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If you are registered for our Powerful Understanding workshop with Adrienne Gear, here is the handout for you to download to your favourite device, or print off!

Powerful understanding handout click here


If you are interested in starting Daily 5 for literacy, or Daily 3 for math in your classroom, join us to receive a copy of this book and explore how to set up this program.

The Daily 5 enhances classroom practices based on years of experience in classrooms and compelling new brain research. 

The Daily 5 provides a way for any teacher to structure literacy and math time to increase student independence and allow for individualized attention in small groups and one-on-one support.

For more information, contact Math and Science Program Consultant Donna Morgan at or Tanis Anderson at

 See attached for more information. 

Register on the Staff Development Calendar.

Daily5 Daily3


This session will be held in the library at Burnaby Central

3:45 to 5:00 pm on Tuesday, November 7th.


This  will begin with a general introduction to the range of resources and services available for Burnaby teachers and their students from the Burnaby Public Library.

Elementary and secondary teachers will then move into separate groups for book talks about recommended titles.

For Elementary that will include:

  • the “best” and hot new titles
  • good read-alouds, both picture books and novels
  • books for reluctant readers
  • books that support social and emotional development (kindness, tolerance, mindfulness, resilience, risk-taking, etc.)
  • new aboriginal resources


For Secondary that will include:

  • the “best” and hot new titles
  • books for reluctant readers and ELL readers
  • books (mostly fiction) that support social and emotional development (wellness, mental health, use of social media, etc.)
  • new aboriginal resources

   Please register on the Staff Development Calendar


Sponsored by the Burnaby Teacher-Librarians' Association