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Edutopias Top Stories from April

May 07, 2019 jjamison
Edutopias Top Stories from April

Between spring break, standardized tests, and egg dyeing, it's possible that you missed some of our best—and most discussed—content last month. Not to worry: We've got you covered with this recap of our eight top stories from April. Credit: ©Twenty20/@idaluther 5 Research-Backed Studying Techniques Teachers can guide students to avoid ineffective studying habits in favor of ones that will increase…

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TC2 Using Critical Inquiry to Explore Reconciliation

May 07, 2019 jjamison
TC2 Using Critical Inquiry to Explore Reconciliation

Thousands of Canadians take part in the 2015 Walk for Reconciliation in Ottawa. TC² works with Indigenous communities to help teachers and students explore reconciliation. Senator Murray Sinclair tells us that education “holds the key to reconciliation…. Knowing what happened will lead to understanding. Understanding leads to respect.”1 Teachers know that Senator Sinclair is calling on…

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FreshGrade Webinars for May

May 07, 2019 jjamison
FreshGrade Webinars for May

The month of May is a perfect time to celebrate your classroom glows, grows, and everything in between. Check out the list below to see which webinars match your interests and goals! FreshGrade and Google: Capturing Student Research for Formative and Summative Assessment Learn how to use Google slides and FreshGrade together in a science research project. Seamlessly and effectively capture student…

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THe First World War Centennial Speaker Series

May 07, 2019 jjamison
THe First World War Centennial Speaker Series

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TC2

May 07, 2019 jjamison
TC2

TC² doesn’t complete its mission on its own. We partner with champions of critical inquiry—educators from many disciplines and from all over Canada. This month, a few of you tell us about your experiences using critical inquiry to explore reconciliation. Our first success story for May features junior high teacher Stephanie Iwan from St. Monica School in the Calgary Catholic School Division, Alberta. …

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