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Professional Development Articles

The 2017 Global Day of Design will be held on May 2nd!

Apr 27, 2017 jjamison

Last year over 40,000 students and 450 schools from 5 continents participated in the very first Global Day of Design. The hashtag went viral as students and teachers shared and launched their creative projects all day long around the globe. This year, we are doing it again, and we can’t wait to see what students design, build, and make! Already we have over 60,000 students signed up to participate…

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BCTF PSA Superconference October 20th, 2017

Apr 27, 2017 jjamison
BCTF PSA Superconference October 20th, 2017

  Attend Super Conference October 20-21, 2017Vancouver, BC Registration open Register early for the best rates! Registration for Super Conference includes: Two full days overflowing with interactive, inspirational and highly applicable professional learning opportunities created by 25 BC PSAs. Over 30 remarkable keynote presentations on big ideas from every subject area, brain research, digital…

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Presenters are needed for August 30th and 31st

Apr 25, 2017 jjamison

COTA Summer Institute 2017 August 29th, 30th, and 31st Share your expertise!   Teachers want to be in control of their own professional development and we know that teachers are the experts in education.  That's why COTA wants to give teachers the chance to share and learn from each other.  We are looking for teachers who are interested in leading a half day, one day or two day workshop that focuses…

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I JUST SUED THE SCHOOL SYSTEM !!!

Apr 25, 2017 jjamison

 In this short video Prince raps and tells a story of the problems the American School System has. The system needs to change to meet the needs of our changing and evolving world. The school system is stuck in an outdated industrial model. How do YOU think we can create a better future of learning. Go here and share your thoughts on the topic! http://www.bit.ly/2ciqj4z Scoll down the page to see…

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Dr. Bruce Perry - Born for Love: Why Empathy is Endangered — and Essential

Apr 20, 2017 jjamison

Bruce D. Perry       Psychiatrist and Author; Senior Fellow of the ChildTrauma Academy Bruce D. Perry, MD, Ph.D. researches the impact of trauma and maltreatment on the developing brain and has published extensively. He is co-author of Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential—And Endangered (Morrow, 2010) and The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog and Other Stories from A Child Psychiatrist's Notebook…

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