Mental Health Literacy

UBC offers free online training to support educators with Mental Health Literacy.  Have a look at a couple of different course offerings …. let’s support ALL students! Watch this video to get started!!

Mistakes are Opportunities for Learning!

Thanks to all the enthusiastic teachers for their participation and spark at all of our Growth Mindset Literacy sessions.   Together we can help foster Growth Mindsets in all our students and in ourselves … we can build our toolkit with strategies to support the new belief about the power to improve!! Growth Mindset & Literacy April […]

April 12th PSC Rep Session

Our next PSC Rep Session will be from 1-3 pm at the DDC on April 12th.  Please call Dena (she will have the TTOC code for you) and fill out a leave form.  Also, accept the calendar invite so I can be prepared with materials and snacks!!  We will have time for collaboration, updates, & sharing, […]

A sense of belonging is very important at Baldonnel School

Today I had the pleasure of working with the principal at Baldonnel School.  Her name is Christine Todd and I love collaborating with her, especially about School Connectedness and School Culture.  Well… she is fun to talk with, no matter the topic.  I love when school’s share all the great ways that they are focusing […]

December 8, 2017 Rep Session

Welcome to School District 60’s School Connectedness blog!  This year as the Positive School Culture Coach,  I will meet with reps and school teams to focus on Healthy Relationships and School Connectedness!  We had our first session  on December 8th and shared how we are creating safe, inclusive environments for ALL!!  Below you will find […]

SD60 PBS blog link

Here is the link to School District 60’s PBS & Social Responsibility blog. It has all of the information and links from the beginning of SD60’s implementation of PBS up to and including the 2016-2017 school year.

Shout Out to Ms. Vasarhelyi’s Class at Robert Ogilvie School

Ms. V and her wonderful students made Gratitude Trees for Thanksgiving.  This class has worked really hard on building a compassionate learning community where all students belong, feel safe to take risks and work hard!! Nice work class!!

Mind Up, Brain Lessons & Core Competencies

Literacy Session #2 October 12, 2017 Presentation Brain Pre-assessment Mind Up Grade 3-5 Brain Lesson Brain Formative Assessment Hot Seat October 2017 Literacy Session Flipgrid POPEI  School District 20 Kootenay-Columbia — scroll down to “Curriculum Implementation” — I can BIG Sheets  North Vancouver SD44 Core Competencies