This is an overview of the new resource for Grade 8-12 Teachers - TEENS 101. The resource is comprised of 13 short videos depicting a reenactment of real life experiences intended to help reduce stigma surrounding these topics and continue to promote an environment of greater understanding, support and acceptance in our society today. A teacher guide is included to help facilitate for students of teenage years a better understanding of issues such as, Addiction, LGBTQ Community , First Nation Issues, Mental Illness such as anxiety, depression, self-harm, and suicide. Counsellors, Career and P.E. teachers will find the materials useful in supporting their currciulum.

Target Audience

Sec. Jr. 8-10

To Bring/Important Notes

Bring a connected device to facilitate a "hand on" experience.


10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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  • Mike Silverton

    Mike has been providing professional development and in-service to teachers for over 25 years.  He has taught from elementary to the graduate level and has a wide range of experience to draw upon to provide enriching workshops for all.  With 12 years as a Technology Coordinator for a large school district and running a technology consulting business, he has many insights on ways to integrate technology.  Mike is the Coordinator of Professional Learning for FocusED and the Past President of the Computer Using Educators of BC PSA. (CUEBC)