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C U R R E N T  O P P O R T U N I T I E S


The following VSB Professional Development opportunities have been arranged for internal staff. However, some of the workshops (as indicated below with an asterisk*) have space available for out of district participants. Teachers-on-call and students teachers are also welcome to register.


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 A B O R I G I N A L   E D U C A T I O N
WE ARE RELATED - Heritage Collage Art Project - Nov 28, 2014
First Nations Art and Games - Nov 28, 2014
 A R T S / F I N E  A R T S
An Arts and Inquiry-Based Approach to Looking at the BIG IDEAS with Vancouver Biennale - Feb 19, 2015
First Nations Art and Games - Nov 28, 2014
Finding Your Voice - Nov 28, 2014
WE ARE RELATED - Heritage Collage Art Project - Nov 28, 2014
The Arts and the Outdoors - Nov 28, 2014
Digital Photography for Ipads  - Nov 28 2014
Music, Movement and Mind(fullness) - Nov 28, 2014
C L A S S R O O M  M A N A G E M E N T
 CAREER   EDUCATION -  Focus on Trades & Apprenticeship
 C A R E E R    P R O G R A M S
Career Cruising - Experienced Users - Nov 28, 2014
Career Cruising - Novice Users - Nov 28, 2014
 C O M M U N I T Y   L I N K  and I N N E R  C I T Y
 E M P L O Y E E   W E L L N E S S  &  B E N E F I T S
Strategies to Reduce Seasonal Stress & Improve Energy Nov 24, 2014
 E N G L I S H   L A N G U A G E  L E A R N I N G
Music, Movement and Mind(fullness) - Nov 28, 2014
 FOOD SERVICES
Guidelines for Food & Beverage Sales in BC Schools Support – with Action Schools! Nov 28, 2014
 F R E N C H   AS  S E C O N D  L A N G U A G E
 F R E N C H   I M M E R S I O N  
Enlever la poussière de vos tablettes - M-7 - Nov 24, 2014
Robotique pédagogique 5e à 12e année (avec les LEGO Mindstorms EV3) - Nov 25, 2014
Session A (26 novembre): Pas à pas vers l’enquête -Introduction à Éducasciences - M-12 - Nov 26, 2014
Session B (27 novembre): Évaluation des enquêtes scientifiques - M-12 - Nov 27, 2014
LEGO et mathématiques - M-7 - Nov 28, 2014
ATELIER EXPRESS: LEGO et mathématiques M – 7 Nov 25, 2014
“Montre moi une lettre; montre moi un mot. Et où est-ce je commence?” Comment enseigner et évaluer les Concepts reliés à l’écrit. (L’Évaluation de la littératie - Étape #II - Maternelle à 2è année) - Nov 28, 2014
Comment analyser les méprises en lecture de mes élèves afin de déceler leurs besoins en lecture ? (L’Évaluation de la littératie - Étape #IV - 1ère, 2, et 3e années) - Nov 28, 2014
Évaluation de la lecture pour les lecteurs débutants: À quoi sert une fiche d’observation en lecture (a running record)? (L’Évaluation de la littératie - Étape # III - 1re -3e année) - Nov 28, 2014
L’Évaluation de la littératie des élèves de 5 -7 ans : Étape #I (Maternelle à 2e année) - Nov 28, 2014
 G E N E R A L   I N T E R E S T
Animating History - Celebrating Vancouver’s History Nov 28,2014
 L E A R N I N G  &  D E V E L O P M E N T
 L I T E R A C Y - E L E M E N T A R Y 
KEEP CALM and TEACH K or Grade 1 - Various Dates (not available for online registration)
Deepening Reading and Writing Connections With Regie Routman - Various Dates(not available for online registration)
Brush Up on Your Running Record Skills - Nov 28, 2014
Music, Movement and Mind(fullness) - Nov 28, 2014
Reggio Inquiry Team - Various Dates
Peter H. Johnston presents Opening Minds Using Language to Change Lives April 24, 2015
Inquiry-Based Learning K-7 Nov 28, 2014
 L I T E R A C Y - S E C O N D A R Y
M A T H
M E D I A
M O D E R N   L A N G U A G E S
 FRENCH IMMERSION:
  Enlever la poussière de vos tablettes - M-7 - Nov 24, 2014
  Robotique pédagogique 5e à 12e année (avec les LEGO Mindstorms EV3) - Nov 25, 2014
  Session A (26 novembre): Pas à pas vers l’enquête -Introduction à Éducasciences - M-12 - Nov 26, 2014
