Tag Archive: learning

Aug 27 2014

10 Back to School Tips for Parents!

As a parent, educator and now the superintendent of SD62, I thought it was important to share some back to school tips as we approach a new school year. Whether your child is returning to school, or just starting school – the process can be time of joy and also anxiety. I discovered a website that …

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Aug 12 2014

Every Kid Needs a Champion

An educator since 1972, Rita F. Pierson says teacher-student connections are the key to keeping kids on track.  

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Jan 30 2014

Ready, Set, Learn at WestShore Town Centre

 Hands-On Learning! On Wednesday, SD62 hosted Ready, Set, Learn, with community partners at WestShore Town Centre and Sooke Community Hall. Parents, along with their kids, ages three and four, experienced hands-on learning activities. Parents also had the opportunity to meet some of our educators and discover how they can support their child’s development. Stations at …

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Jan 20 2014

Nature Kindergarten

After a successful pilot of Nature Kindergarten at Sangster Elementary, the Board of Education at School District 62 is continuing to support the program into the 2014/2015 school year. At SD62 we recognized that emotional intelligence is an important tool in education. Nature Kindergarten allows children to be immersed in nature where they engage all …

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Nov 15 2013

Paris Pen Pal Exchange

Belmont Secondary's French Immersion teach Mrs. Young

                    Speaking French is one thing, but making friends with French speaking students in another country takes learning French to a new level. Mrs. Young’s grade 9 French Immersion class is participating in a pen pal exchange with Collège Galilée, a school in Paris. Our Belmont students get …

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Jul 22 2013

Want to learn more about our 2 new secondary schools?

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Get all the information you need on our New School website. The site features: Drawings & Renderings of both the new Belmont and Royal Bay Goals and time frame Updates News releases & media clips [important][/important]

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Jul 19 2013

What we can learn from kids

It’s hard to believe Adora Svitak is only 12! She’s a great presenter and tells us adults why we should go back to how we used to think as a child. “The world needs “childish” thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism.”- Adora Did I mention she’s a prodigy and has already written two …

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