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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
 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
Hands on Clay - Mid Fire Handbuilding - Feb 19
Mid-Fire Glaze Workshop - Mar 24
Photography Field Study to China Town Feb 19
K to 7 Elementary Music at Norma Rose Point School Feb 19
Music Pro-D Day – UBC School of Music Building February 19, 2015
C L A S S R O O M  M A N A G E M E N T
Using Google Forms in Career Prep Feb 19
 CAREER   EDUCATION -  Focus on Trades & Apprenticeship
 C A R E E R    P R O G R A M S
Welcome to BCIT! Feb 19
 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
Care for the Caregiver & Lighten up your Day Feb 19
 E N G L I S H   L A N G U A G E  L E A R N I N G
How to Teach Early Literacy Skills to ELL Students  Feb 19
 FOOD SERVICES
 F R E N C H   AS  S E C O N D  L A N G U A G E
Pour atelier(s) disponible(s) sous ce titre, veuillez consulter la rubrique Modern Languages.
For available workshop(s), please consult Modern Languages.
 F R E N C H   I M M E R S I O N  
Pour atelier(s) disponible(s) sous ce titre, veuillez consulter la rubrique Modern Languages.
For available workshop(s), please consult Modern Languages.
 G E N E R A L   I N T E R E S T
Historical Chinatown Tour Feb 19
You Can’t Take It With You: Wills and Executorship April 1
INNOVATIVE PRACTICE
Reframing the curriculum into inquiry to engage all students Feb 19
Inquiring Minds Learn to Read and Write by Dr. Jeff Wilhelm Feb 26
 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)
Reggio Inquiry Team - Various Dates
Peter H. Johnston presents Opening Minds Using Language to Change Lives April 24
 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
808.0 Storytelling in the Elementary Core French Classroom: TPRS Framework Jan 20, Feb 10, 24, Mar 3
809.0 Programme de français de base: Vers une meilleure intégration de l’interaction orale spontanée (SECONDAIRE) 5 sessions, Jan 22-Feb 12
810.0 La technologie dans les classes de français (IMMERSION 5-12, FR. INTENSIF ET TARDIF, FR. DE BASE SEC.) 6 sessions, Jan 26-May 25
812.00 : La littératie au service de l’apprentissage Feb 19
813.0 La littératie au secondaire Feb 19
814.0 An Introduction To... Teaching Proficiency Through Reading And Story Telling (TPRS) Feb 19
815.0 Going Further With … Teaching Proficiency Through Reading And Story Telling (TPRS) Feb 19
816.0: BCATML iPad Inquiry Project Feb 19
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
MULTI  INTERDISCIPLINARY SUPPORT  (MIST)
PEER 2 PEER - RESOURCE 
Skills Development Centre (SDC) Program Support Binder - Jan 9 & mar 6
Book Club - Lost At School: Jan 22, Feb 18 & Apr 15
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
An Arts and Inquiry-Based Approach to Looking at the BIG IDEAS with Vancouver Biennale - Feb 19
S E L F  R E G U L A T I O N
 SOCIAL JUSTICE
SOCIAL  RESPONSIBILITY & DIVERSITY
Let’s Talk About Touching Feb 19
The c.a.r.e. Kit Feb 19
Kids in the Know (Grades 4 & 5) Feb 19
Kids in the Know (Grades 6 & 7) Feb 19
An Arts and Inquiry-Based Approach to Looking at the BIG IDEAS with Vancouver Biennale - Feb 19
Treekeepers Experiential Learning via Urban Tree Stewardship April 27th
Weird Wired World: What’s Going on for Teenagers Today and How We Can Support their Wellbeing  Feb 19
Get Eddie: An Interactive Approach to Protecting Students from Online Harassment and Sexual Exploitation Feb 19
S P E C I A L  E D U C A T I O N
VSB Intervention Levels from a Response to Intervention (RTI) ApproachFeb 19
2 Day CPI Training Feb 19, 20
Helping vs. Hovering: How to use prompting and support strategies to promote independence for students with developmental disabilities Feb 19
POPFASD Feb 19
S U S T A I N A B I L I T Y
 T E A C H E R   I N Q U I R Y
Inquiry Facilitator Training Dec 3, 2014, Jan 7, Feb 5 & Mar 4, 2015
TEACHER ORIENTATION
T E A C H E R S - O N - C A L L
Horizon for TOCs Jan 30 & Feb 5
TEACHER - LIBRARIAN
T E C H N O L O G Y
School Website Training - Level I Feb 19, 2015 9am - 10am
School Website Training - Level II Feb 19, 2015 10:30am - 12pm
School Website Training - Level III Feb 19, 2015 1:30pm -3pm


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