Innovations in Teaching: Working Sessions

Collaboration is key to professional development. See how schools and school districts got involved in researching innovative ways to educate – especially as part of a personalized learning approach. Their findings and presentations are here as helpful resources for other educators in B.C.

Last updated: November 9, 2020


Innovations in Teaching: Working Sessions


  • School District 10
    To develop inquiry teacher-based projects, primarily place-based learning projects.
  • School District 41
    How does adventure base learning increase school engagement and resiliency in high-risk youth?
  • School District 48
    How will a district focus on Project Based Learning (PBL) effect student and teacher satisfaction levels?
  • School District 63
    Can student achievement be improved by tying together multiple courses and teaching students in an inquiry-based manner, allowing individuals to personalize their learning within the prescribed curriculum?

    Can we teach prescribed curriculum while assisting students to develop skills that are transferable to other courses and to life within our community?
  • School District 67 Part 1, Part 2
    Can local, Indigenous, outdoor land-based learning experiences be used to achieve prescribed learning outcomes, improve student performance, enhance personalized learning, and increase adoption of environmentally sustainable life choices in a range of K-12 classes in SD67?
  • School District 71
    How can we improve student resilience, success, and affect?
  • School District 36 Part 1, Part 2
    How will looping students and providing descriptive feedback instead of marks improve student learning? (two pilot academy style projects)
  • School District 42
    How does flipped instruction affect student engagement and student learning?
  • School District 62
    Can we foster an appreciation for the environment, improved fitness and gross motor skills, and an understanding of the Aboriginal Ways of the Coast Salish Peoples through a Nature Kindergarten model where students spend 2.5 hours every day learning in an outdoor setting?
  • School District 64
    What are the challenges and rewards for adults mentoring youth in the Gulf Islands?

    How do we create a resource to support local adults who wish to mentor youth in order to encourage more community members to get involved in mentorship programs in School District 64?
  • School District 70
    Inquiry projects at 17 schools.
  • School District 79 Part 1, Part 2
    Does an inquiry based approach to learning increase engagement and achievement of grade 7/8 middle school students?