Welcome to Division 23!

Welcome Division 23 Families! I am looking forward to getting to know you as we begin this year of learning together. While school will continue to be impacted by Covid-19 this year, I see it as a wonderful opportunity to stretch our thinking about the possibilities that school can become for our youngest learners. At […]

Heart and Mind online: A great resource!

Hello Families, As I talked about in a previous post (accessible at this link: Educating the Heart and Mind ), at Brentwood Park we have been working with the Heart and Mind Index over the past few years, in recognition of the important role school plays in supporting students’ education of both their hearts, and their […]

Educating the Heart and Mind

At Brentwood Park, teachers have been engaging with the Heart and Mind Index, created by the Heart and Mind organization, which is connected to the Dalai Lama Centre for Peace and Education. You can find out more by visiting the Heart and Mind website: Heart and Mind Website This is a wonderful resource that I […]

The Science of Kindness

Dear Div. 21 Families, This past week I was fortunate to be able to attend a zoom conference where the key topic of discussion was Kindness. This conference is part of a year long research project that I feel so grateful to be joining for my second year. It is called Changing Results for Young […]

Welcome to my blog!

Hello! Welcome to my blog! I look forward to using this space to document the collaborative learning journeys of myself and my students. I feel so fortunate to have been given the opportunity to teach in Burnaby, the community that I have always called home and where I now am lucky to be raising my […]