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Correspondence - New Ways of Reporting

Update on B.C.’s New Curriculum from Minister Bernier November 29

Content for Public Forums – November 1 and 8

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools letter to parents – October 3, 2016

Ministry of Education letter parents – October 4, 2016

Year of Exploration

FAQs

Watch the presentation to the Education Committee – October 5, 2016

Parent/Community Forum Presentation – November 1 and 8, 2016

 

Computational thinking is part of the redesigned curriculum. It is more than just coding.

Computational thinking is breaking it down, finding patterns, finding differences and ultimately bringing in step-by-step instruction to solve the larger problem.

Do you have ideas to support the learning of computational skills in the redesigned curriculum?  Calling all Grades 6-9 teachers and educational teams; NLPS is offering a Computational Thinking Inquiry Grant Proposal.  The school district will fund selected school teams.

The intent of the grant is to support teachers in planning for the 2017-18 school year.

The deadline is Monday, April 24 @ 12 noon.

How can you use computational thinking to maximize the success of all learners?  More information is available here.