Winning students receive a copy of the published book. Additional books will be available for purchase next year.
Share this with teachers in your district!! This contest is open to all grade levels!
Thank you to presenters who have shared their powerpoints from the Oct. 2018 BCTELA Conference. Some are posted below!
We enjoyed our time together and are grateful for the opportunity to network and learn from so many wonderful educators!
Think Alouds -Jeff Wilhelm
Diving Deep Into Nonfiction -Jeff Wilhelm
Critical Literacy -Leyton Schnellert
Fiction Reading -Kyla Hadden
Primary Readers & Writers-Faye Brownlie
The Podcast Project -Lisa Green
Exploring the New ELA 10-12 -SD 41 Team
Understanding Identity – Vicki Roberts, Seanna Hyndman
Core Competencies (link) -Kelsey Keller
The website is Kelseykeller.com and the power point is under handouts and PPTs (password: neverland).
Inquiry Based Literature Circles -Tanya Hobbs
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**Please note the correct address of the new Moody Middle School location!
BCTELA’s annual conference brings together passionate educators who are committed to
teaching practices that respect, engage, and include all learners. This year’s sessions will
focus on topics that empower learners to take ownership of their learning, connect ELA to
the core competencies, consider gender identities; infuse aboriginal perspectives and
principles of learning; and explore exciting possibilities in ELA 10-12.
-EMPOWER YOUR TEACHING: Cognitive apprenticeship
and inquiry to promote powerful reading, composing and
The keynote will explore how inquiry as cognitive
apprenticeship is THE model of instruction for developing
motivation, as well as developing deep conceptual and
procedural understanding that leads to transfer and application
of learning in the real world.
The BCTELA October 19th Conference has a stellar line up of presenters and keynote Jeff Wilhelm!!