2008 - 2009 School Year
Amer & Mike's Excellent Adventure
Sherrie Bennett says, "I wanted to showcase the work that two of my students, Amer and Mike, had been doing..."
Mila's Success Story
Mila is a second grader who is enthusiastic about using her SET-BC computer. Since Mila is not able to use a mouse yet, she uses two switches to control the computer for her learning activities.
Christina's Success Story
Christina was one of the first students in Maple Ridge to be referred to SET-BC as part of the TAP (Technology Access Project). She was an excellent referral due to the work the school team had done over the years with Clicker 4 and ...
Phillipe's Success Story
When you look past Phil’s winning smile, great sense of humour and technical ability you find a grade 7 student getting ready for the transition to high school. Phil has been a SET-BC student since he was in grade 1 when his Maple Ridge team ...
Bryce's Success Story
When Bryce, a grade 5 student at Cranbrook's Amy Woodland Elementary School, received his SET-BC desktop Mac in the winter of 2008, he was just beginning to learn phonemic awareness. At that time, the only word he could independently identify was his own name, and "writing" consisted of copying dotted letters.
John: A Director in the Making
It is not often that an exceptional student comes along who continues his record of excellence despite extreme physical setback. John is a student in his final year at Sentinel Secondary in West Vancouver, a student with a reputation as an accomplished mountain biker.
Rebecca and Timmy Meet for First Time
In the spring of 2008, the Virtual Voices Village website ran a contest asking BC students with disabilities to design a mascot for the website, and Timmy Technology was the winning entry by Rebecca from Delta BC.
Jelissa Wins Premier's Excellence Award
The Premier's Excellence Awards recognize the best all-round Grade 12 graduate in each college region of the province. The Award considers academic performance, service to the community and school service and participation.
Rhianna - Braille Challenge Champion
Golf may have Tiger Woods but we have Rhianna, who won her second Braille Challenge Championship in Los Angeles on June 28th. Rhianna, who is supported by her vision teacher Beth Newman, is moving on to grade 7 this fall in Campbell River.
Grant - This Year's Recipient of Jericho Hill Legacy Trust
Grant, from Earl Marriott Secondary School in Surrey, British Columbia, was selected as this year’s recipient of the JHLT scholarship. Grant has mentored other blind students in using their technology...