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Professional Development Articles

Guided Imagery in the Classroom: Theory, Benefits and Practical Application

Oct 29, 2019 jjamison

Good afternoon, In partnership with the British Columbia Northern Health Authority, Rosy Window Productions has developed, Guided Imagery in the Classroom: Theory, Benefits and Practical Application, a course for educators and support staff.  This course was so well received in school districts across Northern BC that we are reaching out to districts Canada-wide to offer this free mental health resource.  This,…

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Partner Champions

Oct 29, 2019 jjamison
Partner Champions

Hello Partner Champions, We have some very exciting news for you to share with you and your dedicated blood donors or those on the fence about donating blood or couldn’t make it on your last blood drive!   This November, in commemoration of Remembrance Day and World Kindness Day (November 13), Canadians are encouraged to Do the KIND Thing™, by donating blood or making a financial donation to Canada's…

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Self-Directed Professionall Development - Due October 15th

Oct 14, 2019 jjamison

Happy Thanksgiving! If you are not attending the COTA October Conference https://www.mycota.ca/conferences/october-pro-d.html You must fill in a Self -Directed Pro-D form https://www.mycota.ca/members-area/personal-pro-d.htmlelf-Directedby October 15th, 2019. Thank you, Joe  

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Salmon Forever Conference - October 25th, 2019

Sep 11, 2019 jjamison

Salmon Forever About this Event The Kingfisher Interpretive Centre Society is hosting a Provincial Pro-d event for the Oct. 25th Provincial Day. All of the morning sessions will take place at AL Fortune Secondary School in Enderby with two venue options for the afternoon. Participants are able to choose either outdoor field studies at the Kingfisher Interpretive Centre or remain at AL Fortune…

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A 5-Step Guide to Making Your Own Instructional Videos

Sep 11, 2019 jjamison
A 5-Step Guide to Making Your Own Instructional Videos

Replacing your lectures with self-made videos can boost students’ engagement and free you up to work with them directly. By Kareem Farah, Robert Barnett August 20, 2019 ©Edutopia Imagine lecturing to a class in which some of your students are grade levels behind, some are grade levels ahead, some have special needs, and some are absent. It’s pretty hard to do that effectively, isn’t it? As…

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