vernon community school
an alternate school of school district 22 – Vernon, British Columbia
Lord of the Flies – Audiobook
Guiding Principles & Protocols of VCS – 2017-2018
Newest updated brochure
CC Studies – Science !
CC Studies – Writing can be storytelling
A powerful author – Anne Lamott
A Powerful Story – “Secret Path”
Final W&R Challenge
Orange Shirt Day
Start by Stealing Ideas !
The Power of Photographic Images
Common Threads – Winter Clothing BLOW-OUT !
Bishop Bird Sanctuary
Eco-Artist – Shimshon Obadia
AERA roundtable presentation – Chicago – April 2015
CASE Conference Presentation – Vancouver – April 2015
Cultivating Your Inner Life – Presentation
Day 2 – September 23, 2014 – Provocations & Creations
Examining Our Learning
Career Inquiry – Growth Continuum
End of Term 1 – invitation to parents
Examining Our Learning – june 2015
Letter to parents – June 2015 reporting
Social Studies Content Assessment
Social Studies Inquiry Presentation – Assessment Continuum
Core Competency Growth Continuum
Exploring English Language Arts Content
English Language Arts – Provocations from Big Ideas
Why Cultural Diversity Matters
Exploring math content
math provocation – making sense of data
Exploring Science Content
Science Content (new curriculum 2015)
Science Content – 7-9 – student assessment
TEDtalk – CERN’s supercollider
TEDtalk – Hands On Science With Squishy Circuits
TEDtalk – How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries
TEDtalk – Math is Forever
VCStalk – Science Content Challenge
External Review of VCS (Nov. 2015)
Films about VCS
A film by Dannon Mackay about VCS
Our collaboration with UBCO
Rewriting the Traditional Grammar of Schooling
Who are We ?
Heart Chorus Global Initiative
“Play in a Day” – The Story of Norman Bethune
Ideas for Makers
In Situ Learning – Earth, Fire, Air & Water
Earth In situ – fall 2017 – @Sasges Farm
Individual Education Plans – forms
Inquiry Based Learning
Inquiry Provocations 2015-2016
“VCS talk” challenge – a creative way to engage students with the new science curriculum
VCS Career Project
Burning Question Inquiry
Inquiry Project Continuum of Growth
Inspiring Song Lyrics
Ain’t No Reason by Brett Dennen
Hope by Shaggy
Lift Your Spirit
Learning Plan Meetings
Shimshon – Eco Artist
Writing Mentor – introduction newsletter
Ondrik – Research Study
Fall 2014 – seasonal reflection
What is the lived curriculum we have co-created at our community school ?
Path to Graduation @ VCS
Multiple Pathways to Transitioning from VCS
Physical & Health Education @ VCS
Planning for the Year 2016-2017
Prescription discourages creativity – a short film
Clay – The Alchemy of Craft
Dance Battle !
How Autism Freed me to be Myself
How does reading the word help you read the world ?
How Fragile We Are
I got 99 problems … palsy is just one
Looking Past Limits
Music – Don’t Worry Be Happy
STOMP – the power of clapping
Student Film – “Paths of the Displaced”
War Dance – a film
What Plant Best Represents YOU ?
What would you like for Christmas ?
A Pep Talk
Spoken Word Poetry
Bystanding: The Beginning of An American Lifetime
Where is the Love ?
VCS – application form
School District Transfer form
Roots & Shoots Newsletters
May 20, 2015
September 24, 2014
Sept. 30, 2014
STEAM @ VCS (Science, Tech, Engineering, Art, Mathematics)
Criteria & Assessment form – STEM “show & shine” 2017
Empirical Method or Engineering Design ?
Film of collaboration between VCS & UBCO
Reflections on the STEM fair – 2017
Winter STEAM Challenge – What’s the story that numbers can tell ?
Reflecting on the April 2014 Potluck Gathering at Kin Beach
The soil we’re rooted in …
A Culture of YES !
Being Mindful: allowing space & time for growth
The Learning Spirit – Indigenous Ways of Learning
Changing Educational Paradigms
Does Smart Still Matter ?
Empathy vs Sympathy
Innovative Learning Environments
What is the Ozone ?
A charter for public education
Grit & Resilience
Building an inclusive culture in an intermediate classroom
Building a Culture where All Kids Belong
Social & Emotional Education
The power of vulnerability
Research – Strength Based Focus
Educating the heart & mind
The coolest learning center ever !
it’s critical to learn how to regulate yourself !
a taste of Reggio Emilia
Importance of Play
Basic hand stitches – running stitch
Beginners Sewing Video – Machine Sewing
Bee Provocation – Assessment
Monster – a poem by Dennis Saddleman
Provocation: What is The Legacy of Canadian Residential Schools ?
VCSplorations Inquiry Process
Vernon Community OUTDOOR School
What’s the Story that Numbers can tell?
Who is Kim Ondrik ?
Who is Murray Sasges ?
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