Skip to main content
550 Poirier St, Coquitlam, BC, V3J 6A7| Phone: 604-939-9201| Contact Us
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Learning for a Lifetime
News Item

Bright Ideas Gallery June 2013

June 11, 2013

Featuring innovation in SD43 classrooms. This month's additions include:

  • BYOT – the strategies, challenges and successes of running a Bring Your Own Technology classroom.
  • Boat Designs –  taking a class from foundational discussions and experiments about what floats to creating working designs that students can actually ride across a pool.
  • Smart Fashion Merchandising – thinking about the repercussions of how and why clothes are made.
  • Pay Rent on Your Desk – teaching economics using this intriguing simulation of an economic ecosystem.
  • Liquid Networks –  a unique format for collaboration, professional development, and deep learning conversations.  The Liquid Network is a structure to support starting, protecting, and spreading innovation.
  • Giving our youngest learners a Strong Start – a look at the comings and goings of the Strong Start centre at Nestor Elementary.
  • Layers of Learning in the “Living Classroom” –  taking something as basic as monitor jobs and turns them into meaningful, authentic learning by layering in rich complexity.
  • Kway Arcade - students created an arcade out of cardboard to foster creativity and entrepreneurship.
  • PWIM – using the Picture Word Induction Model (PWIM) to improve students’ literacy.  The use of large photographs and engage students in inclusive literacy instruction.


School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

550 Poirier St, Coquitlam BC
V3J 6A7
604-939-9201 604-939-7828