Book Club Buffet

Join colleagues (K-12) in a Book Club with a twist –
5 Book Clubs, one Dinner!
● Choose a book from an assortment of titles
● Meet with your ‘Book Club’ while other meet with theirs
● Finish discussions over Dinner!
Where: Curriculum Annex, behind Board Office (3143 Jacklin Road)
When: Oct. 3rd, 4:30 – 5:30 to choose books (dinner meetings TBA)

See flyer for list of books: Book Club Buffet

Resource Review

This learning session is for all teachers of all grades and subject areas!

Join Melissa Horner and learn more about:

● The SD62 District Resource Centre (DRC)

● Resources available through the Public libraries (GVPL and VIRL)

● SD62’s Virtual Learning Commons (VLC)

● ERAC – evaluated resources, curriculum starting points and the digital classroom

Time: 3:45 – 4:45

Where: SBO Annex meeting room

When:

K-2, March 11

3-5, April 1

6-8, April 3

9-12, April 8

Please RSVP to mhorner@sd62.bc.ca before noon on the day of the session (or earlier). You will need to bring a device.

Resource Review (3)

Upcoming Sip and Sees at the DRC!

We are adding some exciting learning resources to our DRC and will be sharing a few at our Sip and Sees over the next few months. Sip and Sees are held from 3-4 with demos from 3:30-4:00.

Dates and topics:

Monday, Jan. 28 – Bee Bots and Cubettos

Monday, Feb. 11 – Math manipulatives

Wednesday, Mar. 6 – ADST: Using picture books to inspire design thinking (K-5)

New DRC kits that will be released this spring: math manipulatives (K-3, 4-6, 8-10), Makey Makeys, additional Edison robots with EdCreate packs, Ozobots, Hop Scotch coding, and more!

Stay tuned for April and May Sip and See events as well!

 

ERAC Digital Classroom

ERAC Digital Classroom

You can access these resources through

  • your school’s Learning Commons website
  • ERAC links: bcdc.bcerac.ca/district-access/ OR bcerac.ca/bcdc-access/ (we might not have access everything listed)
    If you’re connected to the SD62 network, you shouldn’t need a password, but just in case … the ## represents the usual numbers our district would use.Username: ##SBO (‘O’ not zero)Password: ##SBO

 

Quick link: HERE

District Online Resources

Here are all of the resources that are part of the BC Digital Classroom Bundle. You may use these portals or create your own on your own website.

Here is the “How To” guide: HERE

World Book Online:

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EBSCO Host:

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Know BC:

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Media Smarts:

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Teacher: Go HERE

Media Smarts: French Version

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Teacher: Go HERE

Gale: (*working on getting these to your school’s webpage)

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The schools in SD62 can get direct URLs to each product, widgets/icons for their website(s), title lists and more here: support.gale.com/

The main URL for each school is infotrac.galegroup.com/default/(their Location ID)

(for example, Belmont Secondary’s main url is infotrac.galegroup.com/default/62bess)

Tutorial Video for Gale: HERE

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My Blueprint:

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