Links to Professional Resources
- B.C.T.F. - The British Columbia Teachers' Federation website
- V.S.T.A.The Vancouver Secondary Teacher's Association
BC's NEW CURRICULUM
Ministry Approved Curriculum Documents (IRPs) - Former Curriculum
Ministry Recommended Learning Resources
INQUIRY BASED LEARNING
Point of Inquiry (pdf)
The Points of Inquiry: a framework for information literacy and the 21st Century learner
(BCTLA, January 2011)
Professional Resources available from the Templeton Library
• The Evolution of Inquiry / Daniel Callison (PRO 028.7 CAL)
• Engaging Readers &Writers with Inquiry / Jeffrey D. Wilhelm (PRO 428.0071 WIL)
• Collaborating for Inquiry-Based Learning / Virginia Wallace (PRO 371.3 WAL)
• IQ: a practical guide to Inquiry-Based Learning / Jennifer Watt (PRO 371.3 WAT)
Critical Thinking Consortium (TC2 resources)
This is a non-profit association that promotes critical thinking in primary to post-secondary classrooms. It provides free access to online teaching materials, professional learning resources and The Thinking Teacher, a monthly digest of practical ideas to implement critical inquiry.
To access to the resources, all you need to do is create a personal account on theTC2 website.
- Plagiarism Information
This site includes readings, tools, teaching and assessment strategies that work to cut down on or eliminate plagiarism.
- Plagiarism [Ekdahl / Parangao presentation at the BCTLA Conference
One page document with everything needed - includes readings, tools and assessment strategies that work.
- Tutorial on Plagiarism
An interactive video about plagiarism brought to you by Acadia University. It includes topics such as
"What is plagiarism" and "What should you do to prevent it".
Watch Know(Educational Videos)This site is blend of Youtube and Wikipedia. It is a collection of free videos for children on a wide range of topics. New content is constantly being added.
ABORIGINAL EDUCATION RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS
ANXIETY 101: Helping High School Students
(Pro-D Workshop on Nov. 27, 2015) with Christine Yu