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Thursday, June 15th, 2017

IBLT Ignite Session a Success

This past Monday we were pleased to host the first IBLT Ignite. 9 teams presented their learning and actions related to the inquiry questions they had created in the fall.  The focus of our year be

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Thursday, June 15th, 2017

The Joy & Promise of Convocation

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As you know, it is convocation season all around our district and province. We have eight different schools that host this very special rite of passage, and this year we will have over 1200 student

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Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

H.O.P.E. at W.J. Mouat

In 2013, The Boys Club Network (BCN) presented the play Man Up to W. J. Mouat boys.

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Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

IBLT Ignite Session, June 5th

We are excited to host our first IBLT Ignite Session on Monday June 5, 2017. Our IBL Teams have been working through an inquiry based learning process related to the implementation of the redesigne

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Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

The Many Faces of Parent Engagement

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I have been thinking about our parent engagement (one of our district goals), and how important it is to the work we do, particularly in the face of our revised curriculum. If you are a parent your

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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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