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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If you want something, work for it

Published on June 26, 2017

Zack Turpin, first a student at Lions Bay school, and now a 2017 graduate at Rockridge Secondary school, knows that if you want something,

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This changes everything

Published on June 22, 2017

We’ve probably all heard about teachers who have an amazing capacity to transform lives, but have you ever heard of one that goes about it by transforming the very spaces in which students learn?

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Passion for social justice inspires winning speech

Published on June 20, 2017

Sierra Lee, currently in Grade 7 at École Cedardale, is very passionate about social justice issues. That enthusiasm came through for her recently,

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Lessons in democracy

Published on May 17, 2017

Ji Hoon You and Christina Zhang, both in their first year of Grade 6 Late French Immersion at École Pauline Johnson elementary,

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site unseen: Mural of Merging Voices

Published on May 16, 2017

Students in Jackie Wong’s WVSS Art West45 program have been working together with students in the Gitga’at nation to create a mural and educational opportunity,

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Career change inspired by desire to support kids

Published on May 11, 2017

Leslie Elliot, an education assistant at Eagle Harbour Montessori, made the move into a new career five years ago, after an injury made working full-time in her former job impossible.

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Rockridge teacher Tom Harding recognized with Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Published on May 10, 2017

Life-changing. Tangible. Engaging. Passionate. Connected.
These are just a few of the words used to describe Rockridge Secondary science and leadership teacher Tom Harding’s impact. 

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