Category: Learning Meet-ups

Learning Sessions – Making the Most of Fast ForWord

Fall is definitely in the air – crisp, clean and clear.  For those of you starting Fast ForWord or returning after a break, we have set this year’s 3 part series:   * October 15, October 27, December 1; 8:30-12:00 at Schou-TLC Each session will build upon each other (from...

A New Year – New Opportunities

Welcome back!  It’s been a fabulous summer, especially with the spectacular weather offering lots of opportunities to rest, rejuvenate and re-energize. We anticipate a very exciting year filled with new connections and new ways to look at past practices.  This summer, some schools were upgraded to the new Active...

Happy New Year – September 2012

Welcome back. This is a very exciting year with the transition to our new online platform.  This has allowed us some flexible options in how we deliver the program, how we support more students, and how we engage in deeper conversations about our students’ learning journey. In anticipation of...

Happy New School Year

Welcome back to another year of fabulous discoveries, happenings and journeys. My summer was packed as usual with family things and events, connecting with old friends and making new friends in new places.  Oh and lots of food, great food! We grew at the end of June!  We’re very excited...

January 2011 – Learning on the Calendar

Welcome to 2011. It’s the start of a new year and just the time to check what’s happening in the calendar.  Since we moved our Learning Session Registrations online, we’ve had many people say how easy it is to check for events and to register.  However, because it is...

Launching 2010 Year

What a great launch on September 30th at Byrne Creek.  Thanks to all of you who made it after a long day of work. Discussion ranged from review of student selection criteria, intervention boxes, new assessment binders to support milestones of where our students are, to connecting with our...

September – Welcome Back

Welcome back to another year of exciting things to discover.  While I love the summer as a time for rejuvenation and wanderings of a different pace,  September always brings  a crispness in the air and a sense of quiet anticipation. We’re launching some things that are a little different...

Summer daze…

Wow, school has come to an end for another year and summer has arrived.  Time for a bit of relaxation and rejuvenation.  Thanks to everyone for completing the surveys, and sending in their yearend data. And a huge Thank You all for your unending dedication to our students....

All Participants Meeting – Time to Share

Hi Everyone, Just a reminder that our Fast ForWord participants meeting is scheduled: TUES. APRIL 13, at 4PM at Byrne Creek – Centre for Dialogue.  Light Refreshments will be served. Please email Chris Charles (no later than April 2) with the  names of your staff who will be attending....

Advisory Meeting – March 16th, 2010 (4:00pm)

Meeting minutes are in the quickplace:   (click link)  https://learn.sd41.bc.ca/QuickPlace/fastforword/PageLibrary882574D40067F957.nsf/h_1F0FC0136B7F700A882574D400681E75/702FE4EB3A489009882576E900653C47/?OpenDocument Full Participant meeting – April 13, 2010, Byrne Creek, Centre for Dialogue...

What’s Up with Those Flags!

 On Tues Nov 17th, we met at Schou – TLC to familiarize ourselves with some of the reports of Progress Tracker and what to do with interventions.  The Condensed Report provide an overview of days participated, and percentage of each exercised completed as well as when flags will appear. ...

Regional Circle of Learning Conference – Oct. 23, 2009

Next week, we’ll be at the Circle of Learning Conference  hosted by Burnaby School District and Scientific Learning out at beautiful Byrne Creek Secondary.  Registration is full.  Our agenda is packed with information on brain neuroscience, hands-on workshops on Fast ForWord and Progress Tracker.  We’re going to be actively engaging our...

Advisory Committee Meeting

Advisory Committee:  please click below for the following: (*You will need to log in.) Advisory Meeting Minutes (October 7, 2009) Conference List of Action Items (TO DO) for Oct 23rd...