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Thursday, June 16th, 2022

The Launch of Our Equity Website

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

One of the lasting legacies of the COVID-19 pandemic will be its exposure of pre-existing societal inequities to a wider audience. While inequities have existed in society and schools since they...

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Friday, May 20th, 2022

Building Future Mathematicians

The way that students experience math is fundamental to how they view themselves as mathematicians. We want students to experience math in a way that encourages a willingness to engage in...

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Friday, April 29th, 2022

Empathy Interviews: Equity in Action

Rovi Sandhu, a grade six teacher at Chief Dan George Middle School, asks himself, "What can I do to ensure kids receive what they need?" Inspired by the book Street Data (2021), Sandhu put his...

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Thursday, April 28th, 2022

Speaking Your Truth: Student Voices (from WJ Mouat)

The most recent stop on my student voice inquiry journey was at WJ Mouat. I continue to be fascinated by the diversity of thought about certain issues, and simultaneously the remarkable...

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Thursday, March 10th, 2022

There’s something happening here…

A class of McMillan grade 3 students holding ice cubes, a small group of grade 6 students at Fraser trying to figure out the flavour of a Jolly Rancher without looking, Bateman Career students...

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Thursday, March 10th, 2022

Transitioning from the Classroom to the Workplace

Choosing a Path
 

The goal of Abbotsford Career Programs is to connect secondary students to training for high-opportunity occupations. As the labour market and employment outlook in...

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Thursday, March 10th, 2022

Trust the Village

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I visited the temporary Upper Sumas Elementary site this week to see how the staff and students were adjusting to their “new” environment (For those of you who have been around as long as I have...

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Monday, February 28th, 2022

Examining our Library Learning Commons Through the Lens of Equity

The commitment the Abbotsford School District has towards building equitable and inclusive schools has led our teams of LLC teachers and library technicians to develop a shared inquiry around...

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Monday, February 28th, 2022

Student Voice: Selling Hope

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

With all that has transpired in this country and in Europe over the last few weeks, it is easy to slip into despair. However, when you work with and in service of children it is both difficult and...

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Friday, February 4th, 2022

Opening Minds and Hearts

Empowering language proficiency and fostering global citizenship in the additional language classroom

“To learn a language is to have one more window from...

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