Completed Grant Projects

The Edith Lando VLC Digital Pedagogy Lab Grant provides funding for initiatives that align with the mission and intended audience of the Edith Lando VLC. Projects should address the Edith Lando VLC’s thematic priorities while aligning with UBC’s broader strategic objectives, and /or the Faculty of Education’s strategic plan.

Virtual Makerspace Experiences

Edith Lando VLC is proud to be awarding grants for the development of two virtual makerspaces: The first grant is being awarded to Dr. Keri Ewart"s  Inclusive Virtual Immersive Makerspace Experience.  The second is going to Dr. Melanie Wong for her project Virtual Reality Makerspace.

Learn about the outcomes of Dr. Ewart's grant here: Dr. Keri Ewart Report - Virtual Inclusive Makerspace Project

Language and Literacy for Everyone

Building bridges between home and school for high-needs learners, filling significant gaps in the provision of their special educational requirements for online resources and innovative learning materials to supplement and promote Special Needs Education.

Climate Anxiety: Supporting Teen and Parent/Guardian Dialogues

Through a series of workshops, this project will address climate anxiety or grief – also referred to as ecological grief – in both teens and their parents. Led by grant recipients Kshamta Hunter, Meghan Wise, and Peyvand Fralick.

Edith Lando VLC Reading Club

Peyvand Fralick receives a grant for a five-part virtual book club, concentrating on the five areas of focus for the Edith Lando Virtual Learning Centre as themes. A wide range of reading materials may be selected including novels, works of non-fiction, or portions of textbooks and poetry.

Supporting Children’s Developmental Health and Wellbeing with a Virtual Dashboard

Dr. Eva Oberle receives a DPL grant for a data-sharing virtual dashboard to be used to effectively enhance child development, wellbeing and resilience.