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  • The Nanaimo Free Press [Wednesday, April 26, 1876] 

    Unknown author (Nanaimo Free Press, 1876-04-26)
  • The Nanaimo Free Press [Saturday, April 22, 1876] 

    Unknown author (Nanaimo Free Press, 1876-04-22)
  • Using learning maps to foster sense of belonging in elementary students 

    Wilkinson, Tom (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    Teachers have always known about the importance of positive adult and peer relationships in the classroom. However, time and curriculum pressures can lead some teachers to avoid developing an interconnected learning ...
  • What is emergence and how does it relate to our educational ecology? 

    Swinn, Martha J. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    The basis of this project was to create a workshop using emergent pedagogy to explain the semantics and propagation of emergence to educators. The strategies used in the workshop to demonstrate being-with a subject include: ...
  • In transition: the unexpected moments of a new vice-principal 

    Scott, Jennifer M. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    This research project explores the transition from teacher to vice-principal, focusing on the unexpected moments of the journey. A process of auto-ethnography is used to share the emotional experiences of the first-year ...
  • All in: inclusion through the arts 

    McKee, Jennifer (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
  • What is our story of collaboration within a distributed leadership team: what is working and why? A look at a cross-curricular team using collaboration to enhance student learning 

    Lebans, Tanya E. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    Working on a team purposefully formed by formal leaders to better support students’ first year in high school as well as allow team members to work collaboratively to deliver this program inspired me to research the ...
  • Rethinking learning spaces: how Reggio Emilia environments promote critical thinking 

    Koop, Jessica L. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    The study explores the historical influences and pedagogical practices of the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education, and how particular aspects of its environment work as a third teacher to influence and ...
  • How I use personal stories to build connections in a middle school 

    Goessman, Corrie L. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    What has become my most magnificent skill is my ability to cultivate and create connections between learners within their school community by using their personal stories. I have learned that when a child is free to share ...
  • The effects of emotional labour on teacher identity 

    Fisk, Marsie L. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    This purpose of this study was to share the experience of mid-career teachers as they continued to develop and understand their personal and professional identities, and to identify how emotional labor impacts identity. ...
  • A culture of learning 

    Breden, Morgan (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    I believe that schools are better places when everyone involved is a learner. This design project has been created with the intention of moving my school towards a culture of ongoing and meaningful professional development, ...
  • Teachers’ perceptions and practices regarding Social Emotional Learning (SEL) competencies 

    Allison, Amber C. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    As many as 20% of students suffer from anxiety in educational settings. When social and emotional learning (SEL) competencies are well understood by teachers and taught effectively, these competencies are internalized and ...
  • Empathy toolkit project for primary students 

    Pickard, Jennifer L. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    This project identified the reasons why it is essential that educators directly teach the skill of empathy, explored the development of empathy and identified researched based methods for teaching empathy to primary students. ...
  • Guidance pole 26 

    Joe, Harold (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2012)
  • Guidance pole 25 

    Joe, Harold (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2012)
  • Guidance pole 24 

    Joe, Harold (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2012)
  • Guidance pole 23 

    Joe, Harold (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2012)
  • Guidance pole 22 

    Joe, Harold (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2012)
  • Guidance pole 21 

    Joe, Harold (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2012)
  • Guidance pole 20 

    Joe, Harold (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2012)

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