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Professional Development Articles

Five Moore Minutes

May 07, 2019 jjamison

  Hey!? See Ya Later S.M.A.R.T. Goals! Five Moore Minutes Episode 8: See Ya Later S.M.A.R.T. Goals! May is here, and so is our next Five Moore Minutes video!  Is it time to move on?! This month we are aiming to evolve the S.M.A.R.T goal writing strategy to align with more current understandings of curriculum, learning and assessment!  Gone are the days where…

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$1000 Funding for Cannabis and Vaping Education

May 06, 2019 jjamison

If you have any groups of students who are interested in receiving some money to help with a project connected to vaping or cannabis, please check out the information below. The application process is pretty straight forward. Micro-funding for cannabis and vaping public education 2019-2020 Call for Proposals On this page: Micro-funding overview Cannabis micro-funding Vaping micro-funding Examples…

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COTA Summer Institute Call for Presenters

May 06, 2019 jjamison

COTA Summer Institute 2019 August 27th, 28th, and 29st Share your expertise!   Teachers want to be in control of their own professional development and we know that teachers are the experts in education.  That's why COTA wants to give teachers the chance to share and learn from each other.  We are looking for teachers who are interested in leading a half day, one, two or three day workshops that…

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Introduction to School Mental Health Literacy - July 2nd and 3rd at UBC

May 06, 2019 jjamison
Introduction to School Mental Health Literacy - July 2nd and 3rd at UBC

Engage with educational tools and classroom-ready lesson plans on mental health for the classroom. 2019 SUMMER INSTITUTE Non-Credit All courses are subject to minimum enrolment. We advise that participants do not finalize any travel arrangements until notified that this course is confirmed. Mental health literacy is fundamental to decreasing stigma around mental health issues and enhancing…

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Critical Inquiry in Math

Apr 26, 2019 jjamison
Critical Inquiry in Math

Have thoughts like these ever gone through your mind? “My students have forgotten the math I taught them just a few days ago!” “My students struggle to solve problems even after I teach them every step.” “I’ve tried everything in my power but my students still don’t get it.” You are not alone. Math educators everywhere continue to seek that elusive teaching method that will work for all their…

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