Last week SD60 staff from schools and departments were fortunate to hear Shelley Moore (@tweetsomemoore) speak about inclusion. During the session she shared the video below. Her point was that Technology in schools and Technology to support inclusion is the wind and we need to stop ignoring it. We should not ignore devices and tools […]
Happy to announce that Dr. Kearney will be joining North Peace and Bert Bowes in implementing PaperCut for next school year.
SPANBC/PLNet Upgrade for Fort St John RNC
Our regional service will be upgraded from a 100Mb connection to a 1Gb connection by March 13th. Great news for the communities serviced by our RNC in the North!
International Education Website
Brian Campbell and I have been working for the last few weeks and I’m happy to say that the new SD60 International Education Website is up and running. A few translations of applications and some more info on home stay and hosting to come. Have a look! http://www.prn.bc.ca/int/
On-line Smartboard Training
Happy to hear that 12 teachers at Prespatou School are taking part in the Blossom on-line learning Smartboard courses https://www.blossomlearning.com/default.aspx
Mrs Gonzales’ and Mrs Pope’s grade 4/5 class is on Edublogs! http://kgonzales.edublogs.org/ They are using lab time writing with wallwisher and will be working on adding comments to their blog. 🙂
Bert Bowes has been upgraded to a 100Mbps fibre connection 🙂
Feb 2010 FSA Results – in response to Energeticcity
Energeticcity recently posted a story about School District 60 kids and stats on FSA, class size, and Provincial Exams. http://www.energeticcity.ca/fortstjohn/news/06/29/10/district-60-under-provincial-average I’d like Energeticcity to reference where they are getting their results from as they are mixing various reports which may represent different years however no referencing makes their assertions difficult to verify or refute and […]
U of T astronomy skype
Mrs Jensen and Mr Longley’s class took part in a skype chat today with U of T astronomers through skype. Great questions from our grade three and six students!
New Careers, AVID, International Education Site
Spent a little time with Brian Campbell today setting up www.prn.bc.ca/careers/ which will host info on Careers, AVID, and International Education