Tag Archives: learning disability awareness month

Do you remember what it felt like being a child?

on 4 February 2016

It can be hard to remember now as an adult. We’re so busy with our jobs, our children, our homes, and all the activities we’re involved with. 

It’s easy to think that our childhoods were so relaxed compared to our busy lives now.

But if you really think back, was everything easy and carefree?

Did you ever misbehave at school and worry your parents would find out? Or maybe you kept putting off studying for an exam and now it’s test time? Perhaps you and your family moved and you had to...

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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

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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October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month.

on 3 October 2016

Learning Disabilities Awareness Month is a time when people pay special attention to children and adults with learning disabilities.

One in 10 Canadians live with a learning disability. Some people may think that learning disabilities are due to a lack of intelligence or laziness. However, children with learning disabilities regularly have average to above average intelligence, but may have weaker neurological processes that can be strengthened through evidence-based instruction.

What does the...

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