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RESPECT: Fostering Cultural Safety and Reconciliation in the Classroom - Pilot Project

Mar 03, 2020 jjamison

An IndigenEYEZ pilot project | 2020/21 school year Are you unsure of how to implement the First Peoples’ Principles of Learning? Would you like your classroom to be a culturally safer, more inclusive space? Would you like to increase respect and connection in your classroom? With IndigenEYEZ lead facilitator Kelly Terbasket Teacher training - RESPECT: Classroom Cultural Safety Training for Teachers…

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Here is a challenge to schools - Blood donation

Mar 03, 2020 jjamison
Here is a challenge to schools - Blood donation

Dear Partners:   Spring is in the air ….and this is a great time to book your next team donation! Just send me an email with to gayle.voyer@blood.ca including your dates, times and how many appts and we will book you in)  Great way to get your numbers kicked off early in the new  year.   REGISTER ONCE to HAVE YOUR TEAM DONATIONS COUNTED: Reminder to have your team members register so they get…

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John Spencer on Motivation Theory

Mar 03, 2020 jjamison
John Spencer on Motivation Theory

  It's good to be back! I haven’t written a new article in nearly month. After getting back my data, I plugged away at writing Chapters 4 and 5 of my dissertation, followed by a few revisions. I will be defending my dissertation on March 18th. One of the surprising joys of working on a dissertation has been the deep dive into theory. Although I knew the research on project-based learning and inquiry-based…

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The Conversation

Mar 03, 2020 jjamison
The Conversation

How Twitter could help ease the coronavirus impact News about the coronavirus outbreak gets more alarming by the day, particularly after the U.S. president held a news conference contradicting what his country’s own public health officials have been reporting about the spread and seriousness of COVID-19. Are we safe if public trust is being dangerously eroded? In today’s The Conversation Canada,…

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COVID-19: Two months of chaos - Arm yourself with the facts

Mar 02, 2020 jjamison
COVID-19: Two months of chaos - Arm yourself with the facts

COVID-19: Arm yourself with the facts The outbreak of the coronavirus disease COVID-19 started just two months ago – it was first reported from Wuhan, China, on Dec. 31. On Jan. 30, the World Health Organization declared a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern.” And as February comes to an end, COVID-19 has spread to more than 30 countries, infected thousands, killed more than 2,500…

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