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Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Garden to Classroom: Healthy Choices at Fraser Middle

As instances of obesity, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes in children continue to rise at alarming rates, a group of committed teachers at William A.

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Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

New Report Cards K-8 in 2017/2018

Over the past two years the Curriculum Department has been working with teachers and administrators to develop a new reporting structure that aligns with the redesigned curriculum in Kindergarten t

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Curriculum Planning Sessions a Success

The staff at the Curriculum Department are constantly thinking about how and when we can provide professional learning opportunities for teachers.  With schedules becoming increasingly busy, it can

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Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Collab Time as Powerful PD

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

While I am generally reluctant to draw conclusions about Canadian educational practice from research conducted south of the border, I thought the below data from a survey of American teachers was q

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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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