Resources


Resources for Educators

Re-Imagining Mathematics Education Webinar Series


 
This webinar series invites teachers to re-imagine math education through culture, community, and teaching for social and ecological justice.

Engaging All Learners in the Middle Years


 
Join in a shared conversation about engaging all learners in the middle years with this four-part interactive webinar series.

ECED Pro-D Series (2021-2022)


 
Three sessions themed around early childhood education, with topics including social justice and Indigenous perspectives in ECE.

Understanding WordPress for the Classroom

Two elementary school-aged girls looking at an open laptop
 
Learn the basics of the WP box of blogging blocks, and think critically about how blogging can support K-12 educators, leaders, and learners.

Sarah Newton’s Sustainable Classroom Q&A

Sustainable classroom
 
Learn how sustainable classroom expert Sarah Newton encourages students to live a sustainable lifestyle.

Early Coding Without Computers

Brushing teeth
 
We will explore fun ways to introduce young children to coding through stories, dance, and more.

Computational Thinking

Computational thinking
 
Explore ways of integrating coding into the curriculum and teaching it with a cross-curricular approach.

Introduction to Makecode Arcade

MakeCode arcade
 
Create, share and edit your game with others in a design engine that allows for limitless imagination and creation.

Culturally Responsive Mathematics Assessment

Shoreline landscape
 
This series invites teachers at all levels to join discussions and share ideas around culturally responsive math assessment.

Engaging All Learners in the Secondary Years

Learning
 
Join in a shared conversation about literacy learning in the secondary years. Sessions will have a blend of current thinking, examples from practice, and time to process and personalize ideas. Our three-part interactive webinar series will be led by Dr. Leyton Schnellert with special guests for each session.

What Counts in Primary Literacy?

Child reading a book
 
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 primary years.

Early Childhood Education Professional Development Series

Arts and crafts
 
Three sessions themed around early childhood education, with topics including social justice and Indigenous perspectives in ECE.

Engaging All Learners in the Middle Years

Teamwork on computers
 
BC’s Rural Education Advisory, UBC’s Edith Lando Virtual Learning Centre, and, Greater Victoria School District 61 invite educators in BC to join in a shared conversation about engaging all learners in the middle years. Sessions have a blend of current thinking, examples from practices, and time to process and personalize ideas. Our three-part interactive webinar series will be led by Dr. Leyton Schnellert with special guests for each session.

Decentering Whiteness Discussion Series

Diversity
 
Explore how colonial histories structure our racialized present to center whiteness. Each session will cover a different topic and refer to a number of resources as a means of exploring the topic.
The last two sessions look towards a decentered future.

Engaging All Learners in Secondary Schools

Cohort image
 
Greater Victoria School District 61 and the Rural Education Advisory invite educators in BC to join in a conversation about engaging all learners in secondary years.

Into the Unknown: Effects of the Pandemic on Children’s Mental Health

Child staying at home
 
Learn about current research on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on children’s mental health & wellness.

Introduction to CoSpaces/3D Game Design

Game design
 
CoSpaces allows students to build and code their own experience and can be used across all age-levels. No coding experience necessary.

Introduction to Tinkercad/3D Printing

3D printing
 
Tinkercad is a free web app for 3D design, electronics and coding. No experience necessary.


Resources for Everyone

Creative Coding with Scratch


 
Two sessions exploring Scratch - an online tool that develops literacy and numeracy competencies, and communication and collaboration.

Twine: The Accessible Digital Tool

A video grame graphic with blue sky and clouds, and 5 gold coins in an arc
 
Learn all about Twince, a free, open-source tool for designing and writing interactive non-linear digital stories and text-based games.

Digital & Scientific Literacy


 
Explore scientific literacy by analyzing how technology and media can colour our understanding of the world.

ECE: Reflections and Shadows


 
Explore ways to engage young children in light and colour play, both indoors and outside, using easy to access materials.

Feminist Pedagogies


 
A series of 8 workshops designed for LINC 6/7 that will introduce students to concepts of feminism - in partnership with VCC.

Physical Activity Guides

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View these easy-to-use guides, designed especially for newcomers to Canada. Access public activities throughout the city with ease!

Digital Literacy for Seniors

Digital-Literacy-for-Seniors
 
Easy-to-follow resources to help develop your digital literacy and technological know-how, specifically for seniors!

Dr. Sara Florence Davidson Book Event

Book shelves
 
Dr. Sara Florence Davidson introduces her two latest books and discusses how she balances research and writing with her busy academic schedule.

Edith Lando VLC Reading Club

Books
 
A monthly book club to expand your knowledge about the many facets of education and related pedagogies.

Fundamentals of Coding

Intro to HTML
 
Learn about web development in an introduction to coding and HTML!

Teacher Sarah Newton and Her Waste Free Classroom

Waste-free classroom
 
Sarah is an educator that focuses a lot of her time on teaching students about the climate crisis and what they can do to make a difference. 

Language and Literacy for Everyone

Literacy for Everyone
 
Joe and Joyce share early memories of disability and invite you to reflect on society’s perspective of people with disability.