ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Much of our focus at Saplings is on environmental education and awareness where we strive to create not only a respect for nature, but a love and sense of belonging in nature. Accordingly a lot of what we do takes place in wild, natural spaces and we certainly do have...

Rights Based Language

At Saplings we believe that all students/ staff and families have: Right to privacyRight to your name Right to your beliefs and opinions Right to be safe Right to be heardRight to a loving family and homeRight to healthy foodRight to lifeRight to...

Indigenous Graphic novels resources

This Place Featured: Graphic Novel Anthology THIS PLACE- 150 YEARS RETOLD Overview of novel, interview with David A. Roberston (Peggy), and Richard Van Camp (Like a Razor Slash) 1 Minute interview with Richard Van Camp, creator of “Like a Razor Slash” A short video...
Learning in Depth

Learning in Depth

LiD Reflections in a K-3 classroom September 2020 I began my journey with LiD in a blended K-3 classroom at new ecological school based on the North Shore of Vancouver.  As there was no previous interaction with LiD, and many of the children are very young (12 of...