Every season I like to change the display outside my office door. I was sad to take down my summer bumblebees, but this is a good replacement! Good thing I won't have to rake up these leaves!
I've mentioned this website before, but I'm going to show you how to access it again! Follow along to get to some cool resources including videos (aligned with your course textbook), quizzes and online live tutoring! It covers Math 4 and 9, as well as most core grade 10, 11 and 12 courses!!
Go to www.learnnowbc.ca and click on the Login button
I can give you my login information so you can try it out (just send me an email, message through facebook or text message). Setup your own free account afterwards if you want to use this often!
Once you've logged in, Click on Tutoring and Study Centre
Click on one of the three headings (they all take you to the same place)
Select your Grade
These are the courses that offer videos, quizzes or Live tutoring for your grade!
The Red checkmark will indicate that you can have live tutoring (a window will come up with a chat program similar to Skype), Green is the Quizzes, and my favorite the Yellow lightning bolt for the Video Lessons! I'll show you what they look like in the next picture...
Here, I clicked on the Yellow Checkmark for Foundations of Math 11. Here, you see there are a variety of lessons. Just click on the lesson you're currently on and you can watch a video instruction lesson as well as examples. Such a great resource!!
As I said above, if you would like to see what it's like for yourself, please contact me and I can give you my username and password to try out. Its also very simple to set up your own account. Often a parent account is easiest as you don't need the PEN number for your student!
Welcome to September, the traditional time for Back-to-School activities and events including school supply shopping, new (or new to you) clothes and signing up for those fun after-school activities! Although, this year tomorrow won't be the official start of school (we'll have to wait to see what happens), I thought I'd show you a few things of interest you may not know about yet!
Central Registration at the Rec Centre
Registration for many teams and programs throughout the community is available in one spot! This Wednesday, September 3rd from 6pm - 8pm!
2014-2015 District Calendar
This has been available on the district's website for a few weeks now, and you can find it here. This will give you a good guideline as to what should happen once school goes back. However, depending on the length of time, be aware that this may change.
Temporary Education Support ($40/day Payment)
Regardless of your opinions on this offering from the BC government, should you choose to register, you can at this website here. FAQs are available here.
Some of the fine print you may not be aware of:
Just a note to remind you that Momentum Learning Centre will be closed from July 28th to August 10th.
If you need to contact me during this time, the best way will be by email email@example.com and I will respond as soon as possible, or once I get back to the office.
Summer will come to an end quickly, so don't forget to slow down and enjoy yourself!
Thanks to Doris from Healthy Mindspace for posting this on her Facebook page today! This is exactly right! We as teachers can help you learn the skills to succeed, but ultimately you have to participate and learn to use the skills on your own.
As you may know, I have not made plans this year to have any Creatures of Curiosity camps this year, however there are a variety of programs available this summer! Check out the links below
Three Different Camps from Baker Creek Enhancement Society! I posted about one of them HERE
Mindfulness Program from The Centre for Healthy Mindspace! I posted about it HERE
A Summer Drop in Program for Youth through the Rec Centre! Depending on your child's age, they may want to join some of the adult programs
Of course, the Rec Centre also has the Imagination Park Programs going. Check out page 19 of the Reg Guide here.
There may be some more summer programs for kids out there, so please let me know and I can add them to the list!! Enjoy your summer!
Just to keep you updated, I have not planned any Creatures of Curiosity programs for this summer due to the number of students who are staying on with me for summer tutoring.
However, I do have the Regency Care-A-Van still booked for Wednesdays in August. So, I may still be able to plan a few last minute camps for August! I promise to keep you all updated!
I'm so happy and proud of all the graduates this year! Waaaaaay back in grade 10, a few of these girls were my "Math Girls" as we struggled through the course together. The others I met as I would hear them come giggling and chatting down the hallway to drop their friends off. I just love this group (and everyone else who I didn't get in this picture).
I will miss them, but I know that they're on to accomplish many wonderful things! Congratulations Ladies!
Another Summer program to check out by Doris Hocevar of The Centre for Healthy Mindspace
Click on the image above for more information. Here is the information from her Facebook Page!
The Centre for Healthy Mindspace is offering a 4 session summer program for youth, beginning July 8th at 10:00 am.
Many students may be struggling to study for provincial exams due to the current BCTF Teacher's strike/Job Action. However, did you know there was an online source to help you?
LearnNowBC is open up until the 23rd with more options to help you prep for your exams! They offer Free live tutoring, as well as videos and quizzes! Whichever way you find best to learn!
You do need to sign up, but its completely free. If you don't want to bother and just want to check it out, send me a message and I'll let you borrow our username and password!