March/April 2015 eNewsletter

Monthly eNewsletter
Issue #3
March/April 2015
We are very pleased to be
collaborating with dozens of school
districts to create our upcoming POPEI
workshops for educators around the
Our workshop calendar is now fully
booked for the rest of this school year!
We encourage districts to get in touch
with us, via their District Partner(s), as
soon as their 2015-16 calendars are
set, to request a POPEI workshop for
dates starting in the fall.
SD 48 - Whistler
If you haven’t checked out our
website yet, please take a look!
The resources collected on our
website are categorized into our
four “pillars” - Literacy, Intervention,
Effective Classroom Practice, and
Assessment. Within each of these
larger categories, resources are also
subcategorized into Info Links,
Videos, Printables, and Tech Tools.
We also include links to professional
learning opportunities both within
BC and beyond. See below for
some upcoming highlights…
“Great opportunity to connect, collaborate & plan.”
“The presentation was concise, easy to follow and very
applicable. Thank you!”
“Information was presented at an appropriate level, in a
supportive way. It did not feel like experts coming to tell us
what we should be doing better; instead I felt encouraged
that we are basically on the right track and learned some
ways to improve.”
“Great enthusiasm! Talented presenters. Wonderful to meet
you :) Looking forward to our follow-up. Thank you for your
“Thank you very much, I think Lisa and Sasha did a wonderful
job of presenting and guiding the day :) I will definitely get to
know the website and direct teachers to do the same.”
“A great new resource for the province.”
“Confirmed the importance of the relationships between
classroom teachers and support teachers and how our best
work occurs inside our classrooms.”
Some learning opportunities
in the next few months
April 24 – Opening Minds –
Peter Johnston
April BCTF ProD Calendar
May 1-2 – When Struggling
Readers Thrive
May 8-9 – NOII (Networks of
Inquiry and Innovation)
“Lots of great ideas to improve my literacy centres.”
“Some great websites and links to enhance the student
learning and my teaching.”
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