Kindergarten Assessment

Helping Antle Find His Voice in Nova Scotia

Jul212016

Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey are a unified team of chiefs, staff, parents, and educators based in Nova Scotia who advocate on behalf of and represent the educational interests of their communities, and protect the educational Mi’kmaw language rights of the Mi’kmaq people. As a leader in the Canadian Indigenous... Read more »

Help Me Tell My Story wins Premiers Award

Oct052015

 The team here at bv02 would like to extend a special congratulations to the Ministry of Education (Saskatchewan) on their recent win - the Premiers Award for Excellence in the Public Service is an accomplishment to be proud of! To illustrate the essence of Help Me Tell my Story, I've pulled together some... Read more »

How much should I be talking with my child?

Aug212013

"Why is it that some kids are good at learning language and others are not? And why is it that often children from low-income families fall so far behind in their language development and educational achievements? Is no one talking to them?" Good questions from a recent blog that highlights new research around the... Read more »

Moving Data into Action

Mar062013

Here's a post by Erin Chreptyk, our Coordinator for the  Help Me Tell My Story Assessment. A pivotal component of this holistic assessment approach is connecting results to ideas.  This linkage helps focus in on areas of improvement and provides teachers and parents with targeted activities to improve language... Read more »

Much more than an assessment

Jan082013

Hello again. As this project has grown over the days,  months and years, it is easy to get lost in its success and its evolution towards something truly innovative and effective. At a recent meeting, as I introduced the work and overarching concepts to a new member of our team, they reminded me that the Help Me... Read more »

The history and the future of the Help Me Tell My Story...

Jan082013

Happy New Year everyone, Here's a blog post I wrote on the project's website.  Take some time to explore the new website. Enjoy! http://holisticassessment.gov.sk.ca/the-history-and-future-of-the-help-me-tell-my-story-assessment POSTED ON DECEMBER 19, 2012 Author: Jarrett Laughlin   This is a guest post... Read more »