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Summer Learning Series: Project Based Learning (PBL) Residency

The PBL Residency challenges teaching professionals to re-imagine learning and teaching in Christian Schools. It offers ideas and strategies on how to build a culture of engaged learning, assessment, and collaboration, as well as sharing opportunities to create, critique, and collaborate with other teaching professionals. Participants included:

  • Christine Boer, Pamela Jenks, Charis Millard, Cathy Morandini, Hieke Morton, Evangeline Stewart, Naomi Stewart, Vince VanDyk, Ed Van Woerden and Hannah Veldman, Abbotsford Christian School
  • Michelle King and Darlene Rempel, Duncan Christian School
  • Julie and Kevin Nesdoly, King's Christian School, Salmon Arm
  • Shabbir Bell, Julia Eckert, Sarah Froese, Matt Grose, Elisha Neufeld, Amy Stromgren and John Van Weelden, Langley Christian School
  • Amy Wilson, Maple Ridge Christian School
  • Aaron Frede and Timothy Preston, Unity Christian School, Chilliwack
  • Ronald Donkersloot, Rita Kern and Trish Lokau, Valley Christian School
  • Sondra Chou, Pei-Ling Lin, Jeffrey Liu, Vanessa Neufeld, Anne Ukkonen, Priscila Yang, Yvonne Yau,
     Vincent Yuen and Annie Xie,
    Vancouver Christian School

“The best thing that I got out of the PBL Residency was the opportunity to collaborate with so many other Christian school educators from across the province. It was moving and simply wonderful to see how creative people are and how willing they were to share their ideas with each other. It required us to be vulnerable which can be challenging but there was always such encouragement that came with the vulnerability! It became a totally safe place which is clearly what we want for our students.” Ron Donkersloot