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Professional Development Articles

Paul Salopek’s Out of Eden Walk (Students' online community)

Apr 10, 2014 jjamison

 This is an excellent opportunity for students to engage in the global community. When a teacher signs their class up, they are put into a walking community made up of six or seven other classrooms from around the world. http://learn.outofedenwalk.com/about/ Out of Eden Learn is a unique online learning community designed to accompany Paul Salopek’s Out of Eden Walk. Through Out of Eden Learn,…

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Create a Comic Book!

Apr 03, 2014 jjamison

The district is offering an introduction to Comic Life. If you are interested in using this program please read on. Just in time for that End of the Year project, join us for an introduction to Comic Life.  This program uses your own words and images to create a comic book.  Have students tell their story in graphic novel style or put a new spin on your poetry unit.  Comic Life allows students to…

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Know Thy Impact: Teaching, Learning and Leading

Apr 01, 2014 jjamison

An Interview with John Hattie Click here for the full interview In this issue of In Conversation, we present a thought-provoking interview with internationally acclaimed educator and researcher Dr. John Hattie, whose influential book Visible Learning: A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement has been recognized as a landmark in educational research. We learn more about “visible…

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Master of Education Program in Kelowna

Apr 01, 2014 jjamison
Master of Education Program in Kelowna

Master of Education Program Leadership & Administration Conducted in Penticton, Kelowna, Vernon* Two-year Program Weekend Classes-No Resident Requirement-No Need to Miss Work Payment Plan/ Provincially Approved Join us for an Information Meeting at Central Okanagan Teachers’ Association #210-1751 Harvey Avenue Kelowna, BC Thursday, April 10, 2014 7:00 pm For Additional Information Contact Kevin…

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KARAMOJA: Leading Africa Forward

Apr 01, 2014 jjamison

A good friend of mine is doing some great work in Africa. He is putting together a Leadership Centre for Education. What We’re Doing Hi, my name is  Pat Montani and I am the founder of the global Bicycles for Humanity Movement. In 9 years this movement has grown to over 50 chapters and has delivered 85,000 bicycles to  the developing world in 9 countries and it continues to grow globally.…

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