Check out this video by the BC Ministry of Education highlighting the newest professional standard, Standard 9. https://youtu.be/w4sBNxiA7YI
Succesful Ratification of the NOSTA Local Agreement Changes
During the online ratification vote held on April 22nd and April 25th, the NOSTA membership voted overwhelmingly in favour of ratifying the local agreement changes.These changes will come into effect on July 1, 2022. The majority of local changes were Read More …
Activities for families on Orange Shirt Day
Cindy Blackstock shares some ways that you and your families can honour the Residential schools survivors and their families. Check out the thread here: https://twitter.com/cblackst/status/1443528163766771712?s=21
Primary Teachers Association – Virtual Conference
“Teaching with Resilience” BCPTA conference. Another great VIRTUAL PSA offering on October 22.
Check out the available workshops for the ONLINE @BCPITA conference. Early bird pricing until the end of the month! https://mypita.ourconference.ca
Growth Not Grades: Student-centered assessment
An article by NOSTA teacher, Morgen MacDonald Check out the article here, or feel free to browse the entire publication as attached.
Self-Directed Pro-D: It’s yours to use.
Self-Directed Pro-D can be used on all but two of the non-instructional days. Check out this poster for more information.Have any questions? Contact us at the office.
Black History Month
As you may have heard, February is Black History Month and yes, there’s only one week left! But don’t worry if it seems as though the shortest month of the year has gotten away from you; Follow this link for a collection Read More …
Pronouns and the New Semester
Next month, for many of us, brings classrooms full of new faces and names to learn. If it is not part of your practice already, consider introducing yourself to your classes next term with your pronouns, and encourage your students Read More …
Resources to Talk about the events of Jan 6th with your Students
Click here to check out an excellent blog post with concrete and relevant tips and ideas for discussing the current events unfolding in the United States.