# Pandemic Schooling

INA Assessments – Island Numeracy Network. “What might happen if students were … at the heart of the assessment process, using goals and results to fuel their own learning?

What if they were more assessment capable?” (Absolum et al., 2009) Years ago, the Island Numeracy Network wrote the Diagnostic Mathematics Assessment (DMA) which was used all over the province. Over the years, the assessment was updated to meet changing learning outcomes in BC Ministry Curriculum. The purpose of the assessment was to provide teachers in our province with an effective assessment of student content-knowledge. Our new assessment, the Island Numeracy Assessment, or INA, was developed to align numeracy assessment practices with current numeracy learning expectations of BC students. The design offers comprehensive, ongoing assessment of student thinking and learning.

Background Materials About the Assessments. Storyline Online. Splash of Math—Bedtime Math. Learn French with French Children's Stories - The French Experiment. Some well-known children's stories translated into French and spoken by a native French speaker.

Great for kids... and adults too! Read along in French or English. NEW Petit Poulet The cautionary tale of un poulet tout à fait normal who unfortunately believes everything he reads on the internet. This story is written in the present tense, and the audio is a little faster than our other stories. Launching Young Readers. 5MM Special Home Learning Edition. Home. Expressions With Arrays – Mathcurious. Last week we started with arrays and multiplication and I feel that there is more to be said and done regarding this topic.

One of my favorite activities to do in class is to give students task cards with different arrays and ask them to write equations/expressions for them. In a previous post, we shared some simple array task-cards where the students had to write the expressions and practice the properties of multiplication.

Today I would like to share with you some more array task-cards, this time with the arrays placed in different shapes and arrangements like the ones below. The first group of cards (like the above) requires the students to write the expressions based on how they see the arrangement. For example, for the shape below students will write 5×9, 3x3x5. In the third group of cards, the students are asked to color or circle the arrangements based on a given equation or color the arrangement and write the equation themselves.

Yo-Yo Ma's new Bach video is the most beautiful thing we've ever seen. 9 June 2020, 13:53 | Updated: 9 June 2020, 13:56 In this gorgeous video, the famous cellist is seen on top of a city building playing the Prelude from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 – but the video has a powerful message Yo-Yo Ma’s video opens with the following message: “Culture – the way we express ourselves and understand each other – can bind us together as one world”.

The camera pans to show the cellist playing in front of a dramatic cityscape. But soon, we’re taken to very different scenes – from a ballet studio, to an ice rink, from a potter's studio to a tailor's workshop. 21 Anti-Racism Videos To Share With Kids. The United States has a racism problem.

The idea of tackling such complicated and hurtful topics in our homes and classrooms is daunting, but we can’t look away. We MUST face it. Fortunately, we live in a time when technology provides resources, such as the anti-racism videos below, designed to support us as we navigate these difficult and painful conversations. For Parents and Educators. Breaktime and Lunchtime Games 1.pdf. Kids' Games for Social Distancing.

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Each of the games below allow for proper distancing and don't require any shared equipment. Games are organized by age group and spaces where they can be played. Each link will take you to online game rules, a downloadable pdf, and a video which explain how to set-up, play, and modify each game. You will also find general resources on how to organize play spaces, safely transition young people to and from these spaces, and get their attention.

Getting started: Watch this video for tips for running a safe, active, and fun activity. Writing Prompts Archives - Make Beliefs Comix. Crazy Frog - Axel F on Boomwhackers! Returning To School During COVID 19. Kids' Games for Social Distancing. Greater Good In Education. Evidence That It Works Learning about the brain and how it impacts our thoughts, emotions, and actions helps to develop students’ self-awareness, or the ability to be aware of their inner lives.

Why Does It Matter? How to Develop Culturally Responsive Teaching for Distance Learning - MindShift. Hammond distinguishes the differences between culturally responsive education, multicultural education and social justice education.

Each is important, but without a focus on building students’ brain power, they will experience learning loss. When it comes to distance learning, applying culturally responsive teaching requires “remixing” education by borrowing from the best practices in how kids learn (Montessori, project-based learning, etc.) in a way that repositions the student as the leader of his own learning. By giving students more agency, the idea is to disrupt old routines around teaching and learning that make the student dependent on the teacher for receiving knowledge. “It’s going to stretch us a little out of our own comfort zones, but it’s worth it in the long run if we can get students to continue to do that thinking,” said Hammond. She advises three strategies to help students gain that independence: 1. Antonio Vendramin. Sesame Street: Janelle Monae- Power of Yet. Carol Dweck - A Study on Praise and Mindsets.

Fostering Growth Mindsets. 21 Sensory Activities for Focus & Calm. Engage the to help your home learners feel calm and stay focused.

Grumpy, frustrated, worried, bored, overwhelmed (insert adjective describing your child's mood here) home learners can all benefit from a sensory break to engage their senses, boost self-regulation, and shake things up a bit. Parents of home learners, and educators soon to welcome students back into the classroom, take note: all it takes is a little to create meaningful sensory experiences. Try one of the activities from the list below when your child becomes fidgety, disengaged, anxious, or overwhelmed. Even better, plan a handful of activities throughout the day, because an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure (and sensory activities can be a lot of fun for adults and children alike!). Search Results - bcpta found 13 records. Digital Passport™ by Common Sense Education. How to Use Google Reverse Image Search to Fact-Check Images. 5 Must-Have Google Search Tips for Students. Is Google OK for formal research?

Sure ... if you know how to use it. For those of us who remember a time before the internet, using Google for research might feel strange -- like being thrust from the cozy confines of a favorite library straight into the Wild West of the web. But in today’s world, it’s impossible to ignore Google Search as a legitimate tool for research. Most of us begin any simple quest for knowledge with a Google search. So it makes sense that more serious searches might start there, too. Pause & Think Online.

