LINKS

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Links of Interest

for Planning and Exploration

The following links have been useful for teachers in exploring new ideas in curriculum, assessment and instruction.  Learning and teaching in today’s world. Take a look!  Please let us know if you have any others to add!  Contact Kim Boettcher, District Principal of Learning Services (kboettcher@prn.bc.ca)

SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 60 WEBSITES:

SD60 Science Education: https://letsdoscience60.wordpress.com/

SD60 Wireless Writing Program:  http://www.prn.bc.ca/wwp/

SD60 Early Learning:

PROVINCIAL WEBSITES AND TWITTER FEEDS:

BC’s Renewed Curriculum Website: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/

BCTF TeachBC:  https://teachbc.bctf.ca/

Search Twitter:  #bcedchat, #bccurric, #bcscta, #bced

INCLUSIVE PRACTICE:

Shelley Moore’s Blog:  https://learnsomemoore.com/

Follow Shelley Moore on Twitter:  @tweetsomemoore

INDIGENOUS PRINCIPLES OF LEARNING/ABORIGINAL EDUCATION:

FNESC First Nations Education Steering Committee:  http://www.fnesc.ca/

The First Perspective:  Canada’s News About Indigenous Peoples:  https://www.firstperspective.ca/

Strong Nations:  http://www.strongnations.com/

Turtle Island News:  http://theturtleislandnews.com/

Bradley Baker, DP Aboriginal Ed SD44: Follow on Twitter @bradleyrbaker

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM:

Digmore blog post: http://www.prn.bc.ca/digmore/2016/12/14/computational-thinking-and-the-new-curriculum/

INSTRUCTION, TEACHING, LEARNING:

Personal & Social Competencies:  http://heartmindonline.org

Creativity:  https://amysmooc.wordpress.com/

Learning in Depth:  http://ierg.ca/LID/

Genius Hour:  http://www.geniushour.com/   http://www.edutopia.org/groups/personalized-learning/802456

Odyssey of the Mind, Thinking Problems:  http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/

Coding in the Classroom:  http://www.setbc.org/2016/04/coding-in-the-classroom/?platform=hootsuite

Creative Thinking Core Competency Projects: http://blogs.sd38.bc.ca/sd38mathandscience/2016/05/08/creative-thinking-core-competency-project-2016/

The Cult of Pedagogy:  http://www.cultofpedagogy.com/

ASSESSMENT:

Principles for Fair Assessment Practice:  http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/classroom_assessment/fairstudent.pdf

Canada Education:  http://www.cea-ace.ca/education-canada/article/assessment-learning-across-canada

Alberta Assessment Consortium:  http://www.aac.ab.ca/