SMART Bike Giveaway Contest

We are offering schools in British Columbia the chance to win up to 25 brand new SMART bikes (approximate value of $900/bike including software) to help support the physical and mental well-being of students. Preliminary data shows that children and…

Healthy at Home Resources for the Classroom

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and school closures, DASH compiled a collection of resources to support student and staff well-being while students learned from a distance. As schools across the province return to in-class instruction this September…

iPads Support Environmental Stewardship at Jessie Lee Elementary

Jessie Lee Elementary in Surrey, B. C., was one of four schools to win a set of 10 iPads through DASH’s iPad contest. They wanted to introduce students to more environmental stewardship opportunities, and decided to create a native plant pollinator…

Good Medicine: Online Scavenger Hunts and Activities Raise Spirits in Sts’ailes

The Sts’ailes health department, Yeqwethet, has gone online in an effort to keep wellness at the forefront of community within physical distancing measures. In addition to moving yoga classes online, Yeqwethet is also encouraging families to stay active…

National Health and Fitness Day is June 6th

It can be challenging to stay active with restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The National Health and Fitness Foundation and their partner organizations have teamed up to help you rethink how to keep moving during this unprecedented time. National…

School Staff Well-being

Are you a teacher, educational assistant, administrator, or school counsellor in an elementary or secondary school in BC? Well, DASH would like to hear from you! DASH is seeking input to inform future programming for staff well-being initiatives in BC.…

Time in Nature Has Not Been Cancelled

After almost 8 weeks in isolation it may be tough coming up with new ideas on how to occupy your child or students’ spare time. This great resource from Western Australia provides oodles of ideas on how both adults and children alike can make the most…

Big Lake Elementary Enjoy a Drive-By

With the suspension of in-class learning due to Covid-19 , teachers had to find a creative way to bring materials and lessons to their students. Holly Zurak, the Principal from Big Lake Elementary, and a team of teachers used their school bus to travel…

Outdoor Classroom Day – May 21st, 2020

Although our classrooms are currently our living or dining rooms, Outdoor Classroom Day is still a great way to add some variety into learning.  This May 21st, change up the venue from your indoor learning area to the outdoors to inspire creative ways…

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