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BCTF News

Feb 20, 2019 jjamison
BCTF News

February 20, 2019 In this issue: New BC budget boosts education funding and other social programs Read the March Teacher magazine for info on bargaining, education funding, and the AGM Registration is open for the BCTF new teachers’ conferences Petition for pension security Opportunities for Members: Great Bear Rainforest educational website BC Multiculturalism and Antiracism Awards New…

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February Five Moore Minutes Video

Feb 12, 2019 jjamison

February's Theme is INFRASTRUCTURE! The February Five Moore Minutes video has been released and if you have seen it, you will know that we are talking about infrastructure to support inclusion. We have 2 great conversations lined up for you this month, which will look at structures to support inclusion for schools, classrooms and individual students! If you haven't had the chance to watch the video,…

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Full Day Kindergarden is What Ontario Needs for a Stable Future

Feb 11, 2019 jjamison
Full Day Kindergarden is What Ontario Needs for a Stable Future

Author Kerry McCuaig Fellow in Early Childhood Policy, Atkinson Centre, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto The future of full-day kindergarten in Ontario is far from guaranteed. Educators and parents were stunned after Education Minister Lisa Thompson said full-day kindergarten would run next year but was under review for the future. Thompson’s ministry…

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Four Teaching Skills Every Teacher Should Have

Feb 11, 2019 jjamison
Four Teaching Skills Every Teacher Should Have

"Originally published on here." 4 Crutial Teaching Skills Every Great Teacher Needs I was sent this email from Hunter asking if I would share this resource. Adam Welcome--an in-demand author, speaker, and Director of Innovation for a large school district in San Francisco who inspires and educates teachers to help them become the best they can be for their students. By Adam Welcome     Share Share Tweet Pin6 6…

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BCTF News

Feb 11, 2019 jjamison
BCTF News

Check out the BCTF’s new ad. Our kids and their teachers: Worth investing in! The latest BCTF television ad hit the airwaves this week. You can see and share the ad on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Join in on the Twitter conversation too with #ItTakesATeacher to help British Columbians see all of the hard work teachers do. Resources for Black History Month February is Black…

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