Focus: Gr. 8 students’ writing skills in note making and using their own words, as well as teacher candidates’ skills in providing written feedback to learners, applying a proficiency scale and analyzing the development of one specific formative assessment.
Focus: On the First Peoples Principles of Learning: Learning is holistic, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place).
Focus: How might the use of structured, learner centered conversations with parents, teachers and students, through celebration of learning events, improve how we all communicate about and understand student learning and contribute to a positive school culture?
Focus: Two French Immersion Kindergarten classes will combine with our district Aboriginal K / 1 program to share Aboriginal culture and language through oral story-telling and puppets, and traditional drumming – focusing on the local FN language of our valley.
Focus: On the following First Peoples Principle of Learning — learning is holistic, reflective, experiential, and relational (specifically focusing on connectedness, reciprocal relationships, and sense of place). Further, our focus area was inquiry-based learning, exploring the interconnectedness of science and mathematics, and the holistic nature of learning — we looked to the First Peoples Principles of Learning, BC curriculum, and core competencies to inform and guide the learning (students engaged in inquiries that were connected to place, story, cultural practices, and perspectives relevant to local First Peoples communities, the local community, and other cultures).