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Professional Development Articles

An Afternoon with Lama Yeshe

Jun 28, 2018 jjamison

Experience the joy of the present momentFeel the power of the here and nowSunday August 26thKelowna Yoga House1272 St. Paul Street12.30 pm TO 3.30 PM Admission by Donation GUIDED MEDITATION JOIN LAMA YESHE a leading Mindfulness Mentor for an afternoon of guided meditation Click here for more information.

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What Parents Around the World are Saying About Their Children's Teachers and Schools

Jun 27, 2018 jjamison

by Lee Watanabe-Crockett | Jun 27, 2018 As modern education continues to develop and grow, most would assume that parents would be happier with their children’s learning opportunities. And while many parents are satisfied, there is still a surprising number who are not. Not that long ago, a survey was conducted that took into account 27,000 parents’ perspectives on their children’s education. There…

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Dancing Backwards - free resource

Jun 27, 2018 jjamison

Greetings from Dancing Backwards, My name is Alexa Lewis. I am an intern with Dancing Backwards Society—a Victoria-based non-profit organization that has developed a free, interactive, online school program for grades 5 and up that satisfies provincial Ministry curricula criteria in Social Studies, English, History Government, and Arts Education. Teachers can sign up for a free account on www.dancingbackwards.ca to…

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Neufeld Institute - Reflections on Autism and Hypersensitivity & Online Courses

Jun 21, 2018 jjamison
Neufeld Institute - Reflections on Autism and Hypersensitivity & Online Courses

LATEST EDITORIAL REFLECTIONS ON AUTISM AND HYPERSENSITIVITY BY JULE EPP    It was clear right from day one that there was something different about my son. He didn't have that dreamy, half-conscious look of most newborns. He was unusually alert and awake with intense eye contact. The nurses on the maternity ward were calling him "the little professor" or "Einstein".…

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COTA Summer Institute and Self-Directed PD Plans

Jun 19, 2018 jjamison

Summer Professional Development August 28th, 29th, and 30th All COTA members are required to attend the COTA Summer Institute or fill in a self-directed pro-d plan. The online application is available in the member’s section of mycota.ca. Once logged in, mouse over the heading on top titled Professional Development. Scroll down and click on Personal Pro-D (Self-Directed). Select Summer Pro-d and…

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