Links & Resources

 

FOR PARENTS

 

SCHOOL DISTRICT RECOURCES

 

School District Website

http://www.sd72.bc.ca

 

School District Facebook Page

https://www.facebook.com/crsd72/

 

 BCs Ministry of Education Website

 https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/organizational-structure/ministries-organizations/ministries/education

 

CURRICULUM

 

BC’s Redesigned Curriculum

Find information on what the New BC Curriculum looks like for your student.

https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/

 

Shelley Moore

Talks include topics on Inclusion and the New BC Curriculum. Her blog is loaded with resources to teach and empower students with special needs.

https://blogsomemoore.com/

 

 

MATH

 

Math games on the computer are most successful when played with a parent present to talk about concepts and verbalize thinking.

 

Youcubed

 

Dr Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University, and the faculty director of youcubed. She was an Aspen ideas speaker and a White House presenter on girls and STEM. She recently formed www.youcubed.org to give teachers, parents and students the resources and ideas they need to inspire and excite students about mathematics.

https://www.youcubed.org/

Here is a free course for students and parents: https://lagunita.stanford.edu/courses/Education/EDUC115-S/Spring2014/about

 

3 Act Math Tasks

 

A Three-Act Task is a whole group mathematics task consisting of 3 distinct parts: an engaging and perplexing Act One, an information and solution seeking Act Two, and a solution discussion and solution revealing Act Three.

Visit these website for more information on what 3 Act Math Tasks are:

 

https://hcpss.instructure.com/courses/97/pages/three-act-tasks

http://blog.mrmeyer.com/2011/the-three-acts-of-a-mathematical-story/

 

Additional 3-Act Math activities can be found here:

https://whenmathhappens.com/3-act-math/

https://tapintoteenminds.com/3act-math/

 

 

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

 

The F.O.R.C.E. Society

Families Organized for Recognition and Care Equality is an excellent resource for families with questions relating to youth mental health issues.

http://www.familysmart.ca

 

Anxiety BC

 

Is a leader in developing online, self-help, and evidence-based resources on anxiety and anxiety disorders. Their site provides information to help you understand anxiety, as well as resources and tools to help manage anxiety.

https://www.anxietybc.com/

 

 

PARENTING RESOURCES

 

Vancouver Island Parent Conference

Visit the Vancouver Island Parent Conference website for information on their yearly event and guest speakers. Links to the past speakers information are available thought this webpage. 

http://www.vipc.ca/ 

 

 

FOR PACs

 

BCCPAC

BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils (BCCPAC) is a charitable organization registered under the Society Act of BC, representing the parents of children attending the provincial public schools. Membership is made up of the Parent Advisory Councils (PAC), District Parent Advisory Councils (DPAC), and parent associate members. BCCPAC represents the District Parent Advisory Councils (DPAC) and Parent Advisory Councils (PAC) from across the province. Collectively, they represent the parents of the children in BC. 

https://bccpac.bc.ca/index.php

 

BCCPAC RESOURCE PAGE

https://bccpac.bc.ca/index.php/resources/16-dpac-pac