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Professional Development Articles

The Impact of PGDs in Schools

Sep 10, 2019 jjamison
The Impact of PGDs in Schools

Article date: September 10, 2019 Dr. Robert Brooks Printer-Friendly Version | Email Article Many of my past September articles have addressed themes related to education and school climate, especially since the end of summer ushers in the start of a new school year. It is also a period during which I have had the pleasure of being the opening day speaker at a number of schools and school districts.…

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COTA Summer Institute

Aug 12, 2019 jjamison

There is still time to sign up for sessions. Please go to https://www.mycota.ca/conferences/summer-pro-d.html to view and sign up for sessions. Enjoy the rest of your summer break! Joe

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TEACHERCON - Teachers Learning Code. Free Conference in Kelowna August 22 and 23

Aug 12, 2019 jjamison

TeacherCon is a free multi-day experience for Canadian educators in the K-12 school system, as well as student teachers and teacher leaders who want to inspire kids to be builders – not just consumers - of technology through coding activities and challenges. TeacherCon will provide how-to guides, hands-on training, lesson-planning tools, mentor support and access to an educator community for sustainable…

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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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