Whole-School Wednesday Compilation
For seven weeks during term three of the 2019-2020 school year, we offered “Whole-School Wednesdays,” involving learning opportunities that Kindergarten to Grade 7 students could engage in together.Read More
Whole-School Wednesday #1: Getting Out There
This is the first of our Whole-School Wednesdays. We hope you find these days enjoyable and filled with deep learning for all.
Grasp the Moment
As some of you may know, in November my second child was born. After seven months, one of his greatest achievements has been his ability to go from lying on his stomach to a sitting position.Read More
Multicultural Week | March 12-16, 2019
A group of BICS educators and parents/guardians formed the BICS Diversity Group several years ago with the intention of its participants learning more about diversity and inclusivity and contributing to making BICS a more inclusive school.Read More
Grandfriends Program Stitches Together Inter-generational Learning Opportunities
Blog Post from Community School Coordinator, Sarah Haxby
The BICS Grandfriends program has run at BICS for twenty-four years and each year it seeks to activate the community school principle of taking the students out into the community and bringing the community into the school by making social connections,
Thankful: harvesting experiential learning in the community by digging into the curriculum through community engagement and place-based learning
Blog Post by Community School Coordinator, Sarah Haxby
It was a beautiful fall day. As a class, we paused in the long driveway and looked up.
Orange Shirt Day at BICS
What does meaningfully recognizing Orange Shirt Day look like in an Elementary School?
Our BICS Indigenous Education Committee, consisting of teachers and parents/guardians,
Timeless and Timely Learning
With the exception of mass extinctions, many would argue that the world is changing more quickly now than ever before;Read More
Thinking Like a Designer
How will people get around 20 years from now?
Answering this difficult question is part of the challenge BC Ferries is facing in redesigning one of their busiest ferry terminals,
Is Each Grade Unique?
Every grade is said to have its unique features. In elementary school, much is made of kindergarten being special as the introduction to public schooling and a vital time to develop foundational skills and a positive attitude toward school and learning.Read More