The Magnilink is a portable video magnifier useful for distance and near viewing.
Sometimes we do things in life that in retrospect seem insightful. As we were heading into last summer and the construction on our school was about to begin, one of our teachers suggested that I buy t-shirts for our staff that say, “Embrace the chaos.”
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Small school with a big heart. That’s our motto. This encapsulates our school due to the countless hours teachers and support staff spend supporting students’ needs that go beyond the classroom. AD Rundle is an inner city middle school with a very diverse population.
Prior to our Winter Break I was introduced to Forward Together: A School Leader’s Guide to Creating Inclusive Schools and the companion piece Forward Together: Helping Educators Unlock the Power of Students Who Learn Differently by the National Center for Learning Disabilities.
We are located on the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island, and currently have a school population of 94 students. We provide the support and learning opportunities that enable our students to have the skills and capacity to succeed as students and to pursue their career plans.
North Glenmore is a positive, respectful environment that encourages and supports all learners to achieve personal excellence. Our staff works as a cohesive, collaborative team to provide meaningful, differentiated experiences to meet the needs of the 21st century learner.
Signal Hill Elementary School is a school of approximately 400 students and is located in Pemberton, British Columbia and honored to be located on the Traditional Territory of the St’at’yemc Nations. At Signal Hill students: use a Growth Mindset, value being connected to others, have ‘voice and choice’ in their learning & take ownership of learning.
Lake Trail Middle School is a community school that values learning for all and is guided by the question “How can we make each child’s life better?”. We as a school community, are building a new school, and we are committed to continuing our rich, inviting, and engaging learning as we transition toward our new school in the fall of 2021.
AD Rundle is a welcoming and inclusive school with a focus on student success. We are committed to empowering our community of life-long learners with the attitudes, skills and knowledge essential to contributing members of a global society through quality educational and social opportunities in a climate of trust, respect and support.
R.L. Angus Elementary is a vibrant school, of approximately 140 students, with many opportunities provided to personalize learning for students. The school serves the residential areas of the town of Fort Nelson and all outlying areas serviced by our busses.
Welcome to this self-directed course exploring Project Based Learning (PBL). This web-based course will highlight the evidence-based framework for PBL, and will also include implementation strategies and technology tools that can help support PBL in the classroom.
Building Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) capacity within a school district is one of the many custom requests that can be made at SET-BC. At Rocky Mountain School in Elkford B.C.,…
Poll Everywhere is an online tool that allows you to engage your class in a poll or survey, and collect results in real-time. It provides a platform for students to share their understandings, opinions, or ideas in an anonymous way, which can ensure that all students feel comfortable sharing and contributing in the classroom.
SET-BC was honoured to host Theresa Grech on May 17th, 2019 as she presented a workshop titled Mental Health and Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Why Technology is SO Important! The session aimed…
Ruben is currently in Grade 7. He is a very happy and enthusiastic young man who loves stories and enjoys being amongst his peers. His determination and eagerness to learn has increased his stamina in a Grade 7 classroom.
Emerson, a fiercely independent student in grade1/2 at Blewett Elementary in Nelson, is using Clicker 7 and a variety of access methods to start writing about his favourite things. Check out how the team has created a DIY box for his foot switch!
Elizabeth is exploring Communicator 5 to connect with friends and Clicker 7 to support her classroom learning. Through the technology, she is making new discoveries and finding new passions.
On February 21st, 2019, Dr. Beairsto presented this second, very memorable keynote address to our Technology in the Inclusive Classroom audience. Through his very relatable storytelling style, Dr. Beairsto shared the…
What do you want from a lunch box? Students in Joanna Lake’s Grade 4/5 class at Quadra Elementary took on a design thinking challenge to invent and advertise the ultimate lunch box. Check out their story and videos!
On January 25th we will be hosting Miriam Miller at the SET-BC Provincial Centre as she presents “Infusing Social Emotional Learning (SEL) into our Classrooms and Schools”. Limited space – register early!
Ebooks and Etexts can be used to support student learning by providing resources that can easily be differentiated to support individual student needs. Many schools throughout BC have access to…
On November 22nd and 23rd, the SET-BC Provincial Centre was honoured to provide space for the Children’s Low Vision Project of B.C. Nineteen students from pre-K to Grade 12 received invaluable support from a dedicated team of professionals.
It is almost impossible to keep up with Mac – a wonderfully capable and intelligent Grade 8 student attending Ballenas Secondary in Parksville. His use of an eye gaze system is truly inspiring!
This resource is a comparison of three UDL tools that help support emergent, struggling, and intermediate students. These three technologies provide students with various listening, reading, studying, and writing supports.
On October 5th, SD75 educators met to explore Project Based Learning and how it can be used to explore curricular content, teach 21st century skills and meet the diverse needs in their classrooms.
On September 21st we hosted Amy Block as she facilitated a very interactive workshop that explored how to support students’ multiple intelligences in the classroom setting. It was a great start to another year of SET-BC Provincial Workshops!
On September 24th, SET-BC has the wonderful opportunity to support SD60 educators as they explored how iOS accessibility features and apps could support the diverse literacy and numeracy needs of their students.
What a busy start to our school year! SET-BC staff definitely hit the ground running this month with a program-wide meeting, numerous technology shipments, district and team service planning meetings, and facilitation of workshops.
On September 21st, SD#10 educators met at Nakusp Elementary to discuss how technology could be meaningfully implemented within a Universal Design for Learning framework. A great start to a year of exploring how apps can support curricular goals and activities!
Many educators are looking to identify and support students who have difficulty with executive functioning. Our new self-directed web resource, Technology to Support Executive Functioning, is a great place to get started!