November 1, 2018
School of Education Newsletter - November 2018
Apply for the 2019 Bachelor of Education Program
The UNBC Terrace campus will begin accepting applications to the next Bachelor of Education program mid-November. The next program will begin September 2019. Applications are to be completed online at https://www.unbc.ca/apply/apply-now. If you are planning on applying, it is essential that you do so before the application deadline, January 15th, 2019. This program is:
- A 2-year program that runs September – April
- Delivered face-to-face
- Offered on a full-time basis only (usually 3 days per week)
- Not offered online or by self-directed study
- Includes four practicums (local placements are notguaranteed), field trips, and community events
There are three paths to enter the program:
- Acceptable 3- or 4- year Bachelor Degree
- 90 credits in acceptable undergraduate course work
- A UNBC Education Diploma in a First Nations Language and Culture
For more information visit: https://www.unbc.ca/calendar/undergraduate/education or contact:
- Ed Harrison (Phone: 250.615.3316 | Email: Ed.Harrison@unbc.ca)
- Caitlyn Eide (Phone: 250.615.3322 | Email: Caitlyn.Eide@unbc.ca)
- Samantha Lambright (Phone: 250.615.3325 | Email: Sam.Lambright@unbc.ca)
B.Ed. Teacher Candidates Community Service at the Terrace Public Library
On November 29th our B.Ed. Teacher Candidates will spend two hours at the Terrace Public Library engaging in a variety of volunteer activities. The goal is for the Teacher Candidates to design activities that will support library end-users or patrons. These activities will focus on technological, educational, and aboriginal-content. All are welcome!
Examples of the sorts of activities that patrons can expect the Teacher Candidates to engage in include:
- assisting with downloads onto a patron’s personal devices
- assistance finding credible and authentic indigenous materials and resources online
- assistance in scribing and/or reading a letter
- assistance in teaching and learning codes through assets available in the library
- demonstration of helpful apps
- help researching websites for a particular subject or issue
- help reviewing or resetting privacy and other settings on devices, social media accounts, etc.
- help with sending an email
- internet safety
- reading a culturally-inspired indigenous book or materials
- reading stories/books to children, visually-impaired person(s), etc.
- reading and/or completing an application or form
Interested patrons will be able to book a 20-minute session with one of our Teacher Candidates, or two 20-minute sessions should they require more time.
- From the Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) with Historical Canada and funded by the Government of Canada comes a database of Canadian historical fiction and non-fiction books. Specific grade levels and age ranges are indicated and lesson plans are available.
- A free teaching resource for Social Science and History, Grades 5-8. Lessons and activities can be found for Canadian culture, identity and symbols; Government, citizenship and democracy; Canadian stories, heroes and celebrations.