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Education Week's Summer Read

Jul 18, 2019 jjamison
Education Week's Summer Read

            Happy summer!  It's a great time to catch up on some reading you haven't had time for, so here are seven popular, deep-dive special reports we published this school year.  Enjoy these special reports, and subscribe so you can read them all!      1. 10…

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The Conversation

Jul 18, 2019 jjamison

The Conversation Academic rigour, journalistic flair       Some practical advice for kids addicted to screens When I was a kid, parents were warned about their children becoming “TV addicts.” These days, there’s a new kind of addiction on the minds of parents. Today in The Conversation Canada, Jackson Smith and Dillon Thomas Browne of the University of…

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COTA Summer Institute 2019

Jun 24, 2019 jjamison

COTA SUMMER INSTITUTE 2019 Theme: Rethinking, Retooling, and Beyond We are excited to bring you this year's summer institute. We have over 50 presenters and 60 sessions.  Special Guests Karma Lama Yeshe - August 27th, 28th, and 29th Philip Whealy - August 28th Dr. Hayley Watson - August 29th Times & Location: August 27th, 28th, and 29th Workshops:  08:30am to 10:45am Lunch:           10:45am…

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PD Opportunity - Movement in the Classroom

Jun 18, 2019 jjamison
PD Opportunity - Movement in the Classroom

Professional Development Opportunity: Thursday, August 29, 2019 MOVEMENT IN THE CLASSROOM Target Audience: Elementary Classroom Teachers, Music & PE SpecialistsThursday, August 29, 20199:00am – 11:00am Location: Quigley Elementary School Gym/LibraryRegister EARLY via email to cgillespie@pacificsport.comFee: $20 each (cash or cheque made out to PacificSport Okanagan or e-transfer to staylor@pacificsport.com)…

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Yoga Training

Jun 17, 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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