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Build Mason Bee Homes

Mar 11, 2019 jjamison
Build Mason Bee Homes

Thank you to Ryan for passing this on.   On Saturday March 30th we will be hosting a workshop on how to build mason bee homes. Mason bees are super pollinators in the Okanagan! The wonderful educators from Border Free Bees will be on hand to talk about pollinators, answer questions, and give great ideas for bringing this knowledge into the classroom. I have attached more information here.    Thank…

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Students Should Share Their Process, Not Just Their Product

Mar 05, 2019 jjamison
Students Should Share Their Process, Not Just Their Product

By John Spencer My latest article can also be found on my website, in case you want to share it out on social media. Also, I created this sketch video on Saturday, describing the 20-minute peer feedback system. If you haven't subscribed to my YouTube Channel, would you consider doing that? When I was a kid, I loved watching reality TV. Okay, it wasn’t really reality TV. It was PBS. However,…

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UBCO Professional Development

Mar 05, 2019 jjamison

Professional Development & Community Engagement The countdown to March break begins! You've probably noticed your students (and let's be honest, colleagues) getting a little antsy for a break. Don't worry, it's almost here! You can take the break as a chance to look at our Summer Institute offerings – registration is now open and we've got 14 different Institutes to choose…

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Dr. Lynn Miller's Presentation

Feb 25, 2019 jjamison

If you are interested in the presentation from Dr. Lynn Miller, please click on the links below. Live Well and Prosper Mental Health Matters Recommended Reading  

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BCTF News

Feb 20, 2019 jjamison
BCTF News

February 20, 2019 In this issue: New BC budget boosts education funding and other social programs Read the March Teacher magazine for info on bargaining, education funding, and the AGM Registration is open for the BCTF new teachers’ conferences Petition for pension security Opportunities for Members: Great Bear Rainforest educational website BC Multiculturalism and Antiracism Awards New…

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