Let’s Play

I feel like I have some unfinished business. Lately, I’ve been thinking about the amount of time allotted for children to play in elementary schools and how important it is for parents and educators to ensure ample play time is built into a child’s day.

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Taking the Plunge

At the start of the 2016, I reflected on our accomplishments throughout 2015 and shared my thoughts in a blog post.

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Just Breathe

Self-regulation continues to be one of West Vancouver Schools’ three pillars, together with Inquiry and Digital Access.  Each of these areas has a tremendous impact on student learning and as such,

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Stress Detectives

Reading Dr. Stuart Shanker’s latest book, Self-Reg, not only inspired me, but affirmed the work we are doing throughout West Vancouver Schools.  

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Great Year Awaits

The summer holiday serves as a wonderful time to relax, have fun with family and friends, and enjoy the lack of routine (including making lunches).

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