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Around the World!

Around the World!

In the Spring of 2005 the Superintendent of the day, Mr. Brian Morgan, had a vision of bringing the world to our students and our homes. The school district’s Mission – Vision – Values speaks clearly to embracing diversity and it was clear that our schools were predominantly culturally homogeneous. Could we become an exemplar of multi-culturalism to which our Canadian Constitution speaks and lives?

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New Community Vision for Cumberland

New Community Vision for Cumberland

We want to give the children of Cumberland every possible educational advantage as they prepare themselves for our rapidly changing world. This site http://cumberlandschool.ca/ will function as a place to gather information, explore current educational research and give feedback to help shape the educational experience for the children of Cumberland.

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SD71 Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement

SD71 Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement

An Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement is a working agreement between a school district, all local Aboriginal communities, and the Ministry of Education designed to enhance the educational achievement of Aboriginal students.

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French Immersion: Teaching More Than a Language

French Immersion: Teaching More Than a Language

They organized a potluck with Isfeld’s juniors to end the year and to celebrate Francophone culture. Each student signed up for a certain traditional Quebecois dish. During the potluck there were numerous activities and each class performed a French Christmas song. One student, Emma Shaver, described the potluck as “a celebration of dance, song, and food.”

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A Modern Alternative to Homeschooling

A Modern Alternative to Homeschooling

Navigate serves more than 3,000 learners across Vancouver Island and throughout BC in K-9, high school and adult learning programs. That includes more than 1,400 cross-enrolled secondary students, many of whom access our courses online or through an Independent Learning Centre located within a bricks-and-mortar BC high school.

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We Can ~ Official Video

We Can ~ Official Video

We Can official video of Jesse Ruben ~ Ecole Puntledge Park has a goal of 100,000 views for their ‘We Can’ video and we hope that the families in the Comox Valley School District will watch the video and share it with others.

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Mental Health Workshops

Mental Health Workshops

The total number of 12-19 year olds in Canada at risk for developing depression is a staggering 3.2 million. Mental illness is increasingly threatening the lives of our children; with Canada’s youth suicide rate the third highest in the industrialized world.

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Reflections from Grade Eight

Reflections from Grade Eight

The following four written offerings are a collection of reflections that the Grade 8 students at Lake Trail have written about some of the novels, projects or assignments they have been doing so far this term. In Your Face by Amanda Nielson It bugs me how […]

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Developing a PLC Model

Developing a PLC Model

Establishing a consistent meeting time and providing teachers with opportunity to meet are vital first steps. At Arden Elementary School this process is underway with student learning and success being the first and foremost goal.

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Telling Stories Through Art

Telling Stories Through Art

One staff member Damaris Munro was amazed at how the project gave students an experience in self reflection and awareness as they were also asked to write a short paragraph about the mask or the experience.

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