Gulf Islands Math Collaborative Inquiry Project

2014/01/15

You are invited to participate in the Gulf Islands Math Collaborative Inquiry Project “A successful face-to-face team is more than just collectively intelligent. It makes everyone work harder, think smarter and reach better conclusions than they would have on their own.” – James Surowiecki What is it? A guided inquiry project for teams of educators … Read More

Superintendent Message December 2013

2013/12/16

It is hard to believe Winter Break is almost upon us. Friday, December 20, 2013 marks the first day of Winter Break and classes resume at all district schools on Monday, January 6, 2014. Changes in the season and the start of a New Year bring on a time of reflection for many of us. … Read More

SD64 hosts Strong Start BC’s Early Learning for Families (ELF) in our schools

2013/11/27

School District 64 hosts Strong Start BC’s Early Learning for Families (ELF) in our schools. These programs provide quality learning environments for adults and their young children, aged birth to five, at no cost to families. Qualified early childhood educators lead learning activities, including stories, music and art at our centres. These welcoming facilities allow … Read More

WATERDROPS/Water Stewards

2013/11/07

We are pleased to share WATERDROPS/Water Stewards! This integrative nature-based curriculum was developed by three teachers and an environmental educator in the Gulf Islands. The program was originally developed for Grade 4/5 students and is easy to adapt to fit other ages. WATERDROPS/Water Stewards was first implemented at Salt Spring Elementary School over a two … Read More

About Learning

2013/10/15

Focus on “Success for All” students In 2012-13, Gulf Islands received a “Special Education Innovation Grant” to explore alternate ways of ensuring all students learn at high levels. Part of the motivation was to respond to the needs of every learner in a timely manner, regardless of whether that student was designated as one with … Read More