Category: General

Social Emotional Learning

on 18 February 2016

When you read about education issues, you often come across the term social emotional learning.

But what does social emotional learning really mean and why do kids need these skills?

According to CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning) social emotional learning is defined as:

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and...

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What to do for Spring Break

on 11 March 2016

Fun Family Activities for Spring Break 2016

It’s spring break time. Yes, already.

What do you have planned?

If you don’t have anything scheduled yet, we’ve got some great suggestions for you and your family.

Burnaby Village Museum is hosting a spring break scavenger hunt. Admission is free. Open from March 14 – 24, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Carousel rides are $2.60. Read More

Welcome to our blog

on 4 June 2015

Welcome to the James Cameron School blog. In addition to our new and improved website you will see enhanced features, such as this blog, that will engage, inform and enrich.

We will be spreading the word about our blog through our social media channels. If you are not yet following us on Twitter @JCS_BC or liking us on Facebook, please do so. We have also recently opened a company page on Read More

Message from the Principal

on 8 September 2016

Dear Parents and Students,

As I prepare to begin the school year as the new principal in September, I would like to express how excited I am to join the James Cameron Family.

During my visits in June, I had the pleasure of meeting some of you and learning about your aspirations and experiences as parents and students. I am inspired by what I heard and very much look forward to getting to know you better.

James Cameron is a very special school, and each of you play a vital role in what makes our...

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Does your child need to be assessed for a learning disability?

on 11 June 2015

Your child is bright, confident and healthy. He loves school and making new friends, but you’ve noticed a gradual change in his enthusiasm for attending. You carry on asking him about his days, his friends and his activities, and mostly everything is positive. But some days he just seems defeated and can’t explain why.

For parents new to the school system it can be difficult to know what is a typical experience and what are signs that your child may be struggling. Report cards may show that your child is...

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