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6 Classroom Changes Teachers Will Make When Schools Reopen

May 21, 2020 jjamison
6 Classroom Changes Teachers Will Make When Schools Reopen

  —iStock Lessons from teaching during the pandemic By Gina Denny May 18, 2020 By now, we’ve all read pieces about how COVID-19 is exposing cracks in our educational system, how schools are essentially assigning grades based on resources of family support and technology, and how socioeconomic differences are making a difference in ways they haven’t for a generation…

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Learning Revolution Conference

May 20, 2020 jjamison

Session recordings are published with the original session proposals and descriptions. It can take a day or two for recordings to be processed and added.  To access the recordings, you will need tojoin LearningRevolution.com (free).  SHOWS REINVENTING.SCHOOL with Howard Blumenthal MINI-CONFERENCES Emergency Online Remote Teaching and Learning (4/22/2020) REGULAR SESSIONS (N)EVER (S)TOP…

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Special Preview of New Neufeld Institute Course

May 19, 2020 jjamison
Special Preview of New Neufeld Institute Course

UPCOMING FILMING EVENT   KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE IN A WOUNDING WORLD PRESENTED BY GORDON NEUFELD, PH.D.   SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2020 9 AM – 4 PM PACIFIC $90 PER PERSON   We now know that there is nothing more stressful than emotional wounding, yet evidence strongly indicates that our children’s world is becoming a more wounding place. We also know that the emotional health and well-being of our…

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Physical Literacy - Videos

May 19, 2020 jjamison

YMCA Launches New Online Resource for Teachers Looking for a fun way to keep your students active? The YMCA has launched YGym, a free virtual physical activity program for young people and families across Canada. Offered in both English and French, YGym includes a variety of physical activity and sports skills videos for students aged 5-9 and 10-15. A fundamental movement video will also be launched…

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Please Donate Blood

May 19, 2020 jjamison

Dear COTA: I hope you are managing during this challenging time. I wanted to reach out to our partners so you know updates on how to keep your teams donating! We have had a good response from the public so far but we are seeing an opportunity to encourage our partners to come back and join us individually or in small groups of 6 or less. Here is some information for you to share with the team. Please…

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