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Mar 6, 2017

Sometimes I feel like a…

By |2017-03-06T09:45:48+00:00March 6, 2017|21st Century Learning, Elementary|

“Sometimes I feel like a porcupine, innocent and curious. I have a big imagination and know how to protect myself.” This is how the small, square book began. I was browsing for First Nations themed books in our wonderful library. By the time I finished this book by Danielle Daniel, I was hooked and had [...]

Jan 9, 2017

Dreaming of the Beach

By |2017-01-09T08:55:13+00:00January 9, 2017|Elementary|

At the Christian Teachers Association of British Columbia (CTABC) convention in October, (the one where students get two days off before Thanksgiving and the teachers all go to school), CTABC made an exciting announcement. They were changing their name to Christian Educators of British Columbia (CEBC), which better represented the many people who work to educate each [...]

Mar 7, 2016

Creative Contraptions

By |2016-03-07T08:57:29+00:00March 7, 2016|Character, Elementary|

At the end of January, our Staff Retreat Planning Committee put together an amazing staff retreat (I am on the planning committee). The committee gave the staff three options; snowshoeing at Cypress Mountain, Countdown Escape Rooms in Abbotsford or cooking and sharing an International meal with a team of other staff.Very excitedly, I choose to [...]

Jan 12, 2016

Flummoxed First Graders

By |2016-01-12T08:55:22+00:00January 12, 2016|Elementary|

During the Christmas season in grade one, we spend some time celebrating the Christmas traditions of each individual family. This year that included decorating cookies, reading stories, making tree ornaments, candy cane scavenger hunts and Christmas themed games. It was so much fun to revel in all the different ways that each family celebrates Christmas!In [...]