Dance inspires teaching career

Published on December 19, 2017

Angela Foster, currently teaching a Grade 4/5 class at Gleneagles Ch’axáý Elementary school, says laughter is important, both inside and outside the classroom.

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Maker math boosts morale

Published on December 19, 2017 Students at West Vancouver Secondary School enrolled in Keith Rispin’s Grade 10 Applied and Workplace... Read More

The magic of inter-generational connection

Published on November 23, 2017 Something very cool is going on between a class of Grade 4/5 students at Westcot... Read More

Story and history

Published on November 21, 2017

Story is powerful. Just ask Andrea Anderson, a teacher at Cypress Park Elementary school, where she has spent the last 15 years teaching students from Kindergarten through Grade 2.

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Vital conversation taking place in West Vancouver

Published on October 25, 2017

On behalf of the Board, I have used this space frequently in the past to discuss the importance of relationships and community building to the success of students and our school district as a whole.

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Anonymous donation sparks creation, innovation

Published on October 25, 2017

Kids settle on the carpet in the library at Irwin Park elementary, ready to spring up and get busy creating their cardboard renditions of houses,

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Success is a personal journey

Published on October 25, 2017

 
Sofie Jarvis, currently in Grade 7 at Bowen Island Community School (BICS), started taking on responsibility at school while she was still very young.

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Homecoming: Full circle

Published on September 20, 2017

For many educators in B.C., last year’s restoration of government funding for the teachers’ contract offered greater flexibility around where to work,

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Brave New World: Helping students with digital literacy at home

Published on September 19, 2017

By Sean Sallis-Lyon
The internet is a vast, enthralling, and sometimes scary place. There are wonderful areas where creativity flourishes, and dark places where negativity runs rampant.

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Coding for the real world

Published on September 19, 2017

Around the district, there’s been an increased emphasis on coding at both the elementary and secondary levels in recent years. For many students,

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