February 2017 New Resources
by Laura Greenstein
What do you really need to know in order to make formative assessment a seamless part of your everyday practice? This book includes dozens of strategies for measuring student understanding and diagnosing learning needs, illustrations of formative assessment across the content areas, guidance on making data-informed instructional adjustments, sample templates for organizing assessment data to track both whole-class and individual progress toward identified goals, and case studies to illustrate effective and ineffective formative assessment. This resource will help you take formative assessment from theory to practice and from practice to genuine learning improvement.
by Peter Harris and Rod Wilson
Fundraising has always been an essential element of the Christian life. Churches, schools, and many other organizations rely on it to function. But it is a risky enterprise, fraught with questions and challenges. How can Christians raise funds with integrity? In this book Peter Harris and Rod Wilson bring fundraising within the scope of normal Christian life and work. They consider fundraising in light of the relationships that lie at its heart – with God, with creation, and with ourselves.
As the SCSBC Directors of Learning travel around the province helping schools to implement BC’s new curriculum, they have written articles and created resources to enhance teaching and learning in this paradigm. This website curates that collection of material.