New Learning Commons Ahead!

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We are very excited in the learning commons to be dreaming BIG!  Yes a new physical commons is being designed in the next year to accommodate all things literacy, MakerEd and technology!  This new physical commons will be part of the campus school building and will continue to be the warm and exciting hub of the blended school, where students feel at home reading, playing. learning, researching, making and socializing.

A few years ago we transitioned from a library to a library commons in virtual and physical space (albeit small).  As we dare to dream BIG, and envisage our new space our learning commons team would like to invite you to join in the planning by sharing your thoughts in this survey.

Thank you in advance for sharing in the survey.  We will share the results with you.

 

 

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Our Grade 5, 6, and 7 OverDrive Booklists Have Just Been Updated

 

We have a huge selection of books on OverDrive that have been sorted for you according to grade level and subject.  We have just updated the following pages to include further categorization and our new titles:

Grade 5 Science, Socials, Language Arts, and Math (scroll down)
Grade 6 Science, Socials, Language Arts, and Math (scroll down)
Grade 7 Science, Socials, Language Arts, and Math (scroll down)

 


 

New!  Donna Ward Supplemental Kits in L4U Physical Library

 

The following L4U kits include the non-consumable books required to use Donna Ward’s  consumable workbooks (Courage & Conquest, and Geography, Province to Province), and are now available:

Grade 4 First Peoples and European Contact – Supplemental Pack – Part 1

Grade 4 First Peoples and European Contact – Supplemental Pack – Part 2

Grade 5 Immigration, Government, Natural Resources – Supplemental Pack Part 1

Grade 5 Immigration, Government, Natural Resources – Supplemental Pack Part 2


 

Don’t Miss Our November Techie Tuesday Webinar!

 

An Indigenous Perspective with Denise
 Tuesday, November 14th at 12. pm

 

Denise McLaughlin will explain an indigenous perspective, which will help us relate to indigenous peoples, and teach their unique perspective in meaningful and authentic ways.

Denise is Metis from Southern Ontario.  Her family’s lineage can be traced back to the Red River Settlement, now Winnipeg, Manitoba.  As an Indigenous person, Denise feels God has gifted her with a strong spiritual awareness and a heart for creation.  Denise graduated from The Indigenous Education Program at UBC. NITEP has a focus on Indigenous education and best education practices for teaching Indigenous curriculum.  Denise has lived and worked in remote First Nations communities and has connections in several Coast Salish communities.  She has also had the opportunity to attend Church services on reserve and has attended the Native Pentecostal Church.  Dr. Jo-anne Archibald’s teaching of story-work and Denise’s own experiences of sharing stories help to define her practice of building relationships and connections with students.

“I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t nurturing or caring for something”

– Denise McLaughlin

Who may attend:  Students K-12 and parents, staff.

Where: Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://onlineschool.zoom.us/j/337380724

Or iPhone one-tap :
Canada: +16475580588,,337380724#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
Canada: +1 647 558 0588
Meeting ID: 337 380 724
International numbers available: https://onlineschool.zoom.us/zoomconference?m=WGxM9a_azkFS0blBUvXizrNB2ieUiEdp

 

All Techie Tuesday Webinar information and updates can be found on our website, here.


 

Be sure to check out all our recent blog posts including:

“Story of the World” and “Growth Mindset” eBooks On Overdrive, and
New Grade 8 Science Digital Unit Study Kits 

 


 

 

 

 

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