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Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Our Mentorship Program in Review

“The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.”
-Benjamin Disraeli-

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Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Shout Out to Our Transportation Department

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

We are often reminded that it takes an entire village, all of us, to raise a child. We sometimes don’t know all the villagers in our community and the important work they do. We have over 3,000 stu

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Monday, June 4th, 2018

Keeping the Public Confidence

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

It should not be lost on any of us about the important role our education system plays in our society.

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Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

An Education for Life

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

In light of recent announcements about our provincial Graduation Program, it is perhaps fitting that I share some thoughts about the changes on the horizon for students (Besides, it is another item

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Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Academic Vocabulary Tip #1: Knowing your Language

The ELL department has received a consistent request for support in increasing and integrating academic language in the classroom.

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Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Why Abbotsford?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I have decided to go back to my Top 10 list in education for 2018, and this time share my thoughts on an issue th

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Calm, Alert and Learning

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

My visit to Terry Fox Elementary last week, confirmed my general impression about how far we have come in this district with social-emotional learning.

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Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Design Thinking in the Classroom

As John Spencer spoke about in his Shared Learning keynote, design thinking is a framework for creative problem solving from a place of empathy, understanding or wonder.

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Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Supporting English Language Learners

More and more, mainstream teachers are engaging in supporting the needs of English Language Learners (ELL) in their buildings.

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Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Registration OPEN for Shared Learning

The Shared Learning Committee would like to welcome everyone to Abbotsford School District’s annual Shared Learning Conference held on Friday, Fe

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