Mental Health Literacy, Positive School Culture

Addressing Mental Health in the Classroom – handouts

We had a great turn out for the Positive School Culture Session on February 7th, 2019. Teachers, Administrators and trustees participated in a BCTF workshop facilitated by Anne Saar from Prince George. Please click on the following to open or download handouts, key discussion points and useful links from the workshop. I am looking forward to continuing the learning around…

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Positive School Culture

World Kindness Day November 13th

If you can anything …. be kind!! Please click the link for ideas, lessons & recommended books to teach kindness!!  Or send me an email at cmcgarroch@prn.bc.ca, for more ideas and lessons on kindness!! Wonder Kindness Short Video Read Kindness Books Kindness Family Toolkit Sign Up To Recieve Kindness Curriculum Spread Kindness Campaign

Positive School Culture, School Connectedness, Social-Emotional Learning

Great enthusiasm at today’s Rep Session!!

Thanks to all the attendees for the rich discussion and sharing during the Positive School Culture Session today.  Tentatively we meet on February 7th from 1-3 in the DDC for our second session (I will confirm details when I know the TTOC situation – some people were unable to make today’s session due to a TTOC shortage).  Our Celebration is…

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Positive School Culture, School Connectedness, Social-Emotional Learning

Creating Compassionate Learning Communities and Growth Mindset

Literacy Series Session #1 Presentation Today we met for an hour for the first session of a monthly Literacy Series focused on Creating Compassionate Learning Communities and Growth Mindset.  Thanks to the teachers who attended at this busy time of year.  A highlight for me was teacher’s sharing what they have already implemented in their classes this year.  Sharing is…

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Positive School Culture, School Connectedness, Social-Emotional Learning

Culture Lessons – Literacy & SEL

The Rabbits by Shaun Tan & John Marsden  (Theme: Residential Schools and/or Environment)  A rich and haunting allegory of colonization for all ages and cultures, told from the viewpoint of native animals. This stunning picture book examines the consequences of the arrival of a group of rabbits with entirely unfamiliar ways. They bring new food and animals, and they make…

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