Conference workshop outlining an effective Writing Program, mini lessons, recommended anchor books, mini lessons, assessment practice and reproducible templates.
Subject
English Language Arts
Research
Curriculum
Keywords
superconference
Writing Power
Adrienne Gear
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 21, 2017

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