Home/Index Page for District & Other Resources- Post links to pages related to District Resources or other resources in BC here.

District Instructional Resource People in each district: Responsible for helping teachers

Mentoring Contact People-- Go to the new mentoring page

Get Pro D Money- Info on how to apply to District Professional Development Money

District Resource/Library Resources

Networks and contacts: (thanks to Heather Daly, Library and Information Coordinator, School District #43 (Coquitlam))"

Ministry-Sponsored Nings

Community of Expertise in Educational Technology (CEET): http://ceetbc.ning.com/

BC Literacy Forum: http://bcliteracyforum.ning.com/

Fraser Leadership Network: http://interactive-innovations.ning.com/group/leadershipnetwork



Ministry Videos and Online PD (Elluminate)

Rural Professional Development Online (older): http://www.learnnowbc.ca/educators/Rural_Education/Prof_Learning_Login.aspx

LearnNowBC (Distributed Learning): http://www.learnnowbc.ca/educators/pllearningopportunities/default.aspx



Discussion Groups and Forums

Ministry Curriculum Discussions: https://www.itmbforums.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi

myBCTF (discussion forum in portal): https://bctf.ca/myBCTF/default.aspx

Discussion forum for the new BC Education Plan http://engage.bcedplan.ca/

PSAs

List of Professional Specialists Assoc. Organized within the BCTF, and operate similar to a 'non-profit' advocating and supporting a subject or grade range or emphasis.
http://www.bctf.ca/contacts.cfm?page=psac

PITA-: www.pita.ca

CUEBC Moodle: http://bcedtech.ca/moodle/

BC Teacher-Librarians’ Ning: http://bcteacherlibrarians.ning.com/

BCAMT Math Elluminate sessions (Ministry-sponsored): http://www.bcamt.ca/?page_id=167


BC Universities (Post-Graduate Opportunities)

UBC: http://educ.ubc.ca/admissions/professional-development and http://www.ogpr.educ.ubc.ca/
SFU: http://www3.educ.sfu.ca/fp/wp/index.php

UVic: http://www.educ.uvic.ca/become/career.php
UNBC: http://www.unbc.ca/education/
Royal Roads: http://www.royalroads.ca/programs/



Non-Ministry Groups

TC2 Critical Thinking Consortium: http://www.tc2.ca/wp/pro-d/

ERAC Professional Learning: http://www.bcerac.ca/ProLearning/request-form-professional-learning.aspx

BCTF New Teachers: http://bctf.ca/NewTeachers.aspx

BCTF Teaching to Diversity (Special Education): http://bctf.ca/IssuesInEducation.aspx?id=10564

BC College of Teachers: https://www.bcct.ca/TeacherEducation/Resources.aspx



Learning Resources

LearnNowBC Learning Resource Repository (LRR): http://learnnowbc.ca/LearningResources.aspx

ERAC Services, incl. Professional Development Collection: http://www.learnnowbc.ca/services/homeworkhelp.aspx

SET-BC Learning Centre: http://www.setbc.org/lcindexer/

LearnNowBC Cyberbullying, etc.: http://www.learnnowbc.ca/safetycentre/default.aspx


Need to do some online research? Here's a guide to open access journals created by Sally Roy of Online Schools.

http://www.onlineschools.org/open-access-journals/.