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Professional Development Articles

SD#23 and COTA Teacher Inquiry - Invitation to Participate

Sep 22, 2020 jjamison

BCTF/SD23/COTA Teacher Inquiry Pro-D Project 2020-21 Are you craving time to reflect on your teaching and to have the opportunity to participate in powerful and relevant conversations about teaching and student learning with your colleagues? Would you like to spend time on important teaching questions that are important to your daily work? This Professional Learning Option might be just right for…

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Trauma-Informed Teaching: How to Identify and Help Students During COVID-19

Sep 22, 2020 jjamison
Trauma-Informed Teaching: How to Identify and Help Students During COVID-19

  Trauma-Informed Teaching: How to Identify and Help Students During COVID-19   Schools are back in session, but the impact of trauma during COVID-19 continues. Host Peter DeWitt will be joined by Ricky Robertson and Nadine Burke-Harris to discuss how to encourage resilience, prioritize student mental health, and focus on social emotional learning. Take part in this critical discussion…

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Using the Science of Learning to Elevate How We Teach and How Students Learn - Free Webinar

Sep 22, 2020 jjamison

Whether you’re teaching online, or in-class, or some combination of the two, it’s never been more important to have a structure in place to facilitate sustainable, on-going engagement and motivation from your students.To support you with this - we’re excited to invite you to a first of its kind webinar taking place next Wednesday, September 30th at 3pm PDT / 6pm EDT.Even if you can’t make it, you should…

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Neufeld Institute - New website to support teachers

Sep 21, 2020 jjamison
Neufeld Institute - New website to support teachers

WEBSITE LAUNCH! IDEA Centre for Educators   We have exciting news! The Neufeld Institute has created a website to support educators! Check out the message below from the IDEA Centre Team.   Hello! We are excited to welcome you to our new educators hub!   Educators everywhere have been asking for support. Many are wanting to bring the developmental paradigm to their…

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October 23rd Professional Development Day

Sep 17, 2020 jjamison

COTA is offering a virtual conference on October 23rd. If you are interested in presenting please complete the online application by October 1st. The theme is Creating a Culture of Inclusion in the School System. https://www.mycota.ca/conferences/apply.html Click here for our conference webpage. Teachers are required to either sign up for the COTA conference or fill out the online self-directed professional…

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