Workshop grid

For a description of the workshop, target group, etc., click on the workshop’s title. For information about the facilitator, click on his or her name.

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Session A

10:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m.

Secret Path
Carol Arnold and Gail Stromquist
Sexual Health Education Part One: One Size Fits All?
Renee Gregerson
Geometry Of Life
Naeem Datoo
Classroom management for TTOCs
Mark Morrison
Fun Core French Ideas and FREE Resources
Liliana Pesce
Safe and Healthy – Tips for New Teachers
Mike Wisla and Wayne della Siega
Reach out, speak out
Susan Trabant
I’m New to Teaching – Now What?
A panel of Mentoring Coordinators from Lower Mainland districts
K-12 Science Inquiry Models: Engaging Students in More than Hands-On Learning
Awneet Sivia
Supporting The Refugee Student Through Trauma – Informed Practices
Kris Hull
Rock It Right Away – French Immersion Strategies
Jessica Carjaval
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1:00 p.m to 2:00 p.m.

Keynote: Ivan Coyote

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Session B


B1: 2:15- 2:45 p.m.
B2: 2:50-3:20 p.m.
B3: 3:25 -3:55 p.m.

Ivan Coyote


Michelle Davies

Internal mediation services, Peer support services, Judicial council

Gail Stromquist, Carol Arnold, Jean Moir, Cheryl Carlson 

Ab. Ed.

Jenny Garrels

TTOCs, PSAs and the BCTF workshop program

Henry Lee

Professional Development opportunities with the BCTF

Susan Fonseca, Chris Harris

Field Services


Allan Lee

Health and Wellness

Barb Ryeburn, Todd Patrick

A place for everyone: Creating inclusive classrooms through social justice


Lucie Ferrari and Susan Jeffery

French Programs

 Anne Hales, André Gacoin

Research:Who has time to talk about curriculum?

Debbie Moran, Michal Rozworski

Research:Tell me what you want, what you really really want

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Session C

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m

Infusing Aboriginal Content K-7
Denise Hendry
Sexual Health Education Part Two: Sexual Health Education: Sex, Sex, Sex!
Renee Gregerson
Using learning Maps for Planning and Assessment

Shannon Daly


Feeling bright, not blue, about Autism
Lizzie Midyette
Learning Assistance: What is it and Where does it Happen?
Dennis Mousseau
New Teachers
Katie Marsh
Master of Disaster
Mike Wisla and Don Blakey
Primary Rocks – Play-Based Fun and Games-Connections to the Revised Curriculum
Carol Johns
Mental Health Issues in the Classroom
Laurence Greeff
Inspired Learning: Creative & Critical Thinking Methods for the Classroom
Tamara Eberle
Littératie francophone et techniques artistiques au primaire
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10:45 a.m to 11:45 a.m.

Keynote: Verna St Denis

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12:30 p.m to 1:30 p.m.

Panel of 5 teachers from rural areas

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Session D

1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.



Verna St Denis

Social justice in the classroom: Power dynamics through identity and its impact on how teacher’s teach and students’ learn
Annie Ohana, Bhupinder Mattoo and Surrey teachers
Student Inquiry: Putting students in charge of their own learning
Kathryn Jickling
Assessment for Learning

Jane Gill

Humane science education: How to replace animals in dissection…
Elisabeth Ormandy
Core French, where do I start?
Martine Dollack
Maintaining Professional Boundaries with students, parents and colleagues
Viva Moodley
A Settler on Indigenous Land: Teaching a Language of Colonization on Indigenous Territory
Nancy Griffith-Zahner
Storytelling/Story-asking and Teaching Languages with Comprehensible Input…
Adriana Ramirez & Michelle Metcalf
Non-Judgmental Discipline: Being the Adult in the Room
Debbie Magnusson & Cathy Takagaki
Pecha Kucha: Une présentation orale moderne et engageante
Julie Bertrand