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The Conversation

Feb 04, 2019 jjamison

Click here to view this message in your web-browser.   Edition: CA 4 February 2019 Academic rigour, journalistic flair       Why social media makes us feel inadequate Social media is often a virtual fantasyland. You’ve seen the Instagram posts of people with exotic cars or staying at a luxurious resort. How do those posts…

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TC2 Resources - Inquiring into Local and Indigenous Histories

Feb 04, 2019 jjamison
TC2 Resources - Inquiring into Local and Indigenous Histories

Inquiring into local and Indigenous histories Developed for grades 1-12 and available in French and English, these lessons are designed to nurture the student competencies required for historical thinking and inquiry. Each lesson introduces a thinking tool and a related historical thinking concept that can then be used to support curriculum-related learning activities and inquiry projects. The development…

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TC2 News

Feb 04, 2019 jjamison
TC2 News

New tools to support inquiry into local and Indigenous histories Nouveaux outils pour faciliter les enquêtes sur les histoires locales et autochtones   TC2 is pleased to announce the release of twenty-four new teaching and learning materials to support inquiry into local and Indigenous histories. Developed for grades 1-12 and available in French* and English, these lessons are designed…

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UBCO Pro-d Newsletter

Feb 04, 2019 jjamison

Professional Development & Community Engagement Hello, February. We've excited to announced our 2019 Summer Institutes!  Our Institutes cover relevant and timely topics that are important and reflect the interests of teachers like you; we're especially proud of the unique batch of offerings we have for you this year! Browse through our list of offerings, and…

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Self-Directed Pro-D Deadline

Feb 04, 2019 jjamison

This is a reminder to teachers that if you plan on doing self-directed pd on our February 22nd professional development day, you must fill out the self-directed pd form by February 12th.  Please look at the BCTF Professional Development Lens to ensure that your activity fits in with what we consider Professional Development. The activity should meet the requirements of the inner ring. https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/ProD/PDLens-EnglishPoster.pdf

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