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Professional Development Articles

Freshgrade Webinars

Jun 04, 2019 jjamison

  We have some inspiring webinars this month, including one where will be diving into the next generation of FreshGrade, FreshGrade Next! Check out the list below to see which webinars match your interests and goals!  This Month: A Multimedia ‘Show What You Know’ using Chromebooks In this webinar, Kendal Johnson, a grade two teacher, show you how her students create and upload multimedia "Show…

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2019 Learning First Peoples Summer Institute

May 21, 2019 jjamison

Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel Vancouver, BCAugust 19-21, 2019 The Learning First Peoples Summer Institute is designed to support educators to bring quality, authentic First Peoples teaching and learning into BC classrooms.    The three sessions will introduce resources that focus on themes, issues, and topics of importance to First Peoples learning and informed by the First Peoples Principles of Learning.…

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Harvard Ed News May 2019

May 14, 2019 jjamison
Harvard Ed News May 2019

MAY 2019 RESEARCH In Search of Deeper Learning How can educators home in on the moments of powerful learning happening at every school and adapt their own practice to replicate successful engagement? Associate Professor Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine, Ed.M.'13, Ed.D.'17, discuss on the season finale of the Harvard EdCast. IMPACT…

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TC^2

May 14, 2019 jjamison
TC^2

We are celebrating 25 years of The Critical Thinking Consortium! Visit the website Download the media release ____________________ FEATURED RESOURCES   Teaching Historical Thinking As a special promotion, TC² is offering this print resource for just $29.95—that’s 25% off the regular price of $39.95. (Note that Member and Partner discounts cannot be used with this promotion.) ____________________…

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Brain Research - Applying Learning in Multiple Contexts

May 14, 2019 jjamison

Dr. Judy's Newsletter May/June 2019 Applying Learning in Multiple Contexts   I was teaching fifth-grade students about the types of planetary motion—rotating and revolving—and realized that they found the difference between these two movements…

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