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Anne Davies - Free Webinar April 3, 10:00am

Mar 31, 2020 jjamison

Hi Joe, The last week has been filled with incredible conversations and virtual meetings with leaders and teachers across North America. Some of the most frequent phrases we heard included, “leading in these times,” “navigating uncharted waters,” and “working together in unprecedented ways.” These words provide evidence of the resilience and dedication of educators. In our discussions, we also both…

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Western Canadian Learning Network - Free Resources (SD#23 is a member as well)

Mar 27, 2020 jjamison

Please note that the WCLN Board of Directors have been organizing things to help in this time of crisis. We know that there are various great options for helping your teachers survive these challenges, and welcome you to use WCLN as part of your solution. Most WCLN members have local well-established Distance Learning programs who will support their colleagues in local schools.   Given that, you'll…

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Taking Distance Away from the Screen

Mar 27, 2020 jjamison
Taking Distance Away from the Screen

You can also read the article here. Feel free to share it out on social media or leave a comment in the comment section. In education, we often use a metaphor of content delivery. We use terms like “deliver a lesson.” We ask, “did the students get it?” But the last week and a half has proven that teachers are not merely content delivery machines. In my last post, I mentioned that teachers have often…

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Let Yourself Off the Hook’: Advice for Teachers and Parents During COVID-19

Mar 25, 2020 jjamison
Let Yourself Off the Hook’: Advice for Teachers and Parents During COVID-19

‘Let Yourself Off the Hook’: Advice for Teachers and Parents During COVID-19 By Emily Tate     Mar 24, 2020   JrCasas / Shutterstock   TWEET   SHARE   EMAIL     This article is part of the guide The EdSurge Podcast. The new realities of the COVID-19 pandemic are starting to set in this week. For educators, that means disrupted routines and a shift to online…

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Moving to a Virtual Classroom - Office 365

Mar 25, 2020 jjamison
Moving to a Virtual Classroom - Office 365

Moving to a virtual classroom Free for schools and universities, Office 365—which includes Microsoft Teams, gives schools, teachers, and parents all the resources you need to move to a remote classroom with confidence; accessible on either mobile, tablet, PC or browser.   Get your school set up School leaders and educators can make the most of distance learning with this easy how-to…

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