Teacher Initiatives

This year we are very excited to offer two large initiatives, Universal Design for all Learners (UDL) year 2, and Student Inquiry.

The focus groups are as follows:

UDL: Middle Schools Integration Support Teacher and / or Teacher Librarian and classroom teachers.

Student Inquiry: Senior 9- 12 Math and Science teachers.

We will be contacting schools soon with all of the details.


Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

How can we design our lessons to meet all our students’ needs? Audience: Middle school classroom teachers, literacy support teachers, integration support teachers “Trying harder is impossible when you’re already trying as hard as you can. But you can always try different.” Seth Godin, 2010 Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework for developing …

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Student Inquiry

How can we inspire students to take the lead in their learning?  Audience: Math and Science teachers in grades 8- 12. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn” – Benjamin Franklin  We are very excited to broaden the teacher inquiry initiative to include student inquiry for the …

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Mentorship Project

What is the New Teacher Mentoring Project? Sooke School District (62) is pleased to be participating in the New Teacher Mentoring Project this year. This project is a province wide initiative and includes a partnership among the B.C. Teachers’ Federation, the BC Schools Superintendents Association, and the University of BC. Alison Davies, experienced elementary teacher …

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