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Professional Development Articles

The BC Vision of Education in the 21st Century

Mar 07, 2013 jjamison

The BC Vision of Education in the 21st Century Click here for the Full Report. This special report highlights a vision of education in the 21st century. As a result of ourresearch, we believe that our system must transform to properly serve the citizens of aknowledge-based society. The PTC fully understands that the current education system isboth large and complex and that engineering the kind of…

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Rethinking 21st Century Assessment

Feb 28, 2013 jjamison

European Journal of Education, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2013 Click here for the full article. Conclusion This article has argued for a paradigm shift in the use and deployment of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in assessment. In the past, eAssessment focused on increasing efficiency and effectiveness of test administration; improving the validity and reliability of test scores; and making a…

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What's Happening in Education?

Feb 26, 2013 jjamison

Ten Takeaway Tips for Teaching Critical Thinking     via Edutopia Ideally, teaching kids how to think critically becomes an integral part of your approach, no matter what subject you teach. But if you’re just getting started, here are some concrete ways you can begin leveraging your students’ … Continue reading → Technology in the Classroom: The Good and Bad     via Huffington Post Chris…

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COTA Summer Institute - Call for presenters

Feb 26, 2013 jjamison

COTA Summer Institute 2013 Theme – From Isolation to Collaboration Professional Development brought to you by the Central Okanagan Teachers’ Association August 27th, 28th and 29th Most sessions will be held at Kelowna Secondary School We are looking for presenters who want to share research, 21st century learning and best practices, relevant, timely and engaging topics that contribute to the enhancement…

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BCTF reps to ministry curriculum development teams

Feb 21, 2013 jjamison
BCTF reps to ministry curriculum development teams

BCTF reps to ministry curriculum development teams BCTF PD Talk [bctf-pd-talk@list.bctf.ca] on behalf of susan@bctf.ca [susan@bctf.ca] Sent: February 13, 2013 2:00 PM To: bctf-pd-talk Attachments: Opp Posting #11 MinistryCmt.pdf‎ (47 KB‎)[Open as Web Page]; BCTF Reps to Ministry Curr~1.pdf‎ (95 KB‎)[Open as Web Page]; ATT00001.txt‎ (426 B‎)   MEMO…

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