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September 2018

Grade 6-9 Coding: Diving Deeper into using Micro:Bits

September 27 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

In this session, teachers will have a deeper dive into using Micro:Bits in the middle and high school classroom. This time is to further support the coding kits deployed across our schools that included a set of Micro:Bits, along with other resources. For more information about Micro:Bits, the coding kits, and other coding resources visit: Grade 6 -8 Resource Page: https://learn.sd61.bc.ca/coding/middle/ Grade 9-12 Resource Page: https://learn.sd61.bc.ca/coding/secondary-9-12/ Click the button below to request to attend this session.

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PHE 10 – Red Cross Teacher Support Session

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Red Cross Respect Education invites you to a 7-hour training for PHE 10 teachers being held in Victoria, BC. Please join us at no charge for this one-day workshop based on the ERAC-certified Healthy Youth Relationships course developed by the Canadian Red Cross. This training will help Planning and PHE 10 teachers meet the curriculum competencies for: Developing healthy relationships Responding to unsafe situations Managing conflict Awareness of personal boundaries, gender identity, and sexual orientation Skills in decision-making, communication, and critical thinking…

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October 2018

Primary K-3 Coding: Using the Cubetto and Scratch Jr.

October 1 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

In this sessions, you will be introduced to the Cubetto, along with ways to integrate this tool into classroom curriculum. Fore more information about Cubetto and other coding resources visit – https://learn.sd61.bc.ca/coding/elementary-k-3/ This session is for teachers from the following schools: Craigflower, Eagle View, Macaulay, Marigold, McKenzie, Vic West, View Royal, James Bay, Northridge, Sir James Douglas, South Park, Strawberry Vale, and Tillicum. Click the button below to request to attend this session.

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Primary K-3 Coding: Using the Cubetto and Scratch Jr.

October 2 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

In this sessions, you will be introduced to the Cubetto, along with ways to integrate this tool into classroom curriculum. Fore more information about Cubetto and other coding resources visit – https://learn.sd61.bc.ca/coding/elementary-k-3/ This session is for teachers from the following schools: Campus View, Doncaster, Frank Hobbs, Hillcrest, Margaret Jenkins, Torquay, Willows, Braefoot, Cloverdale, George Jay, Lake Hill, Oaklands, Quadra, and Rogers. Click the button to request to attend this session.

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Dinner and Dialogue 1 of 3

October 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This Dinner & Dialogue series is designed to promote collaboration and discussion on suggested book topics. It will run from 4-6pm on the following dates at the Richmond School Gym: Tuesday, October 9th Thursday, December 6th Tuesday, January 15th Please review the book options below (click the book cover for more information)   RSVP by Friday, September 28th – 1pm to secure your spot, receive your free book, and reserve your spot at dinner!     These are the book…

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Building Relationships: Moving Forward Together

October 19 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS: MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER On October 19, 2018 in consultation with the GVTA, the Greater Victoria School District is pleased to offer a FREE Pro-D opportunity for SD61 Staff. The day will will focus on increasing awareness and understanding of Aboriginal Worldviews and Perspectives within the revised BC Curriculum. We are currently seeking presenters in the following areas: Classroom practices connected to Aboriginal Educational Links to First Peoples Principles of Learning Aboriginal Worldviews and Perspectives K-12 classrooms Aboriginal education in specific…

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Sparking Inspiration: Early Learning Pro-D Opportunity

October 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

                             

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November 2018

Tech for Learning Summit 2018

November 23 @ 8:00 am - November 24 @ 5:00 pm

On Nov 23 and 24, 2018 School District 61, 62 and 63 are co-hosting, along with the EdTechTeam, a Technology for Learning Summit at Oak Bay High School. Beyond G-Suite for Education Historically, the last 3 summits has been branded as the Google Summit, but hosted a variety of sessions beyond using G Suite in the classroom. We are calling the summit this year the Tech for Learning Summit to better represent the learning and workshops offered, and will include…

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