302 Found. Home - Learning Portal. BCHydro Power Smart for Schools. I+ Accès gratuit. Private video. Fractions Games Menu - Math Games. Index. TumbleBooks - Cyber-livres pour cyber-enfants. Seeing Through Watcher's Eyes. The thirty-two foot collaborative mural Through Watchers’ Eyes designed by tSouke member kQwa’st’not (Charlene George) is a teaching/learning tool exploring indigenous culture, teachings and the environment.

Through a nine-month collaborative process, this mural was painted at Spencer Middle School on the territory of the Lekwungen speaking peoples (Songhees and Esquimalt Nations). Through Watchers’ Eyes shares a complex and deep story seen through the eyes of Coast Salish SNA’WY’ALTH (practice and teaching) with the Wild Man and the Wild Woman. It invites voices and views that are noticeably absent in our present-day society, particularly when it comes to how we see nature and our place in it. Seeing Through Watchers’ Eyes – Between the Worlds is an online interactive learning tool that tells the story of the land where the mural lives.

Watch this on Prezi When accessing the tool, you’ll find a canoe. Watch this on Prezi When accessing the tool, you’ll find a canoe. Apprendre le français - Francolab - TV5.ca. Les règles de l'art - Les projets - Francolab - TV5.ca. Francolab Junior : Canot cocasse. West Shore Parks & Recreation Society » Contests. COVID-19 Updates - Vancouver Island Regional Library. Smore Newsletters for Education. Five research-based principles of second language instruction should form the basis for the education of English language learners in grades PreK – 12. Teachers can use the five principles and specific teaching and learning strategies to accelerate the learning process, promote academic achievement, and foster academic language acquisition (Levine, Smallwood, & Haynes, 2012a, 2012b). Teaching by these principles is helpful for ALL of our students, but is essential for our ELLs and struggling learners. ​ Principle 1. Focus on academic language, literacy, and vocabulary: Teach the language and language skills required for content learning.

Principle 2. Principle 3. Principle 4. Principle 5. The Decision Playbook – Make Thoughtful Decisions. Here's how. How to teach Decision Making This is worth learning Our lives are shaped by decisions. Are we giving important choices the attention they deserve? TimeKidsSafeOnline. SluggersCarWash. BCHydro Power Smart for Schools. Once Upon a Dime: A Math Adventure Read Aloud. Numbertalks_sparrish.pdf. Number Talk Images - Accueil.

A Series of Step-By-Step Writing Mini Lessons. Digital Emergency Medicine. UBC Faculty of Medicine’s Digital Emergency Medicine is proud to share with you the Second Edition of Learning for Life program resources for educators teaching grades 4-7! Learning for Life is an education initiative that promotes healthy lifestyle behaviours and builds digital health literacy skills among intermediate elementary students and families, in BC. Learning for Life provides students with competencies to use technology to support their health, to critically assess information provided through technology, and to balance technology usage with the promotion of healthy lifestyle behaviours, using up to date Canadian guidelines. Second Edition Learning for Life resources include: New!

Adventures of Patoo. Find Lessons & Resources. Learning Activities for Preschool & Beyond l FamilyLiteracyFirst.ca. Mindful Activity of the Day #1: Mountain Pose. Dr. Seuss Raps over Dr. Dre Beats. Littérature jeunesse libre. La poule et le millepatte - Storybooks Canada. Back to stories list. Sam Amuse - Leçons. OUFtivi Reporters - OUFtivi. Bonjour les amis! Séries. Livres enfants ebook enfants histoire enfants. Accueil. Sesame Street: Monster Meditations with Headspace! Hand Model of the Brain for KIDS - by Jeanette Yoffe. Dr Daniel Siegel presenting a Hand Model of the Brain.

ABRACADABRA. Time to Come In, Bear: A Children's Story About Social Distancing. Good Energy at Home with GoNoodle - GoNoodle. HOW TO DRAW ANIMALS WITH YOUR HAND - ToyToons. Animal art. Toufik Hiboux - Pour les enfants à la maison □□□ Brainpop. Set up individual accounts to ensure the fullest possible BrainPOP experience for your teachers and students. Commonsense. 10 Fun Digital Citizenship Videos for K–5 Classrooms. Putting a STOP to Online Meanness. The Power of Words. Programs – Wide Open School. Qubits Toy Polyhedra Exercise. Weekly Literacy, Numeracy and Physical Education Resources by Grade. 5 Reasons Homeschool Families Love Read-Alouds - and You Will Too – ShillerLearning.

Color Clipping- Similar to the color tablets, this is designed to help with shade. Take a paint strip with several different shades on it. Cut off a thin strip from one side. Glue or tape on one shade of each onto a clothespin. The child then clips the clothespins onto the proper shade. ResourcesFromDuncan. Elementary Parents (1) Accomplire: le magazine, un outil pour mieux lire. L’ÉCOLE OUVERTE – PRIMAIRE. PearsonSchoolCanada.ca - World Health Day. PearsonSchoolCanada.ca - Open Access to Pearson Canada K-12 Resources.

Gandhi I Quelle Histoire - TV5 Monde. L'heure du conte - Le petit lion qui ne voulait pas dormir. L’heure du conte avec Ari Cui Cui - Les trois petits cochons. L'Heure du conte de La CLEF - La CLEF. Histoire pour enfants en Français (2020) : Le monstre et les trois boucs /french story. Lili Macaroni, je suis comme je suis! Heure du conte. 1, 2, 3 Qui est là ? : heure du conte à la bibliothèque de L'Octogone. L'ours qui aimait les arbres & Les amis qui voguaient à l'aventure. L'heure du conte avec Valérie #2 - Le cercle de partage.