Looking for new activities and classes you can try during spring and summer? Check out what the community has to offer at the Spring Community One Stop happening Saturday March 9 from 10am-2pm at the Totem Mall.
North Peace Secondary School is quickly gaining a name as one of the top Robotics programs in the province! Congratulations on repeating as Gold Medalists at the Skills Canada Provincial Competition. The team will be competing in Halifax for the National title on May 28 and 29th.
TL;DR – The extension to the grade 6 1:1 program has been approved! New name and focus. – TL;DR means Too Long; Didn’t Read and you’ll see it on various online forums. It is a very short summary of the text below. Some History The 1:1 Wireless Writing Program has been a long term innovative […]
The City of Fort St John recently tweeted out garbage and recycling stats. This is a great real world learning object for a wide variety of grades / curricular areas. Roughly 65 elephants worth of garbage NOT going to the land fill. Yay #yxj!! pic.twitter.com/jnWgboIfLp — City of Fort St John (@fortstjohn) March 4, 2016 […]
Please note the following dates for end of year WWP inventory June 3 – no more take home allowed after this date June 9 – teachers/schools to phone home if any ipads have not yet come back Between June 3 and inventory please check to see that students have not attached a private itunes account […]
For people that have upgraded their OS to Yosemite on their Mac you may need to fix Java before being able to use BCeSIS. 1. If you’ve installed Oracle’s java 7, You’ll need to remove it. Follow the instructions at the link at https://www.java.com/en/download/help/mac_uninstall_java.xml 2. Download – http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1572?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US 3. Open Terminal by clicking on your magnifying glass […]
We are at that time of year again for inventory of our WWP devices. This will be a landmark as it is the last year we will be doing inventory on our macbooks. Inventory Schedule Adapted from last year June 10 – Upper Halfway, Wonowon, Clearview June 11 – Buick, Prespatou, Charlie Lake June 12 […]
Due to funding restraints and a required Provincial Savings Plan, our Wireless Writing Program will be modified and adjusted to a different and less expensive model. Wireless Writing has met its educational goals and has been a very successful program for the last ten years thanks to the work of our teachers and staff. For […]
Apple has released two updates that resolve some of the issues for BCeSIS compatibility for us as tested in two environments. For OS X 10.6 they have released a system updated called Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 13. For OS X 10.7 and 10.8 it is called Java for OS X 2013-001 I’ve […]
On twitter yesterday Carolyn Durley (@okmbio) shared a post written by Val Pereira (@knowwhatuknow) that made me think of how I had assessed two Applications of Math 10 classes several years ago. Math 10 Apps was part of the old curriculum but I think the assessment strategy of Learning Outcome Based Assessment or Standards Based Grading […]