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Professional Development Articles

TC^2

May 13, 2019 jjamison
TC^2

What would a celebration be without presents? Every month we’ll have new specials for resources designed to get you started and enrich your classroom. Check out our new special offers for May, along with our continuing offers. Teaching Historical Thinking (Revised and expanded edition) Introduce students to six interrelated concepts central to their ability to think critically about…

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Yoga Training

May 10, 2019 jjamison

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training, with Jeff and Sonya Thomlinson C-IAYT, E-RYT500 Accredited Yoga Alliance Certification July 8-12, July 22-28, August 12-16.  Intensive  format, with some afternoons, and evenings off, mostly weekends off.   9 to 11.5 hours per day.  Typically an 8am start, to 6pm, some nights from 7-9 pm. Special pricing for SD 23 employees- $1800 + gst  (50% off typical tuition!…

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Youth Mental Health—Exploring the Education Program Landscape

May 07, 2019 jjamison

Paula Vaisey, MSc Reprinted from "Young People" issue of Visions Journal, 2013, 9 (2), pp. 27-31 Having only worked at CMHA’s BC Division for six months, I have been familiarizing myself with the youth mental health landscape here in BC and across Canada. I’ve encountered many exciting, original and meaningful youth mental health education programs, and thought I’d share some of the provincial and…

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Free Pro-D Opportunity: Festival of Forestry July 8th to the 11th

May 07, 2019 jjamison
Free Pro-D Opportunity: Festival of Forestry July 8th to the 11th

Dear Joe, Do you or a colleague want to learn more about forestry and natural resources? Are you curious about how to integrate these topics into your programs? Then take advantage of our free three-day tour! We provide teachers of all levels and subject areas with curriculum-focused, hands-on teaching ideas. The Festival of Forestry is excited to announce our 2019 annual teacher tour! See below for…

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5 Fun Presentation Tools

May 07, 2019 jjamison
5 Fun Presentation Tools

Help students demonstrate classroom knowledge and develop design skills. As the school year winds down, tests and final projects are looming. Class presentations can be a great way for students to synthesize knowledge, practice public speaking, and interact with their classmates. But there are also potential drawbacks: Standing up and speaking in front of peers can be nerve-racking (even for…

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