  Session B (27 novembre): Évaluation des enquêtes scientifiques - M-12 - Nov 27, 2014
  LEGO et mathématiques - M-7 - Nov 28, 2014 
  “Montre moi une lettre; montre moi un mot. Et où est-ce je commence?” Comment enseigner et évaluer les Concepts reliés à l’écrit. (L’Évaluation de la littératie - Étape #II - Maternelle à 2è année) - Nov 28, 2014
  Comment analyser les méprises en lecture de mes élèves afin de déceler leurs besoins en lecture ? (L’Évaluation de la littératie - Étape #IV - 1ère, 2, et 3e années) - Nov 28, 2014
  Évaluation de la lecture pour les lecteurs débutants: À quoi sert une fiche d’observation en lecture (a running record)? (L’Évaluation de la littératie - Étape # III - 1re -3e année) - Nov 28, 2014
  L’Évaluation de la littératie des élèves de 5 -7 ans : Étape #I (Maternelle à 2e année) - Nov 28, 2014 
ATELIER EXPRESS: LEGO et mathématiques M – 7 - Nov 25, 2014
The Arts and the Outdoors - Nov 28, 2014
M O N T E S S O R I   E D U C A T I O N
Foundation Course - offered throughout the year
Planning for Differentiation in the Classroom with Kelsey Keller  (not available for online registration) - Nov 28, 2014
MULTI  INTERDISCIPLINARY SUPPORT  (MIST)
PEER 2 PEER - RESOURCE 
Skills Development Centre (SDC) Program Support Binder - Jan 9 & mar 6, 2015
Book Club - Lost At School: Jan 22, Feb 18 & Apr 15, 2015
P H Y S I C A L  E D U C A T I O N
R E S O U R C E   T E A C H E R   O R I E N T A T I O N
S E T - B C - UPCOMING EVENTS 
SET- BC Events - Various Dates  (not available for online registration)
S C I E N C E
Physics Toys: Hands-on Physical Science Activities for Elementary Classrooms - Nov 28, 2014
S E L F  R E G U L A T I O N
 SOCIAL JUSTICE
SOCIAL  RESPONSIBILITY & DIVERSITY
Music, Movement and Mind(fullness) - Nov 28, 2014
Restorative Approaches In and Out of the Classroom - Nov 28, 2014
FRIENDS - Youth (Grade 6/7) - Nov 28, 2014
FRIENDS-Child Training (Grades 4/5) - Nov 28, 2014
Mirror Image: An Interactive Approach to Protecting Students from Online Predators - Nov 28, 2014
Supporting LGBTTQ+ Students: VSB's Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities Policy - Nov 28, 2014
Welcoming Diversity in your Classroom: Enhancing Children's Potential and Sense of Belonging Nov 28, 2014
FRIENDS - Youth (Grade 6/7) Jan 19, 2015
Fearless Family Life Education for Grade 5 Jan 19, 2015    
Fearless Family Life Education for Grade 6 & 7 Jan 19, 2015
Let’s Talk About Touching Feb 19, 2015
The c.a.r.e. Kit Feb 19, 2015
Kids in the Know (Grades 4 & 5) Feb 19, 2015
Kids in the Know (Grades 6 & 7) Feb 19, 2015
S P E C I A L  E D U C A T I O N
2 Day CPI Training Nov 27, 28
Back Care & Lifting Workshop Nov 28, 2014
Bringing ABA into Inclusive Classrooms Nov 28, 2014
CPI Refresher Nov 28, 2014
Thriving Kids in Thriving Classrooms: Fostering Health, Wellness, and Self-Regulation Nov 28, 2014
Understanding and Supporting Students with Special Needs Nov 28, 2014
Understanding Sexual Health for People with Intellectual Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities  Nov 28, 2014
Visual Strategies to Support Communication, Learning and Empowerment Nov 28, 2014
Fine Motor / Written Output Workshop Nov 28, 2014
CPR / First Aid Course Nov 28, 2014
S U S T A I N A B I L I T Y
TEACHER ORIENTATION
Elementary Resource Teacher Orientation 3 Part Series  Nov 12, 20, 26, 2014
T E A C H E R S - O N - C A L L
TEACHER - LIBRARIAN
Multi-modal Responses to Picture Books Nov 28, 2014
Representing Our Library Programs – What Works Nov 28, 2014
T E C H N O L O G Y
School Website Training Level III - Friday, November 28th (9am -11am)
School Website Training Level III - Friday, November 28th (1pm -3pm)


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