Engaging All Learners in the Secondary Years

Interactive Webinar Series With support from the Ministry of Education, BC’s Rural Education Advisory, UBC’s Edith Lando Virtual Learning Centre, and the Greater Victoria School District invite educators in BC to join in a shared conversation about literacy learning in the secondary years. Sessions will have a blend of current thinking, examples from practice, and […]

New(sletter) addition to our website

Have you seen our newsletter?  We’re excited to share that you can now find it all our latest issues online. Each month we share all of our latest news and events.   To read our newsletter online please click on the link below. 📰 Check out the current and past publications.  

The Community Countertext Project

Co-Primary Investigators — Kathryn Accurso & Jason D. Mizell Community and school-based K-12 educators working toward practices of antiracism and decolonization draw on community countertexts in their teaching. Community countertexts are texts by minoritized authors that reflect their experiences and knowledges and capture perspectives that are missing in dominating school curriculum. These texts may be […]

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Toolbox of children’s books to promote disability representation

Edith Lando Virtual Learning Grant Grant recipients: Dr. Carly Christensen, Assistant Professor ECPS Dr. Nancy Perry, Professor ECPS Dr. Kim Zebehazy, Associate Professor ECPS Natalia Florez, Masters Student ECPS DPL Grant recipients Christensen, Perry, Zebehazy, and Florez seek to build a digital toolbox of children’s books and other materials for educators and to support people […]

Let’s talk: A digital platform to share stories

Edith Lando Virtual Learning Grant Primary Investigator — Anusha Kassan, PhD, RPsych Let’s talk: A digital platform to share stories and promote dialogue among newcomer and non-newcomer secondary students Given that the number of newcomers to Canada is continuously growing, particularly amongst youth, increasing support is needed for this group during their process of school […]

Exciting Collaboration with UBC Camps

This year for the first time, Edith Lando VLC is collaborating with UBC Camps to put on their summer programming! UBC Camps has been wonderful in supporting our work, and we are appreciative of their help and guidance. They have additionally created a beautiful page for us on their website. In particular, we would like […]

Reading Club Session 3 Resources

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan In 1949 four Chinese women, recent immigrants to San Francisco, begin meeting to eat dim sum, play mahjong, and talk. United in shared unspeakable loss and hope, they call themselves the Joy Luck Club. With wit and sensitivity, Amy Tan’s debut novel—now widely regarded as a modern classic—examines […]

Check out the 2023 Summer Camps!

We’re excited to share that our summer camps are now posted. With a diverse variety of topics to choose from, be sure not to miss out! ☀️ Learn more and apply here.

Teaching ‘Transformatively’ Toolkit

Edith Lando Virtual Learning Grant Co-Primary Investigators — Angela Reynolds, Chris Rugo, Anneke Nussbaum, Dr. Keri Ewart: Teaching ‘Transformatively’ Toolkit: Critical and Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy for Queering Curriculum & Practice for Rural and Remote Education Edith Lando VLC’S latest grant recipients will be developing a digital toolkit intended to support educators from rural and remote […]

Comprehension of Written Grammar Test

Edith Lando Virtual Learning Grant Co-Primary Investigators — Dr. Bonita Squires, Dr. Joanna Cannon: Updating Resources for the Comprehension of Written Grammar Test Website We are thrilled to announce this new project being led by Dr. Bonita Squires and Dr. Joanna Cannon. Their project will focus on updating and extending the Comprehension of Written Grammar […]

Website Accessibility with American Sign Language

Edith Lando Virtual Learning Grant (Recipient: Dr. Joanna Cannon): Increasing Website Cultural and Linguistic Accessibility using American Sign Language The objectives of this project include: (1) American Sign Language (ASL) translation of all English materials for the first point of learning for students, our ECPS Special Education program website that outlines the coursework and provides […]

Menstrual And Reproductive Knowledge Labs (MARKL)

Grant Recipient Zeba Khan Research Assistant at the UBC Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences   Free Periods Canada Foundation is a grassroots non-profit organization that promotes menstrual health equity and education through research, knowledge translation, and the distribution of menstrual health supplies. We are excited to develop a mini-course on menstrual health for […]

Reading Club Session 2 Resources

Session Recording Disrupting Molded Images: Identities, responsibilities and relationships—teachers and indigenous subject material by Susan Dion This paper explores the complexities of teachers’ understanding of their relationship with Aboriginal people. Drawing on her current work with teachers, the author offers a method for initiating a critical pedagogy of remembrance that allows teachers to attend to […]

Our New Gallery is Live!

It’s official: we’re pleased to announce a new addition to our top navigation bar! In place of the former “Fundamentals of Coding Summer Camp” and “PANDA AAC Camp” postings, we have combined all images from both events into a single page. 🖼️ Visit our new Gallery.