Our Learning Adventure in the Wild

The points of a compass are North, East, South and West but the grade 5’s at Ridgeview Elementary redefined the points through the lens of environmental stewardship last week as we took our classroom outdoors. Our classroom was Camp Fircom on Gambier Island and our teachers were the educators of Sea to Sky Outdoor School. […]

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Professional Growth

As educators in West Vancouver we are focussing on our Professional Growth Plans for this year. These provide the framework that guide our professional learning in the areas we would like to further develop, challenge or investigate. As we carefully reflect on our current practice, we try to select goals that will best meet the […]

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This fall our District Leadership in the West Vancouver School District challenged the School Administrators to put ourselves out there, and create professional blogs that contribute to the conversation around education in British Columbia and abroad. I was inspired while sitting in those meetings and began brainstorming ideas for blog posts; imagining how my thoughts […]

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