In Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools, we have moved from a model of reporting to parents to communicating student learning with parents on an ongoing basis. Ongoing Communications of Student Learning are timely and responsive throughout the year.
Ongoing communication of student learning can take many different forms. The basic requirements must be met:
Am I required to use Spaces?
Teachers can choose the format of their OCSLs. If a teacher chooses to use a digital platform, Spaces is the supported platform.
What happened to FreshGrade?
FreshGrade has discontinued their product as of June 2022.
Spaces is a platform that can digitize all four elements of an OCSL: reference to the BC standards and collects student work, student voice, as well as share teacher voice.
Spaces also aligns with BC’s FOIPPA regulations.
If I want to preview Spaces over the Summer, which email address should I use to create my account?
In mid-September, Spaces Pro will be ready with student rosters and single sign in (same PW as email). If you want to take a sneak peek, create a free account using your personal email address, until the school accounts are ready.
Will parent email addresses be auto-populated?
Spaces is working to make this possible, but at this point, parent email address will need to be added manually during the 2022-2023 school year. Instructions.
Upcoming Info Session
Spaces has been chosen by the Department of Learning Services in consulation with teachers and in partnership with IT, as well as the office of the Privacy Officer.
Sneak peak to the upcoming summer book selection for the Intermediate Book Club! Register here to get your books!
Come and PLAY at Ready Set Learn will take place this Thursday April 21st, at Mansfield Park from 4-6pm for families with 3-5 years olds.
Pre-register through City of Nanaimo Parks and Rec or sign in at the Welcome table.
Interested in providing safe and enjoyable outdoor learning opportunities for your students? Tomorrow is the last day for NLPS staff to register for the OCC Field Leader Level 1 Certification! Email email@example.com for more information.
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Next week marks the start of our Hul̓q̓umín̓um̓ Introduction Phrases. It is customary to share what community you come from during an introduction. Try it next week!
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