Does the resource support the philosophy and pedagogy of one or more BC curriculum?
Does the resource support the development of educators as reflective practitioners?
Does the resource provide support for instructional planning?
Does the resource support instructional delivery?
Does the resource support teachers with practical ideas when attempting change?
Is the scope and depth of topics covered consistent with the purpose of the resource?
Gives suggestions of student activities
Contains samples of student work
Provides opportunities for differentiation
Provides suggestions for further reading
Contains discussion guide for study groups
Has cross-curricular applications
Is relevant for primary
Is relevant for intermediate
Is relevant for secondary
This resource invites teachers to “let go of the on-size-fits-all factory model of education” and move beyond technology as substitution. It stresses the importance of purposeful planning in order to connect, foster continuous learning, share voice, unleash creative thinking, and empower students. It offers tips for digitally curating resources, using social media in the classroom, managing digital footprints, publishing for a global audience, and engaging in virtual field trips. For teachers, it stresses the importance of creating strong PLNs (personal learning networks) accompanied by meaningful professional development. It advocates for creating a culture of risk-taking.