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
The SD62 Curriculum and Learning Team has created a monthly newsletter; it’s a quick review of our department, workshop opportunities, DRC info and Ministry updates. We aim to send this out at the beginning of each month.
Check out the first one! Newsletter #1
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
K-2, March 11
3-5, April 1
6-8, April 3
9-12, April 8
Please RSVP to email@example.com before noon on the day of the session (or earlier). You will need to bring a device.
Resource Review (3)
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!
This month’s session focusses on using picture books across the curriculum with ten minute Ignite sessions:
Kara McPherson: Big Books
Jeannie DeBoice: Problem solving with math picture books
Enjoy delicious Christmas snacks and eggnog while you browse! There will also be give aways 🙂
Please RSVP to Bree, firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan on attending
Looking for information on Careers, Training, and Learning information and opportunities in SD 62?
Check out the comprehensive website:
Topics include: CLE, CLC, ADST, SIP, and more!
ERAC Digital Classroom
You can access these resources through
Quick link: HERE
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:
Teacher: Go HERE
Media Smarts: French Version
Teacher: Go HERE
Gale: (*working on getting these to your school’s webpage)
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