The BCHS 3rd Annual “WE DON’T SAY ” Campaign

2017 Marks the third year of the BCHS Spectrum clubs annual “WE DON’T SAY” Campaign. For information on our previous campaigns please check out the following links:

Creating a Culture of Caring At Bishop Carroll

We Don’t Say 2.0: Our #Carrollculture of Caring Continues

We proudly launched this year’s anti- slur campaign on March 19th, 2017 during the 4th annual BCHS Mental Health Symposium . A big thanks especially goes out to the Bishop Carroll commuity for coming up with our phrases,  Grade 12 executive Olivia Quinn for leading our project,  Arlene Hufalar from the BCHS Photography club for taking photos for us, Spectrum alumni Sara for designing the posters,  Mr. Audet for printing our posters, Mr. O’ Flaherty for approving our messages and Ms. Luong and Boppre for acting as club sponsors.

Here are the phrases that made it into our campaign this year.

 

What phrases and responses might you have added? Feel free to share this campaign with others, or add comments.

#DCMOOC- A Fresh Start at Digital Citizenship

As a high school counsellor, parent and educator I value life long learning. #DCMOOC is a connectivist MOOC, which means it thrives on how students learn with and from each other. I am excited to start this adventure as I hope it will provide me with a flexible opportunity to connect with others who are reflecting on the importance of teaching and modeling digital citizenship.

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One of the benefits of participating in #DCMOOC is being able to learn from experts in the the field such as @suewaters of Edublogs.
I originally began blogging in 2013 during #ETMOOC. At that time I was a rookie in the digital world and was proud to be able to get my feet wet. After listening to Introduction to Blogging by Sue Waters I realized that although I have been writing, I have also been missing half of the blogging cycle.

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@suewaters Introduction to Blogging with Sue Waters

Although I had been putting my ideas out there, I have not spent as much time in the reflection phases of blogging. I had been taking a passive stance, simply reading or liking others responses rather than posing questions.

I realize that #DCMOOC would be a perfect opportunity for me to take a fresh look at my own blogging digital citizenship.

Therefore I would like to
1) try the EDUBLOG Teachers Challenge
2) read and respond to my colleagues blog posts

Looking forward to learning with you.