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Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Immersion Continues to Boom!

Having grown year-on-year from its humble beginnings at Margaret Stenersen Elementary in 1978 to now including over 1300 students across six schools, French Immersion (FI) in the Abbotsford School

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Thursday, April 20th, 2017

McMillan, Embracing Neurodiversity

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I had a wonderful visit to McMillan Elementary school last week.

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Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

A few years ago, we launched a flashy new visual identity and made massive strides in developing consistent communications for our parents and students.

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Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Reconnecting through Electives

At Bakerview Centre for Learning, we seek to engage students, many who have been disengaged from school for quite some time.

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Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Self-Assessment of the Core Competencies

Districts are required to ensure all students K-9 have completed a self-assessment of the Core Competencies of the redesigned curriculum.

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Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Reflections of a Luddite

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

At the recent Long Term Service Banquet, the Board honoured our employees who have served in the district for 20, 25, 30, and 35 years (We occasionally recognize some who have been with us for 40 y

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Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Oral Literacy & Kindergarten Readiness

This is the time of year that elementary schools start to offer Ready, Set, Learn sessions for parents with 3 and 4 year olds. It is both an exciting time for families, as well as a scary one.

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Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

The Power of Learning Targets

Communicating learning intentions to students

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Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Embracing our Diversity

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

This past week has been a poignant reminder of the amazing diversity we celebrate in our District and community.

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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Showcasing Assessment Week at ATSS: “Satirizing Abbotsford’s Issues”

It is an exciting time in education in BC as we explore new ways of assessing student learning.

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