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A Pediatrician's Advice for Treating Student Trauma

Sep 29, 2020 jjamison
A Pediatrician's Advice for Treating Student Trauma

Doctors and schools must work together to tackle student adversity March 6, 2018 Even for a pediatrician like Nadine Burke Harris, who works with children who experience trauma, the data are startling: Nearly two-thirds of adults report having at least one adverse childhood experience, or ACE, such as abuse, neglect, or a family crisis. But these challenges aren't limited to the world beyond…

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Distance Learning TIPS From Teachers

Sep 29, 2020 jjamison
Distance Learning TIPS From Teachers

Get ideas to improve your practice, better meet students’ needs, support parents/caregivers, and sustain your own well-being. Though distance learning probably still doesn't feel easy, it's no longer brand new. Over the summer there was a small chance to take a breath, regroup, and figure out how we might improve the approach to teaching and learning remotely. Of course, the circumstances remain…

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Free Webinar - Build an Effective Virtaul Classroom

Sep 29, 2020 jjamison
Free Webinar - Build an Effective Virtaul Classroom

  Get Your Students Excited About Remote Learning. Build an Effective Virtual Classroom Today With Broadcast-Quality Content!   In the Enhanced Remote & Virtual Learning Webinar, you will discover how to create engaging, high-quality video content that keeps students involved in any video communication platform such as Zoom or Google Classroom.   Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020,…

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BC Teachers of English Language Arts Virtual Conference Oct. 23rd, 2020

Sep 29, 2020 jjamison

 Hello BCTELA members,  We hope the start of the year with your students has been as smooth as possible. It is the time to nurture connections and community. This is exactly what our BCTELA conferences have come to represent to our members - connection and community. I am excited to tell you that our conference committee has been working hard to move our conference online, and promises the same feeling…

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Anne Davies and Sandra Herbst - Webinar Series

Sep 22, 2020 jjamison
Anne Davies and Sandra Herbst - Webinar Series

Dear Joe, These are the very first days and weeks of school for many of us. This year, teachers know that keeping students safe, while building relationships, is absolutely key to our success. We also know that the coming weeks and months are uncertain. We need to establish ways of learning together that will work well when we are together and when we are apart, because face-to-face in-person instruction…

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