Our Fall Conference is Full!

Sorry to those who missed this wonderful event.

We will see you in Nanaimo next in October 2016

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Full-Day Kindergarten Webinar

The BCTF and the Primary PSA is holding a webinar to discuss the implementation of Full-Day Kindergarten (FDK) on Wednesday May 13, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The panelists for the webinar will be Jim Iker, President BCTF,  Janine Fraser, President BCPTA, and Carol Johns, Kindergarten teacher and executive member of BCPTA.

This webinar is open to any teacher interested in hearing about, and contributing to, discussion on full-day kindergarten in BC.  The topics will include

  • teacher workload
  • gradual entry models
  • the impact of FDK on existing Aboriginal programs
  • the impact of FDK on other primary classes, and the rest of the school
  • the resourcing of K rooms to allow for play-based programs in the full day model.

Pre-registration is necessary, please go the link below.


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Handouts from Colleen Politano’s Session

Thank you to all attendees and conference presenters.  The conference was a tremendous success and it was all due to you folks!

Colleen Politano gave two workshops during the day: “Self Regulation Possibilitis for ALL Students” and “Boost Memory and Comprehension with Retelling Activities”.  Please find her session handouts

HERE BCPTA Handout 2014 Retelling


HERE BCPTA Handout 2014 Self Regulation

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