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Professional Development Articles

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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4 Seasons of Reconciliation

Sep 10, 2019 jjamison

We are what we teach: The reconciliation education resources are produced under the guidance of the ‘4 Seasons of Reconciliation Indigenous Advisory Circle’. We work in a spirit of collaboration and co-creation with the Indigenous contributors featured throughout our resources and education units. https://www.reconciliationeducation.ca/   4 Seasons is looking for educators to pilot the PD course…

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The Impact of PGDs in Schools

Sep 10, 2019 jjamison
The Impact of PGDs in Schools

Article date: September 10, 2019 Dr. Robert Brooks Printer-Friendly Version | Email Article Many of my past September articles have addressed themes related to education and school climate, especially since the end of summer ushers in the start of a new school year. It is also a period during which I have had the pleasure of being the opening day speaker at a number of schools and school districts.…

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COTA Summer Institute

Aug 12, 2019 jjamison

There is still time to sign up for sessions. Please go to https://www.mycota.ca/conferences/summer-pro-d.html to view and sign up for sessions. Enjoy the rest of your summer break! Joe

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TEACHERCON - Teachers Learning Code. Free Conference in Kelowna August 22 and 23

Aug 12, 2019 jjamison

TeacherCon is a free multi-day experience for Canadian educators in the K-12 school system, as well as student teachers and teacher leaders who want to inspire kids to be builders – not just consumers - of technology through coding activities and challenges. TeacherCon will provide how-to guides, hands-on training, lesson-planning tools, mentor support and access to an educator community for sustainable…

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