Dig deeper, look closer

Michael BrighamMDI Stories

Peter Dubinsky, Director of Instruction for School District 41 (Burnaby), reminds us to look down from the population-level data of the MDI to see where we can make lasting local impact.

The MDI reports give us a new language

Michael BrighamMDI Stories

Marna MacMillan, Learning Services Coordinator for District 43 (Coquitlam), shares how she gets her district staff and schools excited about the MDI, and about the new language MDI data gives to educators to help them understand and discuss well-being in the middle years.

MDI Community Story – Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows

Sally McBrideMDI Stories, Video

Roberta O’Brien, Coordinator for the Ridge Meadows Community Children’s Table, explores the development of the Active Kids Hour program, an after-school initiative involving collaboration between the municipality, school district and community stakeholders.

MDI Community Story – City of Surrey

Michael BrighamMDI Stories, Video

Daljit Gill-Badesha, Middle Childhood and Healthy Communities Manager for the City of Surrey, shares her experience – and important insights – of incorporating MDI data into the development of a new middle years municipal program, the MyZone After School Drop-In initiative.

Building School Plans:
A conversation with
Greg Smyth, SD70

Michael BrighamMDI Stories

On May 11th, School District 70 (Alberni) Superintendent Greg Smyth joined Kimberly Schonert-Reichl to explore trends in the 2016-2017 BC MDI data on children’s health, well-being and social emotional development, and to share his own district’s journey in creating school plans from MDI data to support well-being across the district. We have excerpted here Greg’s portion of the webinar; you … Read More