By Liesel Knaack, Director, Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning, Vancouver Island University PDF of Blog Post (1.5 MB) British Columbia’s Kindergarten to Grade 12 education system is being updated and enhanced. New mandated curriculum for Kindergarten (K) to… Continue Reading →
VIU’s Council on Learning and Teaching Excellence is Taking on Institutional Challenges: Seeking New Members for 2017-2018! Handout (PDF): Summary Handout For the 2017-2018 year, faculty members will explore solutions, resources and activities to support these two institutional challenges. Identified… Continue Reading →
Marilyn Funk from the Department of Resource Management and Protection discusses her community-based project which students participate in on Newcastle Island.
Alan Gilchrist from Geography shares his strategies for organizing successful group work. In this video Alan shares his strategies for implementing problem-based learning
Eric Demers and students from Biology discuss their experiences learning to bird band at VIU.
By Tianna Teale, Student Teacher, Year 5 Bachelor of Education, Faculty of Education, VIU When my sponsor teacher gave me the topic of animals and life cycles for my final practicum in grade 2 science, I thought “perfect! I love… Continue Reading →
By Rachelle Tanner, Student Teacher, Year 5 Bachelor of Education, Faculty of Education, VIU During this year I have been challenged with not only learning about the inquiry process but also implementing it within my practicum placement. This has been… Continue Reading →