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A 5-Step Guide to Making Your Own Instructional Videos

Sep 11, 2019 jjamison
A 5-Step Guide to Making Your Own Instructional Videos

Replacing your lectures with self-made videos can boost students’ engagement and free you up to work with them directly. By Kareem Farah, Robert Barnett August 20, 2019 ©Edutopia Imagine lecturing to a class in which some of your students are grade levels behind, some are grade levels ahead, some have special needs, and some are absent. It’s pretty hard to do that effectively, isn’t it? As…

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Unleashing Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Sep 11, 2019 jjamison

Unleashing Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship When Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT Add to Calendar   Where This is an online event. The Conrad Foundation honors the legacy of Apollo 12 astronaut, Charles "Pete" Conrad, and his four-decade passion for innovation and entrepreneurship.    On October 2 find…

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What does personalized learning mean?

Sep 11, 2019 jjamison
What does personalized learning mean?

Experts weigh inBy Suzanne Bouffard August 2019 Vol. 40 No. 4   We asked five experts what it means to personalize learning for students and what role professional learning should play in these efforts. Reflective of the diversity in the field today, their responses reveal both commonalities and notable differences (for example, some see technology as central, while…

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Grade 9 Science Teachers

Sep 11, 2019 jjamison

FortisBC and Kidnetic Education are able to offer all grade 9 science teachers in your school district the opportunity of an after school in-service workshop. Kidnetic Education has been working with FortisBC and the education community to develop resources related to energy literacy, conservation and safety for kindergarten to grade 10 teachers and students. The Energy Leaders program (https://energyleaders.ca)…

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4 Seasons of Reconciliation

Sep 10, 2019 jjamison

We are what we teach: The reconciliation education resources are produced under the guidance of the ‘4 Seasons of Reconciliation Indigenous Advisory Circle’. We work in a spirit of collaboration and co-creation with the Indigenous contributors featured throughout our resources and education units. https://www.reconciliationeducation.ca/   4 Seasons is looking for educators to pilot the PD course…

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