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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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Unleashing Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Sep 11, 2019 jjamison

Unleashing Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship When Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT Add to Calendar   Where This is an online event. The Conrad Foundation honors the legacy of Apollo 12 astronaut, Charles "Pete" Conrad, and his four-decade passion for innovation and entrepreneurship.    On October 2 find…

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What does personalized learning mean?

Sep 11, 2019 jjamison
What does personalized learning mean?

Experts weigh inBy Suzanne Bouffard August 2019 Vol. 40 No. 4   We asked five experts what it means to personalize learning for students and what role professional learning should play in these efforts. Reflective of the diversity in the field today, their responses reveal both commonalities and notable differences (for example, some see technology as central, while…

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Grade 9 Science Teachers

Sep 11, 2019 jjamison

FortisBC and Kidnetic Education are able to offer all grade 9 science teachers in your school district the opportunity of an after school in-service workshop. Kidnetic Education has been working with FortisBC and the education community to develop resources related to energy literacy, conservation and safety for kindergarten to grade 10 teachers and students. The Energy Leaders program (https://energyleaders.ca)…

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